Boris Kolev Wins Final Bracelet of 2021 World Series of Poker

The 2021 World Collection of Online poker wrapped up Tuesday night with Bulgarian poker pro Boris Kolev winning the last bracelet of the collection.

Kolev topped the $5,000 no-limit hold ’em eight-max event, defeating an area of 531 entrances to win $511,184 and also his initial WSOP arm band. Kolev earned the win simply a few weeks after a close call in the $10,000 no-limit hold ’em six-max event where he completed seventh for $62,505.

Uri Reichenstein lost to Kolev heads-up however wraps up a ridiculous surface to the series as the Israeli made 3 final tables in the final week of the 2021 WSOP. Reichenstein finished third in the $3,000 pot-limit Omaha six-max occasion and 4th in the $10,000 no-limit hold ’em incredibly turbo bounty. His 3 most recent last tables represented a consolidated total amount of $574,882.

Aside from Reichenstein, the final table also included Spanish professional Ramon Collilas, who was fresh off a 14th place finish in the $10,000 no-limit hold ’em centerpiece for $380,050, and long time American professional Lee Markholt.

In Kolev’s eyes, it didn’t issue that else went to the final table. He informed WSOP reporters after the reality that he believed it was his competition to win from the beginning.

” I started to inform individuals I’m mosting likely to win the last event,” claimed Kolev. “It’s crazy because in some way I knew but I might not show prior to the event.”

Reichenstein and also Kolev entered the nine-handed unofficial final table with the two biggest heaps and neither remained in risk of breaking early in the final table.

Actually, both gamers found themselves surging up the matters after high-stakes American professional Justin Liberto arrived nine. Kolev got lucky to get rid of the short-stacked Markholt in eighth when his KDiamond Suit3Diamond Suit drilled a king on the flop versus Markholt’s 7Diamond Suit7Spade Fit before Reichenstein went on an absolute tear.

Reichenstein removed George Wolff in 7th, Niko Koop in sixth, and also Z Stein in 5th over the following hour of play, developing himself as the large chip leader four-handed, while the ultimate champ was third as well as holding just north of 3 million chips contrasted to Reichenstein’s 14.29 million.

Four-handed play was where Reichenstein hit some road bumps, nonetheless. He doubled up Huy Nguyen two times and Kolev when. Nguyen really quickly relocated into the chip lead, but heaps were relatively even and also after Kolev doubled via Nguyen, it was Kolev sitting on top of the leaderboard.

Ultimately, levels increased, blinds grew, as well as stacks obtained shallower, which forced two fast eliminations and also left Kolev as well as Reichenstein heads-up for the title.

In a fight of the blinds in between Kolev as well as Colillas, Kolev moved all in from the little blind and Colillas called from the big blind. The 2019 PokerStars Athletes Champion winner was done in for about 5,000,000 with a huge blind of 300,000. He showed AHeart Suit6Heart Fit and also was in the lead versus Kolev’s 9Spade Suit7Club Match.

A nine began the flop, however, which relocated Kolev right into the lead and also left Colillas attracting really slim. The turn and also river brought no assistance for Colillas and also he was out in fourth.

Just a number of hands later, it was a fight of the blinds between Reichenstein as well as Nguyen with Reichenstein relocating all in from the small blind as well as Nguyen aborting his stack in the huge blind. Nguyen called his last 12 huge blinds with KSpade Suit10Spade Fit as well as remained in the lead versus Reichenstein’s JClub Suit8Heart Fit.

The flop and transform kept Nguyen’s king-high in the lead, yet the 8Diamond Fit began the river to eliminate him in 3rd and also leave Kolev heads-up with the least of chip leads.

Kolev dominated heads-up play, nevertheless. He rivered a straight with J-9 on a J-10-4-Q-8 board as well as got 2 streets of value to open up a substantial chip lead. He followed it up by obtaining river value with A-9 on a K-J-J-4-A board, making his chip lead regarding 5.5-1.

Reichenstein doubled up when, but it ended up being a simple bump in the roadway for Kolev. Kolev rivered a flush with JClub Suit6Club Fit on a board of ASpade SuitAClub Suit5Club SuitKSpade Suit4Club Fit and also picked off a bluff to finish the competition. He check-called three roads, consisting of a river jam from Reichenstein, that showed QDiamond Suit7Spade Match as well as left in 2nd.

Final Table Results:

Place Player Earnings POY Points
1 Boris Kolev $511,184 1,680
2 Uri Reichenstein $315,936 1,400
3 Huy Nguyen $222,310 1120
4 Ramon Colillas $158,972 840
5 Z Stein $115,558 700
6 Niko Koope $85,411 560
7 George Wolff $64,207 420
8 Lee Markholt $49,107 280

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