2021 WSOP Online [International] pays out over $90M; Final wrap includes Asia Pacific stats & Natural8 promo results

The 2021 World Series of Poker Online [International] concluded its 43 day run at online platform Natural8 – GG Network with 33 bracelets awarded and over US$ 90.1 Million paid out. In addition, the side events hauled in US$ 104.5+ Million for a grand prize pool exceeding US$ 194,685,000. Here’s a breakdown of the series, including top Asia Pacific performers and Natural8 promo results.

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2021 WSOP Online bracelet events stats

WSOP #1 – #33 prize pool: US$ 90,176,806.10
Seven figure prize pools: 26 events
Cumulative entries: 127,969
First time bracelet winners: 28
Biggest earner: Aleksei “Ha KoJleHu” Vandyshev – MAIN EVENT – US$ 2,543,072
Most bracelets: Brazil
Natural8 champions: 3 
Million dollar payouts: 6
Multiple final tables: 22 players 

Fields and Prize Pools

Largest phased field: WSOP #1: $50 The Return NLH – 30,810 entries
Largest two day event: WSOP #5: $315 Bounty Deepstack NLH – 2,989 entries
Biggest pot (phased):WSOP #27: $5,000 MAIN EVENT Online Championship – US$ 20,000,000
Biggest pot (two day event): WSOP #21: $25,00 Super High Roller Championship NLH – US$ 6,247,500
Smallest field: WSOP #18: $5,000 Short Deck Championship – 144 entries
Smallest pot: WSOP #9: $400 DOUBLE CHANCE PLO – US$ 366,600

Bracelets breakdown

Brazil – 6
WSOP #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event – Joao Simao – US$ 206,075
WSOP #4: $800 DOUBLE CHANCE NLH – Thiago “IneedWasabi” Macedo – US$ 161,636
WSOP #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH – Eduardo Pires – US$ 1,384,013
WSOP #9: $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty NLH – Lucio “WizardOfAz” Lima – US$ 91,204
WSOP #14: $500 THE BIG 500 – Renan Carlos Bruschi – US$ 150,326
WSOP #20: $1,500 Monster Stack NLH Freezeout – Eduardo Cappellaro “Ghazbaran” Rodrigues – US$ 212,815

Russia – 3 
MAIN EVENT Online Championship – Aleksei “Ha KoJleHu” Vandyshev – US$ 2,543,072
WSOP #18: $5,000 Short Deck Championship – Radmir “KOPOBA” Sadirov – US$ 169,110
WSOP #24: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha – Dmitry Yurasov – US$ 92,710

Poland – 3
WSOP #1: $50 The Return NLH – Bartlomiej “Chester20o” Swieboda – US$ 161,110
WSOP #5: $315 Bounty Deepstack No Limit Hold’em – Kacper Pyzara – US$ 79,789
WSOP #28: $2,100 Bounty NLH Championship – Dominik Panka – US$ 185,228 

Italy – 2
WSOP #3: $2500 Limit Hold’em Championship – Nicolo Molinelli – US$ 88,461 
WSOP #22: $400 COLOSSUS – Armando D’avanzo – US$ 409,007

Greece – 2 
WSOP #6: $200 FLIP & GO No Limit Hold’em – Georgios Sotiropoulos – US$ 117,022
WSOP #21: $25,000 Super High Roller Championship NLH – Alexandros Theologis – US$ 1,212,032

USA – 2
WSOP #11: $10,000 Super MILLION$ High Roller – Erik Seidel – US$ 977,842
WSOP #25: #777 LUCKY SEVENS 7-Handed NLH – David “Z0NEDin” Jackson – US$ 194,178

France – 2
WSOP #15: $10K Heads Up NLH Championship  – Arthur Conan – US$ 466,167
WSOP #33: $500 The Closer – Arnaud “Chocolatine” Enselme – US$ 360,223

Ukraine – 2
WSOP #19: $840 6 Handed Bounty No Limit Hold’em – Andrii Derzhypilskyi – US$ 154,322
WSOP #29: $1,500 FIFTY STACK No Limit Hold’em – Vlad Martynenko – US$ 250,198

Canada – 2
WSOP #30: $525 Beat the Pros [Freezeout] – Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina – US$ 75,342
WSOP #32: $210 Bounty Double MILLION$ – Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko – US$ 194,095

