Natural8-WSOPC: Uri “JimyT” Reichenstein wins a WSOPC Ring at the NLH 6 Max Championship; Artur Martirosian banks three side games; Stevan Chew claims one

Four days have quickly gone by at the World Series of Poker Super Circuit Online Series. The newest WSOPC Ring winner was Israel’s Uri “JimyT” Reichenstein for his victory at the RING #4: $800 No Limit Hold’em 6-Max Championship. At the side events, Russia’s Artur Martirosian came out swinging with three events captured while four players from Asia Pacific shipped one with Australia’s Stevan Chew pocketing six figures. You can read up on those results down below.

To date, four WSOPC Rings have been claimed and over US$ 17.7 Million paid out across 104 games. If you are just tuning in, the festival kicked off on May 1 and will run until May 30 inclusive. 18 WSOP Circuit Rings and 2 Cash Game Rings have been promised along with US$ 100 Million in guaranteed prize pools. To ensure everyone gets a chance at the coveted merchandise, buy-ins start at an affordable US$ 25 and go as high as US$ 840.

Next chance at the WSOPC Rings takes place this weekend with three events lined up. Day 1 flights are now running for RING #7: BIG 25, $1M GTD. For newcomers, sign up to online platform Natural8 on the GG Network to avail of all the exclusive player incentives which include LiveX Sponsorship Packages from US$ 10,000 to US$ 50,000, exclusive WSOP Freerolls, 1.5x Cash Game Multiplier, and WSOP Flipouts. You can read up on those perks at the bottom of the page.

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RING #4: $800 NLH 6-Max Championship – URI “JimyT” REICHENSTEIN – US$ 166,859.74

After 18 prior WSOP cashes, Israeli pro Uri “JimyT” Reichenstein captured his first ever series win and locked up a WSOPC Ring to go with it. Reichenstein triumphed above the 1,571 entry field of RING #4: $800 NLH 6-Max Championship. Aside from the merch, he pocketed the US$ 166,859.75 first prize. This was his largest ever WSOP cash.

Riding on his second bullet, Reichenstein entered the final table with an overwhelming chip advantage then proceeded to crush all of his opponents for a well deserved victory.

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Uri Reichenstein. Credit: PokerFIrma

Based on The Hendon Mob stats, Reichenstein is one of Israel’s highly decorated pros. He is ranked 2nd in the country’s All Time Money List with US$ 2.8 Million in live earnings. Back in 2016, Reichenstein just missed a major win at the EPT Barcelona Main Event however, he banked a handsome US$ 913,660 for 2nd place which remains his largest career score to date. In 2019, he landed another big one at EPT Barcelona, pocketing US$ 875,677 for runner-up at the High Roller event. Taking a look at his online career, not much is known of his achievements. On the GG Network. Reichenstein has won several events since November 2020 however he stayed below the red up until this latest victory. He is now up US$ 92K on the network.

Buy in: US$ 800
Guarantee: US$ 1,000,000
Entries: 1,571
Prize pool: US$ 1,193,960
ITM: 224 places
Running time: 8 hours and 44 minutes

Final table payouts

1st Uri “JimyT” Reichenstein – Israel – US$ 166,859.75
2nd Patrick “chrisbenoit” Brooks – England – US$ 120,642.18
3rd Matas “NoWeyyy” Cikinas – Lithuania – US$ 87,226.63
4th Claas Segebrecht – Germany – US$ 63,066.59
5th Justin “LappyPoker” Lapka – USA – US$ 45,598.39
6th Jeffrey “jumping gn” Reardon – Canada – US$ 32,968.62
7th Markku “ExVang” Koplimaa – Estonia – US$ 23,836.90

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WSOP Super Circuit Online Series RING #4: $800 NLH 6-Max Championship final table

Event recap

The fourth ring event attracted 1,571 for a richer US$ 1,193,960 prize pool. Among the long list of pros bumping the rail early, Niklas Astedt just missed the money by 12 spots and Andras Nemeth bubbled. On the profitable side, notables cashing in were Joseph Cheong (187th), Artur Martirosian (185th), Rainer Kempe (130th), Ryan Riess (66th), Kevin Martin (32nd), Gab Yong “genbengLee” Kim (31st), and Fabrizio “S@ulG00dm@n” D’Agostino (19th).

Down to two tables was when it all changed for Uri “JimyT” Reichenstein. At 14 remaining, he eliminated Muhammad “foldnutsjam1” Siddiqui with QdJd two pair over AdQs top pair on a board 4s9sJc6dQh to move from 6th up to 3rd rank. After two players fell, JimyT delivered a double knockout, sending Jordan “PiePie” Cristos AdAh (10th) and TheBigSlice 10h10c (9th) tumbling when his QdQh found a queen on the turn (hand pictured below). From there, JimyT kept a very tight grip on his lead. He eliminated Alexander “Resolute77” Kuzmin in 8th place to form the final table. Also making it through was Claas Segebrecht who was on his second ring event final table this series.

