After three days of play, Ali Eslami claimed victory within the 2022 World Series of Poker Event #36: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better for $135,260 and his first ever WSOP gold bracelet.
The occasion drew a complete of 471 entries and generated a prize pool of $628,785. Simply 71 of these gamers made the cash and when all was mentioned and achieved, Eslami took the most important slice.
He overcame Chris Papastratis in heads-up play to safe the win inside Bally’s Occasion Centre. Papastratis, who simply had $11,399 in recorded match earnings, took house his largest ever payday – cashing for $83,598.
Occasion #36: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hello-Lo 8 or Higher Closing Desk Outcomes
|1||Ali Eslami||United States||$135,260|
|2||Chris Papastratis||United States||$83,598|
|3||Jeff Madsen||United States||$58,537|
|4||Scott Lake||United States||$41,693|
|6||Kenny Hsiung||United States||$22,287|
|7||John Holley||United States||$16,737|
|8||David Arganian||United States||$12,801|
Eslami, who had simply booked his first match win in over ten years, was buoyed by the expertise.
“I am feeling nice really, particularly as I have never been taking part in poker for six years or one thing, so to come back again and get the win is nice,” he advised PokerNews.
Nevertheless, there was no time to waste for Eslami, who was already planning his subsequent bracelet hunt.
“I do not understand how late they’re taking part in within the $10,000 Seven Card Stud 8 or higher, however that began in the present day. So I really feel like I ought to go play, proper? I imply, that is the championship occasion. Is not this type of like a qualifier in the present day?” he mentioned.
Eslami did certainly run off to play in that occasion after the interview. Earlier than he left, Eslami gave a tribute to a good friend who had not too long ago departed and devoted the win to him.
“I wish to dedicate this to Chad Brown, who handed away from most cancers. Many poker gamers, knew him. He was a legend, and it [Stud] was one in all his favourite video games, too. We had been excellent associates, and we talked loads concerning the recreation too. So this one goes out to Chad.”
Closing Day Recap
The day began with 15 gamers however that quantity was shortly slashed right down to 9. Early exits within the day included Kirill Tsyngalev, Pearce Arnold, Brian Scholl, Chad Campbell, Teemu Kangasvieri and Jon Kyte.
John Bunch fell subsequent and his elimination marked the beginning of the official ultimate desk. Kenny Hsiung ousted Bunch with two pair, after the previous did not hit his full home and flush outs.
Closing desk brief stack David Arganian was the primary ultimate desk casualty. He couldn’t make a low for half the pot with Jeff Madsen’s sevens up remaining finest.
One of the crucial talkative gamers on the desk, John Holley, had entertained many all through the previous couple of days together with his desk chat however he misplaced his voice after being despatched by Eslami and Thomas Taylor.
Hsiung, who had been one of many larger stacks all through the day, suffered the baddest beat of the day. He had journey aces on fifth avenue and ended up with an ace-high flush by seventh avenue. Eslami had different concepts and ended up catching working fives to make a full home to ship the one-time WSOP bracelet winner out in sixth place.
Taylor shortly adopted him out of the door to arrange four-handed play. Then following the elimination of Scott Lake, the ultimate three gamers took their positions.
The three finalists, Eslami, Papastratis and Jeff Madsen exchanged the chip lead a number of instances earlier than Madsen hit the rail. He couldn’t beat Papastratis’ two pair or Eslami’s low to outlive.
Heads-up play lasted for slightly below an hour, and in that point it was all Eslami. Papastratis failed to seek out any momentum towards his nemesis. The final hand of the day noticed Papastratis make aces up, however Eslami had already made a wheel on fifth avenue and held to see out the match.
This concludes PokerNews’ protection of the occasion, however there may be nonetheless loads extra to come back from the 2022 WSOP, so you’ll want to maintain it locked in.
Calum has been part of the PokerNews group since September 2021 after working within the UK power sector. He performed his first hand of poker in 2017 and instantly fell in love with the sport. Calum’s proudest poker achievement is profitable the one match he has ever performed in Las Vegas, the distinguished $60 Flamingo night occasion.
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