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Natural8-WSOPC: Natural8 Team Hot Kosei Ichinose runs deep at the $500 Daily Main; first WSOPC win for Golden snitch

Day 16 at the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series may have had a lighter roster than the previous day where four players seized rings and a few players won over a million dollars, however, it still offered events that paid out generously. The day’s biggest winner was UK’s Golden snitch for $ 88.5K. Natural8 Team Hot Kosei Ichinose ran deep at the $500 Daily Main and finished runner up of the Asia Daily Leaderboard.

If you are just getting wind of this ongoing series, hands down it is the largest online event ever staged. It opened on May 3rd at GG Network Natural8 and will run until May 31st. Over the 29 days, 18 Ring Events and 577 side events are scheduled. An enormous $ 100,000,000 in prizes is guaranteed. To date, 10 gold rings have been captured, 282 games won, and $ 74.3 million paid out.

We kick off our daily recap with an update on the featured events. To secure the next gold ring, WSOPC Ring Event #11: Deepstack Bounty Hunters $500K GTD gets rolling in several hours. Registration and Day 1 heats for select events are also ongoing.

Up next: WSOPC Ring Event #11: Deepstack Bounty Hunters $500K GTD

Coming up soon is WSOPC Ring Event #11: Deepstack Bounty Hunters $500K GTD. Based on the first installment of this event won by Taiwanese pro Chi Jen Chu, players can expect a huge field in the thousands and the guarantee more than smashed. The previous event turned up 3,669 hunters for a $ 733,800 prize pool.

Buy in: $ 210
Guarantee: $ 500,000
Date: May 20 @ 0200 (HKT)
Starting stack: 20,000
Registration: open for 260 minutes

Update: WSOPC Ring Event #13: COLOSSUS $2M GTD

Destined to draw a massive crowd is the WSOPC Ring Event #13: COLOSSUS $ 2M GTD. While the event is still five days out, Day 1 heats are already running. To date, 1,780 have entered, 268 qualified to the final day. Among the qualifiers are Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, Kristen Bicknell “Krissyb24”, Henri Buehler, and two ring winners BlaireauEnColere and ShopChop96.

Buy in: $ 400
Guarantee: $ 2,000,000
Date: May 25 @ 03:00 (HKT)
Day 1 heats: 24 remaining

Top 10 in chips

Update: WSOPC Ring Event #17: MAIN EVENT $5M GTD

The star event of the series is none other than the WSOPC Ring Event #17: MAIN EVENT $5M GTD. Daily Day 1 heats have been running. Currently 2,844 have entered with 406 advancing to the final day which takes place on June 1st. Last night, Henri Buehler joined the list of qualifiers that include other notable players: Bertrand “ElkY” Grospelier, Fedor Holz, Boris Becker, Kristen Bicknell “Krissyb24”, and ring winners ChilaxChuck, BlaireauEnColere, ShopChop96, and multi millionaire ring winner 800-522-4700. Filipino pro Leter Edoc “mon$terDad” also advanced with a stack that puts him in the top ten.

Buy in: $ 1,000
Guarantee: $ 5,000,000
Date: June 1 @ 03:00 (HKT)
Day 1 heats: 50 remaining

Top 10 in chips

Day 16 results

Biggest Winner: Golden snitch – $ 88,556.40

Only one $5K High Roller event ran on Day 16 with 60 entering. The $ 150K guarantee was easily crushed for a sweeter $ 285,000 prize pool. 8 players profited. Claiming the largest chunk was player Golden snitch after defeating Croatia’s Mikhail Tal at heads up. Golden snitch is no stranger to the victory stage having shipped other events however it was a first at the WSOPC. Golden snitch earned $ 88,556.40 to become the day’s biggest winner.

