Going into Saturday's action, only three more bracelets were up for grabs at the WSOP Europe. And Albert Hoekendijk secured one of them and became the fifth player in Dutch history to win a bracelet. Albert Hoekendijk took down Event #8 €1,111 Little One for One Drop for a score worth €170,764. The One Drop Charity earned €43,400 for this special event.
Saturday night in RozVegas! The Main Event is underway, but the final table for Event #8 €1,111 Little One for One Drop played down to a champion at the King's Casino in Rozvadov. Albert Hoekendijk became the fifth player in the history of the Netherlands to win a WSOP bracelet. Hoekendijk outlasted a field of 868 runners to win the Little One for One Drop Bracelet. Portions of the juice went to the One Drop charity, which raked in €43,40.
Two Dutch players made the final table, and they'd both advance to the final four. Jonas Lauck was the biggest name remaining going into the final table. However, the German pro could only muster up a sixth-place finish.
Przemyslaw Klejnowski from Poland exited first at the final table. London's Artan Dedusha busted in eighth place. Russia's Serghei Lisiy was dunzo in seventh.
With five to go, Thomas Hofmann and Abdelhakim Zoufri were jockeying for the chip lead. Rotterdam's Abdelhakim Zoufri hit the road in fourth place. Johannes Toebbe bowed out in third place, which set up a heads-up battle between Thomas Hofmann and Albert Hoekendijk.
Ship it to Orange! Albert Hoekendijk prevailed and knocked Hofmann out in second place. For a consolation prize, Hofmann earned low six-figures with a score worth €105. Hoekendijk shipped a mountain of Euros worth nearly €171K.
Other notables going deep in Event #8 included... Marcel Luske, Mike Leah, Chainsaw Kessler, Uri Reichenstein, Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Barny Boatman, Roland Israelashvili, and Jan Mach.
Event #8 €1,111 Little One for One Drop
Prize Pool: €866,654
Final Table Results:
1. Albert Hoekendijk (Netherlands) €170,764
2. Thomas Hofmann (Switzerland) €105,532
3. Johannes Toebbe (Germany) €74,055
4. Abdelhakim Zoufri (Netherlands) €52,703
5. Oleh Haisiuk (Ukraine) €38,046
6. Jonas Lauck (Germany) €27,865
7. Serghei Lisiy (Russia) €20,710
8. Artan Dedusha (U.K.) €15,623
9. Przemyslaw Klejnowski (Poland) €11,966