eli elezra daniel negreanu

Daniel Negreanu arrived up just brief of a US Poker Open title on Wednesday, but Eli Elezra didn’t, as he received the $10,000 8-Match Blended event for $183,600.

eli elezra daniel negreanu

Eli Elezra is the most current 2021 US Poker Open up champion. (Picture: PokerGO application)

Negreanu has not particularly been on a warm streak about the earlier pair of several years. He lost $1.2 million to Doug Polk in a remarkably-publicized heads-up match before this 12 months, hasn’t won a WSOP bracelet since 2013, and has struggled in significant rollers for quite some time.

But the Poker Hall of Famer just could be back again on the appropriate monitor. In Party #5, $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em, he concluded 10th for $25,500. On Thursday, he arrived at the final table of the 8-Recreation but was eliminated in third put, fantastic for $88,400. When yet again, poor luck was a contributing aspect in his departure from the tournmanet.

Israeli Tops All

The $10,000 buy-in, two-day occasion attracted 68 entrants, building a $680,000 prize pool. Soon after Negreanu busted, Steve Zolotow and Eli Elezra went heads-up for the US Poker Open up 8-Video game title with $47,600 separating to start with and 2nd position.

Zolotow currently experienced a fourth and fifth location end at the 2021 US Poker Open. So, he was searching to finally get in excess of the hump and earn a single. Experienced he finished so, he would have bumped Joe McKeehen as the USPO collection chief. But rather it was the Israeli poker legend, Elezra, who took down the combined game tournament for $183,600. The runner-up been given $136,000.

Irrespective of coming up just limited in his quest for a match title, Zolotow acquired 136 USPO collection points, bringing him to 289 for the sequence, good for second area. McKeehen, the 2015 WSOP Main Event winner, sales opportunities with 302 thanks in massive aspect to his acquire in Occasion #3, $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em ($200,200).

The 2021 US Poker Open however has 5 far more activities on the schedule. That features Occasion #7, $10,000 No-Restrict Hold’em, which commenced Thursday at the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas. Out of 99 entrants, Andrew “Lucky Chewy” Lichtenberger held the chip direct pursuing Working day 1 with 8 players remaining. Jared Jaffee, Alex Foxen, David Peters, and Dan Shak have been between individuals advancing to Working day 2, which normally takes location at 1 pm PT on the PokerGO app.

All remaining players are assured at least $39,600, and the winner will get home $217,800.

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Jon Sofen

Semi-professional poker player with 17 many years encounter on the felt and additional than 5 decades performing as professional poker media.

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