David Peters has proven to be one of the most prolific poker stars of the tournament. four times World Series of Poker The bracelet winner scored his cash in the 450 course this week, with these grades totaling nearly $43.8 million. As a result, Peters climbed to number four on the all-time poker money list. The 35-year-old climbed to the prestigious leaderboard thanks to his win in 2022 Unlock Seminole Hard Rock Poker $50,000 in No-Limit High Roller Hold’em Event. Peters defeated a field of 25 entries, striking a singles deal to secure the title and $407,545 in prize money. The result was enough to see him narrowly lead $17,668 over fifth seed Stephen Chidwick.
This was Peters’ 39th career title and his 92nd money for six or more numbers. The victory also saw him secure 306 card player overall player points. This was his second and seventh title POYThe end of the final qualifying table for this year. With 2,426 points and over $2.7 million year-to-date POY Earnings, Peters climbed to 40th in 2022 POY Ranking sponsored Global Poker. Peters won an award POY In 2016, he had eight top 50 positions over the past 12 years including three other Big Five performances outside of his outright win.
Peters also got 291 PokerGo Tour points, enough to move him outside the top 30 in the leaderboard.
The event ran over two days at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Hotel & Casino in South Florida. The final day began with only five players left, each of whom booked at least $97,000 in the event after regular high-stakes tournament Shawn Winter was eliminated on the money bubble at the end of day one.
Bracelet winner Byron Kaverman came out on top in chips, while Peters was the clear short stack with just 12 big blinds to start. Peters broke early, then found two doubles through Krishna Lawrence to pay off nearly 50 big blinds. Lawrence was left on the short stack, and soon found himself with everything and in jeopardy with a score of 109 dominated by a9 Peters. Lawrence fumbled by ten, but Peters chose to pull the nut. He worked his turn to leave Lawrence paint dead. The river was just a formality. Lawrence earned $97,000 as the fifth place finisher, while Peters continued to increase his chip count.
Kaverman checked Peter’s momentum when he won a big pot during a four-way move, but Peters managed to knock out Spanish poker pro Sergio Aido in fourth to get back on track. Peters picked up the Pocket Kings against an Aido A-10 and held to narrow the field to three. Aido earned $133,375 for his strong showing at the event.
Two-time bracelet winner Elio Fox took it all shortly after Aido was out, pushing the last 9 or more big blinds of Qy of the button. Kaverman called with a6 from the big canopy. Download the board 98575 And Kaverman made a straight shot to take down the bet. Fox earned $194,000 as the third place holder, increasing his career earnings to nearly $12 million in the process.
After that, Peters held 1,793,000 against 1,330,000 from Kaverman. The latter two negotiated a deal that ended the tournament. Peters earned $407,545 and the title thanks to his lead, while Kaverman earned $380,580 in second place. He now has approximately $17.4 million in lifetime cash.
Here is a look at the payouts and rating points awarded in this event:
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