Fedor Holz reached semifinal of heads-up championship at WSOP Online

Fedor Holz 2020

GGPoker ambassador Fedor Holz has a chance to increase the number of gold bracelets in his career. Now, he has only one WSOP trophy, but the German player is able to win another bracelet on Sunday.

The fact is that Holz reached semifinal of prestigious $25 000 WSOP bracelet event. He will fight against the famous Spanish poker player Sergi Reixach. For Sergi, this will be the tenth hitting ITM zone of this series.  Of these ten payouts, the prize money in heads-up championship will be the biggest one.  

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Reixach will play against GGPoker ambassador Fedor Holz. Fedor hasn't often been playing poker in recent years, as he seems to have retired, but that doesn't stop him from playing expensive tournaments. The prize for the first place is $1 077 025, and this amount can fit in with his long poker resume.

WSOP Event #79: $25 000 Heads Up

WSOP Event #79 became one of those events, the format of which was chosen by the players. The majority voted for heads-up, and the event was held in this format. Heads-up championship collected 127 entries and only 8 of them will reach the prize zone. The winner will earn $1 000 000 and WSOP gold bracelet.

The large number of famous and popular poker players took part in this event. Since the prize zone was relatively small, almost all of them “went overboard”. It is worth noting Justin Bonomo, who managed to finish sixth and earned $194 000.

Andriy Shevchenko is in the game

People who have been playing poker for a long time still remember Andriy Shevchenko’s appearance in various PokerStars videos and his promoting poker in Ukraine. Now, Andrey has completely different concerns, because he is the coach of the Ukrainian national football team, which will play against the Swiss national team on 3 September.

Nevertheless, Shevchenko found time to play such an interesting WSOP event for $25 000. The former footballer left the game long before the prize zone: he was knocked out by Yuri Dzivielevski. The pocket tens didn’t resist against A-3 of Dzivielevski.

Andriy Shevchenko plays WSOP

When is the final?

The final of tournament, as well as semi-finals, will be held on 6 September. Cardmates will continue to cover WSOP 2020 news until its end.

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