Maxmilian Klostermeier Steamrolls WSOPE Tournament #7: €5,000 Pot-Restrict Omaha

On the finish of play on Day 2 of Tournament #7: €5,000 Pot-Restrict Omaha, Maximilian Klostermeier walked away because the champion after a dominant ultimate desk show. He defeated Joni Jouhkimainen heads up for the €204,010 and his 2nd WSOP bracelet.

The 3rd and ultimate PLO event of the 2021 World Series of Poker Europe registered 184 entries to create the €830,300 prizepool, which Klostermeier took the lion’s proportion of. Jouhkimainen additionally took house a six-figure payday, cashing for €126,091.

Klostermeier received his first piece of WSOP {hardware} on the 2019 World Series of Poker. He bested the 1,130 robust box to triumph in Event 78: $1,500 Pot Limit Omaha – Bounty. For his efforts in Sin Town, he walked away with the WSOP bracelet and $177,823.

The Netherland’s Bjorn Verbakel additionally reached the “unofficial” ultimate desk however was once not able to make it two bracelets in one a sequence. He bowed out in ninth-place for €17,669.

Tournament #7: €5,000 Pot-Restrict Omaha Ultimate Desk Effects

PLACE WINNER Nation PRIZE (EUR)
1 Maximilian Klostermeier Denmark € 204,010
2 Joni Jouhkimainen Finland € 126,091
3 Ermanno Di Nicola Italy € 88,520
4 Armando D’Avanzo Italy € 63,613
5 Nikola Minkov Bulgaria € 46,821
6 Jaroslav Peter Czech Republic € 35,317
7 Vasil Medarov Bulgaria € 27,317
8 Veselin Karakitukov Bulgaria € 21,681

The Motion of the Ultimate Day

The overall day introduced again 62 hopefuls in pursuit of the elusive WSOP gold bracelet and lots of avid gamers had entered on the very ultimate minute ahead of Day 1 concluded and the registration closed. All the way through the primary two hours, the sphere was once lower into greater than part and the cash bubble was once looming already.

Amongst the ones to bust ahead of the cash had been the WSOP bracelet winners Stoyan Madanzhiev, Eelis Pärssinen, Julien Martini, Jack Sinclair and Tomas Ribeiro. Day 1 chip chief Dorel Eldabach suffered a equivalent destiny as in earlier occasions and went from giant stack to bust after being interested in a large number of multi-way fingers. At the cash bubble itself, it was once Jonas Kronwitter who got here up brief and that induced a frantic duration of eliminations thereafter.

En path to the general desk, Klostermeier persistently larger his stack and despatched a number of fighters to the rail. He entered the nine-handed unofficial ultimate desk only one giant blind forward of Joni Jouhkimainen. Alternatively, from there on his lead was once by no means threatened anymore as one opponent fell sufferer to his scorching run.

Any other two WSOP bracelet winners had been some of the finalists and it was once Italy’s Armando D’Avanzo who drew the primary blood after knocking out Verbakel and PLO specialist Veselin Karakitukov. Event #4: €2,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 4th position finisher Vasil Medarov was once the following to fall the entire whilst Klostermeier was once busy to amass chips left and proper.

His domination culminated in the knockouts of his final five opponents in fewer than 90 minutes to wrap up the victory. For runner-up Jouhkimainen, it was the fourth WSOP final table but he was unable to overcome the massive chips disadvantage in a one-sided duel for poker’s most coveted prize.

Author: Bradley Watson