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WSOP Super Circuit Online Series RING #4: $800 NLH 6-Max Championship

To give readers an idea of how large JimyT’s lead was, at the start of the final table he had 128 big blinds, his closest challenger, Markku “ExVang” Koplimaa had 37 big blinds. It took less than an hour to finish the job. The first called shove saw ExVang drop below 10 big blinds after paying Patrick “chrisbenoit” Brooks a double up; ExVang was then eliminated by JimyT with 7d7s set on the river over Ac4c two pair. A few minutes after, Jeffrey “jumping gn” Reardon was all in with AKo which missed the board to fall to JimyT’s pocket Queens.

This gave JimyT nearly 70 percent of the chips in play which he shoved at nearly every hand resulting in three double ups paid. Despite the loss in chips, JimyT was still way ahead. He went on to rail Justin “LappyPoker” Lapka (5th) then denied Segebrecht (4th) a second career WSOPC ring. Up 51 bb to Matas “NoWeyyy” Cikinas’s 8 bb and Brooks’s 5 bb, the axe quickly arrived. First to Cikinas, then to Brooks in just one heads-up hand.

Open: RING #7: BIG 25, $1M GTD

Multiple Day 1 flights are running daily for RING #7: BIG 25, $1M GTD. For the low price of US$ 25, players have a chance at the seventh WSOPC Ring of the series and at the US$ 1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. Day 2 is on May 9 at 20:05 GMT / May 10 at 04:05 HKT. The event is nearing 19K entries with less than ten percent advancing to Day 2. Currently up top is Israel’s “Only_AA” with a stack equivalent to 135 bb.

WSOPC by the numbers

Day 1-4 prize pool: US$ 17,962,037
Seven figure prize pools: 3 ring events, 3 side events
Rings awarded: 4
Side events: 100
Total entries: 120,095
Ring #1 winner: BangshifuChina – US$ 147,012.67
Ring #2 winner: James “PHJ10” CarrollUSA – US$ 49,835.14
Ring #3 winner: Mario MosboeckAustria – US$ 129,700.43

Three wins for Artur Martirosian

Russia’s Artur Martirosian became the first player to win not just two WSOPC High Roller games but three! On Day 3, Martirosian beat a field of 67 at the US$ 1,500 Deepstack Special for US$ 23,614.30. He followed it up with two wins on Day 4, taking down another US$ 1,500 Deepstack Special for US$ 24,564.79 and the US$ 840 Bounty Warmup for US$ 19,398.73. He earned a combined US$ 67,577.82 in victory winnings.

Asia Pacific – Side Event Winners
Stevan Chew
Stevan Chew. Credit: Asia Championship of Poker

WSOPC Series: $1,050 Sunday ME [2 Day Event]

Buy in: US$ 1,050
Guarantee: US$ 1,000,000
Entries: 941
Prize pool: US$ 1,000,000
Overlay: US$ 59,000
ITM: 134 places
Winner: STEVAN CHEWAustralia – US$ 139,088.22

WSOP High Rollers: $1,050 Daily Heater HR [Bounty Turbo]

Buy in: US$ 1,050
Guarantee: US$ 50,000
Entries: 73
Prize pool: US$ 73,000
ITM: 9 places
Winner: WONDERLANDJChina – US$ 22,093.20

WSOPC Series: $30 Marathon

Buy in: US$ 30
Guarantee: US$ 40,000
Entries: 1867
Prize pool: US$ 51,529.20
ITM: 260 places
Winner: VTUBER-RUKAJapan – US$ 7,012.59

WSOPC Series: $50 Fifty Stack PLO

Buy in: US$ 50
Guarantee: US$ 15,000
Entries: 300
Prize pool: US$ 15,000
Overlay: US$ 1,200
ITM: 44 places
Winner: BIGPAPAMI][KE – New Zealand – US$ 3,247.99
*Winner fired 7 bullets

Exclusive Natural8 Promos

There are US$ 250,000 worth of reasons to sign up on Natural8 for the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series. We’ve listed them all down below or for a more detailed breakdown, head to the link provided. 

WSOPC – Natural8 Exclusive Promos


Natural8 will be giving away free WSOP tickets via their hourly freerolls, VIP Club FreerollsFirst Deposit Freerolls, and Natural8 Exclusive WSOP Freerolls. Players can win satellite tickets and WSOP tickets worth over US$ 2,000 weekly.

US$ 50,000 LiveX Sponsorship Package

Win the Main Event and this package is yours! The sponsorship package includes:

12 months LiveX Crew Sponsorship
US$ 15,000 Las Vegas Package ($10,000 to cover your buy-ins and $5,000 for expenses)
US$ 35,000 for live event sponsorships over 12 months

US$ 10,000 LiveX Sponsorship Package

Win one of the other WSOPC Ring Events and this package is yours! The sponsorship package includes:

6 months LiveX Crew Sponsorship
US$ 10,000 Las Vegas Package

Natural8 WSOP Flipouts

For N8 members that play any of the WSOPC events, you gain entry to exclusive Natural8 Exclusive WSOP Flipouts with each entry increasing your stack. $5,000 in WSOP tickets are up for grabs. Flipouts happen every Saturday on May 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 23:00 UTC.

WSOP 1.5x Cash Game Prize Multiplier

As announced, the WSOPC will be awarding 2 Cash Game Rings – one for No Limit Hold’em players and one for PLO players. Any Natural8 player that reaches the final table will see their prize money increase by 1.5x.

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Stay tuned to Somuchpoker as we continue to bring you recaps of the ongoing Natural8 – WSOPC festival.


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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