There wants to be something within the air everywhere in the PokerGO Cup series for Daniel Negreanu. On Tuesday, the GGPoker ambassador took down Tournament #6: $25,000 No-Limit Withhold’em for $350,000, beating out 35 entrants.
In doing so, he claimed his second profession PokerGO Cup event title, nevertheless he continues to be in a deep gap in his quest to repeat as series champion. Remaining twelve months everywhere in the inaugural PokerGO Cup, “KidPoker” obtained his first are residing event in eight years.
Aloof, after failing to advantage the 2022 edition, he made a colossal splash.
“I’m no longer gonna lie, I if truth be told truly luxuriate in to thank Jeff Platt on story of after the event, Tournament #5, I used to be so aggravated that I used to be constructing chip stacks and dominating the early ranges nevertheless didn’t luxuriate in a single money to label for it, so I used to be factual done,” Negreanu said. “I didn’t know if I might presumably well well decide it anymore. I’m within the gym and Jeff texts me and says, ‘You admire in case you take care of conclude one in every of these [$25Ks] and the $50Okay that you just might maybe presumably well additionally quiet take care of conclude the PokerGO Cup.’ In my head, I used to be adore, ‘So, you’re asserting there’s a large gamble?’ As rapidly as I heard that, I presumed, ‘All dazzling, let’s attain this. Let’s give it one extra shot,’ and I did. It used to be a extremely varied Tournament #6 than the foremost 5. I had no chips and I needed to rebuy, the total deal. Nonetheless who is aware of, the poker gods are queer.”
He added: “It feels undoubtedly factual. Folk that play event poker get this, in particular are residing. You plow thru classes the set up you factual feel adore the poker gods are spitting on you, on story of they’ll beat you in palms in such ways, adore on the river, the set up it’s the most emotional – and I’m an emotional man, I don’t conceal it very smartly. So it’s been a tough couple of years by job of all-ins. Nonetheless in these all-ins? I did large. I obtained with ace-eight, which used to be key, and also you gotta attain that generally. You search to your entire large gamers and mediate they’re all inconceivable, nevertheless they also customarily luxuriate in to hit a 3-outer in show to take care of conclude.”
PokerGO Cup Tournament #6 Final Desk Results
Negreanu Benefits from PokerNews Mojo
Earlier on the sleek time, PokerNews defined why hiring Negreanu used to be the handiest transfer GGPoker has ever made. Decrease than an hour later and the Poker Hall of Famer obtained a poker event. The karma is ideal.
Negreanu entered Tuesday’s final table with about one-third the stack of chip chief Sean Winter. Nonetheless the six-time World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner would spin on to dominate the final table.
With the blinds at 25,000/50,000 (50,000 colossal blind ante) and three gamers salubrious, colossal stacked Negreanu seemed down at beneath-the-gun and raised to 125,000. Vikenty Shegal, who used to be second in chips, aroused from sleep with within the minute blind and jammed for 1.36 million. He realized the rotten recordsdata when his opponent snap-known as and enjoy change into over his cards, and then issues got even worse for him when the board ran out .
Shegal used to be out in third for $140,000 thanks to the cooler relate. Negreanu, with 85% of all chips in play, used to be then heads-up for the title against Winter.
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As expected, the gifted underdog did now not spin down with out a strive against, nevertheless he by no procedure might presumably well well get it nearer than a 4:1 deficit. On the final hand, he moved all-in with nevertheless bumped into . The board got right here out and the 2-day $25k got right here to an discontinue. Winter got $227,500 as a comfort prize and the champ took dwelling $350,000.
Jeremy Ausmus, who obtained Tournament #4 and completed runner-up in Tournament #3, holds stable atop the final PokerGO Cup standings at 407 functions. Brock Wilson, the handiest player with four cashes everywhere in the series, is in second at 320 functions. Cary Katz (294), Winter (269), and Bill Klein (246) spherical out the discontinue 5. Negreanu picked up his first functions of the series (210) on Tuesday.
2022 PokerGO Cup Agenda and Updated Results
|Feb. 2||Tournament #1: $10,000 NLH||77||Daniel Colpoys||$200,200|
|Feb. 3||Tournament #2: $10,000 NLH||80||Sean Perry||$200,000|
|Feb. 4||Tournament #3: $10,000 NLH||80||Jake Daniels||$200,000|
|Feb. 5||Tournament #4: $15,000 NLH||65||Jeremy Ausmus||$263,250|
|Feb. 6||Tournament #5: $25,000 NLH||41||Slit Petrangelo||$369,000|
|Feb. 7||Tournament #6: $25,000 NLH||35||Daniel Negreanu||$350,000|
|Feb. 8||Tournament #7: $50,000 NLH|
|Feb. 9||Tournament #8: $100,000 NLH|
PokerGO Cup Tournament #7: $50,000 No-Limit Withhold’em also kicked off Tuesday. Each and each Negreanu and Winter were among the 40 entrants who registered for the second-to-salubrious event of the series. The final table originate up on the PokerGO app at 1 p.m. PT on Wednesday.
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