Michael Liang has received the 2021 LA Poker Classic $10,000 buy-in major occasion, defeating a discipline of 69 entries to seize the title and the highest prize of $175,300. This was the second-largest rating of Liang’s profession, behind solely his $182,920 victory in a WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Baltimore $365 buy-in gold ring occasion. Liang now has $495,751 in profession match earnings.
The 69-entry discipline for this occasion was approach down from the 490 gamers that purchased in again in 2020. The entire collection was markedly pared down for 2021, with simply eight occasions, in contrast with the 68 tournaments that have been a part of the 2020 LAPC schedule. This 12 months’s match was the primary LAPC major occasion that was not run together with the World Poker Tour since Gus Hansen received the championship again in 2003.
While this 12 months’s major occasion has now determined a champion, the 2020 remaining desk has not but performed out. It was one in all three WPT delayed remaining tables that was placed on indefinite hiatus all through 2020 because of the dwell poker shutdown attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The re-scheduled dates for these long-delayed remaining tables have been solely lately introduced, with the 2020 LAPC remaining desk set for May 17, 2021.
Liang overcame a troublesome remaining desk on the street to the title, outlasting the likes of skilled match skilled Peter Neff (eighth – $23,500), WPT champion Alex Foxen (seventh – $28,080), HPT Colorado and WPTDeepStacks Thunder valley champion Alexander Greenblatt (sixth – $35,270), and runner-up Adam Hendrix, who was recent off of a ninth-place end within the 2021 Wynn Spring Classic $3,500 championship occasion held simply days earlier.
Hendrix and Liang struck a deal heads-up that redistributed the remaining prize pool. Liang secured the title and the highest payout of $175,300, whereas Hendrix earned $170,080 for his newest deep run.
Here is a have a look at the payouts awarded on the remaining desk:
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