Golden snitch – Source Sharkscope

WSOPC Series: $5K High Roller

Buy in: $ 5,000
Guarantee: $ 150,000
Entries: 60
Prize pool: $ 285,000
ITM: 8 places

Payouts

1st Golden Snitch – UK – $ 88,556.40
2nd Mikhail Tal – Croatia – $ 55,730.12
3rd Jebron Lames – Canada – $ 42,162.64
4th AlwaysWithNuts – Russia – $ 31,898.14
5th Omoshiroi Sekai – Slovenia – $ 24,132.54
6th ChilaxChuck – Canada – $ 18,257.47
7th Adiemeerci – Austria – $ 13,812.69
8th Innovator – Hungary – $ 10,450

Top Bounty: I’ts_Uyevgeni_Chap – $ 30,877.58

Another impressive head slasher at the WSOPC was Israel’s I’ts_Uyevgeni_Chap who overcame the 1,048 field for a sizable $ 10,694.12 first prize. In addition to the winnings was an even fatter bounty check of $ 13,781.70 to collect a combined $ 30,877.58. To demonstrate the enormity of the bounty reward earned, the next highest in bounties picked up only $ 4.2K worth.

WSOPC Series: $210 Bounty

Buy in: $ 210
Guarantee: $ 150,000
Entries: 1,048
Prize pool: $ 209,600
ITM: 152 places
Winner: I’ts_Uyevgeni_Chap – Israel – $ 30,877.58 (includes $ 13,781.70 in bounties)

Natural8 Team Hot Kosei Ichinose goes deep

Natural8 Team Hot Kosei Ichinose

The $ 500 Daily Main attracted 398 to the virtual felt with 55 seeing a piece of the $ 189,050 pot. Among them was Natural8 Team Hot Japanese pro Kosei Ichinose who finished 3rd for $ 18.5K. Brazil’s UgotKanchanned won it for $ 34.2K. Ichinose also min-cashed at the $ 500 Omaha for finishing 9th out of 88 runners. His deep runs were good for second place at the Natural8 Asia Daily Leaderboard.

WSOPC Series: $500 Daily Main

Buy in: $ 500
Guarantee: $ 150,000
Entries: 398
Prize pool: $ 189,050
ITM: 55 places
Winner: UgotKantchanned – Brazil – $ 34,261.65
2nd J.Marston – Russia – $ 25,183.29
3rd Kosei Ichinose – Japan – $ 18,510.60

HannibalBarca and OMGItsMe win Natural8 Daily Leaderboard

One of the day’s winners was Canada’s HannibalBarca at the $ 125 Daily Special. In addition to the winnings, HannibalBarca was awarded $ 1,068 for topping the Natural8 Rest of World (ROW) Daily Leaderboard.

WSOPC Series: $125 Daily Special

Buy in: $ 125
Guarantee: $ 70,000
Entries: 828
Prize pool: $ 95,200
ITM: 143 places
Winner: HannibalBarca – Canada – $ 15,901.24

In the Natural8 Asia Daily Leaderboard, it was Indonesia’s OMGItsMe with the win for finishing 2nd at the $ 250 Daily Special. OMGItsMe was awarded $ 988.

WSOPC Series: $250 Daily Special

Buy in: $ 250
Guarantee: $ 60,000
Entries: 343
Prize pool: $ 78,890
ITM: 55 places
Winner: Horologist – New Zealand – $ 11,105.48 (deal)
2nd OMGItsMe – Indonesia – $ 9,708.86 (deal)
3rd deafandblind – Russia – $ 12,421 (deal)

Turning double digits to five figures

Four players turned their below $ 100 buy in into a five figure return at the $ 50 Daily Main and $ 88 Daily Special. The biggest winner was ggpokerwsopring for $ 19.6K.

WSOPC Series: $88 Daily Special

Buy in: $ 88
Guarantee: $ 100,000
Entries: 1,599
Prize pool: $ 129,455.04
ITM: 269 places
Winner: ggpokerwsopring – UK – $ 19,672.68
2nd bigkukujiao – Malaysia – $ 14,143.58
3rd mohayon2407 – Israel – $ 10,169.35

WSOPC Series: $50 Daily Main

Buy in: $ 50
Guarantee: $ 65,000
Entries: 1,584
Prize pool: $ 72,864
ITM: 269 places
Winner: Rianic – Germany – $ 11,073.05

