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2022 World Series of Poker Europe

Friday, November 11, 2022 to Thursday, November 17, 2022

WSOPE Event #12: No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT

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  • Buy-in: €10,350
  • Prizepool: €7,248,500
  • Entries: 763
  • Remaining: 0


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Wednesday, November 16, 2022 4:10 PM Local Time

Jonathan Pastore raised to 400,000 from the button with the   . From the big blind Barny Boatman called with the   .

The flop came a dry    . Pastore continued for 300,000, Boatman check-raised to 1 million and started to talk to Pastore who ended up laying down the best hand after a few seconds thanks to the pressure.

Barny Boatman - 11,000,000
Jonathan Pastore - 10,000,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 4:08 PM Local Time

Shuan Deeb opened to 400,000 with    from the cutoff and Armin Rezaei jammed his    from the big blind. Deeb snap-folded.

Armin Rezaei - 3,700,000
Shaun Deeb - 15,000,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 4:07 PM Local Time

Omar Eljach raised to 400,000 from the cutoff with    and Jonathan Pastore defended his big blind with   

The dealer fanned the     flop and Pastore checked his trip tens. Eljach bet 300,000 and Pastore check-raised to 800,000. Eljach called.

The   turn hit the felt and Pastore led out for 1.5 M and Eljach folded.

Jonathan Pastore - 11,000,000
Omar Eljach - 24,000,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 4:06 PM Local Time
Omar Eljach - 25,675,000 (128bbs)
Shaun Deeb - 15,775,000 (78bbs)
Barny Boatman - 9,725,000 (48bbs)
Jonathan Pastore - 9,525,000 (47bbs)
Paul Covaciu - 7,950,000 (39bbs)
Vladas Tamasauskas - 4,450,000 (22bbs)
Armin Rezaei - 3,200,000 (16bbs)
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 4:05 PM Local Time

Alexandre Read raised it up to 400,000 from the hijack with    and Vladas Tamasauskas had a decision in the cutoff with pocket sevens and 25 big blinds. He tanked for a while before folding.

Omar Eljach woke up with the    on the button and three-bet to 1 million. Reard jammed for 5.4 million and Eljach snap-called.

Things were looking grim for Reard and it was even more so as the flop came     to give Eljach a set of aces.

The turn was the   to officially sew it up and the   was academic as the French bracelet winner became the first player to go from the final table.

Omar Eljach - 25,675,000
Alexandre Reard - Eliminated in 8th place (€138,702)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:54 PM Local Time

Omar Eljach opened from early position with    and Armin Rezaei flatted his    from the button. Barny Boatman three-bet to 1.5 million with    from the small blind and both Eljach and Rezaei folded.

Barny Boatman - 9,700,000
Armin Rezaei - 3,200,000
Omar Eljach - 21,000,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:48 PM Local Time

Shaun Deeb limped the small blind with the    and Paul Covaciu checked in the big blind with the   .

The flop came down    . Both players checked. The turn was the  . Deeb led for 225,000 and Covaciu called.

The river came the  . Deeb checked, Covaciu bet 825,000 and Deeb folded quickly.

Shaun Deeb - 15,000,0000
Paul Covaciu - 8,500,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:44 PM Local Time

Alexandre Reard opened to 400,000 with    from the button and Omar Eljach defended his   .

The flop came     and Reard continued for 300,000. Eljach made the call with top pair.

The turn brought the   and both players tapped the table.

The river brought the   and Eljach fired for 800,000. Reard folded.

Omar Eljach - 21,000,000
Alexandre Reard - 4,500,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:38 PM Local Time

Jonathan Pastore jammed from the small bind with the   . Armin Rezaei was in the big blind with the    with about 2,205,000 and called it off.

The flop came    . The turn was the   and the river came the   to give Rezaei the double. 

Jonathan Pastore - 9,500,000
Armin Rezaei - 4,410,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:35 PM Local Time

Paul Covaciu called from the small blind with    and Jonathan Pastore checked his   .

The flop came     and Covaciu put out a bet of 300,000. Pastore made the call.

On the   turn, action went check-check. On the   river, Covaciu checked over to Pastore, who put 700,000 into the existing pot of 1,200,000.

The Romanian went into the tank for nearly three-minutes before opting to fold.

