Chance Kornuth Wins 2021 Mid-States Poker Tour Venetian $1,600 Main Event For $412,086

Possibility Kornuth has won the 2021 Mid-States Casino Poker Scenic Tour Venetian $1,600 buy-in no-limit hold ’em main event, defeating a substantial field of 2,011 entrances to safeguard his first MSPT title and the leading reward of $412,086.

This was Kornuth’s 19th tape-recorded tournament title, including his two success in World Series of Texas hold’em arm band events. He currently has more than $8.6 million in profession profits to his name.

In addition to the title and also the money, Kornuth also secured 1,080 Card Gamer Player of the Year points as the champ of this event. This was his 2nd POY-qualified score of the year, having likewise completed 4th at the Globe Online Poker Trip Gardens Online Poker Championship for $195,085 and also 510 factors. With 1,590 overall factors as well as $607,171 in year-to-date incomes, Kornuth now beings in 23rd location in the total POY race standings funded by Global Poker.

The final day of this event began with 15 players remaining, with Peter Braglia leading as well as Kornuth in 4th chip setting. Kornuth had greater than two times as several chips as the next biggest pile by the time the last table of 9 was established, resting with 21 million for over 80 huge blinds.

WSOP arm band champion Raman Afanasenka shed a preflop race against two-time bracelet winner Eric Baldwin to finish in 9th area ($ 44,991). Korntuh then expanded his lead when his ADiamond SuitJDiamond Suit defeated the AHeart SuitKHeart Match of Bobby Po (8th– $55,881) to tighten the field to 7.

Brock Wilson’s run in this event pertained to an end when his A-Q encountered the A-K of Michael Zulker. Wilson was incapable to find from behind as well as settled for $71,642 as the seventh-place finisher. This was his sixth last table of 2021, with $851,328 in profits so far this year. He climbed right into 21st location in the POY standings because of this.

Kornuth safeguarded his second knockout at the last table when his A-4 defeated the J-7 of short-stack Ryan Torgersen in a fight of the blinds. Torgersen paid for $93,134. Michael Zulker ended up being the very first player granted a six-figure payment in this event when his QHeart SuitJHeart Fit butted heads with the KClub SuitQClub Suit of Peter Braglia. Zulker stopped working to boost as well as was knocked senseless in fifth area ($ 120,358).

Nick Phoenix az was not able to reanimate his pile from the bottom of the leaderboard during four-handed play, regardless of making one double up. He got all-in again on a AClub Suit10Club Suit7Heart Suit flop with KClub Suit10Heart Fit, just to find himself up against the 10Spade Suit7Club Match of Kornuth. The two pair stood up with the river and Phoenix metro finished 4th for $157,612.

Eric Baldwin was aiming to earn his 32 online competition title, yet dropped just short when his pocket threes ran into the pocket fours of Braglia. Neither gamer improved and also Baldwin was sent to the rail with $209,194 for his third-place showing in this occasion.

Kornuth held roughly a 4:3 chip lead over Braglia when heads-up play started. The fight really did not last long. In the final hand, Kornuth elevated to 1.4 million on the button with 7Spade Suit7Heart Fit and Braglia called holding QDiamond Suit3Diamond Fit in the large blind. The flop boiled down 8Heart Suit7Club Suit3Club Match as well as Braglia checked. Kornuth wagered 1.1 million with his set of sevens and Braglia check-raised to 3.4 million. Kornuth made it 9.7 million to go as well as Braglia called. The 6Heart Suit on the turn triggered Braglia to shove for around 12 million. Kornuth called with his collection of 7s as well as Braglia was left drawing dead heading into the 5Spade Match river. Braglia took home $282,269 as the runner-up finisher.

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

PlacePlayerEarningsCard Player POY Points
1Chance Kornuth$412,0861,080
2Peter Braglia$282,269900
3Eric Baldwin$209,194720
4Nick Phoenix$157,612540
5Michael Zulker$120,358450
6Ryan Torgersen$93,134360
7Brock Wilson$71,642270
8Bobby Po$55,881180
9Raman Afanasenka$44,99190

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