Global Poker Rattlesnake Open VI Crowns Two Main Event Winners

Global PokerThe Global Poker Rattlesnake Open VI recently concluded after featuring 109 events in both of the sweepstakes poker provider’s virtual currencies, gold coins (GC) and sweeps coins (SC). The tournament is one of the biggest events on the sweepstakes casino site’s schedule. It’s the flagship tournament in the push to make it to the top of the Global Poker coins leaderboards. The combined guarantees for all events in the series were GC 8,965,000 and SC 1,943,000.

Global Poker sweepstakes casino launched its U.S. online poker platform in 2017. Currently it’s legal in 49 states for and players 18 or older. It offers poker players hundreds of free games and online tournaments 24/7. There is also the opportunity to redeem sweeps coins for real money and prizes. Global Poker is owned and operated by Australian gaming provider VGW Holdings Limited. VGW also owns Luckyland Slots and Chumba Casino, two of the leading online sweepstakes casinos in the U.S.

Online sweepstakes casinos aren’t regulated by state gaming authorities and operate under the promotional sweepstakes model, putting them under the jurisdiction of U.S. sweepstakes laws.

Global Poker Rattlesnake Open VI Big Winners

The Rattlesnake Open series ran from May 7 to May 28, with players hoping to win a share of the many prizes, including Rattlesnake Open VI gear that’s part of the Champions Pack for event winners.

“Donkeychem” was the 2023 winner of the GC 40 million guaranteed 31-H: Main Event NLHE for GC 8,160,000. The Gold Coin Main Event started on May 28, with 201 players paying the buy-in of GC 99,000. The top eight players received at least seven figures in gold coins for making the final table.

“Donkeychem” completed his championship run after triumphing in his heads-up matchup against “HumboldtRat,” who earned GC 6 million for finishing as the runner-up. “Fishie1554” took third place, winning GC 4,520,000. “Orilolic” rounded out the top four finishers, earning GC 3,400,000.

The Main Event NLHE SC, with SC 200,000 guaranteed, drew a much bigger field. This event hosted 1,009 players who paid the SC 99 buy-in. “Nobsfor1” earned SC 34,420 and the trophy after his heads-up victory over “Qwazzy.” “Qwazzy” made SC 25,000 for his second-place finish. Other players at the final table were “PositevelyGhoulish,” who finished third to win SC 19,000, and “KybalionKing,” who took the fourth-place award of SC 13,920.

Other Global Poker Rattlesnake Open VI Winners

Many players earned big winnings over the past few weeks of the Rattlesnake Open Tournament. In the gold coins category, “CarsonH” was an early winner, taking down the GC 20 million Guaranteed Rattlesnake 01-H: NLHE to win GC 4,637,790. “KAA17” was also one of the first winners in the series, winning the GC 9 million Guaranteed 01-M: NLHE to walk away with GC 1,837,440.

One of the big sweeps coins winners was “TeamDoogie.” They won the SC 40,000 Guaranteed Rattlesnake 01-H: NLHE for SC 7,736.05. “Burnzie57” took the top prize in the SC 25,000 Guaranteed Rattlesnake 01-M: NLHE of SC 5,884.12. “TARK” was another SC winner after navigating his way past 917 other players to win SC 1,598.34 in the 7,500 Guaranteed Rattlesnake 01-L: NLHE.