Stephen Chidwick, the reigning US Poker Open champion, has final tabled Event #1: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em and will enter the day in third behind three-time WSOP circuit ring winner Joseph Cheong and Lazaro Hernandez, both making their first USPO final table appearance.
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Cheong sent everyone home late last night when he busted seventh-place finisher Jerry Robinson with pocket aces. Robinson had queens and was eliminated.
Here is the seating chart and the chip counts for all six finalists:
Event #1 Final Table
Seat 1: Stephen Chidwick – 1,965,000 (39 bbs)
Seat 2: Sean Winter – 1,190,000 (23 bbs)
Seat 3: Joseph Cheong – 2,885,000 (57 bbs)
Seat 4: Joseph Cappello – 1,380,000 (27 bbs)
Seat 5: Lazaro Hernandez – 2,195,000 (43 bbs)
Seat 6: Joseph Orsino – 1,635,000 (32 bbs)
Play will resume at 20,000/50,000 with a 50,000 big blind ante.
The first USPO title will be claimed today with the overall winner of the USPO taking home an extra $100,000. The final table action and all the updates and photos from the event will start at 5 p.m EST or watch it all unfold live on PokerGO.