The 2021 Card Player Poker Tour Palm Beach Kennel Club sequence got here to an thrilling conclusion this weekend with Rita Keldani profitable the principle occasion of the eight-tournament competition. A complete of 298 entries have been made within the $350 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion, blowing away the $25,000 assure to create a ultimate prize pool of $91,050. Keldani emerged victorious with the title and the biggest share of the cash: $20,750.
In addition to the highest prize, the Delray Beach resident was additionally awarded 182 Card Player Player of the Year factors. As a results of her victory, she has received her approach into thirteenth place within the early 2021 POY race standings, that are sponsored by Global Poker.
A complete of 998 entries have been made throughout the eight occasions of this CPPT sequence at The Poker Room at Palm Beach Kennel Club, with $177,205 in whole prize cash paid out alongside the best way. Every single occasion on the schedule featured a assure, with all eight being simply surpassed as a consequence of large turnouts.
The series-ending predominant occasion kicked off with the primary of two beginning days on Jan. 8 at 12:15 p.m. native time. Day 1B started on the identical time on the next day. The two flights attracted 298 whole entries, with every participant starting with 20,000 in chips and blinds watching 100-100. By the time the 2 beginning flights concluded, simply 36 gamers remained with a shot on the title.
The prime 30 finishers made the cash on this occasion, with a min-cash being value $615. The ultimate desk gamers all secured themselves not less than a $2,005 payday for his or her deep run on this occasion, with the highest two finishers each incomes five-figure paydays.
The ultimate heads-up battle for the title got here all the way down to Keldani and Dimitry Agrachov. Keldani received out ultimately, with Agrachov taking dwelling $14,605 and 152 POY factors because the runner-up.
Here is a take a look at the payouts and POY factors awarded on the ultimate desk:
With the principle occasion now within the books, here’s a look again on the outcomes from the opening seven occasions of this eight-tournament sequence:
The kickoff occasion was a $125 buy-in no-limit maintain’em match. The $5,000 assure was greater than quadrupled when 207 entries have been made earlier than registration closed, constructing a ultimate prize pool of $20,080. The prime 21 finishers made the cash on this occasion, with the biggest share going to eventual champion Rudy Vasquez. He defeated David Maddox heads-up to safe the title and the highest payout of $5,384.
The subsequent occasion on the schedule was a $230 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion that ran on Jan. 2. The match attracted 147 entries to blow away the $10,000 assure, making a ultimate prize pool of $28,520 that was paid out to the highest 15 finishers. Eddie Uehara emerged victorious with the title, topping Gerald Farber to earn $8,232.
Event 3 noticed 87 gamers submit the $125 buy-in for one more no-limit maintain’em occasion. As a outcome the prize pool grew to $8,440, greater than 4 instances the dimensions of the $2,000 assure. The final-table finishers made the cash on this occasion, with Marquire Ware taking dwelling $2,785 because the final participant standing.
The first non-NLH occasion of the sequence passed off on Jan. 4. The $125 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. match attracted 45 mixed-game rivals, greater than doubling the $2,000 assure to create a $4,365 prize pool. Richard Ganesh was the champion ultimately, securing $1,688 for the win.
Adam Schoenfeld, the previous host of Card Player TV’s ‘The Scoop’ video present, completed fifth for $480.
The subsequent occasion was a $125 buy-in no-limit maintain’em turbo held on Jan. 5. The fast-paced match noticed 72 whole entries made to construct a pot of $6,980. The prime eight finishers made the cash, with Tiago Aguiar incomes $2,448 because the eventual champion.
Next up on the schedule was the $230 buy-in pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better occasion. The match’s $3,000 assure was greater than doubled when 38 gamers turned out, making a prize pool of $7,370 to be paid out to the highest 4 finishers.
Sosa Joaquin emerged victorious with the title and the highest prize of $3,420.
The ultimate preliminary occasion of the sequence was the $3,000 assured $125 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion. A turnout of 104 entries noticed the prize pool surge to $10,400, with the highest 12 finishers cashing. The largest chunk of that cash went to Jordan Tuschak, who secured $3,121 by overcoming Timothy Kotocavage for the win.
Steven Fostoff earned his third money of the sequence by ending seventh on this occasion. He cashed for greater than $3,500 throughout the three final-table finishes he made within the span of per week.