Sean Winter Eliminated in 8th Place by Stephen Chidwick

It was bound to happen eventually. After cashing in the first five events of the US Poker Open, Sean Winter's good fortune came to an end just short of the money in Event #6. Stephen Chidwick raised pre-flop to 70,000 on the button and was called by Winter who was

Updated Chip Counts

With eight players remaining, two away from the money, here is a list of chip counts as the players take a 10-minute break.

Sean Winter Bluffs Jared Bleznick?

On a board of [8hTd4cQs], Jared Bleznick led out for 15,000 and Sean Winter raised to 74,000. Bleznick paused for a few moments and then called as the river landed the [6d] and he checked. Winter used the full extension of his time, and then bet out 152,000. Bleznick folded, and Winter

Imsirovic Jumps Into U.S. Poker Open Contention with Event #5 Win

Ali Imsirovic is a real contender at the 2019 U.S. Poker Open.

The U.S. Poker Open Championship battle is heating up after reigning Poker Masters champion Ali Imsirovic took down Event #5 - $25,000 No Limit Hold'em - today on PokerGO. Sean Winter has maintained his lead with Stephen Chidwick in second place while Jordan Cristos is the only other players to

Matthew Wantman’s Aggression Takes Down Back to Back Pots

Jared Bleznick limped from under the gun and action folded to Ben Lamb in the small blind who completed. Matthew Wantman made it 20,000 to go and was called in both places. The flop came [4h3h3d] and the action checked through. The dealer burned and turned the [Td] and Lamb checked before Wantman

Martin Zamani Eliminated by Sean Winter

With the flop reading [7hQs6c] Sean Winter moved all in over the top of Martin Zamani who snap called. Winter: [8dTc9hKc] Zamani: [KhJsQcQh] Winter flopped a wrap while Zamani flopped top set. The turn was the [4s] and when the river fell the [9c] Winter completed his straight sending Zamani to the rail.

Sean Winter vs. Chance Kornuth

Sean Winter limped in from the small blind and Chance Kornuth raised to 9,000 from the big blind. Winter announced pot and back-raised to 27,000, and Kornuth called. The flop landed [QdAh8h] and Winter bet out 25,000 and Kornuth folded.

Stephen Chidwick Eliminated by Sean Winter

We caught the action on the river that read [Tc4d4cQsAs] and Sean Winter bet out 30,000. Stephen Chidwick then announced "pot," putting him all-in. Winter, who clearly had a big hand but feared losing to a sick cooler asked, "are you kidding me? Is this real life?" He then announced, "I