Following two days of play, Estonia's Urmo Velvelt completed on top of the 80-player field to win the 2016 888Live Tallinn $30,000 Guaranteed Main Event. Numerous prominent players entered and left the $440/€400 on Day 1, including 888poker Ambassador Kara Scott, Estonia's Maret Komarova, and PokerNews qualifier Cristian Placinta. Scott, who on top of playing in both the Main Event and the $5,000 Bounty Freeroll, adored Tallinn and partook in both the appreciated beverages and the city visit.
"Tallinn is an excellent city," shared Scott. "It's my first visit to Estonia and I've been eager to arrive as far back as the 888Live occasion was reported! For me, the organization of playing a touch of poker some place new and fascinating, while likewise getting the chance to do some site seeing or gathering exercises is great. Poker is an incredible approach to travel! We had a city visit on one of the days, which implied we could listen to all the historical backdrop of the city while additionally experimenting with some neighborhood rarities like moose wiener, breakfast brew, and schnapps."
Regardless of no accomplishment on the felts, Scott additionally appreciating the activity. "I had a great deal of fun in the fundamental competition in spite of the fact that I was out decently fast. I played in the freeroll abundance occasion too and that is dependably a touch of fun." Scott clarified. "It's a turbo however the prizes are great, so despite the fact that everybody is chuckling and having a decent time, they additionally have one intense eye on bringing the top spot with included cash."
Additionally out early was another Cash Game Festival prime supporter Enri Orav who started Day 2 in second place. In any case, he had motivation to celebrate as they declared that 888poker is going to support their second stop in London this year at Aspers Casino Westfield Stratford City from September 28 to October 2.
The last table was come to after Andrey Belokopytov was disposed of in tenth spot when his ace-ruler was not able hold against Kristjan Rausberg's above all else jack. Belokopytov didn't leave with next to nothing as 888poker granted him a GoPro for being disposed of on the official air pocket.
Fredrik Zitting (ninth - €1,300) and Dmitri Gaškov (eighth - €1,600) were both disposed of inside 10 minutes of the last table starting. It took a hour prior to the following players were wiped out with Dennis Lindmark (seventh - €1,600) losing a flip when his nines were not able beat Eduard Kruglov's pro jack and Vjacheslav Kovaljov (sixth - €1,900) leaving when his ruler jack was not able outgun Viacheslav Novoselov's rulers.
One more hour passed by when Viacheslav Novoselov, who was low on chips, went out in fifth spot for €2,300 when his six-five was not able enhance against the ruler nine held by Kristjan Rausberg. Rausberg was the by way out in fourth place for €2,800, after he got himself low on chips and got it in with jack-seven against two players holding high pocket sets.
Now, the activity did a reversal and forward for a moment before Eduard Kruglov was wiped out in third place for €3,800 when his ace-three didn't arrive against Urmo Velvelt who was holding ace-ten of spades. Heads-up play started quick and irate with both Urmo Velvelt and Sergei Oganesjan beginning about even in chips. It didn't remain as such for long, as the pair was in with no reservations rather rapidly. Velvelt with ruler could match up and win the hand against Oganesjan who held pro jack.
Not very long after that, Velvelt dispensed with Oganesjan when his sevens could hold against Oganesjan's ruler nine. Velvelt shared that he was truly upbeat about the win. He included; "I got truly fortunate and every one of my flips held."