Event #7 £25,000 PLO has come to a conclusion at the British Poker Open with Sam Soverel ending another event as Day 1 chip leader with 849,000. Soverel is currently holding a mammoth lead in the British Poker Open title leaderboard, and with this being his fourth final table of the series that has yielded one win, he hopes to becomes the first player to win two titles this series.
It won’t be an easy task for Soverel because standing in his way is George Wolff (650,000), Stephen Chidwick (618,000), and Ben Tollerene (133,000). Wolff is riding a wave of momentum after winning Event #2 £10,000 PLO just under a week ago. After holding the chip lead for the majority of the day, Wolff relented it in the late stages but is still nursing a second place stack.
Third overall is Chidwick who won the 2018 U.S. Poker Open title and has three cashes at the British Poker Open. Fourth overall is Tollerene who is at his first British Poker Open final table and will be looking add to his trophy case that includes a 2018 U.S. Poker Open title.
The remaining four players are all that remains from the 15-entrant field, and when play resumes tomorrow, they’ll be on money bubble. Third place will earn £60,000, while a runner-up finish will see them pocket £112,500. However, it is the first-place prize of £202,500 that each of the final four players will be aiming for, along with the title of Champion, and being in the British Poker Open winner’s club that currently includes Soverel and Wolff, as well as Luc Greenwood, Paul Newey, Sam Greenwood, and Sergi Reixach.
Watch the final four return to play to a winner live on PokerGO on Monday, September 9, with play resuming at 12 p.m. local time. The PokerGO live stream will be on a one-hour delay and begins at 8 a.m. (ET) / 5 a.m. (PT).
A complete list of the final table chip counts is provided below:
|British Poker Open Event #7 Final Table|
|1||Stephen Chidwick||United Kingdom||618,000|
|2||Sam Soverel||United States||849,000|
|3||George Wolff||United States||650,000|
|4||Ben Tollerene||United States||133,000|
Sam Soverel limped the button for 12,000 and Anson Tsang three-bet the small blind to 48,000.
Soverel called, and on the flop, Tsang continued for 95,000. Soverel announced pot, and Tsang called all in for roughly 245,000 total.
The turn landed the to thrust Soverel into the lead, and when the completed the board on the river, Tsang was eliminated in fifth place.
6,000 / 12,000
Big Blind Ante
Anson Tsang raised to 35,000 on the button and Ben Tollerene called from the big blind.
The flop landed and Tollerene checked. Tsang bet 40,000, and when Tollerene check-raised to 100,000, Tsang called all in for 89,000.
The board ran out the and on the turn and river, and Tsang doubled through with his rivered Broadway straight.
Ben Tollerene raised to 35,000 in early position and Anson Tsang announced a re-raise of pot from the big blind. Tollerene called all in for 106,000 total.
The board ran out and Tollerene collected the double.
Partypoker pro Ludovic Geilich raised to 35,000 from under the gun, and Stephen Chidwick called in the big blind.
The flop landed and Chidwick led out for 30,000. Geilich used two time extension chips, and then moved all in for 109,000. Chidwick called.
The turn and river landed the and , and the partypoker pro was eliminated in sixth place.
5,000 / 10,000
Big Blind Ante
On a flop of , Anson Tsang checked and Ben Tollerene bet 52,000.
Tsang used two time extension chips and then called as the turn landed the . Tsang bet his final 47,000 and Tollerene called.
The river landed the , and Tsang doubled through with his turned straight.
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