Ukrainian poker players launched a desperate counterattack in the World Series of Poker (WSOP 2023) live tournament. ) in Las Vegas. For several days now, the Ukrainian poker community has been actively discussing their players’ victory in the $1,500 Limit Hold’em event.
WSOP 2023 Event #7: $1,500 Limit Hold’em has gathered 527 players at the table, bringing the total prize pool to $703,540 and bringing the event’s prize pool to 80 seats.
For the first time in the history of world poker, two Ukrainians met. Bracelet event final table action. We are talking about Vadim Shleza from Kharkov and Rostislav Sabishchenko from Cherkasy.
Here’s a fun fact!
Last year at the WSOP Online 2022, Ukrainian poker player Rostislav Sabishchenko also came close to winning his first bracelet in the WSOP Online #3: $2,500 Limit Hold’em tournament. However, the Ukrainian finished third in that event, earning $36,850.
Vadim Shlez vs Rostislav Sabishchenko heads-up #7 at WSOP 2023: $1,500 Limit Hold’em
This event The winner was Vadim Shlez, who won his first WSOP bracelet and $146,830. As you’ve already noticed, Rostislav Sabishchenko emerged as the winner, taking second place for $90,755.
In the last hand, Sabishchenko played with King Seven of Suit ( K 7 ) broke the tie-break, and Schrez tied the bet with sixteens in a suit (10 6 ). On the flop, the players were dealt a rainbow card 3♠-10♣-7♥. Shlez check-called Sabishchenko’s bet and bet 2♥ on the turn. Rostislav counter-bets, but unexpectedly receives another bet from Vadim. After some thought, Sabishchenko moved all-in with middle pair. Schlez responded with a call and bet a blank Q♠ on the river, giving Vadim Schlez the eventual winner of the bracelet event.
“We wanted it to happen, but nobody had it until then. I mean, it’s awesome to be able to get to the final table together. It’s amazing. It’s unbelievable to win. ’” Schlees said of the heads-up match against his compatriot.
Apart from the Ukrainian heads-up, Canadian Jason Duong is the only non-American at the final table of a WSOP 2023 event #7: 7th in $1,500 Limit Hold’em. The minimum prize for this event is $2,400 per person.