Shawn Daniels had fairly a worthwhile 48 hours enjoying excessive stakes match poker this week. The Placerville, California native completed second from 77 entries within the Venetian High Roller $10,000 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion held on Thursday, May 27, cashing for $146,300. The following day he improved on that runner-up displaying by rising victorious in one other $10,000 buy-in excessive curler, beating out the 65-entry subject to win one other $175,500. The $321,800 he earned from this pair of podium finishes introduced his profession reside match earnings to $1.3 million.
In addition to the title and the cash, Daniels was additionally awarded 360 Card Player Player of the Year factors for this newest win. Combined with the 350, and the factors he had earned at two closing tables earlier within the yr, Daniels now has 1,250 whole factors, placing him in twenty eighth place within the 2021 POY race sponsored by Global Poker.
This occasion is a part of the first-ever season of the PokerGO Tour. Daniels collected 322 rankings factors for the 2 along with his two sturdy finishes in these excessive curler occasions. He now sits in twelfth place on the PokerGO Tour Leaderboard, which tracks leads to high-stakes tournaments with buy-ins of $10,000 or larger all year long.
This single-day match kicked off at The Venetian Poker Room at 2 p.m. native time and continued till Daniels had gained the ultimate hand at almost 3:30 a.m. The turnout of 65 entries noticed a $650,000 prize pool paid out among the many high 10 finishers, with
German poker professional Manig Loeser eradicated on the cash bubble.
John Riordan (tenth – $19,500) and Sean Winter (ninth – $26,000) have been eradicated quickly after, organising the ultimate desk of eight with Spain’s Vicent Bosca within the lead. Shannon Shorr, who completed fourth within the excessive curler a day earlier, was the primary to hit the rail. He had come into the ultimate desk with only a few massive blinds. He obtained all-in with 65 and flopped flush and straight attracts in a multi-way pot, however was unable to enhance additional and was despatched house in eighth place ($26,000).
Seth Davies was the following to be eradicated, along with his pocket nines working into the pocket kings of Cary Katz. The superior pair held up and Davies accept $32,500.
While Bosca had entered the ultimate desk with the lead, he doubled up John Morgan throughout six-handed play to fall to the underside of the chip counts. He finally obtained his final handful of blinds all-in with Q-9 towards the 43 of Daniels within the massive blind. Daniels rivered a straight to knockout Bosca in sixth place ($39,000).
Cary Katz misplaced a preflop race with A9 towards the pocket sixes of Sergi Reixach to be despatched house with $52,000 because the fifth-place finisher. Not lengthy after that Morgan and Daniels clashed in an enormous pot. The two obtained all-in on a J98 flop with Daniels holding J10 for high pair and a straight draw, whereas Morgan had 65 for a flush draw. The Q flip and Jriver noticed Daniels win the pot with journey jacks, eliminating Morgan in fourth place.
Daniels continued his knockout spree by beating out the A-6 of Chris Brewer along with his AJ. Brewer earned $84,500 for his third-place displaying. This was is seventh POY-qualified closing desk end of 2021, with $834,000 collected alongside the way in which. He has climbed into seventeenth place within the POY race in consequence.
Heads-up play started with Daniels holding 4,850,000 to Sergi Reixach’s 1,650,000. The two went on to battle for greater than an hour, with Reixach capable of overtake the lead at one level. Daniels finally regained management, although, and had a large chip benefit by the point the ultimate hand was dealt. Daniels shoved from the button with Okay8 and Reixach referred to as from the large blind with Q5 for a handful of blinds. The board ran out AOkayQJ7 and Daniels secured the pot and the title along with his pair of kings. Reixach earned $130,000 because the runner-up. He had completed sixth only a day earlier, bringing his whole haul to $176,200 for the sequence.
Here is a have a look at the payouts, POY factors, and PokerGO Tour factors awarded on this occasion:
|Place||Player||Earnings||Card Player POY Points||PokerGO|
|1||Shawn R. Daniels||$175,500||360||176|
Daniels photograph credit score: PokerGO.