- Alexandru Papazian won his second gold bracelet in the World Series of Poker (WSOP).
- Tal Noach secured the second-place spot, making him the runner-up of the tournament.
- Papazian won $241,128 for the event.
LAS VEGAS – Romanian poker player Alexandru Papazian just solidified his name in poker history for a second time.
While competing against 2,350 other opponents at the 2021 World Series of Poker online event (WSOP), Papazian managed to win his second WSOP gold bracelet.
The payout for winning the event was a purse of $241,128 for the top prize.
Papazian faced off against fellow poker player Tal Noach during the final round and pulled off an impressive victory in the online gambling event.
He was already the first Romanian player to obtain a WSOP gold bracelet and now he just made online poker history again by winning a second.
Although Noach lost first place, he still took home a huge $180,818 prize as the runner-up.
Fulfilling His Own Word
Papazian has clearly proven himself to be a stellar poker player, and by winning the second bracelet he fulfilled his hope that it wouldn’t be the last victory for Romanians in poker.
After winning his first gold bracelet in 2017 he said:
“I do care about being the first one from my country to win a bracelet. I’m super happy for it. I’m hoping it won’t be the last one for Romanians, and that there’s more to come. You’re going to see us around,” said Papazian regarding his victory.
It seems he was right, after all, there was more to come, and he proved it by winning the 2021 World Series of Poker online event.