Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga has received the newest $25,000 buy-in brief deck occasion on the 2021 Super High Roller Bowl Europe. The Lithuanian businessman, politician and poker participant defeated a discipline of 45 entries to earn the $382,500 high prize and his first event title in over two years.
This victory elevated Guoga’s profession event earnings to greater than $6.5 million. It was his sixth-largest payday ever, along with his high rating being the $886,940 he earned because the fourth-place finisher within the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe €250,000 buy-in tremendous excessive curler occasion.
Guoga was awarded 420 Card Player Player of the Year factors because the champion. It was his first POY-qualified rating of the yr, so he stays exterior the highest 500 within the 2021 POY race standings, that are sponsored by Global Poker. He additionally earned 230 PokerGO Tour rankings factors, which have been sufficient to catapult him into 54th place on that leaderboard.
The closing day of this occasion started with six gamers remaining, with WSOP bracelet winner Danny Tang within the lead and Guoga in fourth chip place. Tang misplaced a number of all-ins to the shorter stacks early, falling to the center of the pack in consequence. Chris Brewer, who changed him atop the leaderboard, ended up sending Tang to the rail in sixth place ($67,500). Brewer moved all-in with A7 and Tang known as holding OkOk. Brewer ended up with sevens stuffed with aces by the river to get rid of Tang and lengthen his lead.
Paul Phua was the subsequent to fall. He bought all-in with a flopped pair of aces and a seven kicker. He obtained a name from Guoga, who had aces with a queen kicker. Phua was unable to come back from behind. He took residence $90,000 because the fifth-place finisher.
Santi Jiang bought all-in with pocket queens and located himself in danger in opposition to the A9 of Brewer. The board introduced two aces and two sevens to provide Brewer a full home and Jiang was knocked out in fourth place ($123,750).
Robert Flink doubled by Brewer early in three-handed motion to edge into the lead, solely to relinquish his place atop the leaderboard when tried to show pocket kings right into a bluff and was shortly regarded up by the rivered nut straight of Guoga. The closing three battled it out for some time extra earlier than Flink ran AJ into the AOk of Brewer to complete third ($168,750).
Heads-up play started with Guoga holding 7,600,000 to Brewer’s 5,700,000. He was capable of lengthen that result in nearly a 3:1 chip benefit by the point the ultimate hand was dealt. Guoga shoved as the primary to behave with OkJ and Brewer known as off his stack with J10. The Q867J runout gave Guoga the successful hand to lock up the pot and the title.
Brewer earned $247,500 for his thirteenth POY-qualified final-table end of the yr. He additionally took residence 350 POY factors, which have been sufficient to see him transfer into sixteenth place within the general standings. With $1,959,020 in cashes in high-stakes occasions, Brewer now sits in sixth place on the PokerGO Tour leaderboard.
Here is a have a look at the payouts and rankings factors awarded on the closing desk:
Winner photograph offered by PokerGO.