Event #29: $50,000 Super High Roller at the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open has its winner. After a hard-fought day of poker that stretched right around 12 hours, Chris Brewer (pictured) emerged as the one holding the trophy and posing for winner photos following an ICM chop with Sean Winter. For the victory, Brewer picked up $420,670 in prize money.
At the time of the chop, Brewer had 1.69 million in chips to Winter’s 1.31 million. Winter picked up $394,130 in prize money.
Event #29: $50,000 Super High Roller drew 24 entries and generated a $1.164 million prize pool. The top four spots reached the money and that happened after Elio Fox bubbled in fifth place. Brewer was the one who busted Fox when his pocket jacks bested Fox’s ace-eight.
With four players left, Brewer doubled against Sean Perry when he flopped an eight-high straight and Perry triple-barrel bluffed into him. That hand gave Brewer a full double up and moved him into the chip lead. Perry was eliminated next and it was Brewer who took him out, increasing his lead even further. Perry earned $139,680 for his fourth-place finish.
While Brewer did the work busting the bubble and knocking out Perry in fourth place, it was Winter who sent the next player to the rail, and that was Cary Katz in third place for $209,520.
Following Katz’s elimination, Brewer had the lead over Winter, with 1.69 million in chips to Winter’s 1.31 million. The two immediately agreed to a chop based on ICM, and with that, Brewer was awarded $420,670 and the victory. Winter took home $394,130.
The final table payouts are as follows.
|Event #29: Super High Roller Payouts|
|Place||Name||Prize||PokerGO Tour Points|
Although Ali Imsirovic maintained his lead atop the PokerGO Tour presented by Guaranteed Rate leaderboard, Perry narrowed the gap with his fourth-place finish, Winter improved to third place, Katz jumped from eighth to fifth, and Brewer leapfrogged Alex Foxen to get into ninth place.
|Updated PokerGO Tour Top 10|
|Rank||Name||Country||Total Earnings||PokerGO Tour Points|
|1||Ali Imsirovic||Bosnia and Herzegovina||$3,004,960||2,394|
That concludes PokerGO’s coverage of Event #29: $50,000 Super High Roller, but we’ll be back at it on Thursday for more high-stakes action from the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. On Thursday, Event #33: $50,000 Super High Roller kicks off at 2 p.m. ET. Be sure to tune back in then for coverage from the tournament floor.
Following the elimination of Cary Katz, both Chris Brewer and Sean Winter agreed on an ICM chop.
Brewer held the chip with 1,690,000 and was declared the winner taking home $420,670, while Winter sat with 1,310,000 and collected $394,130 for his second-place finish.
Cary Katz raised to 30,000 on the button, Sean Winter three-bet to 110,000 from the small blind, and Katz called.
After the flop rolled out, Winter slid out a tall stack of chips to signal that was willing to play for stacks. Katz moved in for his 395,000 and Winter quickly made the call. Katz had the and Winter had the .
The turn was the to improve Winter to trip fours and then the river completed the board with the . With that, Katz was eliminated in third place for $209,520.
Chris Brewer raised to 30,000 on the button and Cary Katz called from the small blind. Sean Winter folded out of the big blind and the dealer ran out the flop. Katz checked, Brewer bet 50,000, and Katz called.
The turn was the and both players checked to see the land on the river. Katz bet 15,000 and Brewer folded.
On a flop of , Sean Perry checked and Chris Brewer moved all-in. Perry called all-in for 220,000 and tabled his to be against Brewer’s .
The turn and river landed the and , and Perry bricked his draw and was eliminated in fourth place for a $139,680 payday.
10,000 / 15,000
Big Blind Ante
From the small blind, Sean Perry raised to 60,000. Chris Brewer (pictured) made the call out of the big blind and the flop fell . Perry led with a bet of 90,000 and Brewer made the call.
The turn was the and Perry fired 165,000. After Brewer called, the dealer completed the board with the on the river. Perry announced that he was all in and Brewer snap-called.
Brewer tabled the for a flopped straight and beat Perry’s to double up. Brewer was all in for 310,000 on the river and doubled to 1.27 million in chips.
Cary Katz limped the button and Sean Perry checked his option in the big blind.
The flop landed and both players checked to reveal the on the turn.
Perry bet out 35,000 and Katz folded.
Elio Fox shoved all-in for 180,000 from the cutoff and Chris Brewer isolated for 340,000 on the button.
The board ran out and Fox was eliminated on the money bubble in fifth place.
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