Konstantin Held Wins WPT Cambodia Major Occasion

Konstantin Held Wins WPT Cambodia Main Event

Konstantin Held gained the inaugural WPT Cambodia champion on Monday, declaring the main reward of$ 361,310. It was the very first Major Tour cease past North America contemplating that again in 2017. Nagaworld Built-in Resort had really previously held WPT Prime events, nevertheless this was the very first time for a full-fledged WPT Major Tour event in Cambodia. Held entered into the nine-handed final desk because the chip chief with 7.275 million chips, nevertheless it appeared a aggressive race for the prize. 4 different players– Jianfeng Solar, Amit Kaushik, Kyle Bao Diep, and Joshua Mccully– all had greater than 5 million chips. Florent Remi had 4.775 million and each Kou Vang and Motoyoshi Okamura had greater than 2 million. Anthony Cierco was the temporary stack with merely 525,000 chips.

When Held gotten rid of Solar in seventh location, he relied on 12.100 million and made it 13.600 million 4 arms into the “most important” six-handed final desk.

It took exactly 100 arms of the principle final desk to see the very first removing. Naturally, it was Konstantin Held doing the honors, knocking out Diep in sixth location to assemble his stack to 16.550 million chips.

Kaushik was out subsequent, despatched out to the rail by Mccully, who likewise eliminated Okamura a few arms afterward in 4th location.

Quickly afterwards, the three staying players accepted a proposal. Held obtained $350,910, Remi obtained $302,019, and Mccully obtained $277,291. They left no money on the desk, somewhat consenting to guess the glory of the WPT title, the prize, and the $10,400 seat to the WPT World Championship (the $10,400 price is consisted of in the principle reward total).

Whatever the absence of money staying to be guess, the three guys took the rest of the competitors severely, taking plenty of arms to get to the following removing. Remi was the one to move out in third location, knocked out by Mccully, who struck the nut flush on the flip.

And with that, Mccully entered into heads-up with an unlimited lead after Held had really led the vast majority of the day. Mccully’s profit: 29.725 million to eight.275 million.

On the third hand of heads-up play, nevertheless, Held doubled-up with A-Okay versus A-8 to get inside arms attain. And three arms after that, he doubled up but as soon as once more to take nearly a 2.5-to-1 lead.

Held broadened his lead much more and finally, it was over. Mccully pushed for 4.800 million with 9-7 and Held referred to as with Okay-5. Neither gamer struck something, so it was Held who … held … and gained the first-ever WPT Cambodia title.

2024 WPT Cambodia Major Occasion– Closing Desk Outcomes

Konstantin Held– $361,310
Joshua Mccully– $277,291
Florent Remi– $302,019
Motoyoshi Okamura– $157,858
Amit Kaushik– $118,906
Kyle Bao Diep– $90,532
Jianfeng Solar– $69,678
Kou Vang– $54,212
Anthony Cierco– $42,647

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Author: Randy Moore