Our player managed to get into the top 9 WSOP Main Event in 2018. He became the second in the history of Ukrainian, which made it to the final battle for the title of world champion.
Fantastic! Ukrainian Artem Metality will play at the final table in the Main event of the World series WSOP 2018 in Las Vegas!
In Day # 7 from Kiev went with the second stack of the 26 remaining players, but, he said, quickly scattered chips, and then have had to endure. However, opponents flew quite briskly, and the last table was formed quickly. The top 10 from Petalidi was the shortest stack, but there was a cooler: triple all-ine pair of aces Nicolas magnon survived against two pairs of kings Antoine the lab and Yaki Ju. It Yaki left the Main Event in 10th place.
In the end, tomorrow the Ukrainians will start the battle for the bracelet of world champion and $8.8 million prize for the winner from the eighth stack (15,475,000 chips). “I have 25 blinds, so I will just play push / fold, said after labor day. — Worried? Yes, not really. Try to play like in a regular tournament.”
Well, the chip leader will begin the decisive battle of the American Nicholas magnon. After key distribution with aces he 112,775,000 chips. Note also that the final table were 2009 world champion, American Joe Cada (23,675,000 chips). All participants top nines have a guaranteed $1,000,000.
By the way, Petalidi became the second Ukrainian in history who managed to reach the final table of the WSOP Main Event. “Pioneer” was here from Kiev, Anton makievskyi in 2011. Then the Ukrainian took eighth place. Let’s see whether Metality to surpass this achievement.
Artem is a very experienced tournament fighter. Before the start of the Main event of the WSOP in his record were dozens of highest prizes at major tournaments, which brought him over $2,000,000 in prize money during his career and seventh place in the list of the most successful Ukrainian players according Handonmob.
The truth is never the Ukrainians have not won trophies. Probably just saving up the aura for the main event in life. Good luck on “finalke”, Artem!
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