Germany – 1
WSOP #8: $5,000 6-Handed NLH Championship – Daniel Smiljkovic – US$ 423,426

Hungary – 1 
WSOP #10: $400 DOUBLE CHANCE PLO – Roland “Quina Quen” Czika – US$ 55,369

Korea – 1 
WSOP #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No Limit Hold’em – Keun Woo “POLALIFE!” Lee – US$ 635,575

Lithuania – 1
WSOP #13: $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship – Vincas “seimininkas” Tamasauskas – US$ 268,926

Finland – 1
WSOP #16: $1,050 WSOP GGMasters HR Freezeout NLH – Samuel Vousden – US$ 274,519

Israel – 1
WSOP #17: $400 PLOSSUS [Bounty] – Gabi “kidrurim” Livshitz – US$ 152,165

Portugal – 1
WSOP #23: $600 Deepstack Championship NLH – Nuno “Albertov” Capucho – US$ 190,273

Romania – 1
WSOP #26: $888 CRAZY EIGHTS 8-Handed NLH – Alexandru Papazian – US$ 241,127

Hong Kong – 1
WSOP #31: ¥815 Zodiac Autumn Festival – Henry “Coke@Macu” Luo – CN¥563,256 (~US$ 87,403)

Ninth career bracelet won

Erik Seidel – USA – WSOP #11: $10,000 Super MILLION$ High Roller

Second career bracelet won

Nicolo Molinelli – WSOP #3: $2500 Limit Hold’em Championship
Georgios Manousos Sotiropoulos – WSOP #6: $200 FLIP & GO No Limit Hold’em
Dmitry Yurasov – WSOP #24: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha
Alexandru Papazian – WSOP #26: $888 CRAZY EIGHTS 8-Handed NLH

Asia Pacific: Bracelet winners

Keun Woo “POLALIFE!” Lee – Korea – 1st place at WSOP #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No Limit Hold’em
Henry “Coke@Macu” Luo – Hong Kong – 1st place WSOP #31: ¥815 Zodiac Autumn Festival 

Seven figure earners

Aleksei “Ha KoJleHu” Vandyshev – MAIN EVENT – US$ 2,543,072
Edson “CrownUpTsu” Tochimitsu Tsutsumi Jr – MAIN EVENT – US$ 1,907,034
Nikita “VSMPZD” Kuznetsov – MAIN EVENT – US$ 1,430,073
Eduardo Pires – $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH – US$ 1,384,013
Alexandros Theologis – $25,000 Super High Roller Championship NLH – US$ 1,212,032
Christine “Yunaa” Do – MAIN EVENT – US$ 1,072,405

Asia Pacific: Six figure earners

Keunwoo “POLALIFE!” Lee – Korea – US$ 635,575
Xiongbin “zxb8553624” Zhang – China – US$ 498,114
Sriharsha “Upswinger” Doddapaneni – India – US$ 357,408
Kosuke “PXR-51” Tajima – Japan – US$ 306,706
Xuming “scplayer” Qi – China – US$ 306,145
Kazuki “8809” Ikeuchi – Japan – US$ 270,127
Yi “jolen” Wang – China – US$ 268,018
Qibing “degenkaliu” Wang – China – US$ 205,859
Zac “Psychedelic” Duce – Australia – US$ 154,372
Tarun “AreYouAhead” Goyal – India – US$ 129,337
Cuong “CLVT” Trinh – Vietnam – US$ 120,810
Soojo “choleeek89” Kim – South Korea – US$ 119,674
Xuejian “LuckyCat00” Li – China – US$ 113,022

Asia Pacific: ROAD TO VEGAS package winners

Abhinav “OBellaCiao” Iyer – India
Apratim “checm@te” Sharma – India
Kazuki “8809” Ikeuchi – Japan
Koki “kirrard28” Kudo – Japan
Vincent “Moist” Huang – Australia
Sean “Raggaz” Ragozzini – Australia
“Gemini8” – Singapore

*Package includes US$ 10K WSOP Main Event entry, seven nights at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, and $1,250 travel expenses

Natural8: Team Bling US$ 10K Sponsorship Package winners

Joao Simao – WSOP #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event
Eduardo Augusto Pires – WSOP #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH
Vincas “seimininkas” Tamasauskas – WSOP #13: $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship 

