Dominik Panka Wins First World Series of Poker Bracelet In On-line $two,one hundred No-Limit Hold’em Bounty
Dominik Panka earned his second main tournament title yesterday afternoon as he took down the $2,one hundred no-limit hold’em bounty championship on GGPoker during the international segment of the 2021 Planet Series of Poker On the internet.
The Polish poker pro defeated a field of 1,064 entries to earn $185,228 between his finish and bounty payouts and his very first piece of WSOP gold. With the victory, he bumped his career earnings to far more than $three.two million and is just a World Poker Tour title away from becoming a triple crown winner.
The 30-year-old’s reside resume has cashes dating all the way back to when he was 21 years old, but he was nearly undoubtedly winning on the web just before that. He produced his mark on the poker world when he earned a European Poker Tour titles soon after taking down the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure major event for $1.4 million.
Regardless of his success, Panka is still likely unknown to American poker fans considering that he hasn’t played much on American soil or at the WSOP. Of his plethora of cashes, only 4 came on this side of the Atlantic. He cashed twice at the 2019 WSOP, finished 428th in the 2018 WSOP principal event, and finished in-the-income one time at the 2017 series. Apart from his on the internet cashes over the final handful of years, his only other WSOP finish came at the 2017 WSOP Europe main occasion, finishing 76th for €15,131.
The tournament featured two days of action with the second and final day obtaining underway on Wednesday afternoon.
With 22 players left, Panka scored some knockouts to accumulate a huge stack early. He went into the final table second in chips behind only Natalya Nikitina, but eliminated Vicnet Huang in ninth when his JJ held up against A10 to move into the chip lead.
From there, it looked like he was going to run away with the title as he scored the subsequent two knockouts. By sending Noam Makay home in eighth and online legend Chris Moorman to the rail in seventh, Panka both padded his chip lead and added to his bounty payouts.
He continued to be steady at the leading of the leaderboard as Oleg Eltsov busted in sixth, Nikitina was out in fifth and David Mzareulov was eliminated in fourth.
Three-handed play was where Panka encountered his 1st piece of adversity at the final table. Panka named a river bet with what ended up as second pair against Nir Amar’s flush and lost another big a single when Amar flopped second pair and a gutshot against Panka’s top pair. Amar turned trips and got a sizable worth bet in on the river to leave Panka as the brief stack.
Panka battled back as three-handed play lasted longer than any other portion of the final table with all 3 players neck-and-neck at a couple points in time. Sooner or later, Amar moved all in with A-six and ran into Fengdian Wang’s A-Q to bust in third. It left Wang with the smallest of chip leads going into heads-up play.
Soon after battling in a couple sizable pots, it was Panka who held the tiny benefit in chips when they played for it all. It was a preflop all in with Wang tabling 9-9 and flipping with Panka’s A-J. When the river fell on a Qten610K board, Panka drilled a straight to win the pot and eradicate Wang in second for $107,117.
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