Ronald Keijzer Wins Poker Masters $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event

Dutch pot-limit Omaha specialist Ronald Keijzer his way to the PokerGO Studo at the ARIA Hotel & Online Casino in Las Vegas for the 2022 Poker Masters series to partake in some high-stakes four-card tournament action. The trip paid off in a significant way when Keijzer emerged triumphant from a field of 81 entries in the $10,000 buy-in PLO occasion, gaining $205,500 and the second taped real-time competition title of his profession.

This was Keijzer’s second-largest rating yet, trailing just the $475,033 he protected as the winner of the $3,000 PLO six-max occasion at the 2018 Globe Collection of Poker. He now has greater than $846,000 in cash money under his belt.

In addition to the title and the cash, Kaiser likewise safeguarded lots of positions points as a result of his title run. He earned 203 PokerGO Tour indicates relocate into second location in the race for the Texas hold’em Masters Purple Coat. He likewise took home 480 Card Gamer of the Year points of what was his initial qualifying score of 2022.

The leading 12 finishers moneyed in this occasion, with a number of heavyweights making deep runs including three-time arm band champion Nick Schulman (12th), Adam Hendrix (11th), bracelet winner and 2019 Casino poker Masters champ Sam Soverel (9th), as well as Jared Bleznick (7th).

Keijzer entered the last day of the occasion in the chip lead amongst the last six contenders. He added to his lead by knocking out Dan Shak in 6th place ($ 48,600) as well as Allan Le in fifth place ($ 64,800). In both of those elimination hands, Keijzer eluded the pocket aces of his challengers after getting the chips in on the flop.

Early on in four-handed action, Keijzer rested with greater than three times as several chips as his nearby challenger, arm band winner and 2019 WSOP centerpiece third-place finisher Alex Livingston

He pulled away also further when his AHeart Suit7Diamond Suit5Heart Suit4Spade Fit outran the ASpade SuitAClub SuitQDiamond SuitJSpade Match of Damjan Radanov after Keijzer bet pot on the 9Diamond Suit4Heart Suit2Spade Suit flop as well as Radanov pushed all-in. Keijzer called with his set, gutshot, as well as backdoor flush possibilities. The 8Spade Fit turn provided Radanov the nut flush draw to opt for his overpair to prolong his lead, but the 5Club Suit on the river offered Keijzer a winning two set. Radanov earned $81,000 as the fourth palce finisher, while Keijzer’s benefit over the rest of the field increased thanks to breaking pocket aces for the 3rd time within the very first hr of play.

Arm band champion as well as two-time WSOP centerpiece final tablist Ben Lamb was the fastest stack when three-handed action obtained underway. Lamb won a healthy and balanced pot with kings full against both set of Livingston to move right into second put on the leaderboard. Livingston battled back from the short-stacked danger zone to regain a usable pile, but was still inevitably the following one out. His last hand started with Lamb increasing AHeart SuitAClub SuitJDiamond Suit7Diamond Match from the button and Livingston calling from the big blind with ASpade Suit7Heart Suit6Spade Suit4Diamond Fit. The flop boiled down 10Club Suit7Spade Suit3Club Fit to offer Livingston a set and also a gutshot. He bet pot, devoting the large bulk of his pile. Lamb elevated all-in and Livingston called. The 8Heart Fit on the turn and also QDiamond Fit river saw pocket aces hold to send Livingston to the rail with $97,200 for his third-place showing.

This was the seventh final-table finish of the year for Livingston, that won his very first bracelet during the WSOP this summer by taking down the $1,500 7 card stud event for $103,282. With 3,141 overall points and also more than $1.2 million in year-to-date POY incomes, he now sits in 31st location in the 2022 POY race, which is funded by International Poker.

With that said, heads-up play started with Keijzer holding about a 3:1 chip benefit over Lamb. Keijzer expanded his benefit even better before Lamb found a double-up to choose himself up off the floor covering. Keijzer still remained well out in front, however, as well as it wasn’t too lengthy before he had Lamb all-in as well as in jeopardy again. In the final hand of the competition, Keijzer raised from the button with ASpade Suit10Club Suit6Spade Suit6Club Suit and also Lamb safeguarded his large blind with QSpade Suit8Heart Suit6Heart Suit4Diamond Match. The flop came down ADiamond Suit6Diamond Suit4Heart Fit to give Keijzer middle set while Lamb got 6s and also fours. Lamb checked and Keijzer made an extension wager of half the dimension of the pot. Lamb check-raised the dimension of the pot, devoting the majority of his stack at the same time. Keijzer increased all-in and Lamb cancelled his remaining few huge blinds. The KDiamond Suit on the turn left Lamb drawing dead, making the AClub Fit on the end a simple procedure. Keijzer locked up the pot and the title, while Lamb was awarded $145,800 as the runner-up finisher. This rating increased Lamb’s job event earnings to more than $14.9 million.

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

Place Player Earnings POY Points PGT Points
1 Ronald Keijzer $202,500 480 203
2 Ben Lamb $145,800 400 146
3 Alexander Livingston $97,200 320 97
4 Damjan Radanov $81,000 240 81
5 Allan Le $64,800 200 65
6 Dan Shak $48,600 160 49
7 Jared Bleznick $40,500 120 41
8 Samantha Perryman $32,400 80 32

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