Roberto Romanello Wins His First Bracelet in $ 1,500 Unlimited Hold’em Event – Roberto Romanello enters the 2020 World Series of Poker Online with nearly $ 3.9 million in live tournaments. The poker pros from Swansea, Wales have won a number of major titles over the past decade and a half, including the 2010 European Poker Tour Prague main event and the 2011 World Poker Tour Bratislava main event.
The only major tournament award that has qualified from Romanello is winning a WSOP bracelet. He improved on July 26, by beating the 922 entry field at the $ 1,500 no-limit WSOP Online hold’em event. For the win he was awarded the coveted WSOP hardware and a grand prize of $ 216,213.
The solid turnout for the event created a prize pool of $ 1,313,850 visit the Multi-QQ List, paid out among the top 134 winners, who each earned at least $ 3,237 to make money. Among the big names who made it to the event were Danny Tabg’s bracelet winner (123 – $ 3,237), Segi Reixach (115 – $ 3,237), World Poker Tour main event winner Alex Foxen (45 – $ 4,393), Luc Greenwood ( 25 – $ 6,356)), and Artur Maritosian (15 – $ 8,759).
Niklas Astedt sat at the top of the leaderboard when the final table of nine was set, with Aleksandr Trofimov and Romanello sitting on the next biggest pile. Astedt is known to many as “Lena900” online, where he has become one of the top tournament players in recent years. The Swedish poker pro extended his chip lead by scoring the first knockout from the final table, raising and then calling a three-bet boost from Jeffrey Cormier with an A-9. Quickly matched KQ Cormier fell far behind when he failed to carry an ace to give top pair Astedt. He survived from there and Cormier crashed out in ninth place ($ 16,632)).