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Ukrainian WSOP Winner Lifts Italian Poker Tour Title

Six-Max Hold'em Bracelet Winner Oleksii Kovalchuk Takes Down €150,000 In Slovenia


Oleskii KovalchukOleksii Kovalchuk of Ukraine won the PokerStars Italian Poker Tour Nova Gorica (Slovenia) main event earlier this week lifting €150,000 when he beat 283 opponents in the €2,500 buy in tournament.

Kovalchuk adds the Italian title to the World Series of Poker bracelet he won during the summer in Las Vegas for the $2,500 no-limit hold’em six-max tournament where he collected over $600,000.

The final table result was:
1: Oleksii Kovalchuk — €150,000
2: Luca Moschitta — €97,000
3: David Zampini — €61,680
4: Gianfranco Mazzariello — €44,500
5: Vitalii Minakov — €27,800
6: Domenico Cordì — €22,000
7: Viliyan Petleshkov — €16,700
8: Marco Leonzio — €13,900

The next stop on the Tour is in Campione d’Italia from November 24-28.