Chris Brewer was one of the stars of the live tournament tournament in 2021. Last year he entered with just over half a million in recorded tournament earnings. Since then, he’s raised nearly $4.9 million, including strong showings at some of the world’s toughest high-stakes events. Brewer finished ninth in 2021 card player Racing Player of the Year due to his impressive appearance on the high roller scene he backs up that performance with another strong showing in 2022.
Brewer earned his third title of the year by removing Triton Madrid Series €20,000 for a short deck event for €372,000 ($390,600) American dollar). The 29-year-old American poker professional beat a field of 62 entries to win, increasing his career earnings to nearly $5.4 million in the process.
This was already Burr’s twelfth place in the 2022 final table. With two more titles and over $1.7 million a year to date. POY its income, and now ranks fifth in 2022 POY sponsored race Global Poker.
Brewer could have been a good sixth, but some confusion during the hand resulted in him avoiding a disqualification at a place that would have likely seen him hit the rails. With 50,000 and 100,000 on the button, Brewer chose Qs From under the cannon and the opening raised to 2,000,000 from a stack of 3,100,000. It was folded to Yong, who was the last to work on the button. Young opened his hand to sweat whether or not he was going to shoot what he apparently interpreted as everything from Brewer. Detectiona A call was announced. The floor was brought in and the verdict was passed that the hand would continue, with Brewer remaining 1.1 million behind, despite showing Young’s hand. The flop brought in two more aces to give Yong quads and Brewer folded outward to finish off the odd hand. Brewer later took to social media to discuss the situation.
– Chris Brewer (@Chris_D_Brewer) May 16 2022
Brewer had lost the majority of his group in the hand, but he was still around, and eventually managed to come back to win the event. He entered the final day of this event as 2nd for the chip with 14 players remaining and only the top eight to make money. Choon Tong Siow was eliminated in ninth place to burst the bubble. Windfred Yu followed in eighth place ($52,080 American dollar) to set the official final schedule of seven.
Tom Doan’s run at the event ended when a dozen jeep collided with Young’s handles and Michael Watson’s papers. Duane was drawing dead on the bend and crashed into the rail in seventh ($66,360) American dollar). The televised favorite cash game increased his career cycle earnings to over $4.5 million with this result.
Young, who had already surpassed the lead, expanded his supremacy by playing with six players. Although Brewer wasn’t fired in the previously discussed hand, Yong still added quite a bit to his lineup as a result. He quickly picked up his pocket aces again, this time getting all the chips up front against Devan Tang’s pocket handles. Pocket papers carried and Tang came out in sixth place ($83,265) American dollar).
In doing so, Yong had more than half of the chips in play heading into the fives. Webster Lim got the last of his set with the Pocket Kings, only to make a Watson call with pocket aces. Lim was unable to come from behind and settled with 106,785 dollars American dollar As the fifth. The result increased his career earnings to over $9.2 million.
Max Silver entered the final day as a clear short set with 14 sets remaining, but managed to work his way up to the final four. He got his last stack with QJ trailing KQ for Watson. When the council did not attend, the silver was sent home for $138,075 American dollar. The World Series of Poker The bracelet winner now has over $4.7 million in lifetime cash, and this was his first in a Triton event.
Young remained in the lead to start the three-armed action, but fell off the leaderboard after doubling the short-stacked Brewer on several occasions. In the end he got it all with the Pocket Kings taking on the AQ of Watson. Flipping gave Watson a flight queen, which remained best during the bend and the river. The British casino owner and high-stakes cash game player was eliminated in third place, earning $182,280 American dollar For the most money in his championship career.
Heads up game started with Watson having 14,900,000 versus Brewer’s 3,700,000. Brewer found weakness early on, then won a big pot with full levers by defeating pocket aces to overtake the lead. His superiority extended as he turned straight to defeat the pair and tie straight with Watson.
In the last hand, the brewer entered the number 98 And see Watson with 107. The flip came down J.10 To give Brewer a straight line. He bet his total bet, 600,000, and Watson called his couple. The turn came to K. Brewer moved everything. Watson made the call after much attention and found himself in need of ten or seven. The River had no help and Watson lost in second place, earning $282,555 American dollar. The World Poker Tour And European Poker Tour The main event champion now has over $14.5 million in cash.
Here is a look at the payments and POY Points awarded on the final table:
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Winner photo credit: Joe Giron / Triton Poker.