Jonathan Pastore - 11,500,000
Paul Covaciu - 8,000,000

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:28 PM Local Time
The World Series of Poker Europe Main Event final table is officially underway!
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 3:27 PM Local Time
Level: 29
Blinds: 100,000/200,000
Ante: 200,000
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:00 AM Local Time

Welcome to Day 5 of the World Series of Poker Europe €10,350 Main Event at King's Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. Poker players from near and far took to Europe's biggest stage to battle for glory and gold, and it's now time to award the last and most prestigious WSOP Europe bracelet.

Day 4 played down to just eight battlers, vying for the biggest piece of the record-breaking €7,248,500 prize pool comprised of 763 entries, surpassing 2021's WSOP Europe Main Event's 688 entries.

Cards will be in the air at 2:00 p.m. local time with the live stream beginning at 3:00 p.m. on a one-hour delay on WSOP's YouTube channel. Live updates will also coincide alongside the delay to prevent spoilers.

Leading the final eight is Sweden's Omar Eljach with an impressive 19,480,000 chips after a strong finish in the late stages of the penultimate day.

Five-time WSOP champion and American poker pro Shaun Deeb sits in second place with 16,580,000. More impressively, Deeb makes this Main Event run his 7th cash here in Europe, with €542,303 in earnings. He came in 3rd place in both the Platinum and Diamond High Rollers, and this final table appearance makes three six-figure cashes, with the opportunity to make it seven figures and a sixth WSOP bracelet with a win.

Here's how the final table stacks up:

1st: Omar Eljach - 19,480,000
2nd: Shaun Deeb - 16,580,000
3rd: Jonathan Pastore - 9,925,000
4th: Paul Covaciu - 9,125,000
5th: Barny Boatman - 7,730,000
6th: Vladas Tamasauskas - 5,950,000
7th: Alexandre Reard - 5,300,000
8th: Armin Rezaei - 2,205,000

There are a total of four WSOP bracelet winners on this final table with Deeb leading the charge with 5 bracelets, followed by Barny Boatman (2), Alexandre Reard (1) and Jonathan Pastore (1). All remaining players are looking to win their first. 

The eight remaining players are guaranteed a payout of €138,702, with the winner taking home a gold WSOP bracelet, €1,380,129 and a seat into the 2023 Tournament of Champions.

Final Table Payouts

1st - €1,380,129
2nd - €852,949
3rd - €607,531
4th - €438,978
5th - €321,838
6th - €239,466
7th - €180,867
8th - €138,702

Day 5 will pick up at Level 29: 100,000/200,000 blinds with a 200,000 big blind ante. Levels remain at 90 minutes in length with a 15-minute break after each level. There will be a dinner break in the evening, with the time to be determined.

There will be a one-hour delay on both the live stream feature table as well as live reporting on

WSOP Europe Main Event Results
WSOP Europe Main Event Prize Pool
WSOP Europe Main Event Chip Counts
WSOP Europe Main Event Live Stream

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 10:00 AM Local Time

Seat 1: Barny Boatman
Stack: 7,730,000
From: London, England
WSOP Bracelets: 2
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP Earnings: $1,730,684
Seat 2: Alexandre Reard 
Stack: 5,300,000
From: Beaubourg, France
WSOP Bracelets: 1
WSOP Rings: 1
WSOP Earnings: $1,369,367 
Seat 3: Vladas Tamasauskas 
From: Vilnius, Lithuania
WSOP Bracelets: 0
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP Earnings: $281,314
Seat 4: Omar Eljach 
Stack: 19,480,000
From: Stockholm, Sweden
WSOP Bracelets: 0
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP $377,217
Seat 5: Shaun Deeb
Stack: 16,580,000
From: Troy, NY, USA
WSOP Bracelets: 5
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP Earnings: $7,700,225

 Seat 6: Paul Covaciu 
Stack: 9,125,000
From: Cluj N, Romania
WSOP Bracelets: 0
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP $31,270
Seat 7: Jonathan Pastore
Stack: 9,925,000
From: Montfort-Le-Gesnois, France
WSOP Bracelets: 1
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP Earnings: $789,770
Seat 8: Armin Rezaei
Stack: 2,205,000
From: Vienna, Austria
WSOP Bracelets: 0
WSOP Rings: 0
WSOP Earnings: $71,376