The $600 buy-in no-limit hold ’em and also pot-limit Omaha mixed event attracted a field of 2,107. The field was greater than 500 gamers larger than in 2021, producing a massive reward pool of $1,074,570.
In spite of all the players, the event took just two days to play out, topped off by a fast last table where Latvia’s Romans Voitovs was entrusted to all of the chips.
Voitovs entered the second day of play in 16th area out of the remaining 76, as well as rode a wave of cards to the title.
” It seemed means too easy,” Voitovs informed WSOP press reporters. “It was practically like a dream. Typically, it never ever occurs like that. I scored something like four kos in 10 hands, every choice was simple. It was really the dream of every online poker player. I was down to 10 blinds at some point prior to the last table revise and within 10 minutes I came to be the chip leader. I won all the done in and also it ended up being incredibly very easy from there due to the fact that individuals obtain terrified to play against the greatest stack.”
His fortune proceeded into heads-up play, where he fractured runner-up Michael Dobbs’ pocket aces to scoop the last pot of the competition. Along with the bracelet, he took a career-high $158,609.
This is Latvia’s 3rd ever bracelet. The various other two belong to high-stakes professional Aleksejs Ponakovs, that earlier this summer beat Phil Ivey heads-up in the $100,000 WSOP high-stakes gambler for a $1.9 million cash advance.
Notables who made deep runs consisted of Richard Bai (5th), Dan Zack (12th), David Larson (14th), Nipun Java (22nd), and John Dollinger (28th).
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