Date: 7 months ago   Category: Poker

Ukrainians have taken away millions of rubles from Sochi


Six our players were among prize-winners of a prestigious tournament in Russia. Best of all from ours Artyom has acted as Metalidi, and Russian Anatoly Filatov became the winner of Main Event of a series. Six Ukrainians have got to a prize-winning zone of the Main event of a big poker series in Sochi. 916 players have participated in a tournament from bay-other $5,000 which took place five days and has come to the end on Monday late at night. 119 of them have received prize-winning. The best result among the Ukrainian pokerist has shown Artyom to Metalidi. Our skilled professional continues to reap excellent "crop" this summer. We will remind — a month ago Artyom became the Ukrainian second in the history who has played at a final table of the Main event of a World series of poker of WSOP in Las Vegas. There he has taken the eighth place and has received $1,250,000 prize-winning. This time to Sochi Metalidi long played with a short stack, but has fought up to the end and as a result finished the 27th (a prize — 1,350,000 rubles, or more than $20,000). Also Ukrainians Alexey Kravchuk (the 46th place, 1,050,000 rubles), Andriy Novak (the 55th place, 1,050,000 rubles), Beck Iordanishvili (the 75th place, 750,000 rubles), Vladimir Pilyavsky (the 82nd place, 750,000 rubles) and Gleb Kovtunov (the 94th place, 750,000 rubles) have got to a prize-winning zone. In top-3 the Main event of a series in Sochi only Russians fought, and the victory was won by the famous player Anatoly Filatov who on a series has celebrated the 30 anniversary. The prize of the champion of Main Event in Sochi has made about $1,000,000 at the rate. For Filatov it is meanwhile the biggest prize in one tournament, and for career Anatoly has already earned more than $3,000,000 and has entered in top-25 the most successful Russian players in the history. Read also: Ukrainians storm the Main event of a superseries in Sochi

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