The 2023 PGT Mixed Games II collection is now formally within the books, with practically $4.5 million in prize cash awarded throughout its 9 occasions held from Oct. 5-14. Chino Rheem the participant who captured the biggest share of that complete purse, securing $433,600 through the competition. Rheem made the cash in 5 of the 9 tournaments held, together with popping out on prime within the $10,200 buy-in massive guess combine occasion. With 388 PGT factors, Rheem was the clear victor within the series-long factors race.
The 43-year-old poker professional was awarded a $25,000 championship bonus on prime of his haul from the competition.
“I’m obviously trying to play much better, and I’m running really good here. I love playing in the studio. Things are going really well, I love playing with all these guys, you feel like a family here,” Rheem informed PokerGO reporters after his beforehand talked about win within the second occasion on the schedule. “In my entire career, this is the sickest heater that I’ve been on in 20 years of playing poker. I’m just riding it trying to stay humble, stay present, appreciate everything, and stay grateful.”
This blended video games competition got here on the heels of the Poker Masters collection, which noticed additionally noticed Rheem document 5 cashes and a win. He completed third in that series-long factors race. He has cashed for $1,036,250 in PGT occasions since taking down the fourth occasion of the _Poker Masters _ for $218,400 again on Sept. 19.
Rheem has collected 983 complete PGT factors, good for thirty first within the year-long factors race. With 2,943 Card Player Player of the Year factors, he’s now sitting in sixty fifth place within the 2023 POY standings offered by Global Poker.
Rheem kicked off the PGT Mixed Games II with a fourth-place end within the $10,200 H.O.R.S.E. opener for $72,000. The very subsequent day he took down the $10,200 massive met combine for $171,000.
After just a few days with no deep run, Rheem received again on observe with a fourth-place exhibiting within the $10,200 triple stud occasion for $44,000. He then closed out the collection with back-to-back remaining tables, inserting sixth within the $10,200 triple draw combine for $30,600 and third within the $25,300 ten-game combine championship for $116,000.
Rheem was the one participant to document greater than three cashes through the collection. A trio if gamers managed that many in-the-money finishes together with a title received, together with David Funkhouser (275 factors), Nich Schulman (274 factors), and Dylan Weisman (240 factors). They completed second by fourth, respectively, within the remaining factors race standings. Maxx Coleman, who took down the ten-game championship on the ultimate day of the competition, rounded out the highest 5 with 188 factors for that win and one other money.
Here are the ultimate standings within the PGT Mixed Games II factors race:
Winner photograph credit: PokerGO / Antonio Abrego.