The inaugural PokerGO Tour Pot-Limit Omaha Series is now formally greater than midway accomplished, with 5 of the 9 tournaments on the schedule within the books. The most up-to-date PGT PLO occasion to wrap up was the second of two $10,000 buy-ins on the agenda. A complete of 112 entries have been made within the occasion, making a prize pool of $1,120,000. After two days of four-card motion, Spain’s Lautaro Guerra Cabrerizo got here away with the title and the highest prize of $220,400.
This was the second-largest event rating ever for Guerra Cabrerizo, trailing the $234,328 he earned because the winner of a €2,350 buy-in PLO occasion on the King’s Resort in Rozvadov again in 2019.
This event performed out over the course of two days on the PokerGO Studio contained in the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Day 2 motion kicked off with seven gamers remaining and Finnish bracelet winner Joni Jouhkimainen within the lead.
Guerra Cabrerizo was basically tied with Jesse Chinni for the shortest stack on the desk to start out, however he managed an early double-up to navigate his manner out of the hazard zone. Chinni was finally the primary to fall (seventh – $56,000), along with his elimination coming shortly earlier than Guerra Cabrerizo scored an enormous triple-up with pocket aces to surge into the chip lead.
Four-time bracelet Josh Arieh’s double-suited A-Ok-Q-10 was outflopped by the single-suited A-Ok-J-2 of 2019 World Series of Poker fundamental occasion sixth-place finisher Zhen Cai, who flopped a jack to take the lead and held from there to depart Arieh on fumes.
Arieh fought again into competition, first tripling after which quadrupling up. He then managed a double-up that afforded him sufficient area to outlast Bogdan Capitan (sixth – $67,200), whose A-Ok-J-8 with golf equipment bumped into the A-A-10-5 with spades of Guerra Cabrerizo. Arieh was quickly all-in with Ok-J-7-2 rainbow going through Ok-7-7-2 with spades for Guerra Cabrerizo. The pocket sevens ended up taking part in to ship Arieh to the rail in fifth place ($89,600).
Two-time bracelet winner Cliff Josephy quickly adopted in fourth place ($100,800. He dedicated nearly all of his stack preflop, then acquired all-in on the flop with overcards going through the pair and flush draw of Guerra Cabrerizo. Josephy backed into two pair, however Guerra Cabrerizo improved to a jack-high straight to take the pot.
Cai’s run on this occasion ended when his Ok-10-8-8 rainbow was unable to beat out the 9-9-6-6 with hearts of Jouhkimainen. Both gamers hit a set, however Jouhkimainen’s nines have been finest and Cai was eradicated in third place ($123,200).
Heads-up play started with Guerra Cabrerizo holding greater than a 2:1 chip lead on Jouhkimainen. The pair switched roles due to a double up for the Finn, however set-over-set noticed the Spaniard surge again in entrance. When the stacks leveled out a bit, the ultimate two struck a deal that noticed Guerra Cabrerizo safe $200,400 whereas Jouhkimainen locked up $194,000, leaving $20,000 and the title to play for.
Not too lengthy after the settlement was made, the pair acquired all-in after a flop of J104. Guerra Cabrerizo held AOk109 for center pair, overcards and a gutshot, whereas Jouhkimainen had Q1097 for a similar pair with a decrease kicker and an open-ended straight draw. The 6 flip and J didn’t assist Jouhkimainen and he was eradicated in second place ($194,000). This was his second money of the sequence, with greater than $204,000 in earnings between the 2 scores. He now sits in sixth place within the participant of the sequence race, whereas Guerra Cabrerizo climbed to 3rd due to his victory for 235 PGT factors. Guerra Cabrerizo additionally moved into thirtieth place within the season-long PGT points race due to this title run.
Here is a have a look at the payouts and rankings factors awarded on the ultimate day:
|Place||Player||Earnings||POY Points||PGT Points|
|1||Lautaro Guerra Cabrerizo||$220,400||600||235|
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