Kevin Nguyen – Photo Credit: MSPT
Kevin Nguyen has grabbed the win at the Mid-States Poker Tour principal occasion at Grand Falls Casino proper on the state line between South Dakota and Iowa. He was awarded the high prize price $83,109 together with the MSPT title late on Sunday, Mar. 12. This was the first match win for the resident of Sioux City, Iowa; and his profession earnings now stand at $85,738.
The $1,100 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion had a prize pool price $377,770 thanks to 2 beginning flights that attracted a complete of 391 entries. The high 45 gamers all cashed for at the least $2,078 in prize cash. There have been 56 gamers that returned for the remaining day of the match, and the cash bubble burst rapidly to begin the day.
The remaining desk of 9 payers was set after near 9 hours of play, and Nguyen was firmly in command of the chip lead by then with a stack of three.3 million whereas his closest opponent held 1,205,000. Blake Bohn was the headliner at the remaining desk with profession earnings of $3,738,921, however he was the brief stack when issues started and busted out in fourth place.
Nguyen had misplaced the chip lead by the begin of heads-up play to Dan Dykhouse. The stacks have been at 7 million to 2,775,000 when playing cards obtained into the air between the remaining two, however Nguyen rapidly scored a double up, after which made a straight in a key hand to take the lead. In the remaining hand, the A8 of Nguyen held as much as high the 64 of Dykhouse on a board dealt OkOkJ25.
“It feels awesome, I really have nothing else to say,” stated Nguyen to the MSPT reporters after the win. But he did proceed with, “I don’t really play too often but when you guys come into town I try and make sure to play. This is a great tour, and the staff is amazing, so I definitely make sure to come and play.”
A couple of different notables that cashed in the match included Alex Wheeler (18th), Matt Alexander (twentieth), Terence Reid (thirty seventh), Max Havlish (thirty eighth), Ryan Skluzak (forty fourth), and Adam Schultz (forty fifth).
Here is a have a look at the payouts and POY factors awarded to the remaining desk:
The subsequent cease on the Mid-States Poker Tour might be hosted at Riverside Casino in Riverside, Iowa, and the $1,110 principal occasion will run from March 16-19.
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