Jeremy Ausmus is the 2022 PokerGO Cup champion. Ausmus carried out extremely over the process the eight-event collection, cashing 4 instances for $824,500 which contains one win and 4 top-three finishes. For topping the collection leaderboard, Ausmus earned the $50,000 championship bonus.
“It’s nice,” Ausmus mentioned. “It was once a large sweat to win this. Everybody getting into the overall desk may just’ve gained it and I slightly eeked it out.”
Ausmus were given began on his quest in opposition to profitable the 2022 PokerGO Cup with a second-place end in Tournament #3: $10,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em. He completed moment to Jake Daniels and took house $144,000 and 144 issues. Straight away after that consequence, Ausmus won Event #4: $15,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $263,250 and 263 issues, topping Brock Wilson in that event. Then, it was once a couple of third-place finishes for Ausmus. First, he were given 0.33 in Tournament #7: $25,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em for $161,250 and 97 issues. Then, he were given 0.33 in Tournament #8: $50,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em for $256,000 and 154 issues.
Entering the overall desk of Tournament #8, Ausmus had the issues lead within the collection, however he didn’t have the 2022 PokerGO Cup locked up. Actually, all 4 of his combatants may just nonetheless win.
“I used to be the shortest stack, however then [Nick] Schulman couldn’t win anymore after [Daniel] Negreanu busted, so so long as I saved laddering I used to be much more likely to get the win,” Ausmus mentioned of his mindset coming into and to start out the overall desk. “Then [Sean] Perry needed to win heads up for me and he had an enormous chip lead.”
Ausmus labored his strategy to a third-place end in Tournament #8, which intended that best Wilson may just take the 2022 PokerGO Cup out of his fingers. Wilson needed to defeat Sean Perry in heads-up play, however he was once confronted with one-seventh of the chips to start out. It didn’t take lengthy for Perry to complete off Wilson, doing so when his pocket jacks held towards Wilson’s king-queen. The overall hand secured a $640,000 victory for Perry whilst concurrently profitable the 2022 PokerGO Cup for Ausmus.
“I ran so ridiculously the remaining six tournaments,” Ausmus mentioned. “I stopped within the peak 8 six tournaments in a row right here. I used to be simply deep in Florida, or even in December I used to be ultimate tabling stuff, so I’m without a doubt working truly, truly just right. It’s perhaps the most productive I’ve ever run up to now couple of months, simply deep in the whole thing I play. It’s beautiful cool.”
In conjunction with all the cash he gained from the event finishes, which quantities to $824,500, Ausmus picked up the $50,000 championship bonus that got here with being topped the 2022 PokerGO Cup champion.
“It’s cool, it’s superior,” Ausmus mentioned of the way profitable a player-of-the-series name compares to profitable a unmarried event. “I used to be telling anyone previous that I’ve gotten beaten in right here. Within the U.S. Poker Open and Poker Masters, I used to be house for dinner each and every evening and I didn’t notice what it was once love to have any issues or anything else. Then I used to be a part of the large race and noticed how concerned everybody was once and the way persons are into it, and I didn’t get that sooner than. It’s cool. It’s a large number of a laugh. The additional $50K that’s given is superior. It’s simply truly cool.”
Ausmus’ 2022 PokerGO Cup Effects
|Tournament #3: $10,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em||2d||$144,000||144|
|Tournament #4: $15,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em||1st||$263,250||263|
|Tournament #7: $25,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em||third||$161,250||97|
|Tournament #8: $50,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em||third||$256,000||154|
Ausmus’ newest good fortune has driven him to greater than $11,400,000 in profession reside event profits. He closed out 2021 sturdy and continues to experience that momentum into 2022. Ausmus was once the first gold bracelet winner at the 2021 World Series of Poker, for what was once on the time his moment gold bracelet, after which he later won the 2021 WSOP $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event for $1,188,918, denying Phil Hellmuth every other piece of WSOP jewellery. Proper sooner than hitting the PokerGO Cup felt on the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas, Ausmus completed 7th within the WPT Fortunate Hearts Poker Open for $160,095.
“When I used to be bobbing up and entering poker, [these events] didn’t even exist,” Ausmus mentioned of competing in top rollers. “I’ve by no means truly been the fellow who’s been like, ‘I’m going to play the best stakes and beat the most productive gamers.’ I’ve by no means truly been like that till extra lately, just like the remaining yr or two. I’ve simply labored exhausting and really feel like I will compete on the upper ranges now. I nonetheless have paintings to do, but it surely by no means was once my purpose. I’ve by no means been the tremendous, tremendous aggressive man, simply beautiful aggressive. I simply wish to make a dwelling doing one thing I care to do and now I’m ready to play the upper stuff.”
To get to this stage, Ausmus pointed to the exhausting paintings he’s installed off the felt. Learning and bettering off the felt is one thing most of the gamers that common PokerGO Excursion (PGT) occasions say is the important thing to good fortune. For Ausmus, he mentioned he works tougher when he’s shedding and that it is helping him pop out as a greater participant at the different aspect of a nasty run. Then, when issues click on, you get outcomes like we’ve noticed from him on the 2022 PokerGO Cup.
“It’s superior,” Ausmus mentioned of his run. “When you’re now not working just right whilst you’re all in, you’ll paintings as exhausting as you wish to have and also you’ll simply stay shedding. However in truth, for me anyway, I paintings method tougher after I’m shedding. I assume I’m slightly bit results-oriented. I do know why I’m shedding, I will see it, however I paintings that a lot tougher. So I more or less embody shedding as a result of general that’s what has were given me to the place I’m at and were given me higher and higher each and every time. Each shedding spell I’ve long gone thru within the remaining 17 years, I pop out a significantly better participant.”
Even supposing Ausmus isn’t a lot of a touring poker participant in this day and age, there are many occasions at in Las Vegas that he’ll be competing in. Bobbing up in March is the 2022 U.S. Poker Open and that’s one thing Ausmus is eyeing on the schedule.
“I like the U.S. Poker Open, and that’s bobbing up in a month,” Ausmus mentioned. “I like the Poker Masters. I reside right here. It’s simple to return down right here. That is the most productive position to play that there’s; it’s comfy, it’s great, there’s a large number of camaraderie in right here. It’s a small staff and such a lot of other folks know each and every different, simply other folks from all other spaces on the earth and walks of lifestyles, but it surely’s a large number of a laugh. I like taking part in right here. I don’t shuttle a ton, so it’s best.”
With 658 issues at the PGT leaderboard, the 2022 PokerGO Cup champion sits 0.33 in the back of Nick Petrangelo and Sean Perry. Ultimate season, Ausmus completed twenty first at the PGT leaderboard with 1,405 issues. With just about part of that quantity already earned sooner than February is part over, Ausmus is off to an excellent begin to his 2022 marketing campaign and we’ll see how he progresses during the season.
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