Lok Chan Wins 2022 WSOP Occasion #35: $2,500 Blended Large Guess On First Journey To WSOP ($144,338)

After three days of blended sport motion, Lok Chan defeated Drew Scott in heads-up play to win Occasion #35: $2,500 Blended Large Guess on the 2022 World Series of Poker in its new residence at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas. The favored combine of huge guess variants attracted 281 runners to generate a prize pool of $625,225.

Chan took residence the high prize of $144,338, alongside together with his first bracelet, on his maiden journey from Hong Kong to Las Vegas for the WSOP.

Occasion #35: $2,500 Blended Large Guess Closing Desk Outcomes

Place Identify Nation Prize
1 Lok Chan Hong Kong $144,338
2 Drew Scott Canada $89,206
3 Rami Boukai United States $61,675
4 Michael Trivett United States $43,378
5 Christopher Smith United States $31,045
6 Galen Corridor United States $22,617
7 Aaron Kupin United States $16,777

Winner’s Response

The champ is simply 22 years outdated, however he has performed poker for fairly a while.

“I’ve performed for seven years after I discovered from my brother after I was 15,” Chan stated in his post-win interview with PokerNews.

Chan’s first journey to Las Vegas for the WSOP can be his first alternative to play blended video games in a dwell event format. His curiosity in variants has elevated over the past couple of years after enjoying on-line.

“I’m not profitable that a lot in maintain’em as of late, so I play blended video games on-line lots. It’s my first time I’ve ever performed dwell.

“After I turned 17 or 18, I might go to Taiwan and play dwell tournaments and I might play money on-line. That is my first time coming to Las Vegas for the WSOP. I used to be fortunate sufficient to remain alive and have an opportunity to get a bracelet.”

The newly-crowned champion plans to spend rather more time on the 2022 WSOP and maybe get a shot at a second bracelet.

“I’m positively enjoying the Essential Occasion as a result of that’s what I got here right here for. I’ll take a one-day break and have a relaxation with my associates and my spouse. We’re going out and I’ll relaxation up for the remainder of the collection.”

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Day 3 Motion

Day 3 acquired off to a quick begin when Andrew Robl was eradicated on the very first hand of play. Robl tried to attract to a straight flush in No-Restrict 5 Card Draw Excessive, however Richard Ashby’s two pair held to attain the knockout.

A number of gamers have been misplaced within the opening ranges of the day, together with Schuyler Thornton, Michael Savakinas, and Craig Chait. Keith Lehr bowed out in thirteenth place to deliver the event down to 2 tables.

Quickly to hit the rail earlier than ultimate desk motion have been Ashby, Scott Bohlman, Renan Bruschi, Patrick Leonard and Ryan Moriarty, who fell to Scott’s nine-eight in lowball to ship the ultimate seven gamers to an unofficial ultimate desk.

Out in seventh place was Aaron Kupin, who acquired it in whereas drawing one with eight-seven in No-Restrict 2-7 Single Draw, however he drew a queen and was knocked out by Rami Boukai. Following in sixth place was Galen Corridor, who was knocked out when Scott made a wheel in Pot-Restrict Omaha 8 or Higher.

Christopher Smith was out in fifth after he drew to an eight-five in lowball, however he peeled an ace and misplaced to Chan’s nine-six. Following carefully in fourth was Michael Trivett after he acquired scooped by Scott in Omaha 8 or Higher.

Michael Trivett
Michael Trivett

Three-handed play ended rapidly when Boukai tried to make a straight in No-Restrict 5 Card Draw Excessive, however he missed his draw and Scott’s two pair despatched him off in third place.

The ultimate two battled for lower than an hour, and the massive second got here when Chan caught runner-runner tens to beat Scott’s pocket kings in No-Restrict Maintain’em.

This concludes protection of Occasion #35: $2,500 Blended Large Guess. Congratulations to Lok Chan on his first WSOP bracelet! Be sure you hold it with the PokerNews group all through the remainder of the 2022 WSOP for dwell updates on your entire favourite tournaments.

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