Most final tables: Stanislav Kuvaev

8th – WSOP #3: $2,500 Limit Hold’em Championship
5th – WSOP #9: $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty NLH 
3rd – WSOP #29: $1,500 FIFTY STACK No Limit Hold’em 

Asia Pacific: Multi final tables

David “MPEW299” Wang 
5th – WSOP #13: $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship
8th – WSOP #14: $500 THE BIG 500 

Yen Liang “yao_poker” Yao
2nd – WSOP #6: $200 FLIP & GO No Limit Hold’em
3rd – WSOP #18: $5,000 Short Deck Championship

Yan Shing “Anson” Tsang
2nd – WSOP #8: $5,000 6-Handed NLH Championship
7th – WSOP #24: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha 

Asia Pacific: Highest final table turnout

WSOP #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK NLH
1st Keun Woo “POLALIFE!” Lee – Korea – US$ 635,575
3rd Sriharsha “Upswinger” Doddapaneni – India – US$ 357,408
4th Yi “jolen” Wang – China – US$ 268,018
7th Xuejian “LuckyCat00” Li – China – US$ 113,022
9th Manish “thekid” Lakhotia – India – US$ 63,557

WSOP #33: $500 The Closer 
2nd Kazuki “8809” Ikeuchi – Japan – US$ 270,127
6th Ryosuke “allin-ryo” Matsumoto – Japan – US$ 85,421
7th Koki “kirrard28” Kudo – Japan – US$ 64,057
8th Ethan “Bubbles12” Reid – Australia – US$ 48,036
9th Qiu “yuyue105200” Kefei – China – US$ 36,022

WSOP #31: ¥815 Zodiac Autumn Festival 
1st Henry “Coke@Macu” Luo – Hong Kong – CN¥563,256
4th Ryosuke “KBD05” Kubodera – Japan – CN¥ 237,522
6th Yuhan “HansNeverLose” Liu – China – CN¥ 133,568
8th Sota “shishi44” Yamashita – Japan – CN¥ 75,111

Asia Pacific: 2nd place finishers

China 
Xuming “scplayer” Qi – WSOP #8: $5,000 6-Handed NLH Championship – US$ 306,145
Lei “A LEI” Yang – WSOP #10: $400 DOUBLE CHANCE PLO – US$ 40,032
Qibing “degenkaliu” Wang – WSOP #16: $1,050 GGMasters HR Freezeout NLH – US$ 205,859
Dian Feng “Shandongmenghu” Wang – WSOP #28: $2,100 Bounty NLH Championship – US$ 107,117

Japan
Kosuke “PXR-51” Tajima – WSOP #22: $400 COLOSSUS – US$ 306,706
Kazuki “8809” Ikeuchi – WSOP #33: $500 The Closer  – US$ 270,127

Vietnam
Cuong “CLVT” Trinh – WSOP #1: $50 The Return – US$ 120,810

Taiwan
Yen-liang “yao_poker” Yao –  WSOP #6: $200 FLIP & GO No Limit Hold’em – US$ 90,371

Hong Kong
Yan Shing “Anson” Tsang – WSOP #9: $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty NLH – US$ 66,918

Asia Pacific: Multiple side event wins

Wei Zhao – China – 10 wins
Shota “shorta222” Nakanishi – 4 wins 
Joshua McCully – Australia – 4 wins

2021 WSOP Online champions

MAIN EVENT Online Championship – Aleksei “Ha KoJleHu” Vandyshev – Russia – US$ 2,543,072

