The penultimate cease of the World Poker Tour’s twentieth season has a doozy of a remaining desk!
On Tuesday, 16 gamers from a 1,541-entry discipline returned for Day 4 motion within the World Poker Tour (WPT) 2022 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open (RRPO) $3,500 Principal Occasion at Seminole Onerous Rock Lodge & On line casino in Hollywood, Florida.
After simply 5 hours of play, the ultimate desk of six was established. Main the way in which is the UK’s Andrew Wilson, and whereas he enjoys a wholesome chip lead, he faces some stiff competitors within the type of three-time WPT champ and Seminole crusher Brian Altman, two-time WPT champ and up to date 5 Diamond champ Chad Eveslage, and amazingly the defending champ Gediminas Uselis, who received the 2021 WPT RRPO for $778,490.
Rounding out the ultimate desk are 2015 LAPT Bahamas winner Josh Kay, who additionally completed fifth within the WPT Fortunate Hearts Poker Open again in January, and the short-stacked Robel Andemichael.
Can Brian Altman seize his fourth WPT title?
Can Uselis accomplish a uncommon title protection? Can Altman seize a fourth WPT title to tie Darren Elias for the all-time lead? Will Eveslage declare his third title and second of the season? And even end third or higher to maneuver into the Season 20 POY lead forward of Steve Buckner with only one cease remaining.
All of these questions can be answered throughout Wednesday’s finale, which can be live-streamed beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET. The eventual champion will take dwelling $785,800 plus a $10,400 seat in subsequent month’s WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas.
2022 WPT RRPO Closing Desk Seat Draw
Andrew Wilson is the chip chief on the remaining desk.
Falling In need of the Closing Desk
Ten gamers bowed out on Day 4 beginning with Nick Verderamo, who ran pocket fours into nines to bust in sixteenth place for $40,500. From there, Joey DiPascale (fifteenth – $40,500), Dung Nguyen (14th – $50,000), Jacob Dolehanty (thirteenth – $50,000), Phong Turbo Nguyen (twelfth – $62,500), Denys Shafikov (eleventh – $62,500), and Steve Karp (tenth – $78,500) all adopted him out the door.
On the unofficial remaining desk of 9, Ted McNamara was the primary to fall after shedding a traditional race with pocket queens to the ace-king of Wilson. McNamara acquired $78,500 for ending in ninth place. The short-stacked Ryan Dougherty then bowed out in eighth place for $100,000 after his jack-ten suited didn’t get there in opposition to Wilson’s ace-queen.
Within the remaining hand of the day, which befell in Stage 30 (100,000/200,000/200,000), Wilson raised to 400,000 underneath the gun and referred to as when Eric Bonin three-bet jammed for 1.35 million from the cutoff.
Bonin awoke with two black kings whereas Wilson was drawing with jack-eight. Two jacks on the flop had been gin for Wilson, and Bonin exited in seventh as the ultimate desk bubble for $129,000.
Remaining WPT RRPO Payouts
|1st||$785,800 + $10,400 WPT World Championship seat|
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*Photos courtesy of WPT/Drew Amato.
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