One step. That’s all Andres Cohen needs to win his second career World Series bracelet. Cacho shined in Event #19 $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em, though he ended up finishing second, and while he had some chances to be crowned, he had to compete in This is Second place in the WSOP 2023.
Regardless, the Argentinian won $269,438 after paying a $2,500 buy-in to play in a tournament with 1,137 entrants, and $2,534,275 was given away after three days of promotion.
Cacho Korn wears an “ICM is for Poor People” t-shirt to the final table in honor of Nacho Barbero, then a river t-shirt. shirt.
Korn was among the leaders on Day 3, which started with 11 players and was at the top of the leaderboard when the final table was formed. Despite some back and forth, the river fan held onto the lead until heads-up, where he took on Valentino Konakchiev strong>At a disadvantageIn the end, he became the champion with a score of $435,924.
Alexander Reid left and the Argentinian in third place ($192,723) with 15.4 million in chips and The Bulgarian heads up with 24.3 chips. However, Korn’s technique beat its opponent’s 7.2 million by 32.5 million. Thanks in no small part to moves like this…
Andres Cohen’s bravado is unbelievable
Korn is looking to win his second bracelet heads-up with Valentino Konakchiev in @WSOP Event #19: $2,500 NLH Freezout.
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While it looks like Cacho has everything ready, that’s poker. Konakchiev doubled up once against Korn’s A 7 with 6 6s and then won a couple of big pots and immediately paired until the hand finally tilted and Cacho flopped the bluff.
Korn held AK and saw 8 3 J 5 and then went all-in on the turn, the Europeans called him QJ and the 9 on the river didn’t change things.
Born by the sword, die by the sword.
Valentino Konakchiev now leads @WSOP Event #19 after Andres Korn was caught bluffing with A-K.
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After that, Konakchiev was down to 35.4 million chips and Cacho 4.4 million, the latter unable to recover and was eliminated in second place after a few hands.
VIDEO | Konakchiev’s Last Hand
Valentino Konakchiev joins two @WSOP bracelet winners in a three-handed match.
Bulgarian three-handed @AlexReardUnibet beat Andres Korn heads-up for a $435,924 profit.
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“I’ve been dreaming about this since I was 15 years old watching poker on TV, but I can’t do it.” “I believe it’s really happening,” Konakchiev said after winning the tournament and Pledge to PokerNews after taking home the best award of his career.
Furthermore, the Bulgarian admitted he had no idea there were three WSOP bracelet winners at the final table, let alone that he was responsible for knocking out two of them, Reard in third and Korn in second. “It feels really, really good,” he said with a laugh. “They’ve got the bracelets, so now it’s my time,” he concluded.
Bulgarian Valentino Konakchiev won his first WSOP bracelet.
Event #19 Freezeout No Limit Hold’em $2,500
Buy-in: $2,500Entry: 1,137 Pot: $2,534,275