Brian Altman is the newest participant from the ‘best without a bracelet’ listing to take away that dreaded distinction. The three-time World Poker Tour foremost occasion champion and three-time World Series of Poker Circuit ring winner lastly got here away with the gold roughly ten years after recording his first money on the sequence.
Altman secured the bracelet by topping a subject of 1,641 entries within the 2022 WSOP Online $400 buy-in no-limit maintain’em Ultra Deepstack occasion. The 33-year-old poker professional from Longmeadow, MA took locked up $110,662 for the win, bringing his recorded earnings to greater than $6.8 million.
His earlier excessive end in a bracelet occasion got here when he positioned third in a $5,300 buy-in on-line match final fall for $70,200.
Won the $400 extremely deep stack on-line bracelet occasion for $110k pic.twitter.com/GzIJmSl2ad
— Brian Altman (@altyfbaby) June 13, 2022
2022 has been a strong yr to date for Altman. He took down the WSOPC Isle Casino Pompano Park $1,700 buy-in foremost occasion in February, defeating a subject of 725 entries to win $204,935. He backed that up with a win within the $25,500 excessive curler on the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, including one other $692,661 to his haul on the yr.
Eric “Stackattack5” Salazar knocked out Edward “Pokermastr” Grinko (tenth – $7,347) and Vinny “MrSinister” Pahuja (ninth – $9,392) to maneuver into third chip place heading into the ultimate desk, with Altman and Gianluca Speranza the one gamers forward of him.
Altman surged forward due to scoring a double elimination. He picked up pocket kings towards the pocket tens of Chris “Glive” Ginley (eighth – $12,119) and the pocket queens of Zachary “Kings702” Grech (seventh – $15,830). The kings held to offer Altman a commanding lead on the remaining six gamers. Altman then prolonged his benefit even additional by busting Sean “Hurricane27” Legendre in sixth place ($20,905).
Gianluca “inmyhouse” Speranza received a prelop race to knock out Krishna “ninjaG0” Kalidas in fourth place ($37,190), however was quickly all-in and in danger himself. Speranza’s 22 have been unable to outrun the A10 of Altman, and the Italian settled for $501,218 because the third-place finisher. Speranza was simply over a month faraway from the biggest rating of his profession. He took down the 2022 European Poker Tour Monte Carlo €25,000 excessive curler on May 7 for $895,650.
Altman began out with the lead, however Salazar was in a position to earn a double-up to shut the hole. Altman re-established the chip benefit, although, and held a large lead by the point the ultimate hand arose. He open-shoved with 97 from the button and Salazar known as off his final eight huge blinds with 88. The board ran out AJ9310 and Salazar was despatched to the digital rail in second place ($68,397).
Here is a have a look at the payouts awarded on the last desk:
|1||Brian “JackBogle” Altman||$110,662|
|2||Eric “Stackattack5” Salazar||$68,397|
|3||Gianluca “inmyhouse” Speranza||$50,218|
|4||Krishna “ninjaG0” Kalidas||$37,190|
|5||Brandon “bvays” Vaysman||$27,798|
|6||Sean “Hurricane27” Legendre||$20,905|
|7||Zachary “Glive” Grech||$15,830|
|8||Chris “Kings702” Ginley||$12,119|
|9||Vinny “MrSinister” Pahuja||$9,392|
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