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The final series of the 2023 PGT season has concluded with Event #6: $10,100 No-Limit Hold'em of PGT Last Chance. The final tournament of the series attracted a 79-entrant field, and Nick Schulman claimed the title and $161,500 following a series of flips after an ICM heads-up chop with Chino Rheem.

With the conclusion of the PGT Last Chance series, the final two Dream Seats have also been awarded, with Samuel Laskowitz and Dylan DeStefano claiming the last spots into the PGT Championship $1,000,000 Freeroll on January 9-10, 2024.

Schulman notched his fourth cash of the six-event series and secured his 17th career live tournament victory, according to The Hendon Mob. Schulman snagged his third win and 22nd cash of the 2023 PGT season and sits eighth on the PGT leaderboard with $2,530,419 in winnings and 1,709 PGT points heading into the PGT Championship.

The sixth and final event of PGT Last Chance saw another solid turnout, with the 79-entrant field generating a prize pool of $790,000 that paid the final 12 places. Following the elimination of Jesse Lonis on the money bubble, Andrew Lichtenberger (12th), Kristen Foxen (11th), Nikita Kalinin (10th), Ren Lin (9th), and Sam Soverel (8th) were all eliminated before the final table was set, with Rheem holding the chip lead ahead of Arthur Morris and Schulman.

Morris and Maxx Coleman made the final table to sneak into the top 40 of the PGT leaderboard, and they edged out players such as Ben Lamb, Jim Collopy, Adam Hendrix, and Andrew Lichtenberger to earn their spots into the upcoming PGT Championship $1,000,000 Freeroll.

Coleman was the first to go at the final table in seventh place when he got the rest of his chips in on the river with two pair, but Rheem had a straight to eliminate him. Stephen Chidwick exited in sixth when he got ace-queen in against Rheem's sevens and found no help. Dream Seat clincher and Event #3 winner Samuel Laskowitz was eliminated in fifth place when he doubled Schulman and then sent the rest of his chips over to him when he ran into Schulman's superior ace.

Alex Foxen was gone shortly after in fourth place when he got ace-ten in against Rheem's pocket fives and couldn't improve, and Arthur Morris followed in third place when he got his short stack in with ten-eight suited against Rheem's ace-six and was unable to make the best hand. Heads-up play began with Rheem holding a small chip lead over Schulman, and the two players made an ICM deal. The two players flipped for the title, and after a long series of flips, Schulman eventually had all of the chips and was crowned the champion.

PGT Last Chance Event #6: $10,100 No-Limit Hold'em Payouts

Place Name Country PGT Points Payouts
1st Nick Schulman United States 162 $161,500*
2nd Chino Rheem United States 170 $170,300*
3rd Arthur Morris United States 103 $102,700
4th Alex Foxen United States 79 $79,000
5th Samuel Laskowitz United States 63 $63,200
6th Stephen Chidwick United Kingdom 47 $47,400
7th Maxx Coleman United States 40 $39,500
8th Sam Soverel United States 32 $31,600
9th Ren Lin China 32 $31,600
10th Nikita Kalinin Russia 24 $23,700
11th Kristen Foxen Canada 24 $23,700
12th Andrew Lichtenberger United States 16 $15,800

*Denotes ICM heads-up deal

PGT Last Chance Top 10 Leaderboard

Rank Player PGT Points Winnings
1st Samuel Laskowitz 307 $307,200
2nd Dylan DeStefano 276 $275,800
3rd Michael Jozoff 145 $145,200
4th Joey Weissman 133 $132,600
5th Dylan Linde 122 $121,500
6th Kristen Foxen 111 $111,100
7th Vitalijs Zavorotnijs 110 $110,000
8th Seth Davies 107 $106,600
9th David Peters 104 $103,800
10th Jonathan Cohen 102 $101,500

* Players currently in the Top 40 of the PGT leaderboard have been removed

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