He swept through the final table like a hurricane, knocking out 5 of 6 opponents, including Niklas Astedt.
Gabi Livshits has earned nearly $ 1M in live tournaments around the world. This is the first WSOP bracelet of his career. Prior to this victory, the best result at the WSOP was 4th place in a similar PLOSSUS at GGPOKEROK in 2020 ($ 82.5K).
A total of 4,576 entries were registered in the tournament. The peculiarity of PLOSUSS this year was that the stacks from Day 1 were summed up. Using this chip, Daniel Negreanu piled up the chip lead for Day 2, but ended up in 23rd place ($ 8.9K).
Notable ITM players:
- GG Team Russia participant Mikhail Semin (93rd place, $ 2.4K),
- GG Omaha Squad participants Mikhail “Minthon19” Yakovlev (30th place, $ 4.1K),
- GG Omaha Squad participants Fernando “JNandez87” Habegger (9th place, $ 23.6K).
Gabi Livshits entered the final table with the fifth stack. He immediately knocked out Wang, then doubled up with Zhu, and then began to knock out all the players one by one. Only Idris Ambraiss fell at the hands of Yuri Suvorov.
Payouts to $ 400 WSOP PLOSSUS Finalists (including bounty)
|1||Gaby “kidrurim” Livshitz||Israel||$152,1K|
|2||Yuri “sjeverest” Suvorov||Russia||$89,2K|
|3||Shenghao “szhu” Zhu (Shengchao “szhu” Zhu)||Singapore||$ 52.3K|
|4||Idris Ambraisse||Morocco||$ 43.9K|
|5||Niklas Astedt (Niklas Astedt)||Norway||$35K|
|6||Лассе «joutoukko» Эноярви (Lasse Enojarvi)||Finland||$19.7K|
At EPT SOCHI 2018, Roman Paksyutkin interviewed Gabi Livshchits. He speaks excellent Russian.