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Aussie Millions: Urbanovich won the H.O.R.S.E. event for $2 500

Dzmitry Urbanovich 2020

The H.O.R.S.E tournament (Event #2) with a buy-in of $2 500 has ended at the Aussie Millions 2020. PartyPoker ambassador Dzmitry Urbanovich was able to become its champion. This is the first victory of 2020 for the poker professional from Poland.

Urbanovich has repeatedly taken high positions in the Aussie Millions tournaments. In 2017, Dzmitry finished third in the PLO event cost $5 000, and in 2019, he was second in the tournament for $1 150.

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After today's victory, the poker player came very close to the mark of $6 000 000 won in live tournaments throughout his entire career. To do this, the guy needs to earn at least $4 000 of prize money in the following events.

Aussie Millions Event #2: $2 500 H.O.R.S.E. highlights

Traditionally, the $2 500 H.O.R.S.E. attracted many famous professionals who like playing this poker discipline. At the poker tables, you could see such players as Robert Campbell, Joe Hachem, Benny Glaser and others.

There were 8 players at the final table to fight for the victory, but only 6 of them got in the money.

Aussie Millions 2020

In the heads-up, Urbanovich was opposed by the French player Julien Sitbon. At the start of the final battle, Sitbon’s stack was four times bigger than Dzmitry’s one. Despite this, the Frenchman didn’t manage to take down the event. It's worth noting that the guys decided to make a deal and split the prize money.

The last hand of the tournament was played in the 7-card Stud. In the course Urbanovich collected stronger combination than Julien that allowed him to win this battle. For the first place, Dzmitry received $23 000 in prize money.

Aussie Millions: $2 500 H.O.R.S.E final table results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize money
1Dzmitry Urbanovich
Poland$19 900 (under the deal)
2Julien Sitbon
France$18 700 (under the deal)
3Vasco Zapantzis
Australia$9 700
4Jan Suchanek
New Zeland$7 100
5Rainer Quel
Australia$5 200
6Alan Wilson
Australia$4 500
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