Anthony Zinno, who had won the three last tournaments, was considered to be the favorite at the beginning of the final round of the €3,300 World Poker Tour (WPT) Amsterdam Main Event. However, the chip leader position was occupied by Andjelko Andrejevic, a player from Serbia, whose number of chips was equal to 67 big blinds. Senh Ung (UK) had the lowest number of chips. It was equal to 16 big blinds.
Hans Bosman, a player from Netherlands, was the first one to be eliminated from the tournament. He earned 40,396 euros and occupied the 6th position. He lost half of his chips when his two pairs were beaten by Zinno’s higher-ranking two pairs. During the next hand a Zinno’s pair of tens was higher than a Bosman’s ace-king.
Bosman was followed by Ung, whose pair of tens was beaten by a pair of jacks, collected by Andrejevic. Ung’s 5th-place finish brought him 50,518 euros. Thanks to the victory in this hand, Andrejevic strengthened his leading position. However, he lost most of his chips in a clash with Zinno. On the hand 35, Andrejevic had a pair of kings. He moved all in during the preflop, and Zinno called, having an ace and five. The flop brought a jack, ten, and king. A six appeared on the turn. A queen, appeared on the river, allowed Mr. Andrejevic to collect a three of a kind, and Mr. Zinno was able to get a straight.
The number of Emrah Cakmak’s chips decreased during the entire tournament. And this French player was forced to push all in, having an ace and six. Tomas Fara from the Czech Republic had an ace and jack. He decided to call. The flop brought a four, three, and queen. An eight showed up on the turn. A three appeared on the river. Cakmak occupied the 4th position in the final standings. He obtained 67,300 euros.
Zinno was next to leave. He did not succeed in becoming the fist player who has won the four WPT titles. On the hand 78, Zinno pushed all in with an ace and deuce. Farah called, having a pair of aces. The flop included a queen, four, and seven. A deuce was on the turn. The river brought a ten. As a result, Zinno collected a pair of deuces. This hand was beaten by Farah’s pair of aces. Mr. Zinno took the 3rd place and received 90,460 euros.
During the prolonged heads-up round, the leader was changed several times, but when Andrejevic lost an impressive number of chips, he remained cool-minded and was able to control the situation at the table. After winning back a few small amounts, Andrejevic moved all in, having an eight and seven on the hand №161. Farah had a king and nine. He quickly called. The flop brought a jack, six, and eight. A five appeared on the turn. The river included an eight. It allowed Andrejevic to win 200 thousand euros and a €15,000 invitation to the WPT Tournament of Champions . Farah’s 2nd-place finish allowed him to earn 143,300 euros.