Sergiu Covrig Wins 2021 World Series of Poker Europe €1,100 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty Hunter Event

The 2021 Globe Collection of Poker Europe EUR1,100 no-limit hold ’em ‘fugitive hunter’ occasion attracted a field of 604 entrances to nearly double the EUR200,000 warranty. The EUR392,600 ($ 444,305 USD) final reward swimming pool was paid out among the 91 finishers, with the biggest share going to ultimate champion Sergiu Covrig. The Romanian made EUR79,282 ($ 88,796 USD) as well as his first gold bracelet for the win.

This was the biggest tape-recorded live event money of Covrig’s career, covering the $23,495 he made for a 38th-place proving in the 2018 European Poker Scenic tour Prague centerpiece.

The initial day of the event saw 29 levels played, which tightened the area of over 600 down to simply 6 remaining contenders. Covrig sat in 4th chip position heading into day 2, with Germany’s Tim Novotny atop the leaderboard to begin.

Nicola D’Anselmo was the first to drop, with his pocket fives facing the pocket 7s of Covrig. The larger pair stood up and also D’Anselmo opted for $14,832 USD as the sixth-place finisher.

Covrig scored his second ko of the day when his pocket jacks won a preflop race versus the AHeart SuitKClub Match of Romain Le Dantec. Covrig flopped leading set and held from there to send out Le Dantec house with $20,054 USD.

Pablo Finini’s run in this occasion concerned an end when his AClub Suit7Heart Suit clashed versus the QDiamond Suit10Diamond Match of Novotny. The board boiled down QSpade SuitJDiamond Suit8Diamond Suit9Spade Fit and Novotny made a queen-high straight to breast Finini in fourth area ($ 27,582 USD).

Regardless of beginning the day in the lead, Novotny was inevitably the alongside hit the rail. He lost an essential all-in when his pocket kings were defeated by the A-K of fellow German Michael Strauch. Not long afterwards, Novotny got all-in with QDiamond SuitJDiamond Suit facing the AClub Suit6Club Fit of Strauch. Novotny fell short to enhance and also was removed in 3rd area ($ 38,586 USD).

Strauch took 12,550,000 into heads-up play with Covrig, who sat with 5,600,000 to start. The duties were soon reversed, with Covrig’s A-K pounding Strauch’s A-7 in a preflop all-in. Straugh increased a seven on the turn to take the lead with one card ahead, however the river brought a king to give Covrig greater than a 2:1 lead.

In the last hand Covrig pushed from the button with 9Heart Suit7Heart Match and Strauch called with AHeart Suit3Spade Match. The board boiled down QSpade SuitQDiamond Suit4Spade Suit9Spade SuitJHeart Fit to offer Covrig queens and also nines for the win. Strauch was granted $54,887 USD as the runner-up.

Place Player Earnings (USD) POY Points
1 Sergiu Covrig $88,796 840
2 Michael Strauch $54,887 700
3 Tim Novotny $38,586 560
4 Pablo Finini $27,582 210
5 Romain Le Dantec $20,054 350
6 Nicola D’Anselmo $14,832 280
7 Mykhailo Sezonenko $11,165 210
8 Pierre Trauer $8,556 140
9 Nebojsa Ankucic $6,676 70

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