Boris Angelov

Boris Angelov

Nationality
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
GPI Rank 5,058
Total Live Earnings $234,745
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Biography

Boris Angelov’s poker journey began online, where he was influenced by talented Bulgarian players, including his close friend Alex Kulev. Post-pandemic, he transitioned to live tournaments, marking his debut on the European Poker Tour (EPT) circuit in March 2022 at the EPT Prague Main Event, where he finished 59th.

Since then, he hasn’t missed an EPT event, demonstrating his commitment and passion for the game. At the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event this month, he earned his 20th bracelet event cash, and now he has a shot to win $10 million and become a world champion.

The Bulgarian poker player had just over $900,000 in live tournament cashes, according to The Hendon Mob. His largest prior score went for $663,565 when he finished second to Derk van Luijk in the EPT Monte Carlo Main Event just a few weeks before the 2024 WSOP began.

Angelov reached the 2024 WSOP Main Event final table with 52,900,000 chips, placing him sixth when the action resumed.

"They've been amazing," he said. "They push me and keep me going. I just feel like I can't go out when they're behind.

"I think [winning the Main Event] will be amazing for poker in Bulgaria. At least I hope so."

The Bulgarian's deep Main Event run ended in a fifth-place finish worth $2,500,000. Angelov moved all-in for his last six big blinds with pocket sixes, and Jonathan Tamayo called with king-six. A king on the flop left Angelov drawing thin, with another king on the turn leaving him drawing dead.

Boris Angeleov's Top 5 Poker Results

DateEventPlacePrize
Jul 2024$10,000 WSOP Main Event5th$2,500,000
Apr 2024€5,300 EPT Monte-Carlo Main Event2nd€620,500 ($663,565)
Dec 2021€10,350 WSOPE Main Event40th€30,816 ($34,869)
Mar 2023$2,200 NLHE8th$27,600
Apr 2024€2,200 NLHE FPS High Roller12th€23,740 ($25,435)

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2024 World Series of Poker
Event #81: $10,000 WSOP Main Event World Championship
5th $2,500,000
2024 World Series of Poker
Event #57: $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em (8-Handed)
72nd $13,689
2024 World Series of Poker
Event #34: $2,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em
72nd $6,490
2024 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo
€5,300 EPT Main Event
2nd €620,500
2024 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo
€1,100 FPS Main Event
200th €2,150
2024 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo
€2,200 FPS High Roller
12th €23,740
2024 PokerStars EPT Paris
€5,300 EPT Main Event
140th €13,100
2024 PokerStars EPT Paris
€1,100 FPS Main Event
476th €2,170
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #13: $10,000 PLO Championship
12th $19,800
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #10: $5,000 Main Event Championship
203rd $12,100
2023 PokerStars EPT Prague
€2,200 Eureka High Roller
132nd €4,310
2023 PokerStars EPT Prague
€1,100 Eureka Main Event
305th €2,960
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #4: $1,000 Mini Main Event
150th $2,500
2023 WSOP Paradise
Event #1: $1,500 Mystery Millions
155th $3,080
2023 PokerStars EPT Cyprus
$1,100 Eureka Main Event
103rd $3,875
2023 PokerStars EPT Cyprus
$2,200 Eureka High Roller
213th $3,350
2023 World Series of Poker
Online Event #19: $500 NL Hold'em Summer Saver
142nd $1,261
2023 World Series of Poker
Event #28: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout
91st $4,048
2023 PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo
€2,200 FPS High Roller
139th €3,850
2023 Merit Poker Carmen Series
$3,300 Main Event
83rd $4,580
2023 Merit Poker Carmen Series
$2,200 NL Warmup
8th $27,600
2023 PokerStars EPT Paris
€3,000 EPT Mystery Bounty
64th €4,100
2021 PokerStars EPT Prague
€5,300 EPT Main Event
59th €14,720
2021 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #14: €10,350 WSOPE Main Event
40th €30,816
2021 World Series of Poker Europe
Event #3: €1,350 NLH Mini Main Event
179th €2,249
2021 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus
MILLIONS North Cyprus $5,300 Main Event
15th $40,910
2021 WPT World Online Championships
Event #2: $2,100 Omaha Championship
18th $5,156
2021 GGPoker WSOP Online Bracelet Events
Event #7: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER NLH - $1M for 1st [Final Day], $5M GTD
223rd $4,612
2021 WPT Online Series by partypoker
Event #20: $3,200 Main Event, $3m GTD
74th $8,271
2020 WPT World Online Championships
Event #6: $3,200 Mix-Max Championship, $3m GTD
118th $6,600
2020 WPT World Online Championships
Event #3: $3,200 8-Max Championship, $3m GTD
132nd $7,328

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