Michael Hudson Wins 2019 WSOP Circuit Potawatomi Main Event

The 2019 Globe Series of Poker Circuit Potawatomi $1,700 no-limit hold ’em main event attracted an area of 667 complete access, developing a final reward swimming pool of $1,010,505. After three days of action, Michael Hudson arised successful with the title, the $207,159 top prize, and also his first WSOPC gold ring.

The 32-year-old online poker pro from Illinois was likewise awarded 840 Card Gamer of the Year factors, sufficient to see him move right into 46th location in the overall POY race standings.

Hudson entered into the last day of this event as the chip leader with 9 players remaining. He had actually risen right into the lead late on day 2 of the occasion after winning an enormous hand against 2007 World Casino Poker Tour Bellagio Mug champion Kevin Saul. With plenty of contribute the pot as well as a board of 7Diamond Suit5Spade Suit5Heart Suit8Diamond SuitJSpade Suit, the river action started with a check from Hudson. Saul wagers 590,000. Damjan Radanov folded up and Hudson check-raised to 1,825,000. Saul called with the 7Spade Suit7Club Suit Fit for a flopped full house, only to get revealed Hudson’s 8Heart Suit8Club Suit Match for a higher watercraft made on the turn.

With that said, Hudson took a leading advantage right into day 3, with 157 big blinds in his pile. The next biggest stack, belonging to Hank Sitton, was simply 57 big blinds. He advanced his benefit by racking up the first 2 removals of the last table, sending out Eric Wasylenko (9th– $19,38) as well as Cody Brinn (8th– $24,414) to the rail and growing his pile to over 200 big blinds.


Kevin Saul had still taken care of to make the last table after losing the ill hand with his flopped full house. Saul spent time to six-handed action, and then won a preflop race with pocket tens up against the ASpade SuitKClub Suit Fit of Damjan Radanov to send him cramming in 6th area ($40,248).

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Hudson earned his 3rd ko of the last table when his ADiamond Suit10Club SuitClub Fit took care of to defeat the ASpade SuitJSpade Suit Fit of Brett Apter, making a set of 10s to secure the pot. Apter took house $52,698 as the fifth-place finisher.

Saul was ultimately gotten rid of in fourth place when his pocket jacks shed a coin flip to Joshua Turner’s AHeart SuitQDiamond Match. Saul was granted $69,917 for his deep run in this event, bringing his career live tournament earnings to greater than $3.6 million.

Hank Sitton was knocked out in third place when his pocket aces were fractured by a flopped capacity for Hudson. Sitton had elevated from the small blind as well as Hudson safeguarded his big blind with AHeart SuitQDiamond Suit Match. The flop boiled down JSpade SuitJClub Suit5Heart SuitClub JHeart Suit5Spade SuitSuit. The chips all entered after the 5Club Suit struck the turn, and also Sitton was to requiring an ace on the river to endure. The 10Heart Suit Fit safeguarded the pot for Hudson. Sitton took residence $94,017 as the third-place finisher.

Hudson had more than a 5-to-1 chip lead over Turner when heads-up action started. Turner, who has seven WSOPC gold rings to his name, managed to eliminate right back right into the lead. Hudson was able toe restore the momentum relatively promptly, however, and by the time the final hand emerged he once again held a sizable lead.

The last hand of the event began with Turner limping in from the button with the  QHeart Suit6Heart Suit Match. Hudson checked with his JHeart Suit5Spade Suit Match, the exact same hand he had actually gotten rid of Sitton with. The flop boiled down 5Heart Suit4Spade Suit2Heart Suit Fit as well as Hudson examined. Turner bet 250,000 and also Hudson moved all-in. Turner asked for his last 3.6 million or two with his straight and flush draws. The turn was the 10Diamond Suit Suit to keep Hudson’s pair of fives the most effective hand. The 2Club Suit Fit secured the deal, locking up the title for Hudson and also sending out Turner to the rail as the runner-up. He earned $128,183 for his impressive proving in this event.

Here is a check out the payouts and also POY factors granted at the final table:

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

PlacePlayerEarnings (USD)POY Points
1Michael Hudson$207,159840
2Joshua Turner$128,183700
3Hank Sitton$94,017560
4Kevin Saul$69,917420
5Brett Apter$52,698350
6Damjan Radanov$40,248280
7Nathan Braungardt$31,144210
8Cody Brinn$24,414140
9Eric Wasylenko$19,38170


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