Sweden’s “WhatIfGod” effectively defended his name within the Eu Poker Excursion On-line Major Tournament by means of taking down Event #32: $5,200 NLHE Main Event on PokerStars for $363,641.
“WhatIfGod,” who won the same event in 2020 for $1,019,082, earned consecutive titled by means of defeating PokerStars ambassador and Ramon “RamonColillas” Colillas after an intense heads-up fight.
The flagship match attracted a complete of 402 entrants to generate a prize pool of $2,010,000 that surpassed the ensure of $1,500,000. Best 9 of the ones avid gamers made it to the Day 3 ultimate desk, together with PokerStars ambassador Benjamin “bencb789” Rolle, Daniel “Oxota” Dvoress and Christian “WATnlos” Rudolph.
2021 EPT On-line Major Tournament Ultimate Desk Effects
|2||Ramon “RamonColillas” Colillas||Spain||$276,741|
|3||Christian “WATnlos” Rudolph||Austria||$210,608|
|4||Daniel “Oxota” Dvoress||Canada||$160,279|
|5||Eduardo “Eduardo850” Silva||Brazil||$121,977|
|6||Bruno “nice dant” Volkmann||Brazil||$92,828|
|7||Benjamin “bencb789” Rolle||Austria||$70,645|
|8||Orpen “OrpTheTurk” Kisacikoglu||United Kingdom||$53,763|
|9||Pedro “pvigar” Garagnani||Brazil||$41,259|
Brazil used to be probably the most represented nation on the ultimate desk with 3 local avid gamers making it to Day 3: Eduardo “Eduardo850” Silva, Bruno “nice dant” Volkmann and Pedro “pvigar” Garagnani.
Little is understood about “WhatIfGod,” who seems to play nearly completely on-line. PokerNews previously reported that he made an look on the 2014 reside EPT competition, however handiest two accumulate two bracelets he gained all through the 2014 International Championship of On-line Poker (WCOOP).
Ultimate Desk Recap
The Day 3 motion lasted for roughly 5 and a part hours and ebbed and flowed between slow-paced and action-packed. Garagnani used to be the primary participant eradicated early within the day when he ran pocket tens into the pocket kings of Rudolph. Now not lengthy after, Rolle, an Austria-based German professional who founded Carry Your Edge, used to be despatched house in 7th position when his pocket fours could not grasp in opposition to the ace-queen of the eventual champion.
The new-streak endured for “WhatIfGod,” who went directly to elliminate Volkmann in 6th position and later Rudolph in 3rd position to get the match heads-up.
“WhatIfGod” entered heads-up close to even in chips with Colillas, a Spanish professional recent off a deep run within the 2021 International Sequence of Poker Major Tournament, the place he completed in 14th place for $380,050.
“WhatIfGod” sooner or later took a large lead over Colillas, who then got it in with ace-five in opposition to pocket kings and hit a flush at the river to double up and keep alive. Now not lengthy after, Colillas had two pair with seven-five in opposition to the 2 pair of “WhatIfGod” with queen-five. The entire chips were given within the center at the flip, and Colillas spiked a seven at the river to beef up to a complete space and keep in competition.
Colillas sooner or later took the lead however “WhatIfGod” proceeded to take regulate after successful a turn with pocket fives in opposition to ace-queen. The final blow got here in a hand the place Colillas guess at the river with two pair and referred to as when his opponent re-raised all-in with a queen-high flush. For his runner-up end, Colillas earned a payday of $276,741.
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