The 2021 Industry Series of Poker (WSOP) Online on GGPoker has crowned two additional champions, both of whom are well-known in the poker world. Dominik Panka, a former EPT champion, won Poland’s third bracelet, while Alexandru Papazian won his second bracelet in the Crazy Eights, four years after winning the live edition.
During the 2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events, a new first-time champion was crowned. Event #28 had a total of 1,064 entrants. $2,100 No-Limit Bounty Championship Dominik Panka took first place in Hold’em and received his first gold bracelet. After beating China’s Fengdian “Shandongmenghu” Wang in a short-lived heads-up battle for $185,228 in a short-lived heads-up bout, Panka took home the largest portion of the $2,128,000 prize pool.
Even before his triumph, the 30-year-old had 14 WSOP cashes to his name, totaling over $126,000. Panka, on the other hand, has already cashed for more than $3.1 million in live poker, putting him in third position on his own country’s all-time money list. Following the triumphs of Bartlomiej “chester20o” Swieboda and Kacper Pyzara, it was also the third WSOP gold bracelet for a player from Poland during the ongoing online season.
Alexandru Papazian of Romania won Event #26: $888 CRAZY EIGHTS of the 2021 WSOP Online at GGPoker, earning him his second WSOP gold bracelet and $241,128. Papazian won his first WSOP bracelet in Event #60: $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed in 2017. He received his first bracelet and $888,888 for his efforts. There were 2,350 entries for a total prize fund of $1,982,460.
At the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, Jack Papazian won the $888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed event. He came in second in chips out of the remaining 31 players and advanced to the final table. After a large pot on Day 2, he was forced to play Tal Noach in heads-up play, where he finally won the tournament.