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Event #7: €5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha

Bjorn Verbakel Eliminated in 9th Place (€17,669); Veselin Karakitukov Eliminated in 8th Place (€21,681)

Calum_Grant • Level 21: 40,000-80,000, 80,000 ante
Bjorn Verbakel

Bjorn Verbakel, who won the first bracelet event at this year's World Series of Poker Europe opened to 280,000 from under-the-gun before Armando D'Avanzo made it 860,000.

Veselin Karakitukov then moved in on the button for just a little more. Verbakel, the short stack, put in the remainder of his chips and D'Avanzo called to put both player at risk of elimination.

Bjorn Verbakel: {q-Clubs}{9-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{7-Hearts}
Veselin Karakitukov: {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{9-Hearts}
Armando D'Avanzo: {a-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{j-Spades}{j-Hearts}

Veselin Karakitukov
Veselin Karakitukov at the final table

D'Avanzo made two pair on the {j-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds} flop with the {7-Spades} turn keeping him in front. The double knockout was official following the {4-Diamonds} river to move him over the 4 million chip mark.

Player Chips Progress
Armando D'Avanzo it
Armando D'Avanzo
it 4,300,000 2,200,000
Veselin Karakitukov bg
Veselin Karakitukov
bg Busted
Bjorn Verbakel nl
Bjorn Verbakel
nl Busted