The PokerGO Cup continued Sunday with the primary of two $25,000 buy-in occasions, and like most different excessive curler tournaments on the Aria, the ultimate desk was stacked with top-ranked professionals.
Despite the intimidating lineup, nonetheless, Jake Schindler had no downside dispatching them in fast succession and taking house the $324,000 first-place prize.
“I pretty much just card racked,” Schindler admitted after the win. “I didn’t have many decisions. Everything went well.”
A complete of 36 entries had been made within the occasion, creating a complete prize pool of $900,000. The ultimate group was comprised of a few of the finest gamers within the recreation right this moment together with Daniel Negreanu, Sean Winter, Stephen Chidwick, David Coleman, and David Peters. After Sergi Reixach was eradicated on the bubble, the remaining six gamers had been all within the cash and assured at the very least $45,000.
Negreanu was the primary to fall, operating Q-7 suited right into a dominating Ok-Q suited of Schindler. He picked up $45,000 for the mincash.
Winter gave most of his chips to Peters, taking $75,000 for his fifth-place end. With 9 ultimate tables and two wins this 12 months, Winter now sits in 18th-place within the Card Player Player of the Year race.
Chidwick busted in fourth place, banking $99,000 when his pocket sevens misplaced a race to Schindler’s Q-J.
Coleman was making his third ultimate desk look of the collection, however couldn’t climb larger than third place. He referred to as off his stack with A-3 however couldn’t maintain in opposition to Schindler’s 9-6, amassing a $144,000 comfort prize for his deep run.
That simply left Peters, the reigning back-to-back U.S. Poker Open champion, who made his ultimate stand with pocket sixes. Schindler appeared him up with Q-J and flopped a queen to safe the title. Peters now has 5 ultimate tables on the 12 months, and sits in thirty seventh place within the POY standings.
This was Schindler’s second win, at his eighth POY-qualified ultimate desk of the 12 months. He additionally gained a $25,000 excessive curler occasion at Aria again in May for $310,500. He’s now in forty eighth place within the POY race.
With $27 million in profession match earnings, Schindler is seventeenth on poker’s all-time cash listing.
Here is a take a look at the outcomes.
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The PokerGO Cup is a collection of eight occasions operating from July 6-13 within the PokerGO Studio at Aria on the Las Vegas Strip.
*Winner picture courtesy of PokerGO