The 2022 World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) Occasion #71: $1,111 One More for One Tumble became as soon as an ravishing tournament that no longer handiest supported a giant trigger but also supplied heaps of drama with a handful of immense names making deep runs.
At the dwell of 5 days, there may maybe perhaps presumably handiest be one winner from the 5,702-entry enviornment to receive the present gold bracelet and $535,610 in prize cash: Mike Allis.
The Idaho native came out on top after an absolute fight with 2013 WSOP Significant Occasion Champion Ryan Riess that went assist-and-forth for nearly three hours before a champion became as soon as at last crowned in strange style.
Consistent with The Hendon Mob, Allis’ outdated occupation-high are dwelling cash became as soon as for $32,882 when he accomplished in 35th dispute at the 2013 WSOP $1,500 Millionaire Maker, with his full cash earnings totaling $299,210.
Allis is no stranger to deep runs in Las Vegas as this tournament marked his 2d-occupation WSOP final desk skills. Allis beforehand accomplished sixth within the 2012 $1,500 Pot Restrict Decide’em tournament. He also placed 11th at the $1,000 WSOP Seniors World Championship assist in 2008.
This became as soon as also Allis’ 37th occupation WSOP cash and this tournament marked his fourth cash of 2022.
Occasion #47: $1,000 Seniors Championship Last Table Outcomes
|1||Mike Allis||United States||$535,610|
|2||Ryan Riess||United States||$331,056|
|3||Basel Chaura||United States||$250,157|
|4||Mohammed Jaafar||United States||$190,363|
|5||Leonardo De Souza||Brazil||$145,892|
|6||Salah Nimer||United States||$112,612|
|7||Andrew Robinson||United States||$87,551|
|8||Rio Fujita||United States||$68,562|
|10||Boris Akopov||United States||$42,980|
His first-occupation bracelet is the cherry on top of a lifetime of poker, with this potentially being his final tournament in his World Sequence of Poker occupation. He plans on giving the large majority of his prize cash to his grandchildren.
“I became as soon as very tired and mentally fatigued. The dealers had been no doubt awesome serving to me with my chip counts. I became as soon as very worried (at the finest desk).
“I didn’t know if I became as soon as going to uncover or no longer, I stated going into at present that a wide range of it would need to attain assist down to my cards but I did feel satisfied taking half within the form of steady opponent because of that man (Riess) is terrific. If I needed to play heads-up with him again, he’d potentially abolish me. I deem I bought very fortunate.
“If my health holds up, I’d indulge in to (attain assist and shield my title) but one amongst the causes that I’ve been here for six weeks is ensuing from my tiresome health. I stated that I’m going to play the entire collection and I had a pair of min-cashes. I kept asserting to myself ‘My luck’s gotta exchange’ because of I became as soon as shedding all my flips after which in this tournament, I gained a pair of flips. I maintain no doubt grateful.”
Last Table Action
The first player out became as soon as Boris Akopov ($42,980), who came into the 10-man final desk as the rapid stack. Even supposing he had pocket aces, they’d perhaps presumably be cracked by Riess’ pocket nines, which flopped a position.
A slight over a half of hour went by before Niklas Warlich ($54,085) became as soon as eradicated in ninth dispute. He ran his ace-king into the pocket aces of Allis.
Out in eighth became as soon as Rio Fujita ($68,562). After being down to two immense blinds, his pocket threes may maybe perhaps presumably no longer delay in opposition to the ace-queen of Mohammed Jaafar.
In seventh dispute became as soon as Andrew Robinson ($87,551), who became as soon as on fumes when he became as soon as all in 3 programs with king-jack steady. Riess’ ace-queen would uncover the hand.
Salah Nimer ($112,612) became as soon as the next one out, being the first one to receive six figures for his efforts. He became as soon as down to below four immense blinds when he shoved ten-9 steady from the slight blind. Sadly for Nimer, Basel Chaura awoke with jack-ten within the immense blind.
Out in fifth became as soon as Brazil’s Leonardo De Souza ($145,892). He became as soon as down to 6 bigs when he shoved pocket fives from the slight blind. Chaura called with eight-seven off and hit a runner-runner straight.
The finest elimination on Day 4 became as soon as Mohammed Jaafar ($190,363). He jammed for roughly 20 immense blinds from the button with ace-5 off and became as soon as called by Aliss within the slight blind, who had ace-queen. Allis cemented the victory with a queen on the flop.
Three gamers came assist for Day 5 and Basel Chaura may maybe perhaps presumably be the one who would exit first ($250,157). After Ryan Riess opened from the button, Chaura shoved with queen-jack off for 9 bigs from the slight blind. Riess called with pocket fours and even supposing Chaura would turn a four, Riess would create a flush on the river.
Heads-up play would high-tail on for nearly three hours but it became as soon as 2013 WSOP Significant Occasion Champion Ryan Riess ($331,056) who would dwell 2d, missing out on his 2d-occupation bracelet. In a no doubt unfamiliar hand, Riess would uncover all of it in with pocket nines in opposition to the six-three offsuit of Allis. Allis would river a straight to insist the title.
That does it for PokerNews‘ protection of Occasion #71: $1,111 One More for One Tumble, but protect tuned as we continue overlaying the finest tournaments of the 2022 WSOP including the last days of the Significant Occasion.
Blaise Bourgeois is a corpulent-time digital nomad dwelling and taking half in poker in Latin The USA. He is part of the PokerNews are dwelling reporting group for the 2022 World Sequence of Poker.