Poker news | 6月 20, 2022
Steve Albini wins second bracelet at World Series of Poker tournament
By RTR Dennis
Steve Albini takes a huge win at the World Series of Poker Tournament over the weekend, collecting the incredible £160,000 (~$200,000) prize.
This tournament was by no means an easy win for Albini. At one point during the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. event, Albini lagged behind the chip lead by almost 6,000,000. But, as with all good poker players, he didn't let this deter him and continued to battle during this tournament, winning a series of all-in bets to become the chip leader by the time he reached the final table. He then went on to win this table, the almost 200k and the world series of poker bracelet with a strong final hand of a Club Flush.
After the tournament he explained his feelings about this closely fought contest;
“The first one felt like a fluke. This one also felt like a fluke. I was all-in a million times in this tournament,” Albini, who wore his lucky Jackonuts t-shirt, added. “In the Stud tournament, the bracelet that I won in 2018, I was never all-in in that tournament. I was never short of chips. But it still felt like I kind of fluked it because I beat a table full of really great players that I didn’t expect to beat. This time it felt like a fluke because I was so short on chips so often, and I kept getting all in, and I kept surviving.”
Final Table Results
|1||Steven Albini||United States||$196,089|
|3||Jason Daly||United States||$85,943|
|4||>Richard Bai||United States||$61,862|
|5||Kyle Loman||United States||$45,209|
|6||Peter Brownstein||United States||$33,552|
|7||Eddy Vataru||United States||$25,294|