Andjelko Andrejevic Wins 2016 WPT Amsterdam

Andjelko Andrejevic has won the 2016 WPT Amsterdam Main Event, after defeating a field of 318 players over five days on his way to claiming the coveted title, as well as its €200,000 ($227,876) first place prize. The victory now pushes the Serbian pro’s career earnings to $2,547,563, and was his third highest tournament score to date, with his biggest being a win at the 2015 APPT Macau for $1,125,722, followed by a 4th place finish at the 2016 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star San Jose for $334,500.
The WPT Amsterdam €3,300 Main Event was held at the Holland Casino in the country’s capital, and featured a prize pool worth €911,880 ($1,038,978). Amongst the notable pros then seeing a return on their money was Pierre Neuville in 35th (€6,200), Andreas Hoivold in 32nd (€6,200), Matthew Davenport in 21st (€9,000), Marcel Luske in 12th (€14,680), and Felipe Ramos in 8th (€26,900).
Chip leader Andjelko Andrejevic then entered a final table headlined by 3-times WPT winner Anthony Zinno, with the US pro then eliminating Hans Bosman in 6th, before Andrejevic took care of Senh Ung in 5th. French player Tomas Fara then did likewsie to Emrah Cakmak in 4th, followed by Anthony Zinno in 3rd to usher in the heads-up phase of the competition.
At this stage, Andrejevic enjoyed a slight 5.15m to 4.39m chip lead over Fara, and 82 hands later the deciding hand was played with Andrejevic moving all-in preflop holding 8-7, only to be called by his opponent with K-9. The J-6-8-5-8 board subsequently sealed the deal, and so Fara had to be satisfied with a runner-up finish worth €143,300, while Andjelko Andrejevic was crowned the 2016 WPT Amsterdam champion. Andrejevic also received a WPT Tournament of Champions ticket worth $15,000, with the competition scheduled to take place at the end of this year’s Season XV.
Final Table Results:
1: Andjelko Andrejevic €200,000
2: Tomas Fara €143,300
3: Anthony Zinno €90,460
4: Emrah Cakmak €67,300
5: Senh Ung €50,518
6: Hans Bosman €40,396

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