Simon Brandstrom Wins WPT UK Main Event

Simon Brandstrom has won the 2019 World Poker Tour UK $3,300 buy-in no-limit hold ’em main event. The 37-year-old gamer from Goteborg, Sweden outlasted an area of 690 total entries to protect his 3rd title of the year, earning $330,000 for his latest victory.

Earlier this year, Brandstrom took down the WPT DeepStacks Barcelona occasion for $305,529, coming to be the initial player to ever win both WPT DeepStacks as well as WPT main trip event titles. Brandstrom followed that up by winning the European Poker Tour Barcelona main event, conquering a record-setting area of 1,232 overall entrances to win more than $1.4 million.

The final day began with Brandstrom holding the chip lead with nine players remaining. Joining Brandstrom at the final table was 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event winner Maria Lampropulos and high-stakes tournament regular Manig Loeser.

The final day started with Brandstrom holding the chip lead with nine players continuing to be. Joining Brandstrom at the last table was 2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event victor Maria Lampropulos and also high-stakes tournament routine Manig Loeser.

Brandstrom finished Loeser’s run in 7th location, making two couple with KDiamond Suit9Diamond Suit to finest the AClub SuitQHeart Suit of the German pro. Loeser gained $58,500 for his deep run in this occasion.

Lampropulos obtained her last contribute with AHeart Suit2Spade Fit, only to run into the 8Diamond Suit8Club Suit of James Rann. Neither player enhanced a KDiamond SuitQSpade Suit7Diamond Suit5Diamond Suit6Spade Suit runout as well as Lampropulos was knocked out as the fifth-place finisher ($98,500).

Ryan Mandara eliminated Matthew Eardley in 4th location ($128,500) to take the chip lead heading into three-handed play. He after that grabbed pocket 7s and also called the all-in of Rann, who held ADiamond Suit2Heart Match. The board brought kings and also fives, but Mandara’s superior two pair played to gain him the pot. Rann took home $168,500 as the third-place finisher.

Mandara started heads-up have fun with the lead, acquire Brandstrom had the ability to swiftly fight his back to the top of the matters. The last hand saw Mandara grab JSpade Suit10Club Fit on the button and also increase to 650,000. Brandstrom safeguarded his huge blind with 9Heart Suit7Spade Match. The flop boiled down 9Club Suit7Club Suit3Diamond Fit as well as Brandstrom inspected. Mandara wagered 550,000 and Brandstrom called with his 2 set. The 4Club Suit hit the turn and also Brandstrom check-called once more, this moment to the tune of 1,600,000. The KHeart Suit on the river prompted another check from Brandstrom. Mandara believed things over prior to relocating all-in as a bluff for 7,700,000. Brandstrom made the telephone call with his nines and also sevens to protect the pot as well as the title. Mandara earned $221,650 as the runner-up finisher.

2019 WPT UK Main Event final table results:

Place Player Prize
1 Simon Brandstrom $330,000
2 Ryan Mandara $221,650
3 James Rann $168,500
4 Matthew Eardley $128,500
5 Maria Lampropulos $98,500
6 Paul Siddle $76,000
7 Manig Loeser $58,500
8 Leo Worthington-Leese $46,000
9 Paul Jackson $36,000

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