Stefan Lehner Wins First Bracelet in Occasion #16: $3,000 No-Limit Relief’em ($558,616)

Stefan Lehner

Austria’s Stefan Lehner defeated a area of 1,240 players to choose his first bracelet in Occasion #16: $3,000 No-Limit Relief’em at the 2022 World Sequence of Poker at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

He triumphed at a final desk that consists of conventional bracelet winners David Miscikowski, Joey Weissman and Davide Suriano, sooner than defeating Toby Boas heads-as a lot as pick home $558,616.

Meanwhile, Boas would ought to settle for 2nd relate for $345,244, however can choose solace in the reality he laddered from originate-of-day quick stack to file a brand recent profession-most engrossing money.

Occasion #16: $3,000 No-Limit Relief’em Final Desk Results

Do Player Nation Payout (USD)
1 Stefan Lehner Austria $558,616
2 Toby Boas United States $345,244
3 Nathan Russler United States $248,298
4 David Miscikowski United States $180,795
5 Alex Foxen United States $133,300
6 Kevin Stevens United States $99,535
7 Joey Weissman United States $75,282
8 Nicholas Dolen United States $57,683
9 Davide Suriano Italy $44,785
Stefan Lehner
Stefan Lehner and Mates

Winner’s Reaction

“I fabricate now not non-public the phrases for it I ponder,” he told PokerNews. “First and main I became 2nd in chips however then I became quick stacked all of the time. SO I played thoroughly and I’m very joyful that I even non-public this [bracelet] now.”

Right three days after landing in Las Vegas for the 2022 WSOP, Lehner’s victory came in his first tournament of the summer however talked about he felt no stress enjoying for the bracelet.

“While you happen to know that nearly about at any time when or now not it is a ways a critical to form in this dwelling, then or now not it is a ways now not so tricky to play. I form plenty of concept, so or now not it is factual about staying easy.”

The Austrian’s outdated most engrossing WSOP consequence became a fourth-relate perform throughout the 2021 WSOP Online Fifty Stack for $105,507, however says that this became a fully totally different atmosphere.

“Or now not it is fully totally different. Taking part in in opposition to precise folks is wide, enjoying in opposition to folks from totally different international locations. You receive to non-public reads on the players – and that is precise poker.”

Final Desk Recap

David Miscikowski started the final desk as chip chief, and he wasted no time extending it after making flush over flush in opposition to Lehner in a hand that knocked the Austrian down the chip counts having himself started 2nd in chips.

Miscikowski then sent Davide Suriano to the rail in ninth sooner than Nicholas Dolen became felted in eighth by Alex Foxen. Foxen now occupied 2nd rung in the ladder, slack Miscikowski, and lastly moved forward whereas conventional bracelet winner Joey Weissman became eradicated.

As the blinds continued to develop, so did the dimensions of the pots. Kevin Stevens’ elimination alone became ample for Nathan Russler to switch into the chip lead with end to half of the chips in play.

Alex Foxen
Alex Foxen

Foxen’s time in the chip lead became quick-lived as he became eradicated in fifth, sooner than a third double of the final desk noticed Toby Boas took over as chip chief. This became Boas’ third double of the final desk, having started the day because the quick stack, and increased his lead with the elimination of Miscikowski in fourth.

At this level, it seemed love a flee to the bottom for Boas’ opponents Lehner and Russler as they gave the influence to manual determined of ending third in opposition to the overwhelming chip chief. Lehner had been nursing his quick stack for a whereas now, and would double twice to cease afloat. He became then fortunate now not to bust after the river noticed him cleave in opposition to Russler to cease alive.

One other double for Lehner noticed Russler pushed to the brink, and he exited in third relate. The early stages of heads-up were a affair, with Boas opening a 2:1 chip lead.

Following this, Lehner would push forward in pursuit of victory, and in spite of a double from Boas, it wasn’t ample to prevent Lehner from taking down the tournament, the bracelet and over half of 1,000,000 greenbacks in prize money.

Congratulations to Stefan Lehner for a success his first WSOP bracelet in Occasion #16: $3,000 No-Limit Relief’em!

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Will Shillibier

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Will Shillibier is based mostly in the United Kingdom. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German, after which studied for a NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism at Sportsbeat in Manchester. He previously labored as a freelance live reporter, and video presenter for the World Poker Tour.

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