Tamas Lendvai Wins Tournament #57: $600 Deep Stack Championship No-Limit Deal with’em ($299,464)

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It changed into a comeback for the ages for Hungary’s Tamas Lendvai, who came out victorious in Tournament #57: $600 Deep Stack Championship No-Limit Deal with’em on the 2022 World Sequence of Poker at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas, topping the subject of 4,913 gamers, who generated a prize pool of $2,505,630.

Lendvai will pick home a money of $299,464 and the first WSOP bracelet of his profession for his efforts. He defeated German Frank Reichel in heads-up play to pick the hardware.

Tournament #57: $1,000 Deep Stack Championship No-Limit Deal with’em Final Desk Outcomes

Enviornment Player Country Prize (USD)
1 Tamas Lendvai Hungary $299,464
2 Frank Reichel Germany $185,027
3 Jon Van Lickety-split United States $138,149
4 Alex Jim United States $103,994
5 Daniel Marcus United States $78,793
6 Abdullah Alshanti United States $60,196
7 Tsuf Saltsberg Israel $46,347
8 Tamir Saidman Israel $35,964
9 John Ypma United States $28,129

Lendvai entered Day 4 as the smallest stack on the table, at 7,800,000, much less than eight gargantuan blinds. He managed to inch his stack up and pick the title in challenging two hours, with the finest hand being dealt challenging sooner than the gamers would have in every other case long gone on their first smash of the day. He did so due to his aggressive play, assuredly applying rigidity by shifting all in, slowly building his stack when most of his jams bought no callers, and by having the goods when he did get a caller.

After the finest card hit the felt and Lendvai had locked up the championship, he changed into overcome with emotion. After yelling and celebrating briefly alongside with his rail, he collapsed to the bottom alongside with his face in his fingers sooner than pumping his fists in the air in pure bliss.

Tamas Lendvai
Tamas Lendvai

His supporters rapid climbed over the rail to celebrate with him.

Tamas Lendvai
Tamas Lendvai

After the buzz calmed down somewhat, he informed PokerNews about what this handle intended to him, in a teary eyed, emotional interview.

“Since I’ve been playing poker I’ve been dreaming about this second so what can I yell… It system the arena. It system all the issues and extra for me and for my family.” He went on to give extra context in the relieve of why his response changed into as emotional as it changed into, “I did this for my dad, who’s struggling with cancer now. Dad, let’s attain it.”

Lendvai, who has been playing competitively for neatly over a decade, with cashes relationship relieve to 2007, in the smash broke through to pick his first profession bracelet, doing so for his family. Some of whom had been on the rail supporting him all the very top map through, in conjunction with his essential other, his son, and various different shut pals.

Other considerable deep runs integrated online participant Jon “apestyles” Van Lickety-split (Third – $138,149), four time bracelet winner Jeremy Ausmus (14th – $14,119), and 2019 Predominant Tournament finalist Slit Marchington (15th – $14,119).

Final Desk Action

Day 2 chip chief John Ypma changed into the first to descend from the factual finest table, ending in ninth draw. Ypma had the second ideally obedient stack when the subject reached ten finest gamers, however he misplaced a bit after his queens had been busted by Reichel’s day out jacks. He later doubled up Tsuf Saltsberg after shedding a flip, which left him with a half of of a gargantuan blind. He’d be eradicated once he bought into the gargantuan blind, as his ten-deuce changed into no challenging.

Israeli Tamir Saidman changed into the next to descend, after working his jacks into Abdullah Alshanti’s ace king. Alshanti paired his king on the flip, and Saidman changed into eradicated.

When action resumed on Day 4, it changed into Saidman’s fellow Israeli Saltsberg who changed into the first knockout of the day. After doubling up Daniel Marcus and Reichel, who busted Saltsberg’s aces by flopping day out tens, his stack changed into all of the kind down to challenging over a single gargantuan, and Lendvai knocked him out a pair of fingers later with a flush.

Lendvai picked up his second knockout of the day when Alshanti ran his queens into Lendvai’s aces, knocking out Alshanti in sixth draw. Lendvai then eradicated Marcus in fifth draw by successful a flip with pocket fives, putting him in the chip lead, which he by no system relinquished.

Alex Jim, who entered the day as the gargantuan stack, changed into the next to leave the table for a fourth draw map, after Van Lickety-split flopped top pair in opposition to him and he changed into unable to enhance.

The stage seemed assign for Van Lickety-split and Lendvai to duke it out in heads-up play, as the 2 had been both over 60,000,000, whereas Reichel had handiest around 20,000,000. That changed into till Van Lickety-split jammed with ace-ten in the shrimp blind, whereas Lendvai woke up with pocket aces in the gargantuan blind. His aces held, and Van Lickety-split changed into eradicated in third draw.

Later, Lendvai would plod on to attribute a pair of of his success to Van Lickety-split, telling PokerNews, “I comprehend it’s handiest 140 bigs in play, so I will put rigidity even with 10 gargantuan blinds. Ape [Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet], who changed into on the finest table, he changed into the ideally obedient one who knew what I changed into doing, I realized from his movies so shout out to him too.”

Heads-up play lasted handiest around 20 minutes. Reichel did handle to in finding a double up early, however Lendvai took down the championship when he flopped top pair and improved to journeys on the river to beat Reichel’s king excessive.

Tamas Lendvai
Tamas Lendvai

“I’m the brief stack extra in most cases than now now not,” Lendvai informed PokerNews with a speak. “So I do know what to realize with the brief stack. Obviously it is a dream reach correct.”

Congratulations to Tamas Lendvai for successful Tournament #57: $600 Deep Stack Championship!

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