Dominik Panka earned his second main match title yesterday afternoon as he took down the $2,100 no-limit maintain’em bounty championship on GGPoker throughout the worldwide phase of the 2021 World Series of Poker Online.
The Polish poker professional defeated a area of 1,064 entries to earn $185,228 between his end and bounty payouts and his first piece of WSOP gold. With the victory, he bumped his profession earnings to greater than $3.2 million and is only a World Poker Tour title away from changing into a triple crown winner.
The 30-year-old’s reside resume has cashes relationship all the best way again to when he was 21 years previous, however he was nearly actually successful on-line earlier than that. He made his mark on the poker world when he earned a European Poker Tour titles after taking down the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure primary occasion for $1.4 million.
Despite his success, Panka remains to be possible unknown to American poker followers since he hasn’t performed a lot on American soil or on the WSOP. Of his plethora of cashes, solely 4 got here on this facet of the Atlantic. He cashed twice on the 2019 WSOP, completed 428th within the 2018 WSOP primary occasion, and completed in-the-money one time on the 2017 sequence. Besides his on-line cashes over the previous few years, his solely different WSOP end got here on the 2017 WSOP Europe primary occasion, ending 76th for €15,131.
The match featured two days of motion with the second and remaining day getting underway on Wednesday afternoon.
With 22 gamers left, Panka scored some knockouts to build up a giant stack early. He went into the ultimate desk second in chips behind solely Natalya Nikitina, however eradicated Vicnet Huang in ninth when his JJ held up in opposition to A10 to maneuver into the chip lead.
From there, it appeared like he was going to run away with the title as he scored the following two knockouts. By sending Noam Makay dwelling in eighth and on-line legend Chris Moorman to the rail in seventh, Panka each padded his chip lead and added to his bounty payouts.
He continued to be regular on the prime of the leaderboard as Oleg Eltsov busted in sixth, Nikitina was out in fifth and David Mzareulov was eradicated in fourth.
Three-handed play was the place Panka encountered his first piece of adversity on the remaining desk. Panka referred to as a river wager with what ended up as second pair in opposition to Nir Amar’s flush and misplaced one other large one when Amar flopped second pair and a gutshot in opposition to Panka’s prime pair. Amar turned journeys and obtained a large worth wager in on the river to depart Panka because the brief stack.
Panka battled again as three-handed play lasted longer than some other portion of the ultimate desk with all three gamers neck-and-neck at a pair closing dates. Eventually, Amar moved all in with A-6 and bumped into Fengdian Wang’s A-Q to bust in third. It left Wang with the smallest of chip leads going into heads-up play.
After battling in a pair sizable pots, it was Panka who held the tiny benefit in chips once they performed for all of it. It was a preflop all in with Wang tabling 9-9 and flipping with Panka’s A-J. When the river fell on a Q10610Okay board, Panka drilled a straight to win the pot and eradicate Wang in second for $107,117.
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