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Ankush Mandavia wins 5K No Limit Hold'em Turbo

Ankush Mandavia wins $5K No Limit Hold'em Turbo

The live-version of the Sunday Supersonic (Pokerstars) was the $5K No Limit Hold'em Turbo with 30 minutes blindlevels. 524 players registered for the tournament that would draw a winner within 2 days of play, and it was American poker pro Ankush Mandavia who came out the strongest, taking home $548,139 and the bracelet.

 

 

After one day of play, only 49 players remained, all battling for the bracelet. Some noteable names made day 2, but didn't reach te final table, such as Jason Mercier (30th, $12,563), Chance Kornuth (29th, $12,563), Michael Mizrachi (27th, $14,862) and Joe Cada (11th, 27,804). The official final table line-up was as follows:

Seat

Player

Chips

Seat 1

Christian Nilles

920.000

Seat 2

Sean Getzwiller

1.055.000

Seat 3

Pedro Oliveira

1.945.000

Seat 4

Daniel Strelitz

2.685.000

Seat 5

Sergey Lebedev

950.000

Seat 6

Thiago Macedo

1.125.000

Seat 7

Phil Hellmuth

1.130.000

Seat 8

Ankush Mandavia

2.525.000

Seat 9

Kyle Julius

770.000

 

 

Eleven hands in play, Kyle Julius found himself all-in with against the sixes of Nilles, busting in 9th place. Shortly after it was the turn of the Poker Brat to leave the stage, his was dominated against Getzwiller's ace king and Hellmuth collected $46,553 for his run.

 

The bustouts were quick after eachother, with Lebedev's ace-ten unable to suck out against Oliveira's ace-queen. Sean Getzwiller got his chips in as a slight favourite, but his couldn't win against Mandavia's . Oliveira busted in fifth, his queen-ten didn't get the desired help against Strelitz' .

 

Mandavia was the chipleader at the final four, and he managed to deliver all the remaining knockouts. First Macedo's was no good against the of the champion. Christian Nilles came in third when his queen-deuce couldn't win against the ace-six.

 

In heads-up, Mandavia doubled through Strelitz to leave him cripled, with Mandavia flopping two pair versus just one pair of Strelitz. In the last hand, Strelitz shoved his last five big blinds with into Mandavia's . A board of later Mandavia won his first bracelet.

 

These were the results of the final table:

Place

Player

Country

Price

1

Ankush Mandavia

USA

$548.139

2

Daniel Strelitz

USA

$338.774

3

Christian Nilles

Germany

$232.934

4

Thiago Macedo

Brazil

$162.924

5

Pedro Oliveira

Portugal

$115.957

6

Sean Getzwiller

USA

$84.004

7

Sergey Lebedev

Russia

$61.964

8

Phil Hellmuth

USA

$46.553

9

Kyle Julius

USA

$35.636

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