Just 22 years old Kovalchuk has absolutely crushed the live circuit since his first cash in February of 2011.
Since then he’s won over $2.1 million including two Italian Poker Tour titles, a third-place finish in the Partouche Poker Tour main event and now a second World Series of Poker victory.
“I believed in myself that I could it,” Kovalchuk said of his second WSOP bracelet. “When I came to Las Vegas for the first time last year the tournament I won was the biggest live tournament I ever played.”
“It took me...
Published By: Poker Listings - Tuesday, 26 June, 2012