Ben Heath Winnated 50,000 US-Double Event at WSOP 2019
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The Briton Ben Heath finally earned its first bracelet at this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas. He won the high roller event with a buy-in of $ 50,000. A total of 110 other players had a look against the strong British. During the tournament there were some exciting hands.
WSOP 2019 in full Gange
die largest poker tournament series in the world, the WSOP, which takes place in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas in summer, has been running for a few days. The goal of every player is to get one of the coveted bracelets in addition to the lucrative prize money. The first have already been played out. Among other things, the $ 50,000 High Roller Event found its winner. Ben Heath the tournament won from great britain and secured his first bracelet of the wsop. overall, the brit prevailed against 110 opponents. among them were also known names as manig loeser, justin bonomo, rainer krempe, daniel negreanu, ali imsirovic and johannes becker. in the final table, which consisted of six players, later winners ben heath were only players who have already secured a sought -after bracelet in the past. overall, the season at the final table was around five hours. in the end, heath not only held the bracelet, but also A prize money of a whopping $ 1,484,085 in the hands.
Six players on the final table
The start of the final tables was furious, because already After only three hands played, the first player left the table. The American Chance Kornuth had played all three hands and lost all three. At first his bluff flew up. In the second hand, his opponent met the better hand on the River. In the third hand, his all-in followed the American Andrew Lichtenberger, who also went out negatively. Nevertheless, Kornuth was happy about a nice prize money.
- 1st place: Ben Heath (Great Britain); Prize money: $ 1,484,085
- 2nd place: Andrew Lichtenberger (USA); Prize money: 917,232 US dollars
- 3rd place: Sam Soverel (USA); Prize money: $ 640,924
- 4th place: Dmitry Yurasov (Russia); Prize money: $ 458,138
- 5th place: Nick Petrangelo (USA); Prize money: $ 335,181
- 6th place: Chance Kornuth (USA); Prize money: $ 251,128
It only took two hands until the American Nick Petrangelo had to leave the table. He had gone with Ass König All-in, but was left behind against the couple of women from Heath. As a result, Heath lost a large part of his chips to the American Lichtenberger, who Intermediate chip leader ascent.
A sensational action
But Heath struggled back step by step. Among other things, he won An extremely controversial hand against the Russian Yurasov, in which he was also eliminated from the tournament. but what happened? the american sam severel had started his hand with a small raise. yurasov was the next turn and went straight to all-in. lichtenberger in the small blind threw his cards away. the big blind, ben heath, had the russians’ chips counted and threw a red time bank card that enabled him to think about another 30 seconds. the original aggressor of the hand, severel, who had opened his hand with his small raise, However, interpreted the litter of the time bank card incorrectly as an all-in-call from heath and threw his cards away. so heath in turn had a clear simpler decision because another player had got out and he only had an opponent with yurasov. then he immediately called the all-in, showed ass lady in the heart, beating yurasov’s ace 10 in karo. however, the campaign had caused excitement at the table and with the spectators, which is why the floor was called. the latter checked the course of his hand again and finally decided that Soverel had accidentally thrown away his cards too early. That is why Severel received no official punishment. However, he failed a little later with King Bube against Heath, who had played Ace King. For Soverel, however, 3rd place and a prize money of $ 640,924.
The all -important hand
After the two opponents Yurasov and Soverel left, it was said heads-up between Lichtenberger and Heath. Ben Heath was a bit in front of Lichtenberger in the chipcount at the start, but he was able to compensate for the conditions within only five hands. Heath won a slight lead again in the coming hands until it came to the all -important hand. lichtenberger sat on the button and set 650,000 chips. heath reacted and increased to 2.4 million. the american lichtenberger saw his chance and went all-in. after a short superior, heath call the all-in. lichtenberger showed ass and king in herz. heath, on the other hand, played the ass kreuz and bube pik and was initially in front of the flop. in the flop, however, bube herz, 5 karo and 3 cross appeared, which now lay at the front. the gym showed the 10 heart, which in turn brought lichtenberger other outs for a possible flush. another 10 appeared in karo on the river, which won heath with his couple of boys. just a short time later he became him presented his first bracelet. His friends, who had accompanied him through the tournament, also came for the winning photo. In the winner’s interview, Heath also praised this at the same time:
“I have friends who understand what goals I have in my life and they were great. They tell me I should do my best and I try to do that. They don’t say ‘Geh and win the tournament’, because the results are not important to me. It’s just about how well I played. “