Following two days of intense action, Konstantin Angelov emerged victorious in Event #64: $600 Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack. He took home the $199,466 top prize and his maiden gold bracelet.
A total of 2,858 players participated in the event, and Angelov outlasted them all. “I’ve played PLO for only a few months now,” said Angelov. “I don’t know how to explain it. I feel incredible”, the winner said.
The heads-up began with Konstantin Angelov (51,240,000) holding the chip advantage against Gregg Merkow (34,500,000). The heads-up was a short battle came to a close when Gregg Merkow pushed all-in on the flop 2h 3s 7d after Konstantin Angelov’s bet pot. Angelov turnd over 3c 3d 4s 5s against Merkow’s Qs Js 2c 6h. The next two streets blanked out and Angelov shipped the title with his set.
India’s Nishant Sharma Finishes 16th
The $600 buy-in event collected $1,457,580 in the prize pool. The top 429 crossed the money line, including India’s Nishant Sharma who started Day 2 among the 102 survivors with the 16th largest stack. The 2018 WSOP Main Event best Indian finisher exited the event in 16th place for $7,779. This was the third cash for Sharma at the WSOP 2022 and boosted his WSOP earnings to $294,849.
Final Table Payouts (USD)
- Konstantin Angelov – $199,466
- Gregg Merkow – $123,251
- Igor Ioffe – $92,200
- Guillaume Soumier – $69,501
- Vivian Saliba – $52,795
- Philippe Pelluault – $40,417
- Benjamin Miner – $31,184
- Rafael Mota – $24,250