Ben Tollerene Wins 2022 Triton Mediterranean $30,000 Six-Max Event

The last time Ben Tollerene moneyed in a live casino poker competition, it came in a win in the ₤ 100,000 buy-in occasion at the 2019 British Texas Hold’em Open. Just shy of 3 years after that success, Tollerene made a triumphant go back to the online circuit by winning the 2022 Triton Mediterranean Poker Celebration $30,000 buy-in six-max no-limit hold ’em occasion. This was the very first live poker event he had actually cashed in because his success in London.

” I’m very worn out,” Tollerene informed Triton Texas hold’em after winning the event. “I was kind of worried since I haven’t played online poker in a while and also I was battling to remember every little thing.”

It appears for Tollerene, a previous component at the high-stakes cash game tables online, playing online poker with massive amounts on the line was much like riding a bike. He had the ability to get over the tension he was really feeling and liquidate the win, earning $807,000 for the win. This was the third-largest rating of his competition job, bringing his lifetime revenues to greater than $10.3 million.

While this was Tollerene’s first money of the year, the 1,122 Card Gamer Player of the Year factors he gained as the champion sufficed to move him available of the top 300 in the 2022 POY race standings offered by Worldwide Online poker.

The sizable yield of 123 entries saw the reward pool swell to $3,698,100. Just the leading 17 finishers cashed, with current Globe Collection of Online poker Online bracelet winner Pieter Aerts being the last gamer sent packing beyond the cash.

Lots of big names made deep runs, including Paul Phua (17th(, ruling WSOP main event champ Espen Jorstad (15th), European Online poker Tour Sochi main event victor Artur Martirosian (13th), bracelet victor and four-time Triton occasion champion Jason Koon (12th), and also bracelet victor Sam Greenwood (9th).

The second of 2 days in the event began with the 17 in-the-money finishers returning and also Viktor Kudinov in the lead. Kudinov ultimately ended up 7th, setting up the main last table of six led by two-time arm band winner Yuri Dzivielevski, who won a race with pocket jacks besting the A-K matched of Kudinov to establish the stage.

Ignacio Chavero was the first to fall at the last table. After greater than 90 mins of six-handed action, the Spanish player shoved awhile reluctant of 5 huge blinds with K-9 out of the little blind. Dzivielevski called with Q-10 and increased a 10 on the river to make the winning pair. Chavero took home $215,000 for his sixth-place proving.

Two-time arm band winner Fedor Holz’s stack had actually dwindled to shy of seven large blinds by the time he took his last stand. He raised most of his stack with A-7 from the hijack. Tollerene called with K-Q from the large blind and also tumbled leading set on a queen-high board. He check-called the staying pair blinds from Holz. Without assistance on the turn or river, Holz chose fifth location. The $272,300 he gained for this most recent deep run saw him raise his lifetime live competition earnings to nearly $35.6 million, helpful for 12th place on poker’s all-time money listing.

Triton first-timer Alex Keating’s run in this occasion came to an end when he obstructed his last handful of huge blinds with K-2 suited from the switch. Tollerene called all-in for just timid of what Keating had wagered with A-10. Tollerene flopped an ace as well as held from there to leave Keating on fumes. He was sent to the rail moments later, making $337,500 as the fourth-place finisher. This was his second-largest money ever. It expanded his lifetime complete earnings to almost $2.5 million.

2019 Card Player POY award victor Stephen Chidwick was the beside hit the rail. He safeguarded his large blind with JHeart Suit8Spade Fit off of a really short pile. He was encountering a button min-raise from Dzivielevski, that held AHeart Suit5Diamond Match. The flop came down QDiamond Suit9Heart Suit4Heart Suit as well as Chidwick relocated all-in for a bit timid of 4 large blinds with his gutshot. Dzivielevski called with ace high as well as backdoor flush opportunities. The 9Spade Fit on the turn as well as 7Spade Fit on the river altered nothing and Chidwick was gotten rid of in 3rd place ($ 408,000). The British event star now has greater than $44.3 million in lifetime earnings, the fifth-most of any kind of gamer in texas hold’em background.

Chidwick already had the lead in this year’s POY race prior to this deep run. With 6,009 points, five titles, 22 final-table coatings, and $5,886,738 in year-to-date POY earnings, he now has a large lead of 1,286 points over the nearby competitor (Chris Maker– 4,723 points).

Heads-up play was readied to begin with Tollerene sitting on 13,600,000 while Dzivielevski had 11,000,000. Both decided to strike a deal that locked up $749,073 for Dzivielevski and also $777,000, leaving the prize and also around $30,000 to bet. Dzivielevski surpassed the lead not long after the bargain was struck, however Tollerene handled to fight his way back ahead in time for the last hand.

Tollerene hopped from the switch with ASpade SuitQClub Fit after the last deal. Dzivielevski inspected his alternative with QHeart Suit8Heart Suit as well as both saw a QSpade Suit6Spade Suit2Heart Fit flop. Dzivielevski examined and Tollerene wager a solitary large blind with leading set, leading kicker. Dzivielevski check-raised, making it 2.5 large blinds to go. Tollerene called and also the 8Diamond Fit enhanced Dzivielevski to two pair. Dzivielevski bet out for three large blinds and Tollerene called. The AClub Fit on completion provided Tollerene a greater two pair on completion. Dzivielevski relocated all-in for simply reluctant of 7 large blinds and Tollerene made the call to secure the pot and also the title.

This was the second-largest score of Dzivielevski’s live profession, tracking just the $895,614 he gained as the runner-up in this year’s WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Champion. He currently has greater than $4.8 million in recorded live revenues to his name.

Here is a look at the payouts and rankings points awarded at the final table:

Place Player Earnings POY Points PGT Points
1 Benjamin Tollerene $807,000 1122 558
2 Yuri Dzivielevski $749,073 935 376
3 Stephen Chidwick $408,000 748 245
4 Alex Keating $337,500 561 202
5 Fedor Holz $272,300 468 163
6 Ignacio Chavero $215,000 374 129

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