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Jake Daniels Wins First US Poker Open Event of 2021

Jake Daniels took down the first occurrence of the 2021 US Poker Open at the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas on Friday afternoon. The champ of the $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold'em tournament carried the very first USPO tournament he'd ever participated in, and acquired $218,500, the second largest biggest triumph of his poker career.

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Jake Daniels won the firstly US Poker Open episode he'd ever penetrated.( Image courtesy PokerGO app)

Event# 2, a $10,000 pot-limit Omaha tournament, also knocked off Friday afternoon. That happening enticed a realm of 65 entrants, which is quite large for a $10 k PLO. Ten musicians have or will cash, with the money bubble gush before represent concluded around 11 pm.

Johan Guilbert made 10 th neighbourhood, good for $ 19,500. Ben Yu then busted in ninth region, a $26,000 payday, followed by Joseph Sanders in eighth plaza ($ 26,000 ), and then Alex Foxen frothed the final counter( seventh target for $32,500 ), which fetched a conclusion to the 11 -hour session. The remaining six musicians -- the final table -- will return to the PokerGO Studio Saturday at noon PT to finish it off. Each participate still standing is guaranteed at least $ 39,000, but the supporter will take home $175,500.

Sam Soverel, one of the top high rollers in the world, bagged the chipping result at 3,480, 000. He'll penetrate the final table with a significant advantage over his five competitors. Dylan Weisman sits in second place with exactly 1,735, 000, about half Soverel's stack. Marc Brody is next in line with 1,185, 000, followed by Jordan Cristos( 645,000 ), Matthew Ploof( 640,000 ), and Maxx Coleman( 440,000 ).

The final counter will air on a one-hour delay on the PokerGO Saturday beginning at 1 pm PT.

Daniels Predominates, Negreanu Stumbles

Jake Daniels came to play in all regions of the firstly even of the 2021 US Poker Open, a 12-event high roller series. But he was quite fortunate after Dan Shak attracted off a huge bluff against him at the final table. Daniel Negreanu, on the other hand, can't seem to find a cash.

With five musicians remaining and Daniels accommodating a duet of jacks( Q-J ), second duet to the king on board, Shak turned his duet of 6' s( -A6) into a bluff with a big river bet for more than half his remaining chippings. Daniels applied a period expansion chipping before eventually folding and went from chip manager to one of the small loads. But he bounced back rapidly and eventually pulled it out, going avenge on Shak in the end. Shak lost heads-up to Daniels and made second place for $152,000. Barry Hutter went out in third place, good for $114,000.

Stephen Chidwick, who ever seem to have been cash in US Poker Open occasions, made $95,000 for fourth residence out of 95. Steve Zolotow was the fifth situate finisher ($ 76,000 ). Sergi Reixach( sixth home for $57,000) and Tim McDermott( seventh arrange for $47,500) rounded out the final table.

Negreanu made a shot at the first two affairs of the US Poker Open, but came up empty. He continues his bad run, which includes simply one cash at last week's Venetian high roller series, a $1.2 million loss to Doug Polk in a heads-up match, and two straight losses to Phil Hellmuth on PokerGO's High Stakes Duel II show. The GGPoker ambassador, nonetheless, still has 10 more opportunities in the USPO, along with a June 23 rematch against Hellmuth, to turn it around.

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