Another $10,000 tournament event is on the books in 2022 World Series of Poker. The most recent tournament for this prestigious subgroup of WSOP . World Series of Poker The schedule for determining the winner was the Limited Hold’em Championship. Jonathan Cohen emerged victorious from a field of 92 entries, taking home his first gold bracelet and first prize of $245,678. The people of Montreal, Quebec had not originally planned to enter this event.
“I wasn’t even playing this tournament. I went out on penalties for two minutes to score. Matt Schreiber, the man who got third, begged me to come play,” Cohen said after climbing to the top.
Cohen nearly won his first bracelet a decade earlier, finishing second in the $1,500 No-Limit shooting event in the series for $192,559. Coincidentally, this same event wrapped up across from Bally’s tournament room shortly before Cohen’s victory.
When asked about his second place finish in 2012, Cohen said: “That championship there, yeah, that was a misery. I definitely don’t want to be second twice. Yeah, I feel so relieved. I’m happy.”
Cohen wrapped up the event with his eight-year-old service dog Riley at his side. Still, Riley wasn’t the only support Cohen had at the final table. A railroad was cheering him along the expanse.
“Yeah, that actually means a ton,” Cohen said. “I usually keep to myself. I didn’t even tell anyone I made this smile table. They all just found me. Now I understand why professional sports teams do better at home. I felt so good about having people cheering for me. Feeling energy.”
This tournament was scheduled to run over three days, but an additional fourth day was eventually needed to complete the event. When the official final table was set, Cohen was in the middle of the group.
The first player to be eliminated from the official final table was David Lett. He’s got his last chips in the middle with a dozen runs and an open straight draw. It was in the face of excess and a straight line. The river changed nothing and bracelet winner Joseph Cowden pulled out the main and side pots to send Litt home $22192.
Amir Shayte was left in a smoke after he folded over the river in a large, multi-directional vase. He got the last of his two sets soon after with J-7 and was up against an A-5 by Chad Eveslage who won the $25,000 No-Limit high roller. Eveslage converted aces to let Shaiste draw dead. He earned $27,269 for his eighth place finish.
Matt Woodward’s run at the event ended after all the chips went in with him holding the second pair against Couden’s upper air. Turn and River brought no help and Woodward was eliminated in seventh place ($34,314). This was his third coin in the series. He now has over $2.6 million in recorded tournament earnings.
Six-handed play lasted for more than two hours without further interruption. During that time, Eveslage fell from the top half of the leaderboard toward the bottom of the chip count. He finally got his last chips in J .99 flop with owner 77 driving A5 Jonathan Cohen. 9 Converting the improved Eveslage into a full house. 9 River put quads on the board, giving Cohen the winning hand with four nines and an ace kicker. Eveslage earned $44,194 as the sixth place finisher.
Couden slid down in the number of chips during the five-point move. He eventually got it all with an A-9, three open bet from MJ Gonzales, who called QJ. Couden fumbled a pair of nines, but Gonzalez walked at high speed to secure the pot. Couden took home $58,226 as the 5th place finisher. 2018 WSOP . World Series of Poker $1,500 max An Omaha event winner of eight or better now has approximately $2.5 million in career tournament earnings to his name.
Gonzalez lost a large portion of his collection with the Kings of the Pocket being beaten up by a flopped pair for bracelet winner Matthew Schreiber. Gonzalez was left short, and soon forced to part with the Q-5 trailing Kyle Dilschneider’s A-8. The turn saw Gonzalez double to take the lead, but Dilschneider spearheaded the wheel to win the bowl and eliminate Gonzalez in fourth place ($78,435). The high-stakes cash gaming specialist now has close to a million in tournament points despite only recording 14 live chests.
Despite scoring that slam dunk, Schreiber was the next player to find himself on the ropes. 2017 WSOP . World Series of Poker The $3,000 HORSE Champion lost a big bet to the first couple of Cohens. Soon it was all after A95 flop with s9 lagging behind a9 Cohen. Schreiber found no help in a 10 turn, 7 River Run was sent home with $107,978 for his third-place appearance.
Cohen went into singles against Dilschneider with the lead, but the tables were turned before play was halted all night. When the pair resumed their fight on the fourth day, the pair traded the lead early before Cohen began pulling back. In the last hand, Dilschneider raised the button by 55. Cohen contacted K.9 flop down 833. Cohen’s so-called check and 9 In turn, he gave him a pair of nines. He checked it again and bet Dilschneider with his fives. Cohen was lifted, and Dilschneider put all in. He called and needed five on the river. K . is considered Cohen gave the Kings Ninety for the win, and sent Dilschneider to the rails with $151,842 for second place.
Here is a look at the payments and rating points awarded in the final table:
|place||player||earnings||POY points||PGT points|
|3||Matthew Schreiber||107978 dollars||360||108|
|5||Joseph Code||58,226 dollars||225||58|
Winner photo credit: PokerGO / Enrique Malfavon.
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