Andras Nemeth was known as one of the more accomplished players to fail to capture a PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker title coming into the 2020 series, but he's trying to remedy that in a big way by winning not one, not two, but three titles.
He's already taken down WCOOP-37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller], as well as a $530 no-limit hold'em event, and he's now at the final table of WCOOP-73-H: $10,300 PLO [6-Max, Main Event]. Furthermore, he's sitting in great shape stack-wise, second only to Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard, down by only a few big blinds.
An opponent from Nemeth's $5K PLO win, Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas has also made the final table after a swingy day. He's one of the better known Omaha players out in the online streets and has been racking up tons of big cashes in tournaments of all sorts for the past couple of years.
Four yet-to-be unmasked screen names will join them on Tuesday's final table: "d.apollo777," "jedimaster82," and "rObetOblancO." These seven are all that remain from a field of 135 that just nudged past the guarantee of $1.25M.
|1||Andras "probirs" Nemeth||7,429,084||82|
|2||Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas||1,876,560||20|
|7||Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard||7,815,749||86|
A bit before the bubble arrived, Nemeth had the shortest stack left in the field. He got that stack all in behind against cash player "AmSoGood" but sucked out for a double. Just a few hands later, he doubled again, then moments after that, he doubled a third time when he got there all in on the turn with a big draw and two pair against a set.
Suddenly, Nemeth had one of the bigger stacks, much to his relief since he doubtless wouldn't be excited about firing three shells and bricking.
Some of the players who did run dry on chips but made the final 17 for a cash included Noah "Exclusive" Boeken, Andreas "Skjervoy" Torbergsen and Sami "lrslzk" Kelopuro.
Tuesday will see the remaining seven competitors convene at 1:05 p.m. EDT and they'll play 30-minute levels until someone gets a hold of all the chips and lays claim to $283,368 and the title. Live coverage will be available here on PokerNews, and a cards-up stream will be hosted by PokerStars on a delay.