Hagen Becomes Grand Prix KO Winter Series Major Event Champion

Hagen Becomes Grand Prix KO Winter Series Primary Occasion Champion

Argentina has itself a Grand Prix KO Winter Series Principal Event champion following Augusto Hagen came out on prime in the $109 purchase-in tournament. Hagen’s impressive victory came with a combined prize worth $51,356, created up of the $33,224 very first-location prize plus $18,132 from the bounty prize pool.

Virtually 900 players returned for Day two of the $500,000 guaranteed Primary Event, which paid out more than $600,000. Alan Flannery’s shove with was referred to as by each Adam Jakobsen and Hagen holding and respectively. Flannery could not get there and he fell in tenth place, which set the official final table.

Brazil’s Ramon Kropmanns held a massive chip lead going into the final table’s action. The Brazilian had much more than 152 million chips with fellow South American Lucas Rocha in second-spot with 96.3 million betting tokens.

Back-to-Back Eliminations

Alexander Jensen was the first finalist out of the door regardless of sitting down fourth in chips. Jensen’s stack whittled down to 21.two million or seven big blinds, when he open-shoved from middle position with . However for the Dane, Christian Achhammer woke up in the large blind with , and he called. Achhammer enhanced to an unnecessary set on the river, and the final table lost its initial player.

Vinicius Amin crashed out on the very subsequent hand. He ripped in his final five large blinds with from the cutoff, and Kropmanns looked him up from the button with the dominating . Kropmanns’ hand remained correct, and Amin exited in eighth place.

Seventh-place went to Anatoliy Byakhov a couple of hands soon after Amin headed to the showers. Byakhov pushed all-in for only 3.5 massive blinds from below the gun with . Kropmanns known as with to put the Russian at threat of elimination. The tens of Kropmanns remained true, and the final table was now down to only six players.

Those six became five when Rocha fell by the wayside. Rocha committed his final ten large blinds with , and Achhammer known as with from the large blind. A queen on the river condemned Rocha to a sixth-location finish.

Maksim Kostin was the subsequent finalist heading for the exits. Jakobsen open-shoved from the small blind with , and Kostin named off his 11.7 massive blind stack with the superior . Kostin’s hand remained ideal until the river when a six appeared on the board.

Double Elimination Puts Ball in Hagen’s Court

The remaining players have been now assured a five-figure score for their troubles, and Kropmanns was the very first of the survivors to net this quantity. Kropmanns lost a enormous pot to Hagen and never recovered. In the important hand, Kropmanns raised 2.two-times the large blind to 8.8 million with from the button. Hagen known as with in the large blind, and proceeded to improve to two pair on the flop. Hagen check-known as a 9.72 million bet, major to the turn. Once more, Hagen checked, Kropmanns made it 31.two million to go, only for Hagen to verify-raise all-in for 171.1 million. Kropmanns named. The river gifted Hagen a full property and a monster-sized 383.two million pot, although Kropmanns was left with much less than one huge blind.

A double-elimination ended any hopes of a Kropmanns comeback. He min-raised to eight million, leaving only 839,304 chips behind. Achhammer 3-bet to 50 million, only for Hagen to four-bet all-in. Kropmanns known as off his micro stack with , Achhammer put in his last 28.4 million with , and Hagen showed . The board ran , gifting Hagen a straight.

Hagen now held 490.9 million chips to the 106.5 million of Jakobson. Unsurprisingly, the hot-operating Hagen produced quick operate of his last opponent.

The final hand saw Jakobson take a stand and jam his 20 large blind stack with Hagen named with , which held as the 5 neighborhood cards fell .

Grand Prix KO Winter Series Primary Occasion Final Table Results

Place Player Country Bounties Prize
1 Augusto Hagen Argentina $18,132 $33,224
2 Adam Jakobsen Denmark $three,604 $33,159
three Christian Achhammer Germany $3,741 $20,724
4 Ramon Kropmanns Brazil $six,480 $13,773
five Maksim Kostin Russia $589 $9,276
six Lucas Rocha Brazil $1,751 $six,702
7 Anatoliy Byakhov Russia $1,054 $four,785
8 Vinicius Amin Brazil $2,252 $three,710
9 Alexander Jensen Denmark $two,822 $2,950

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