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Jesse “Dangerous22” Lonis Wins First Gold Bracelet in Event #8: $1,000 NLH 6-Max ($73,370)

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Sunday, the 2022 Online Poker World Series continued with Event #8: $1,000 NLH 6-Max, a tournament that attracted 238 players who redeemed 146 times. The field of 384 entries resulted in a Prize pool of $345,600and after just over nine hours of play, it was Jesse “Dangerous22” Lonis emerge victorious to capture a First prize of $73,370 and her first gold bracelet.

Lonis, who defeated Cole “anniemay” Ferraro heads-up, won the WSOP Circuit ring with nearly $1.8 million in live tournament winnings according to The Hendon Mafia. That includes a career-best $241,800 for 25th in the 2021 WSOP $10,000 Main Event and a fifth place 2021 WPT No Limit Hold’em Championship at $3,500 for $223,895.

Lonis had already almost won a bracelet this summer at the WSOP 2022 when he finished second in Event #88: $1,000 No Limit Hold’em Super Turbo for $117,872.

Online Event #8: $1,000 NLH 6-Max Final Table Results

Rank Player Country Price (USD)
1 Jesse “Dangerous22” Lonis United States $73,370
2 Cole “anniemay” Ferraro United States $52,876
3 Jason “TheBigGift” Gooch United States $38,638
4 Jonathan “Art. Vandelay” Dokler United States $27,993
5 Carlos “Carlos Welch” Welch United States $20,217
6 Vikanty “V4Victoria” Shegal Canada $14,757

Some notables who made a deep run but couldn’t close it with a final table finish included Ethan “Rampunts” Yau (35th – $3,283), Alex “RIP_Neiko” Rocha (24th – $3,352), 2013 Main Event Champion Ryan “BitC0in” Riess (20th – $3,552), and PokerGo commentator Jeff “mavsusc” Platt (9th – $5,840).

Final table

The six-man final table started with a bang. Vikanty “V4Victoria” Shegal was the first casualty when they got their short stack with a jack-eight against the aces of Jason “TheBigGift” Gooch and could not improve, exiting in sixth place.

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carlos welch

A little after Carlos “Carlos Welch” Welch went short and moved with king-ten and was called by Lonis with ace-ten. The board gave Lonis a load of aces and Welch was eliminated in fifth place.

Jonathan “Art. Vandelay” Dokler was on the wrong side of a cooler when he shoved all-in on the turn with top pair against the middle set of five for Gooch and fired dead, hitting the rail in fourth place. Gooch’s good run ended when he picked up the ace-king and moved all in, but was called by Lonis’ kings and was knocked out in third place.

The head-to-head game started with a 5-1 lead for Lonis and looked like a short battle, but Ferraro didn’t come out without a fight and managed to come back almost even until the last hand when Lonis pushed all-in with the pocket. three and was called by Ferraro with an ace-five and couldn’t improve. Ferraro was eliminated in second place and Lonis picked up the victory and the first WSOP gold bracelet.

Lonis wins WSOP gold
Last hand of the tournament

The WSOP 2022 online continues Tuesday with Event #9: $600 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack Championship. PokerNews will be live reporting all the action, so be sure to join us then.

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