Eelis Parssinen rose from one blind and won WSOP Bracelet

Eelis Parssinen

​Most people, who follow the results of high limit online poker, know Eelis Parssinen under the nickname "EEE27". Today, Eelis played at the final table of $5 000 WSOP #64 event and took the 1st place, as well as WSOP bracelet.

The Finnish pro is currently considered one of the best online cash players. After the victory in a live tournament, Parssinen is not going to change online for offline.  

According to his words, he doesn’t play live tournaments too often and doesn’t consider himself as offline pro. Nevertheless, this tournament became his fifth WSOP event, and Eelis managed to win gold bracelet.

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When 40 participants left in the game, Eelis lost a big pot that decreased his stack to one big blind. Parssinen even wrote to his friends that he almost left the tournament. But then, he managed to make a real comeback.

At the final table, he fought against such strong players as Niklas Astedt, Joni Jouhkimainen, David Prociak and others. Nevertheless, Eelis showed his best play and became the champion.  

In heads-up, Parssinen played against Noah Bronstein. In the last hand, Eelis hit a full house and Bronstein completed his straight. Both poker players went all-in, but Eelis became a triumpher.

Results of WSOP Event #64 final table

  • Eelis Parssinen (Finland) – 545 000$
  • Noah Bronstein (United States) – 337 000$
  • Ezra Abu Gazal (United States) – 239 000$
  • David Prociak (United States) – 172 000$
  • Joni Jouhkimainen (Finland) – 162 000$
  • Kyle Arora (United States) – 92 000$
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