The first-ever European Poker Tour Online $5,200 buy-in no-limit maintain’em primary occasion attracted a subject of 1,304 whole entries, blowing away the $5 million assure to create a ultimate prize pool of $6,520,000. In the tip, the most important share of that cash was awarded to Swedish participant ‘WhatIfGod’, who earned $1,019,082 after outlasting the huge subject.
The occasion ran over the course of 4 days, beginning on November 15, 2020. A ultimate desk of 9 gamers was set for Wednesday, Nov. 18, with Finnish participant ‘tikidiii’ within the lead and ‘WhatIfGod’ scorching on their heels. Accomplished on-line match professional Jon ‘apestyles’ Van Fleet scored the primary knockout of the day, selecting up pocket aces and holding in opposition to Okay-J suited to ship ‘vip25459’ packing in ninth place ($78,797).
Despite successful that hand, Van Fleet was the following participant to hit the digital rail. All of the chips went in preflop with Van Fleet holding AOkay up in opposition to the JJ of Viacheslav ‘VbV1990’ Buldygin. The pocket pair held up and Van Fleet was eradicated because the eighth-place finisher ($97,344).
Andreas ‘daskalos20’ Christoforou was the following to fall. The Cypriot bought his final chips in with the very best hand, pocket aces, however was unable to carry up in opposition to the A-Okay suited of David ‘MissOracle’ Yan, who turned the nut flush to depart Christoforou drawing useless. He took house $136,147 for his seventh-place exhibiting. Enio ‘Bozzano JNR’ Bozzano’s match additionally ended with a monster holding being outdrawn by Yan. The Brazilian was all-in with pocket kings up in opposition to Yan’s pocket queens. Yan flopped a set and held from there to knock Bozzano out in sixth place ($190,419).
‘WhatIfGod’ scored their first elimination of the day with pocket eights beating out the A-J offsuit of Viacheslav ‘VbV1990’ Buldygin, a Russian professional who completed as runner-up within the €100,000 tremendous excessive curler on the PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo in 2017. Neither participant improved by the river and Buldygin settled for $266,323.
‘tikidiii’ started the ultimate desk within the chip lead, however the Finnish participant had fallen to the underside of the leaderboard by the point the sphere had been narrowed to 4. Their final chips went in from the small blind with J10. World Series of Poker bracelet winner Timothy ‘TimOthee’ Adams referred to as with 88 from the massive blind. The board ran out Q84109 and Adams ended up with a flush to win the pot and eradicate ‘tikidiii’ in fourth place ($372,485).
It was a battle of the blinds that resulted within the subsequent elimination, as nicely. David ‘MissOracle’ Yan limped from the small blind with pocket tens. Adams shoved from the massive blind with A-4 offsuit and Yan referred to as. His tens remained within the lead by means of the flip, however an ace on the river despatched Yan house in third place ($520,966).
With that Adams took 174,969,382 in chips into heads-up play with ‘WhatIfGod’, who sat with 151,030,618. ‘WhatIfGod’ was capable of overtake the lead early within the battle, and simply moments later convert that lead right into a victory. In the ultimate hand Adams raised to 4,400,000 from the button with A9 and ‘WhatIfGod’ three-bet to 16,000,000 with A10. Adams referred to as and the flop got here down A64. ‘WhatIfGod’ wager 8,000,000 and Adams referred to as. The 8 flip prompted ‘WhatIfGod’ to examine. Adams wager 15,940,000 and ‘WhatIfGod’ referred to as. The A on the river gave each gamers journey aces, with ‘WhatIfGod’ having the superior kicker. ‘WhatIfGod’ checked and Adams moved all-in. ‘WhatIfGod’ referred to as to safe the pot and the title. Adams earned $728,633 because the runner-up finisher.
Here is a have a look at the payouts awarded on the ultimate desk:
|2||Timothy ‘Tim0thee’ Adams||$728,633|
|3||David ‘MissOracle’ Yan||$520,966|
|5||Viacheslav ‘VbV1990’ Buldygin||$266,323|
|6||Enio ‘Bozzano JNR’ Bozzano||$190,419|
|7||Andreas ‘daskalos20’ Christoforou||$136,147|
|8||Jon ‘apestyles’ Van Fleet||$97,344|