Phil Ivey Short Deck Event Record: Wins 4th Short Deck Championship!
Phil Ivey Short Deck Event Record: Wins 4th Short Deck Championship! The WSOP team reported that Phil Ivey made the final table three times in four events at Legend Poker Cyprus, and this time, he finally won the championship! The player won Event #3: 75,000 Short Deck for 1,170,000.
The 51-player event saw Phil Ivey beat Wai Kiat Lee in heads-up to win his second high-stakes short-deck title in eight months, the last time he won the Super High Roller Bowl Europe last year. stand. Phil Ivey is the short-deck winner of the last four live tournaments, all in short-deck events.
The day started with just 11 players left to return to Day 2, and only 7 players to be rewarded. Early eliminations included Mikita Badziakouski, Daniel Cates and Chris Brewer. The latter two were eliminated by Mike Watson, who also became the bubble chip leader.
The fate of Yong’s father and son was mixed. Dad Richard Yong doubled his chips and survived, while son Wai Kin Yong was sent out by Phil Ivey, and the remaining players could get 194,500 guaranteed.
Ivan Leow takes Q♦ Q♥did an All-in action, Phil Ivey called with A ♦ A ♥ , Richard Yong folded with J♣ 10 ♦ , Jason Koon folded with 10♣ 8 ♦ , and Mike Watson folded with J ♥ 9 ♦ .
The public card is issued:
9 ♣ 8 ♥ Q ♣ 7 ♣ 6♠
Phil Ivey hits the runner-runner to knock out Ivan Leow, while another double from Yong hampers Watson’s path to the title.
In the end, Yong was also eliminated by Ivey. Ivey completed a four-kill a few minutes later, and after sending out Jason Koon, he became the player with the most chips on the field. Wai Kiat Lee continued his fight by sending Elton Tsang out after successfully advancing to the final four.
Last Hand Review
Phil Ivey picked up A♠ K♠ immediately to 500,000, while Wai Kiat Lee held A ♥ 10 ♦ opted to directly All-in to 4,125,000.
The public card is issued:
Q♣ 7♠ 6 ♦ A♣ 9 ♦ . In the end, Phil Ivey won the game by a small margin. The two entered the final heads-up round. After the last hand, Ivey had a chip lead of more than 2:1 at this time, and successfully defeated Wai Kiat Lee to win the championship title and a seven-figure event reward! !
|1||Phil Ivey||United States||1,170,000|
|2||Wai Kiat Lee||Malaysia||840,000|
|4||Elton Tsang||Hong Kong,China||408,000|
|5||Jason Koon||United States||315,000|
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