2021 World Series of Poker
WCOOP-80-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, High Roller], $750K Gtd
Days:
12

Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis Eliminated in 2nd Place ($172,793)

connorrichards • Level 28: 80,000-160,000, 20,000 ante

The players were near even in chips during heads-up play when Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis opened to 400,000 on the button and Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski three-bet to 1.5 million. Veldhuis then four-bet to 3.7 million and Dzivielevski put him to the test by five-bet jamming with his opponent covered. Veldhuis made the call for 8.6 million more.

Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis: {a-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}
Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski: {a-Clubs}{k-Spades}

Veldhuis was dominated and in need of help to stay alive. He didn't get it as the board ran out {5-Spades}{2-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{6-Spades}{10-Spades} and he was eliminated in second place. It was a strong showing for Veldhuis, who entered the final table as the short stack and knocked out multiple opponents along the way. For his efforts, Veldhuis earned a cash of $107,949 and an additional $64,844 in bounties.

Player Chips Progress
Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski BR
Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski
BR 26,500,000 12,262,884
Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis nl
Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis
nl Busted