Stephen Track battled by way of an enormous discipline of 5,430 entrants to win the $1,100 purchase in WPT Prime Championship on Monday for $712,650.
The World Poker Tour additionally hosted its first ever WPT Women Championship closing desk on the similar venue, Wynn Las Vegas, earlier within the day. Lina Niu got here out victorious for $105,136. On Tuesday, beginning at 4 p.m. PT, the sequence will come to its conclusion with the ultimate desk of the $10,400 purchase in WPT World Championship, and one participant will take residence $4.1 million.
Last Desk Motion
When the ultimate desk started, Lara Eisenberg held a slight chip lead. The 2021 World Sequence of Poker bracelet winner from Bethesda, Maryland was searching for her second main event title, and her largest payday.
It did not take lengthy earlier than Giorgii Skhulukhiia to be eradicated in sixth place ($153,000) when he bumped into Eisenberg’s pocket aces.
Alon Messica would quickly after clip Albert Nguyen ($200,000) in fifth place because of having a greater kicker on a flopped pair of aces.
Messica performed exceptionally nicely on the closing desk and made some good performs, together with a sick name with queen-high going through a elevate on the river, which you’ll be able to see within the following video.
‼️MESSICA CALLS WITH QUEEN HIGH‼️##
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4-handed play is the place the stress was intensified. With the distinction between first and fourth place $447,000, the gamers have been in stack safety mode. However that did not cease them from making some performs.
Two hours later, Messica’s run got here to a conclusion in fourth place ($265,000) when his flush draw failed to attach in opposition to Younger Eum.
With the event down to a few gamers, Eisenberg and Eum would tangle in some epic pots. Within the first hand, Eisenberg, holding pocket 10’s, had Eum all in with ace-queen.
If the pocket pair would maintain up, she can be sitting on the chip lead heads up. As a substitute, an ace hit the flop and she or he was in third place with three gamers left and Eum was within the chip lead.
However moments later, Eisenberg bought some revenge when Eum jammed all in in opposition to her preflop with and she or he known as after which gained with . Shortly after that, in one other large pot, Eisenberg rivered a straight and was again to holding a giant chip lead.
The 2 poker gamers performed one closing pot collectively and that was yet one more race, this time with Eisenberg getting the perfect of it and sending Eum to the rails in third place ($354,000). That arrange a heads up match between Track and Eisenberg, who held practically a 3-1 chip benefit.
Early within the match, Track hit a few large arms together with a monster pot he gained with quad jacks. The competition had accomplished shifted rapidly in his favor, after which on the one hundred and sixty fifth hand on the closing desk, he gained a cooler when he turned a straight to crack flopped prime two pair, which put an finish to the event.
Eisenberg, a radiologist, acquired $481,500 for second place, however the champion of the entire thing, Stephen Track earned $712,650.
WPT Prime Championship Last Desk Outcomes