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Oleg Prokhorov Wins Russian Poker Series Kiev

Alex Kravchenko Makes Final Table But Oleg Prokhorov Lifts Top Prize of $182,000

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Oleg Prokhorov courtesy of PokerStarsOleg Prokhorov won the PokerStars Russian Poker Series Kiev earlier this week lifting $182,482 for his topping the field of 322 at Kreschatyk Poker Club, Kiev, Ukraine.

World Series of Poker bracelet winner Alex Kravchenko came sixth in the $2,500 + $600 buy in event which saw Prokhorov get heads up with Vadim Ostomaty.

Ostomaty moved all in on a board of JHeart Suit 8Club Suit 3Club Suit with 8-4 only to be called by Prokhorov’s 9-9 which picked up another nine on the turn, scuppering Ostomaty’s chance of winning.

The final table payouts were:
1: Prohorov, Oleg — $182,482
2: Ostomatij, Vadim — $112,800
3: Ponomarev, Anton — $76,900
4: Karamanishvili, Livan — $48,800
5: Li, Pavel — $38,100
6: Kravchenko, Aleksandr — $29,500

Nevertheless he picked up €112,800 for second place.

The next Russian Poker Series event takes place in Malta between October 10 and 16.