WSOP #1: $50 The Return NLH – Bartlomiej “Chester20o” Swieboda – Poland – US$ 161,110
WSOP #2: $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event – Joao Simao – Brazil – US$ 206,075
WSOP #3: $2500 Limit Hold’em Championship – Nicolo Molinelli – Italy – US$ 88,461
WSOP #4: $800 DOUBLE CHANCE NLH – Thiago “IneedWasabi” Macedo – Brazil – US$ 161,636
WSOP #5: $315 Bounty Deepstack No Limit Hold’em – Kacper Pyzara – Poland – US$ 79,789
WSOP #6: $200 FLIP & GO No Limit Hold’em – Georgios Sotiropoulos – Greece – US$ 117,022
WSOP #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH – Eduardo Pires – Brazil – US$ 1,384,013
WSOP #8: $5,000 6-Handed NLH Championship – Daniel Smiljkovic – Germany – US$ 423,426
WSOP #9: $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty NLH – Lucio “WizardOfAz” Lima – Brazil – US$ 91,204
WSOP #10: $400 DOUBLE CHANCE PLO – Roland “Quina Quen” Czika – Hungary – US$ 55,369
WSOP #11: $10,000 Super MILLION$ High Roller – Erik Seidel – USA – US$ 977,842
WSOP #12: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No Limit Hold’em – Keun Woo “POLALIFE!” Lee – Korea – US$ 635,575
WSOP #13: $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship – Vincas “seimininkas” Tamasauskas – Lithuania – US$ 268,926
WSOP #14: $500 THE BIG 500 – Renan Carlos Bruschi – Brazil – US$ 150,326
WSOP #15: $10K Heads Up NLH Championship  – Arthur Conan – France – US$ 466,167
WSOP #16: $1,050 WSOP GGMasters HR Freezeout NLH – Samuel Vousden – Finland – US$ 274,519
WSOP #17: $400 PLOSSUS [Bounty] – Gabi “kidrurim” Livshitz – Israel – US$ 152,165
WSOP #18: $5,000 Short Deck Championship – Radmir “KOPOBA” Sadirov – Russia – US$ 169,110
WSOP #19: $840 6 Handed Bounty No Limit Hold’em – Andrii Derzhypilskyi – Ukraine – US$ 154,322
WSOP #20: $1,500 Monster Stack NLH Freezeout – Eduardo Cappellaro “Ghazbaran” Rodrigues – Brazil – US$ 212,815
WSOP #21: $25,000 Super High Roller Championship NLH – Alexandros Theologis – Greece – US$ 1,212,032
WSOP #22: $400 COLOSSUS – Armando D’avanzo – Italy – US$ 409,007
WSOP #23: $600 Deepstack Championship NLH – Nuno “Albertov” Capucho – Portugal – US$ 190,273
WSOP #24: $1,050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha – Dmitry Yurasov – Russia – US$ 92,710
WSOP #25: #777 LUCKY SEVENS 7-Handed NLH – David “Z0NEDin” Jackson – USA – US$ 194,178
WSOP #26: $888 CRAZY EIGHTS 8-Handed NLH – Alexandru Papazian – Romania – US$ 241,127
WSOP #28: $2,100 Bounty NLH Championship – Dominik Panka – Poland – US$ 185,228
WSOP #29: $1,500 FIFTY STACK No Limit Hold’em – Vlad Martynenko – Ukraine – US$ 250,198
WSOP #30: $525 Beat the Pros [Freezeout] – Jase “RetiredFedor” Regina – Canada – US$ 75,342
WSOP #31: ¥815 Zodiac Autumn Festival – Henry “Coke@Macu” Luo – Hong Kong – CN¥563,256 (~US$ 87,403)
WSOP #32: $210 Bounty Double MILLION$ – Ruslan “Sovs20” Rishko – Canada – US$ 194,095
WSOP #33: $500 The Closer – Arnaud “Chocolatine” Enselme – France – US$ 360,223

Seven figure prize pools

$5,000 MAIN EVENT Online Championship – US$ 20,000,000

WSOP #1: $50 The Return NLH – US$ 1,417,260
WSOP #2: Caesars Cares Charity Event  – US$ 1,759,824
WSOP #4: $800 Double Chance NLH – US$ 1,248,680
WSOP #6: $200 FLIP & GO No Limit Hold’em – US$ 1,209,920
WSOP #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH – US$ 7,747,725
WSOP #8: $5,000 6-Handed NLH Championship – US$ 2,275,250
WSOP #9: $525 Superstack Turbo Bounty NLH – US$ 1,114,500
WSOP #11: $1,000 DOUBLE CHANCE NLH – US$ 5,599,300
WSOP #12: $10,000 Super MILLION$ High Roller NLH – US$ 6,052,800
WSOP #13: $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship – US$ 1,268,250
WSOP #14: $500 THE BIG 500 – US$ 1,253,525
WSOP #15: $10K Heads Up NLH Championship – US$ 1,561,700
WSOP #16: $1,050 WSOP GGMasters HR Freezeout NLH – US$ 2,240,000
WSOP #17: $400 PLOSSUS – US$ 1,738,880
WSOP #19: $840 6 Handed Bounty No Limit Hold’em – US$ 1,642,000
WSOP #20: $1,500 MONSTER STACK NLH, Freezeout – US$ 1,539,000
WSOP #21: $25,00 Super High Roller Championship NLH – US$ 6,247,500
WSOP #22: $400 COLOSSUS – US$ 4,099,528
WSOP #23: $600 Deepstack Championship NLH – US$ 1,607,400
WSOP #25: #777 LUCKY SEVENS 7-Handed NLH – US$ 1,486,634.10
WSOP #26: $888 CRAZY EIGHTS 8-Handed NLH – US$ 1,982,460
WSOP #28: $2,100 Bounty NLH Championship – US$ 2,128,000
WSOP #29: $1,500 FIFTY STACK No Limit Hold’em – US$ 1,863,900
WSOP #32: $210 Bounty Double MILLION$ – US$ 2,832,400
WSOP #33: $500 The Closer – US$ 3,373,925

