The great game of Pot Limit Omaha has seen its popularity increase in the last decade with higher stakes and bigger tournament field sizes. PokerGO has played host to both epic cash games and riveting tournament play, and in honor of this week’s “Racks of Lamb,” cash game action on Poker After Dark, we’ve created an overview of all the Pot Limit Omaha action available on PokerGO.
Ivey, Dwan and Antonius Clash in Cash Games
During the first run of Poker After Dark from 2007-2011, it took until the seventh and final season before Pot Limit Omaha was first featured, but what a show it was! Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Phil Galfond, Brian Hastings and Jared Bleznick battled in this game with a $100,000 minimum buy-in, creating arguably one of the most exciting games of PLO ever filmed. Click here to watch this PLO action unfold as all episodes are available exclusively on PokerGO.
As Poker After Dark returned in September of 2017 on PokerGO, fans wondered when Pot Limit Omaha would become part of the mix. Just a few weeks later a mix of players including lineup Tom Dwan, Phil Galfond, Ben Lamb, Brandon Adams, Brian Rast, Isaac Haxton, Daniel Cates, Josh Arieh and Chance Kornuth battled it out with $300/$600 blinds and hundreds of thousands on the line over three nights.
The first night of PLOMG saw Phil Galfond square off with Rast, Haxton, Lamb and Adams, while Dwan and Cates were reminded of their lingering “Durrrr Challenge” on the second night of action, while Kornuth and Arieh made their Poker After Dark debut on the final night of play. If you prefer shorter recaps of the action, Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 recaps can be found by clicking on the links.
Tommy Le ‘Legend’ Crushes $10k PLO
PokerGO launched with the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl before diving into the World Series of Poker that brought high-level Pot Limit Omaha tournament play to fans all over the world. The $3,000 6-max PLO final table highlighted the game’s international appeal, with five nationalities represented at the final table. This final table had $362,185 up for grabs, and you can watch either the full replay or highlights on PokerGO.
The “Main Event” for Pot Limit Omaha fans and players is undoubtedly the $10,000 Championship Event at the World Series of Poker, and this event is available as a full event replay and highlight show. The $10k PLO drew a field of 428 players and its final table included big names such as former Main Event finalist Eoghan O’Dea, three-time WSOP bracelet winner Scott Clements and Chris ‘Genius28’ Lee.
This final table, however, was the “Tommy Le Show,” as the man known as “Tommy Legend,” took it down for $938,732. Le finished second in the $25k PLO in 2016 at the WSOP, and third in the $10k PLO back in 2016 as well.
Mike Gorodinsky Puts on a Show During The 2018 U.S. Poker Open
The inaugural U.S. Poker Open not only brought us nine days of riveting Stephen Chidwick coverage, who won two events and made five total final tables but also the debut of high stakes Pot Limit Omaha and Mixed Games as part of a high-roller tournament series.
The final table of the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha event saw Cary Katz, Andjelko Andrejevic, Anthony Zinno, Rainer Kempe, Richard Kirsch and Mike Gorodinsky battle over the $179,200 first-place prize. In the end, it was the latter, and former $50,000 Players Championship winner, who took down the event. Watch the full replay of this final table here. Highlights of this event are available here.
For more Pot Limit Omaha games, stay tuned to Poker Central and PokerGO. Don’t miss this week’s Poker After Dark cash games, as a $100/$200/$400 PLO game featuring Ben Lamb and Gus Hansen is on tap. Subscribe now to PokerGO for more than 100 days of live poker action every year.