The ARIA Excessive Roller Series kicked off this weekend with three tournaments at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas that seen dozens of the prime high stakes gamers competing as section of the PokerGO Tour (PGT).
The sequence began on Thursday, Feb 24 with Poker Central and PokerGO founder Cary Katz winning Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em for $137,340 and high stakes crusher Ali Imsirovic winning Event #2: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em for $129,600 day after currently to come. Within the raze, Croatia’s Ivan Zufic finished out the weekend sequence by winning Event #3: $15,000 No-Limit Protect’em for $198,000.
ARIA Excessive Roller Series Corpulent Outcomes
|Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em||41||$410,000||Cary Katz||United States||$137,340|
|Event #2: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em||36||$360,000||Ali Imsirovic||Bosnia and Herzegovina||$129,600|
|Event #3: $15,000 No-Limit Protect’em||33||$495,000||Ivan Zufic||Croatia||$198,000|
In whole, the Excessive Roller Series generated $1.3 million in prize cash and attracted many of the favorable and most infamous gamers in the sport, including Daniel Negreanu, Brian Rast, Jake Schindler, Jeremy Ausmus, Erik Seidel, Seth Davies and 2021 GPI Breakout Player Johan Guilbert.
Whereas they didn’t carry out titles this weekend, Alex Foxen and Sean Perry had excellent performances that landed each of them in any respect three final tables of the sequence.
Foxen, who has $20 million in live occasion earnings, per The Hendon Mob, earned second, third and sixth put finishes to cash for a total of $206,800. Perry, in the intervening time, had third, fourth and fifth put finishes price $151,600.
Perry now sits second the PokerGo Tour leaderboard with 859 components and $1.3 million in earnings, whereas Foxen earned a put in fourth with 498 components and $536,815 in earnings. Perry will must device shut grinding to whisk Reduce Petrangelo, who sits atop the leaderboard with 1,066 components and $2.1 million in earnings.
Negreanu moreover had a courageous sequence that included two final table finishes to carry out him $83,250 in a weekend’s work. Negreanu now sits in ninth on the leaderboard with 360 components and $545,250 in earnings.
Katz Takes Down Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em
Katz topped a 41-entrant discipline to take dangle of the foremost occasion of the sequence and carry out a payday of $137,340 after agreeing to a heads-up chop with Rast, primarily based on PokerGo updates. Rast, a five-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner with $22.4 million in occasion earnings, earned $108,660 for his runner-up raze.
Different gamers who made the cash encompass Michael Lang (Third – $65,600) and Schindler (4th – $45,100), whereas gamers in the discipline who fell searching the cash encompass Guilbert, Negreanu, Brock Wilson, Sean Iciness, Imsirovic and Chris Brewer.
With the victory, Katz moved up the 2022 PokerGO Tour leaderboard and now sits seventh with 483 components and $517,190 in earnings.
Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em Corpulent Outcomes
|1||Cary Katz||United States||$137,340|
|2||Brian Rast||United States||$108,660|
|3||Michael Lang||United States||$65,600|
|4||Jake Schindler||United States||$45,100|
|5||Sean Perry||United States||$32,800|
|6||Alex Foxen||United States||$20,500|
Imsirovic Strikes Up PokerGO Tour Leaderboard
Imsirovic earned the second take dangle of of the sequence for $129,600 after getting thru a discipline of 36 gamers and defeating Jake Daniels throughout heads-up play, who in turn earned a payday of $86,400.
It’s been a staunch frosty climate for Imsirovic, who earlier this month used to be named PokerGO Tour Player of the Year, GPI Poker Player of the Year and won the award for Players Different for Toughest Opponent at the 2021 World Poker Awards. The 27-year-oldschool expert now sits third on the PokerGo Tour leaderboard with 781 components and $1.2 million in earnings.
Foxen (Third – $57,600), Perry (4th – $39,600) and Negreanu (Fifth – $28,800) all had in-the-cash finishes, whereas gamers who got right here up searching the cash encompass Katz, Iciness, Guilbert, Steve Zolotow, Schindler, Seidel, Ras,t and Sam Soverel.
Event #2: $10,000 No-Limit Protect’em Corpulent Outcomes
|1||Ali Imsirovic||Bosnia and Herzegovina||$129,600|
|2||Jake Daniels||United States||$86,400|
|3||Alex Foxen||United States||$57,600|
|4||Sean Perry||United States||$39,600|
|6||Adedapo Ajayi||United States||$18,000|
Zufic Defeats Foxen in Event #3: $15,000 No-Limit Protect’em
Croatia’s Zufic, who has $993,152 in earnings to set up him second on the nation’s all-time cash list, finished the sequence by taking down the good purchase-in of the Excessive Roller Series to carry out $198,000.
Zufic locked up the take dangle of by getting thru the discipline of 33 entrants and defeating Foxen throughout heads-up play. Foxen earned a payday of $128,700 to pad his eight figures in earnings.
The victory gave Zufic his first cash of the 2022 PokerGO Tour price 198 components to set up him 20th on the PGT leaderboard.
Different gamers who made the cash encompass Perry (Third – $79,200), Negreanu (4th – $54,450) and Guilbert (Fifth – $34,650), whereas gamers who got right here up searching cashing encompass Brock Wilson, Thomas Boivin, Seidel, Davies, Daniels, Ausmus, and Imsirovic.
Event #3: $15,000 No-Limit Protect’em Corpulent Outcomes
|2||Alex Foxen||United States||$128,700|
|3||Sean Perry||United States||$79,200|
The 2022 PokerGo Tour continues this week with five high roller tournaments as section Wynn Millions, the foremost of which kicks off on March 1 and the final of that can start up on March 8.
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