Other Big Winners

WSOPC Series: $2.5K

Buy in: $ 2,500
Guarantee: $ 100,000
Entries: 44
Prize pool: $ 104,500
ITM: 5 places

Payouts

1st Le Flaneur – Canada – $ 44,578.03
2nd Ademeerci – Austria – $ 26,338.99
3rd Krissyb24 – Canada – $ 16,578.91
4th FuTimReilly – Luxembourg – $ 10,435.50
5th pDNA – UK – $ 6,568.56

WSOPC Series: $1K

Buy in: $ 1,000
Guarantee: $ 100,000
Entries: 99
Prize pool: $ 100,000
ITM: 12 places
Winner: PPX55 – Finland – $ 23,699.01

WSOPC Series: $1K

Buy in: $ 1,000
Guarantee: $ 85,000
Entries: 107
Prize pool: $ 101,650
ITM: 15 plac es
Winner: H@K1M – Norway – $ 23,280.84

Ring Event Leaderboard

Rank Nickname Flag Points Prize
1 PetitFoxx Singapore 82.50 $0.01
2 TheMadQueen Canada 72.50 $0.01
3 BlaireauEnColere Brazil 70.00 $0.01
4 274AS Luxembourg 70.00 $0.01
5 Jayb0y_11 United Kingdom 67.50 $0.01
6 tiredfella Poland 62.50 $0.01
7 JoaoValli Brazil 62.50 $0.01
8 HeroToPlay Peru 62.50 $0.01
9 JuanMartinDelPotro54 Argentina 57.50 $0.01
10 lecimy_tutaj Poland 57.50 $0.01

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For Natural8 players, the online platform is offering several promos to boost your experience. Head to the site for the details.

WSOP $ 300K Daily Leaderboards

Natural8 is running exclusive leaderboards with up to $300,000 in prizes. There are 3 leaderboards, paying out a daily total $ 10,000, and categorized by location: Asia / LATAM / Rest of the World (ROW).

May 18 Winners:

Asia

Rank Nickname Flag Points Prize
1 OMGItsMe Indonesia 573.73 $988.00
2 Kosei Ichinose Japan 486.11 $688.00
3 urawapoy Japan 204.81 $488.00
4 Ellen DeGenerate Indonesia 175.04 $338.00
5 newjerry Cambodia 166.78 $288.00
6 noobangry Viet Nam 155.08 $188.00
7 TheAlchemist$ India 154.95 $168.00
8 CallMePlss Viet Nam 127.29 $128.00
9 therethere Japan 93.07 $108.00
10 bingpong Hong Kong 70.64 $98.00

LATAM

Rank Nickname Flag Points Prize
1 icamefromthestreets Costa Rica 232.49 $688.00
2 RenanTonioloN8 Brazil 230.42 $488.00
3 GG_Player1 Costa Rica 228.55 $338.00
4 KoiOfTheHill Peru 203.99 $228.00
5 OkJustOneMore Costa Rica 175.18 $188.00
6 MikePrice82 Mexico 107.91 $138.00
7 Dr.Bilardo86 Argentina 82.54 $118.00
8 LionHeart93 Costa Rica 73.91 $98.00
9 HlGHESTINTHEROOM Brazil 55.42 $78.00

Rest of the World (ROW)

Rank Nickname Flag Points Prize
1 HannibalBarca Canada 673.99 $1,068.00
2 Le Flaneur Canada 646.53 $788.00
3 AintNoSunshine Canada 310.75 $588.00
4 Modalert200 Malta 301.94 $388.00
5 PoopyMcFarts Canada 294.16 $288.00
6 fkbedtime Germany 291.65 $188.00
7 NikkyMouse Germany 248.48 $168.00
8 BeautyRat Russian Federation 239.12 $138.00
9 biomimicry Canada 235.71 $128.00
10 ALLEN PAVE New Zealand 214.88 $118.00

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Triccia David

Triccia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits. She spent a year working part time with Poker Portal Asia and later became the editor and writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live blogger for several other major events in the Philippines. Currently, she is in charge of events reporting for Somuchpoker.

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