Before Sunday night, Norwegian Alexander “Kobbajun” Kobbeltvedt had built up only 3 occupation competition cashes totaling $10,583.
Kobbeltvedt upped his career competitions substantially after winning one of the last events on the 2020 World Collection of Online poker Online timetable. He bested a substantial area of 34,787 entries as well as won $296,403 in addition to his very first WSOP arm band in a $100 no-limit hold ’em event with a $2 million assured prize swimming pool. He beat Kostiantyn “vksOk” Vovhcenko heads-up to earn the gold.
This is his 3rd profession WSOP cash money after protecting two money at the 2018 WSOP in the $1,500 mixed no-limit hold ’em & pot-limit Omaha and the $3,000 pot-limit Omaha six-max. His various other money can be found in a side occasion at the European Casino poker Scenic tour stop in Barcelona in 2019.
After several beginning flights completed, there were 4,303 gamers coming back for Sunday’s Day 2. After about eight hours of play, the field was brought down to its final nine gamers, with Edvinas “gerasarklys” Jankaitis leading the pack followed closely behind by Kobbeltvedt.
Alexandre “SexyBaldGuy” Mantovani busted in nine when his AClub Suit9Club Suit fell to Beka “imperator-bm” Mukhiguli’s JDiamond Suit4Heart Fit. A very short-stacked Kim “hukdosa” Jaehyuk fell in 8th when his 9-5 couldn’t boost versus Anshuman “AnshuD” Dashboard’s ADiamond Suit6Diamond Suit.
Dashboard scored the next two kos when he sent Renato “sakag4mble” Sakamoto home in 7th as well as Jankaitis in 6th. The successive bustouts bumped Dashboard as much as second in chips with 5 gamers left, behind Anthony “8MasterBall8” Cheung, that had actually silently moved right into the chip lead racking up a solitary removal.
Kobbeltvedt returned right into the chip lead when his 10-7 bested Mukhiguli’s A-K to remove the Albanian in fifth. From there, Kobbelvedt never looked back as well as made fast work of his final 3 challengers.
Kobbeltvedt sent out Cheung packing in fourth and also Dashboard home in third to take a virtually 4:1 chip lead into heads-up bet Vovhcenko. Vovhcenko put up a valiant effort, but after a pair degrees, Kobbeltvedt won a race with 9-7 versus Vovhcenko’s 3-3 to protect the title.
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