Minh Nguyen Earns Summer Saver In World Series Of Poker Closer Event

Among the last events of the 2022 Globe Collection of Poker finished up Monday night at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip, properly called The Closer.

The $1,500 no-limit competition drew an area of 2,039, which produced a total reward pool of $3,962,280. After two starting flights and also 3 days of play, the title as well as the $536,280 first-place prize went to New Jacket casino poker professional Minh Nguyen.

Lots of had actually entered this occasion with the hopes of saving their summer seasons, as well as Nguyen was no various, earning the greatest score of his job at the best feasible time.

” It was a harsh start for the series,” Nguyen informed WSOP reporters. “I was 0-5 prior to I min-cashed one, after that I went 0-26. I’ve actually been on a year-and-a-half drop-off. For me ahead this far in the last tournament of the collection is a desire. It’s incredible!”

Nguyen went into the final day as the chip leader and never took his foot off the gas, scoring several kos in the process. He even scored a dual removal throughout four-handed play, securing Madelyn Carr in 4th area and Michael Liang in 3rd.

He entered heads-up have fun with South Africa’s Ahmed Karrim nearly even in chips. Both gamers traded chips for a bit before Karrim ran a semi-bluff right into Nguyen’s straight. Karrim opted for $331,470 as the runner-up.

Notables that made a deep run in the event included Chris Moorman (14th), Ian Steinman (23rd), Shaun Deeb (30th), Jonathan Dokler (34th), Barry Hutter (42nd), and Brett Shaffer (45th).

Final Table Results

1Minh Nguyen$536,2801,080
2Ahmed Karrim$331,470900
3Michael Liang$247,890720
4Madelyn Carr$186,770540
5Manuel Herrea Garcia$141,770450
6Daniel Tabello$108,420360
7Samuel Brown$83,540270
8Rudy Cervantes$64,870180
9Zachary Johnson$59,75990

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