Natural8: WSOP Amazing Race winners

Asia Pacific
Joshua McCully – New Zealand – 11,340.03 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package
Vincent “Moist” Huang – New Zealand – 5,817.14 points – $3,000 WSOP LiveX Package 
Luke “Imar54” Martinelli – New Zealand – 4,513.52 points – $2,000 WSOP LiveX Package
Dylan “ReBuyofDie” Foster – New Zealand – 3,108.25 – T$ 1,000
David Yan – Australia – 2,862.46 points – T$ 1,000
Hun Wei Lee – 2,847.99 points – T$ 1,000

Latin America 
Rafael “riskgambler” Furlanetto – Brazil – 10,333.68 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package
Eduardo Augusto Pires – Brazil – 6,534.96 points – $3,000 WSOP LiveX Package 
Luciano Santos de Hollanda – 6,047.61 points – $2,000 WSOP LiveX Package 
Marcelo Asensio – Brazil – 5,891.64 points – $2,000 WSOP LiveX Package 
Assad “KammyStyyle” Kamran – Argentina – 5,155.92 points 
Allison Eleres – Brazil – 5,559.80 points – T$ 1,000
Assad “KammyStyyle” Kamran – Argentina – 5,333.25 points – T$ 1,000
Pablo “SingleLeg” Wesley – Brazil – 4,526.78 points – T$ 1,000

Rest of World 
Vincas “seimininkas” Tamasauskas – 9,714.03 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package 
Tomas “CoronaMyAss” Jozonis – Lithuania – 9,649.66 points – $3,000 WSOP LiveX Package

Taiwan 
Pete Chen – 5,015.68 points –  $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package
Yen-liang “yao_poker” Yao – 2,936.56 points – $3,000 WSOP LiveX Package

Thailand 
George Kitsios – 3,313.01 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package 
Sorakit “LuffyJd” Saengcharuern – 2,368.68 points – $3,000 WSOP LiveX Package 

Vietnam
Tien Thanh “Terryboom” Nguyen – 1,878.33 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package
Ahn Nguyen “LittleFishVN” Ngoc – 1,858.79 points – $3,000 WSOP LiveX Package

Japan 
Kazuki “8809” Ikeuchi – 4,777.46 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package

Hong Kong
Dicky Siu Hang “Floatinworld” Tsang – 7,273.95 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package 

India 
Sriharsha “Upswinger” Doddapaneni – 5,870.08 points – $5,000 WSOP LiveX Package 

Natural8: WSOP 2-in-1 Challenge winners

Week 1
“Masukito83” – Dominican Republic – US$ 823.61
“DanielTsai” – Taiwan – US$ 597.12
“LotusFocus” – India – US$ 433.33

Week 2
Wai Yew “wong0410” Wong Malaysia – US$ 851.94
Richard Gryko – Canada – US$ 624.04
“All6886” – Vietnam – US$ 457.42

Week 3
Jonathan Katz – Argentina – US$ 851.94
Phil “Flip888” Woodhead – Hong Kong – US$ 624.04
“PhilIveyBrother” – Vietnam – US$ 457.42

Week 4
“Alexander800” – Taiwan – US$ 841.51
“IMEMYSELF” – India – US$ 616.58
“Kachikaku” – Japan – US$ 451.95

Week 5
“datfigga” – Canada – 851.94
“Hoxi888” – Thailand – 624.04
Van Phinh “QuiCoc” Nguyen – Vietnam – US$ 457.42

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