EPT Online Day 2: Former Supernova Elite Barausova Bags Title



Three more winners were crowned in the 2020 PokerStars European Poker Tour Online last night on the second evening of competition. With the festival held online for the first time, guarantees are being surpassed and famous faces from the live felt are adding online titles to their poker resumes.

Today saw a former member of PokerStars Team Online, a High Roller crusher and an EPT regular all get their hands on EPT trophies, with a 2019 Platinum Pass winner poised to run deep once more, so read on to find out more!

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Fabio Luiz “FLBonatto” Bonatto Leads EPT Online Arena Championship; 71 players Remain

Fábio Bonatto PokerStars Platinum Pass

Day 2 of EPT Online 01: $1,050 NLHE [Arena Championship] was scheduled to play down to 72 remaining, but the final hand on the bubble with 73 left saw two players eliminated to set the Day 3 field at 71. Leading the way into Day 3 is Fabio Luiz “FLBonatto” Bonatto. The former Sunday Million winner also won a Platinum Pass in December 2019, and will be the man to catch with over 34 million in chips ahead of Day 3.

Joining Bonatto with big stacks on Day 3 will be Daan “DaanOss” Mulders and Patrice “pAtcAsh83” Brandt, both bagging more than 25 million chips at the end of the day.

EPT Online 01: Arena Championship Top Five Chip Counts

1Fabio Luiz “FLBonatto” BonattoBrazil34,007,390
2Daan “DaanOss” MuldersAustria27,439,360
3Patrice “pAtcAsh83” BrandtUnited Kingdom25,562,953

Day 3 action gets underway tomorrow at 18:05 (GMT)/13:05 (ET), and they’ll play down to the final table. The final nine players will then take a day off on Wednesday, and return to the virtual felt Thursday to decide the champion of Event 01 and who will walk away with more than $350,000 in prize money.

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Ka Kwan “kaju85” Lau Wins EPT Online 02: $10,300 PLO High Roller ($188,937)

Ka Kwan Lau

The second EPT Online champion has been crowned as Andorra-based Spanish PLO specialist Ka Kwan “kaju85” Lau emerged victorious over a field of 70 entries in EPT Online 02: $10,300 PLO [6-Max, PLO High Roller].

Lau staged an epic comeback heads-up to overcome Laszlo “omaha4rollz” Bujtas and claim the top prize of $188,937 while Bujtas was denied another PLO victory and had to settle for the runner-up prize of $141,233.

The Spaniard, who was born in Hong Kong and moved to Spain with his parents when he was four years old, entered heads-up with a narrow lead over Bujtas. However, he fell way behind on the very first hand, and had to overcome a 19:1 chip lead to secure victory, doubling three times to prevail in remarkable fashion over the Hungarian

EPT Online 02: $10,300 PLO High Roller Final Table Results

PlaceWinnerCountryPrize (USD)
1Ka Kwan “kaju85” LauAndorra$188,937
2Laszlo “omaha4rollz” BujtasHungary$141,233
3Eelis “EEE27” PärssinenFinland$105,574
4d.apollo777United Kingdom$78,918
5Dante “dantegoyaF” GoyaBrazil$58,993
6Andreas “Skjervoy” TorbergsenNorway$44,098
7Rob “batoelrob” HollinkNetherlands$32,964

Relive Lau’s EPT Online PLO High Roller VIctory

Tatiana “Mysters_Y” Barausova Wins EPT Online Event 04: $530 NLHE ($74,951)

Tatyana Barausova

It took almost nine hours before former PokerStars Team Online member Tatiana “Mysters_Y” Barausova took down EPT Online 04: $530 NLHE for $74,951 after agreeing to a three-handed deal with “Spotzilla666” and Henrique “Galochina10” Coutinho.

Barausova took home almost $75,000 after defeating a field of 1,139 entries, generating a prize pool of $569,500.

The former Supernova Elite first started playing poker by watching her brother and started her career in the microstakes. She eventually was rewarded with her addition to the PokerStars Team Online roster back in 2012. She originally played cash but has had many successes in the tournament fields too.

Other familiar names to make the final table included Eder “edercampana” Campana, Elliot “4rebmun” Smith, and Gediminas “Gedis92” Uselis.

EPT Online Event 04: $530 NLHE Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize (USD)
1Tatiana “Mysters_Y” BarausovaRussia$74,951*
3Henrique “Galochina10” CoutinhoBrazil$66,732*
4“Alisspurred”United Kingdom$34,773
6Eder “edercampana” CampanaBrazil$18,331
8Elliot “4rebmun” SmithCanada$9,663
9Gediminas “Gedis92” UselisLithuania$7,016

*denotes three-way deal

Former Supernova Elite Wins 2020 EPT Online Title

Claas “SsicK_OnE” Segebrecht Wins EPT Online 05: $1,050 NLHE Win the Button ($45,765)

Claas Segebrecht

A total of 238 players entered EPT Online 05: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Win the Button] and eventually it was Germany’s Claas “SsicK_OnE” Segebrecht sitting atop the field, pulling in the $45,765 first-place money, along with an EPT Spade trophy.

Segebrecht, repping Austria like many of his high-stakes countrymen, sports over $2.7M in lifetime cashes on The Hendon Mob.

The final table was, as expected, full of highly accoladed pros in what was one of the most action-packed tournaments of the series thus far. Highlighting the final table was Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos, as well as Jans “Graftekkel” Arends, Simon “C. Darwin2” Mattsson and Sami “Lrslzk” Kelopuro who would have to settle for second place.

EPT Online 05: $1,050 NLHE Win the Button Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize (USD)
1Claas “SsicK_OnE” SegebrechtGermany$45,765
2Sami “Lrslzk” KelopuroFinland$34,900
3Rodrigo “Seijistar” SeijiBrazil$26,614
4Jans “Graftekkel” ArendsNetherlands$20,296
7Dimitri “MITS 304” MichaelidesNetherlands$9,001
8Adrian “Amadi_017” MateosSpain$6,864
9Simon “C. Darwin2” MattssonSweden$5,436

Recap Segebrecht’s Win the Button Victory

Events Scheduled on November 10

Two more events in the EPT Online kick off tonight with a $10,300 High Roller the pick of the two with a $1,000,000 guarantee. However, there is fun to be had in the $2,100 PKO, as well as the two Mini EPT Online events.

There are also plenty of satellites running for EPT Online events, so head to the PokerStars client to find out more.

November 10th18:05EPT Online 06 [High Roller]8-Max NLHE$ 10,300$ 1,000,000
November 10th19:05EPT Online 078-Max NLHE PKO$ 2,100$ 500,000
November 10th18:05Mini EPT Online 049-Max NLHE$ 5.50$ 75,000
November 10th19:05Mini EPT Online 05 [Mini Win the Button]8-Max NLHE$ 11$ 50,000

EPT Online Winners

DateEventEntriesPrize PoolWinnerFirst Prize
November 9thEPT Online 02: $10,300 PLO High Roller70$700,000Ka Kwan “kaju5” Lau$188,937
November 8thEPT Online 03: $5,200 High Roller131$655,000David “MonkeyBausss” Laka$143,567
November 9thEPT Online 04: $530 NLHE1,139$569,500Tatiana “Mysters_Y” Barausova$74,951
November 9thEPT Online 05: $1,050 Win the Button238$200,000Claas “SsicK_OnE” Segebrecht$45,765

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