Ukraine’s Andriy Lyubovetskiy outlived a 72-entry area to take down the 2021 World Series of Online Poker Europe EUR25,000 buy-in no-limit hold ’em money player occasion. He earned EUR518,430 ($ 580,642 USD) for the win, without a doubt the largest competition rating of his occupation. He also secured his initial WSOP gold arm band.
” I assume I played my ideal casino poker ever before. I’m pretty satisfied and also simply have no words today,” he told PokerNews live reporters.
Lyubovetskiy was granted 588 Card Gamer Player of the Year factors after prevailing at his initial POY-qualified last table of 2021. He likewise safeguarded 311 PokerGO Tour rankings factors as the champ.
The last day of this event started with eight gamers continuing to be and two-time arm band champion Martin Kabrhel atop the leaderboard. Lyubovetskiy began the day as the shortest pile, yet found a very early double-up with recent Online poker Hall of Popularity Bounty occasion bracelet champion Ole Schemion to move up the leaderboard. He after that got rid of Thomer Pidun (8th– $63,946 USD) to continue his climb.
Schemion was the beside fall, with his A-J facing the A-K suited of Finnish online poker professional Joni Jouhkimainen. Schemion was incapable to come from behind as well as was eliminated in seventh location ($ 78,036 USD).
Didier Rabl’s run in this event wrapped up when his Q-J clashed with the K-Q of an ascendant Lyubovetskiy. Both players made a set of queens on the turn, however Lyubovetskiy’s king twist played in the long run to earn him the pot. Rabl was granted $98,818 USD for his sixth-place proving.
Jordan Westmorland was the clear brief stack when five-handed play started. Although he handled three straight double-ups, he still had less than 10 large blinds when he obtained all-in yet once more. He had actually picked up a beast in pocket kings, and also was up against he 7-5 of clubs held by Lyubovetskiy. The board brought three clubs, providing Lyubovetskiy a flush on the river to lock up the pot. Westmorland gained $129,690 as the fifth-place finisher.
Kabrhel’s mission for his third bracelet fell simply short, as he was eliminated in fourth place ($ 176,170 USD) when his K-9 stopped working to elude the A-7 matched of Lyubovetskiy. The Czech native raised his occupation live competition profits to greater than $7.9 million with this most recent deep run.
Simply minutes after Kabrhel struck the rail, Norway’s Tom Aksell Bedell adhered to in his footprints. Bedell was ahead preflop with K-3, but Jouhkimainen’s Q-8 flopped leading set to transform the tables. Queens stayed ideal by the river and Bedell was sent out house with $247,414 USD.
Heads-up play began with Lyubovetskiy holding 22,700,000 to Jouhkimainen’s 13,300,000. This was Jouhkimainen’s 3rd final table in a bracelet occasion in the past month, having placed 5th in the $5,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha and also no-limit hold ’em blended event in Las Vegas and also second in the EUR5,000 PLO occasion previously this series. He handled to double up and surpass the lead thanks to grabbing pocket kings against Lyubovetsky’s pocket fives.
Lyubovetsky restored the lead when his jack-high flush draw enhanced to a pair of jacks on the river. Jouhkimainen had the ace-high flush draw which failed to enhance. He made a huge bank on the end with his ace high, however Lyubovetsky found the call with 2nd set to take a lead of more than 6:1. Shortly after that Jouhkimainen shoved with QClub Suit5Heart Match and Lyubovetskiy called with a controling KHeart Suit5Spade Suit. The 9Diamond Suit3Heart Suit2Diamond Suit6Spade Suit6Diamond Suit runout locked up the pot and the title for Lyubovetskiy. Jouhkimainen was granted $358,865 for his second runner-up coating of the collection. This was the biggest live competition score of his job, boosting his job earnings to just shy of $4.4 million.
Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at the final table:
|Place||Player||Earnings (USD)||POY Points||PokerGO|
|3||Tom Aksell Bedell||$247,414||392||133|