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

Place Player Earnings POY
1 Minh Nguyen $536,280 1,080
2 Ahmed Karrim $331,470 900
3 Michael Liang $247,890 720
4 Madelyn Carr $186,770 540
5 Manuel Herrea Garcia $141,770 450
6 Daniel Tabello $108,420 360
7 Samuel Brown $83,540 270
8 Rudy Cervantes $64,870 180
9 Zachary Johnson $59,759 90

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