Adam Friedman Wins Hard Rock Cincinnati’s First Major Tournament For $171K

The Onerous Rock Cincinnati not too long ago hosted its first primary post-pandemic poker event, a $1,500 buy-in, $500,000 GTD Major Match, which attracted 632 entries over 3 beginning flights and introduced up an $834,240 prize pool.

After a complete weekend of play, it used to be four-time bracelet winner and three-time consecutive International Collection of Poker (WSOP) $10K Broker’s Selection champ Adam Friedman rising victorious for

It wasn’t the primary time Friedman has gained a poker event in his house state. Again in 2019, hetopped a 596-entry field to win the Mid-States Poker Excursion (MSPT) $1,100 Major Match at JACK Cleveland On line casino for $121,405.

“It all the time feels excellent to win a event, even supposing is a two-card poker event,” Friedman instructed PokerNews. “I have in reality loved taking part in one of the native tournaments in Ohio in recent times, together with the Shark Tank Poker Membership in Columbus and now the Onerous Rock in Cincinnati.”

Onerous Rock Cincinnati $1,500 Major Match Ultimate Desk Effects

Position Participant Prize
1 Adam Friedman $171,020
2 JB Whitehouse $105,782
3 Brian Corridor $77,584
4 Brent Ballentine $57,729
5 Angela Color $43,464
6 Tim Bishop $33,203
7 Michael McCauley $25,695
8 Peyton Smith $20,189
9 Ray Attiyah $16,017
Adam Friedman
Adam Friedman wins!

Day 2 noticed 77 avid gamers go back to motion, of which the highest 72 have been slated to receives a commission. Amongst the ones to money the event have been Jay Kelley (twelfth – $12,847), Keven Stammen (seventeenth – $8,593), Allen Kessler (twenty first – $7,174), Nicholas “Grimy Diaper” Rigby (thirty third – $3,921), Myra Alexander (forty eighth – $2,753), Richard Ali (63rd – $2,586), and Matthew Johnson (72nd – $2,336).

Click here for a look at the full results.

“It used to be run really well, particularly taking into account it used to be their first large event post-Covid,” mentioned Friedman, who’s recent of winning a Global Poker Award for “Highest Ultimate Desk Efficiency,” which incorporated defeating Phil Hellmuth heads-up. “The folk operating the event have been very skilled and I spoke with some of the other people in my view, very open to ideas for development on long term occasions.”

The ones sentiments have been echoed through perennial critic Allen Kessler, who traveled out for the event.

Hard Rock Cincinnati will continue to host poker tournaments throughout March, including two events daily. Click here for a look at their March tournament schedule.

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