The 52nd Annual Global Sequence of Poker (WSOP) is in complete swing! The sector’s grandest poker competition topped some other blended recreation champion on Monday in Vladimir Peck who overcame an intense heads-up duel with Venkata “Sandy” Tayi to take down Tournament #18: $2,500 Combined Triple Draw Lowball for his career-first gold bracelet and a $134,390 payday. The 44-year-old had entered the general day trailing Venkata “Sandy” Tayi however used to be ready to get again in rivalry and in the end win the tourney.
“I do know I made a couple of folds that I might typically by no means make, however there have been those large stacks, and abruptly the bets have been so large. You select a hand to get taken with, and that’s your event proper there,” Peck mentioned,
Talking about his heads-up with Tayi, Peck mentioned,“It used to be difficult to do as a result of from time to time he were given the ones arms, and I hate to damage and pair up. It used to be a place the place I didn’t suppose he used to be bluffing. He wasn’t bluffing so much. I made numerous errors calling a few of his bets with bluff catchers, and he all the time had it.”
When requested about his participation in different WSOP occasions, Peck mentioned, “That is a laugh and strikes a chord in my memory extra of enjoying poker as a child the place it used to be necessarily Broker’s Selection. A lot of these other random video games, we simply performed a number of various video games. The no-limit dangle’em video games are a laugh and massive, and I will be able to play a few of the ones as neatly. The Broker’s Selection used to be numerous a laugh, and there have been many excellent avid gamers in it.”
The event generated a $562,925 prize pool at the again of 253 entries. The highest 38 avid gamers have been paid out with Gary Benson amongst them effervescent the general desk in eighth-place for $11,364.
Brian Yoon started the general desk as a chip chief, with Peck being some of the shorter stacks. Alternatively, Peck did neatly to chip-up and in the end send it. The primary removal on the ultimate desk got here in Carlos Rodriguez who exited in 7th position. Following him used to be Hal Rotholz who used to be busted in 6th position through Venkata Tayi. The following to fall used to be three-time WSOP bracelet winner Brian Yoon.
With Joao Vieira exiting in 3rd position for $57,558, it got here all the way down to the heads-up for the identify between Venkata Tayi (5,350,000) and Vladimir Peck (3,500,000). The heads-up lasted for round two hours and in the end ended with Peck transport the coveted identify and the highest prize. At the ultimate hand, Peck raised, and Tayi jammed his last 800k. Peck known as and tabled Jx 6x 5x 3x 2x for a jack-low towards Tayi’s 9x 9x 6x 3x 2x to assert his maiden WSOP bracelet and a $134,390 payday.
Ultimate Desk Payouts (USD)
- Vladimir Peck – $134,390
- Venkata Tayi – $83,056
- Joao Vieira – $57,558
- Aaron Rogers – $40,443
- Brian Yoon – $28,818
- Hal Rotholz – $20,828
- Carlos Rodriguez – $15,272