The first major Short Deck event held in the United States finished with a familiar face entering the winner's circle for the first time at ARIA. Isaac Haxton topped a field of 55 to win the $10,000 Event 4 on PokerGO for $176,000. https://twitter.com/PokerGO/status/1039564571327885312 Haxton entered the final table with a chance
(from the PokerGO Live Stream) Action folded to Dominik Nitsche in the small blind, and he moved all in for 36,500. Dan Smith called in the big blind. Nitsche: [td][6d] Smith: [ad][tc] The board ran out [5c][4c][qd][2h][5s] and the Super High Roller Bowl V Satellite winner in Nitsche is eliminated.
(from the PokerGO Live Stream) Dan Smith was all in for his last 78,000 from the cutoff against Dominik Nitsche in the hijack. Smith: [ad][kd] Nitsche: [ts][th] The dealer spread a [ac][kh][5h][5s][9s] board - and as the PokerGO Live Stream Commentator Ali Nejad put it - Smith scooped in the Dollar Shave Double Up.
Dominik Nitsche opened to 2,500 from under the gun, and Dan Smith called next to act. Mikita Badziakouski and Brian Rast called in the blinds, and the dealer spread a [qs][4s][9d] flop. Action checked to Smith who bet out 3,500 and Badziakouski was the only caller as both players checked the [2s]
Ali Imsirovic opened to 2,500 in the cutoff and Mikita Badziakouski called on the button, as did Dominik Nitsche in the big blind. The flop landed [8h][8c][3h] and action checked through to reveal the [qd] on the turn. Nitsche led out for 10,000 and Imsirovic called as Badziakouski folded. The river fell the [ac]
Dominik Nitsche limped the button for 40,000 before Larry Wright shoved all in from the big blind for 630,000. Nitsche looked back at his two hole cards, then announced a call. Wright: [as][5s] Nitsche: [qs][qd] Wright was at-risk and trailing, and when the dealer spread a [jd][3d][8d] flop, he was looking for one
Larry Wright raised his button to 80,000 and Dominik Nitsche called. The flop landed [th][3c][qs] and Nitsche check-called a bet of 90,000 from Wright. The turn fell the [as], and Nitsche checked to Wright who bet 150,000. Nitsche called, and both players checked the [8s] on the river. Wright tabled his [qc][ts] for
Larry Wright raised his button to 95,000 and Dominik Nitsche called in the big blind. The flop landed [qh][8h][2c] and Wright continued for 50,000 with Nitsche check-calling. The turn is the [6s], and after another Nitsche check, Wright bet out 125,000. Nitsche called, and then both players checked the [4s] on the river. Nitsche
Larry Wright raised the button to 50,000 and Dominik Nitsche called from the big blind. The [9d][qd][7s] flop was checked by Nitsche before Wright bet 50,000. Nitsche called, and both players checked the [as] on the turn. The river landed the [td], and after a Nitsche check, Wright bet out 95,000. Nitsche
"If you wanna play winner-take-all we can," stated Dominik Nitsche. "I'm sure you would love that!" responds Larry Wright. Dominik Nitsche and Larry Wright are now heads-up and playing for the $125,000 first prize in the Super High Roller Bowl V Satellite.