Dylan Linde has won the occasion no. 3 at the 2021 PokerGO Cup, beating a field of 53 access in the $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold ’em high-stakes gambler occasion to protect the title and the $169,600 first-place prize.
This was the third-largest money of the Las Vegas-based online poker pro’s competition profession, behind just his victories in the 2018 Globe Poker Excursion Five Diamond World Online poker Classic centerpiece ($ 1,631,468) and also the 2016 World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Hammond centerpiece ($ 348,269). The former Idaho local currently has more than $4.9 million in occupation tournament earnings to his name.
Linde was granted a bounty of rankings factors as a result of his triumph in this event. He took home 300 Card Player Gamer of the Year points for his third POY-qualified final table of the year. Therefore, he now sits inside the leading 200 in the 2021 POY race standings sponsored by International Poker.
Linde likewise earned 170 factors in the direction of both the inaugural PokerGO Tour race and also the PokerGo Cup gamer of the collection standings. Linde has actually replaced Ali Imsirovic atop the last leaderboard, with 255 overall factors and $255,000 in money up until now throughout the collection. Linde’s most current victory came just one day eliminated from a third-place finish in event no. 2 for $85,400.
The 53-entry turnover in this event constructed a prize pool of $530,000 to be paid amongst the top eight finishers. Seth Davies was removed accurate bubble to assure that the remaining players all locked up at least $21,200. Daniel Negreanu was the only gamer to breast prior to play was halted for day 1 of this occasion.
Day 2 began with arm band champion and also 2019 Casino poker Masters champ Sam Soverel in the lead. In among the early hands at the last table, Soverel had an opportunity to rack up a double elimination while holding A-K. Expense Klein was all-in with pocket aces, while Chris Maker went to threat with pocket nines. Klein’s aces held up for the primary pot, while Soverel spiked a king to win the little side pot versus Maker, that was gotten rid of in 7th location ($ 26,500). This was his 13 PokerGO Tour-qualified cash of the year. With nearly $1.2 million in scores in high stakes events this year, the former collegiate runner transformed online poker pro now beings in 8th place on that leaderboard.
Soverel located himself on the incorrect end of a preflop cooler just minutes later on when Cary Katz increased to 100,000 with pocket aces. Soverel three-bet to 260,000 with pocket jacks and also Katz moved all-in for 530,000 total. Katz’s aces continued to be in advance through the flop and turn, yet a jack on the river offered Soverel a winning capacity to knock Katz out in 6th place ($ 31,800). This was Katz’s eighth final-table coating of the year.
Spanish poker professional Sergi Reixach has additionally made 8 final tables in 2021, consisting of 2 at the PokerGo Gup. His run in this event pertained to an end when his small-blind shove with 8Diamond Suit6Diamond Fit was looked up by Soverel in the big blind with AClub Suit8Spade Match. Both players combined their online card on the flop, however Reixach was not able to improve any further and was sent out to the imprison fifth area ($ 42,400).
Costs Klein had the ability to make it through to the final four regardless of starting the day as one of the quickest stacks, thanks in huge component to his very early triple up with pocket aces. Klein ended up finishing 4th when he called all-in from the big blind with A-10 encountering a small-blind push from Soverel. Klein remained in negative form, as his opponent had a controling A-Q. The runout kept Soverel in advance and Klein settled for $53,000.
Soverel held a healthy lead entering into three-handed activity as well as was wielding his large stack as a tool. His preflop aggressiveness resulted in the hand that ultimately saw two-time arm band champion and also Card Player columnist Steve Zolotow removed. Soverel moved all-in with 8Club Suit6Club Suit from the tiny blind and also Zolotow called with ADiamond SuitClub Fit. Soverel flopped top set and a flush draw to surge into the lead and also held from there. Zolotow was awarded $74,200 for his fourth final-table surface of 2021.
With that Soverel took almost a 3:1 chip introduce heads-up have fun with Linde, who handled to close the space somewhat in the very early going. The tables turned when Soverel’s top set ran into the tumbled 2 set of Linde, that shoved on the river as well as got a call. Linde increased into the lead as a result. Linde was able to extend his lead until Soverel was down to just 6 huge blinds. Soverel shoved with ADiamond Suit3Club Match from the button as well as Linde called holding AClub Suit10Club Match. The board ran out 7Spade Suit6Heart Suit4Spade Suit9Heart Suit10Diamond Fit to provide Linde a set of tens for the win. Soverel earned $111,300 for his nine final-table coating of the year. With a title as well as more than $1.2 million in POY-qualified incomes in 2021, Soverel currently sits in 24th location in the POY race. He is seventh in the PokerGO Scenic tour standings.
Here is a look at the payouts and rankings points awarded at the final table: