Nick Schulman captured his third title of 2023 on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The World Poker Tour champion and four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner emerged victorious from a area of 40 entries within the PGT Mixed Games II $10,200 buy-in triple stud match with $144,000 in prize cash.
This victory noticed Schulman improve his profession match earnings to almost $16.8 million. The 39-year-old poker professional and frequent PokerGO commentator has now recorded 190 dwell match scores since first exploding on the scene with a $2.1 million win within the 2005 WPT World Poker Finals, accumulating 13 titles alongside the best way.
Schulman has made ten remaining tables in 2023, accumulating 2,730 Card Player Player of the Year factors alongside the best way. This summer time he secured his fourth WSOP title by taking down a $1,500 buy-in stud occasion for $110,800. In September he took down a $25,000 no-limit maintain’em occasion in the course of the Poker Masters pageant for one more $374,000. With greater than $1.1 million in to-date POY earnings, Schulman has climbed into 74th place on this yr’s POY race standings introduced by Global Poker.
This victory additionally put Schulman inside attain of the highest 40 within the season-long PGT factors race. The prime 40 within the remaining standings will earn a seat within the $1 million freeroll PGT Championship this December. He presently sits in forty second place after including 144 factors to his complete with this newest win. He can be fourth within the PGT Mixed Games II standings with 167 complete factors for the collection.
This triple-stud occasion featured a mixture of stud, stud eight-or-better, and razz. It took two days to slender the sector to a champion. The prime six finishers earned a share of the $400,000 prize pool, with two-time bracelet winner Ryan Miller (sixth), Damjan Radanov (fifth), three-time WPT champion Chino Rheem (4th), and five-time bracelet winner Adam Friedman (third) all hitting the rail inside the cash late on day 1.
The remaining day started with bracelet winner and 2010 WSOP essential occasion runner-up John Racener holding 3,475,000 to the two,525,000 of Schulman. Racener prolonged his lead additional within the early going, however Schulman discovered a vital double-up in a hand of stud to select himself up off the mat. After closing the hole a bit extra in stud, he received a giant razz pot with an 8-7-5-3-A low to overhaul the lead.
The remaining pot of the match additionally occurred in a spherical of razz. Racener’s final chips went in with (A9(4J5. He was up in opposition to (96)2J3 for Schulman.
Schulman improved to a 9 low with the 7 on sixth avenue. Racener bricked with the Ok. The 9 on the top modified nothing for Schulman. Racener picked up one other face card within the Ok, leaving him with the jack low he had made by fifth avenue. With that, he was knocked out in second place, incomes $96,000 for his efforts. He now has simply shy of $11.6 million in profession match earnings.
Here is a take a look at the payouts and rankings factors awarded on the remaining desk:
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