Event no. 2 of the 2021 U.S. Poker Open was a $10,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha match that drew 65 gamers, creating a complete prize pool of $650,000.
High-stakes poker professional Sam Soverel got here away with the victory, his second of the 12 months and seventh remaining desk general. For the win, the Florida native pocketed $175,500, bringing his profession reside match earnings to only shy of $15 million.
The 2019 Poker Masters champion was in a position to chip up in the course of the cash bubble, and entered the ultimate desk with a large chip lead and nearly 45 p.c of the chips in play.
Soverel strengthened his lead after dispatching Maxx Coleman in fifth place and Dylan Weisman in fourth. Jordan Cristos eradicated Marc Brody in third place, organising a heads-up match for the title.
Cristos was seeking to earn his second title on this occasion, having received the 2019 version for $179,200, however he was unable to beat Soverel’s 2:1 chip benefit. In addition to the $130,000 he earned for his runner-up end, Cristos additionally picked up 300 Card Player Player of the Year factors, shifting him into fifteenth place general.
Soverel racked up 360 POY factors, shifting him into twenty seventh place. He additionally earned 176 PokerGO Tour factors, which places him fifth on the high-roller leaderboard.
This was his second money of the sequence, having additionally completed twelfth in occasion no. 1. Johan Guilbert additionally cashed in each occasions, taking tenth place in every match.
Here are the ultimate desk outcomes.
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The U.S. Poker Open is a 12-event sequence held between June 3-14 on the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
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