Two Ukrainians continue to fight for the title of world champion of poker

Двое украинцев продолжают борьбу за звание чемпиона мира по покеру

In the race for the bracelet of world champion of poker left 109 applicants. Among them an experienced Kiev Artem, Petalidi and the current champion of Ukraine Volodymyr Drokin.

The most prestigious tournament for all poker players on the planet — the WSOP Main Event-2018 — reached the finish line. From 7,874 players started in the Main event, there are only 109 participants, who have already guaranteed at least $57,000 in prize money.

It is pleasant that among them there are two Ukrainian — Artem Petalidi and Mr Drokin. And Tom, who had a great Day No. 5, now ranked in the top 10 players with the largest stacks. Before the new day of the tournament Artem 6,525,000 chips and ninth place in the race for the championship bracelet.

Continues to build the stack and Mr Drokin. By the way, in February of this year, Vladimir won PokerMatch Ukraine Championship, which was held in Kharkov in the framework of a series PokerMatch Millions UA Stadium! So now he is the current champion of Ukraine and confirms its high class. Today Vladimir 2,845,000 chips and 59th place before the start of the Day No. 6.

Двое украинцев продолжают борьбу за звание чемпиона мира по покеру

 

 

We also note three of our poker players who made it to the prizes in the Main event. Maxim Lavrov finished on 527-m place ($26,535 prize), Alexander Vaserfirer finished the tournament at 626-m ($21,750), and the most successful Ukrainian poker player Eugene Katchalov this time stopped at the 685-m place ($19,900).

Now the chip leader of the tournament is the American Brian young (8,395,000 chips), the collection of which have two championship WSOP bracelet of the series. In 2013, he won the tournament Little One Drop ($663,000 prize), and a year later became the winner of the tournament Eight Handed ($633,000). During his career, young earned at the poker tables over $4 million.

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Before the final table all the participants of the Main event of the WSOP have won back two full days. Magnificent nine, which will play the world champion’s bracelet and $8.8 million for the winner, will be determined on Thursday. And the name of the new champion will be known on July 14. I hope that it will be someone from the Ukrainians. Good luck!

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