Daniel Negreanu is off to a unhurried initiate through three occasions in his quest to repeat as PokerGO Cup champion, but there’s aloof time for the GGPoker ambassador to flip it around with five tournaments remaining.
Sean Perry, on the assorted hand, has already claimed victory after a hit Event #2: $10,000 No-Limit Grab’em for $200,000. The son of Ralph Perry outlasted a subject of 80 entrants, thanks in sizable portion attributable to a wave of actual fortune.
“We were positively playing, but this event is even more thrilling,” Perry told PokerGO on Friday. “I modified into once at three sizable blinds early in and I modified into once telling all americans that I would develop the money. Then I made the money. Even on the closing table, I modified into once correct down to two sizable blinds and by hook or by crook came abet and received. That’s continuously nice. Bryn Kenney modified into once giving fling, I modified into once giving fling, it modified into once a host of relaxing. I ethical ran smartly. We were taking part within the 9-four off game. In a $100,000 event, I bluffed all of it off to Nick Petrangelo with 9-four off, so that’s why we were doing it, and it modified into once a actual time.”
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Perry Continues Sizzling Tear
Perry now has ethical below $5.2 million in dwell event cashes in line with the Hendon Mob database, and received six high rollers closing yr, 2d handiest to Ali Imsirovic (14).
The $10okay champion mentioned later on it modified into once “maybe maybe the most relaxing I’ve had a hit a event.” The closing table incorporated some wild fling with the players taking part within the 9-4 game and goofing around. For these high rollers, a $10,000 purchase-in is now not always basically great money so that they saved the game appealing for fans staring at on PokerGO.
Darren Elias and Scott Ball each and every reached the finale in consecutive days, and each and every were unable to pull out a victory on the closing table for the 2d straight day.
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Negreanu Dreary Out of the Gate
Closing yr’s PokerGO Cup, the inaugural model, modified into once a memorable one for Negreanu. He no longer handiest received his first event in eight years, but modified into once also topped the general champion.
He’s abet to taking part in playing cards for the fundamental time since the 2021 World Sequence of Poker (WSOP), but he is no longer off to a truly solid initiate. The Poker Hall of Famer did now not money within the fundamental two occasions and then busted all over again short of the money in Event #3: $15,000 No-Limit Grab’em Friday evening.
The third event of the series attracted 80 entrants and 12 will most certainly be paid. One amongst them might well per chance no longer be Negreanu, on the a entire lot of hand, who went dwelling in 19th build, which might pay the staunch same amount as 80th build — $0. On a particular show for “Exiguous one Poker,” he handiest had one money all around the fundamental four PokerGO Cup occasions closing yr, and his victory did now not come until Event #7. So, a repeat trophy is much from over for one in all poker’s ideal players of all-time.
2022 PokerGO Cup Schedule and Updated Results
|Feb. 2||Event #1: $10,000 NLH||77||Daniel Colpoys||$200,200|
|Feb. 3||Event #2: $10,000 NLH||80||Sean Perry||$200,000|
|Feb. 4||Event #3: $10,000 NLH|
|Feb. 5||Event #4: $15,000 NLH|
|Feb. 6||Event #5: $25,000 NLH|
|Feb. 7||Event #6: $25,000 NLH|
|Feb. 8||Event #7: $50,000 NLH|
|Feb. 9||Event #8: $100,000 NLH|
The closing table for Event #3 will air at 1 p.m. Saturday on PokerGO.
*Photos courtesy of PokerGO.