These last two weeks, the eyes of all poker fans were locked in on the ongoings at the PokerGO Studio. As the U.S. Poker Open saw, arguably, its most fascinating outcome with a battle for the overall trophy as well as the $100,000 Main Event culminate at the same time.
The U.S. Poker Open has wrapped up and it's time to get back into our normal grind. As they always say when referring back to big life events, "I'm glad we have the photos so we can look on it," and that's what we're doing today in this edition of
Koray Aldemir, who finished runner-up to Lauren Roberts in Event #3, has won Event #9 - $50,000 No-Limit Hold'em after beating 2013 Main Event Champion Ryan Riess heads up. Aldemir won $738,000 for his first-place finish and puts himself in contention for the overall USPO title with the Main Event
I'll be the first to admit that it took me a few cocktails after writing last week's Power Rankings article to get my life back on track. The confusion, frustration, and general sense of letting down the true poker fans with regards to Dan Bilzerian jumping into the Top 10 was
Brent Hanks and Remko Rinkema get you all caught up with all that went down at the U.S. Poker Open inside the PokerGO Studio. The guys recap all the events, speak to all the winner and give you an updated list of Power Rankings as well as some moves on
Event #7 of the 2019 U.S. Poker Open was won by Bryn Kenney who made quick work of his final table opponents, finishing the tournament in a little over an hour and taking home $450,000. Kenney jumps into fourth place on the U.S. Poker Open Championship standings with 240 points, which
Action folded to Nick Petrangelo in the small blind, and he moved all in for close to 600,000. Lauren Roberts called all in for 105,000, and the cards were tabled.
The dealer spread the [As2c6d7s2s] board and Roberts was eliminated in ninth-place for a $45,000 payday.
Martin Zamani opened under-the-gun for 40,000. Sean Winter then moved all-in, as did Lauren Roberts. Zamani got out of the way. Both players had the same hand but opposite suits.
Roberts got a free roll when the flop came [Kh9h4c] but got no help on the turn [9s] or