The Intelligent Rock Cincinnati as of late hosted its first well-known put up-pandemic poker match, a $1,500 bewitch-in, $500,000 GTD Main Match, which attracted 632 entries over three initiating flights and supplied up an $834,240 prize pool.
After a plump weekend of play, it turned into four-time bracelet winner and three-time consecutive World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10Okay Dealer’s Preference champ Adam Friedman rising victorious for
It wasn’t the first time Friedman has won a poker match in his house allege. Encourage in 2019, hetopped a 596-entry enviornment to grab the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) $1,100 Main Match at JACK Cleveland Casino for $121,405.
“It continuously feels merely to grab a match, although is a two-card poker match,” Friedman informed PokerNews. “I’ve truly enjoyed playing a pair of of the native tournaments in Ohio as of late, including the Shark Tank Poker Membership in Columbus and now the Intelligent Rock in Cincinnati.”
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Day 2 saw 77 gamers return to action, of which the highest 72 had been slated to score paid. Amongst these to cash the match had been Jay Kelley (12th – $12,847), Keven Stammen (17th – $8,593), Allen Kessler (21st – $7,174), Nicholas “Soiled Diaper” Rigby (33rd – $3,921), Myra Alexander (48th – $2,753), Richard Ali (63rd – $2,586), and Matthew Johnson (72nd – $2,336).
“It turned into bustle very successfully, especially pondering it turned into their first gargantuan match put up-Covid,” mentioned Friedman, who’s new of winning a World Poker Award for “Easiest Fantastic Table Efficiency,” which incorporated defeating Phil Hellmuth heads-up. “The of us working the match had been very official and I spoke with a pair of of the of us for my fragment, very birth to recommendations for enchancment on future events.”
These sentiments had been echoed by perennial critic Allen Kessler, who traveled out for the match.
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Intelligent Rock Cincinnati will proceed to host poker tournaments in the course of March, including two events on each day foundation. Click here for a gape at their March match time desk.
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