Super Stephen Chidwick Denies Tony G Triton Madrid Short Deck Title

Stephen Chidwick were given his fingers on a Triton Poker identify plus an enormous €1,800,000 payday after he denied Antanas “Tony G” Guoga within the €100,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em Brief Deck tournament on the Triton Poker Collection Madrid pageant. Chidwick’s spectacular victory got here only some days after he completed 2nd to Michael Addamo in €75,000 buy-in No-Prohibit Dangle’em 8-Passed match, a end result that banked the preferred Brit €1,291,414 after a heads-up deal.

Chidwick has now gained greater than $5 million all over 2022, and is now ranked fourth in poker’s all time cash list, leap-frogging each David Peters and Erik Seidel, with $42,746,701 in profits.

Thirty-eight distinctive gamers bought 28 re-entries between them and created a €6,000,000 prize pool that the highest 8 finishers shared. Michael Soyza used to be the primary participant heading for the cashier’s table. After shedding some chips to Danny Tang, Soyza moved all-in with ace-nine of spades 665,000 and Chidwick re-shoved for 1,125,000 with pocket tens. The 5 group playing cards ran out void of aces or flushes, and Soyza busted in 8th for €240,000.

The overall desk’s two American stars, Seth Davies and Isaac Haxton had been the following gamers eradicated. Davies will rely himself unfortunate after committing his stack with ace-king on an ace-king-nine flop and getting a choice from the ace-queen of Mikita Badziakouski. The flip and river got here a jack and a 10 to enhance Badziakouski to a Broadway instantly.

Tang’s pair of crimson queens misplaced to the suited king-queen of Chidwick when the latter flopped a instantly. Tang doubled up however misplaced a coinflip with jacks towards Badziakouski’s ace-queen at the first hand again after the dinner smash.

Then got here the dying of Richard Yong; Tony G did the wear and tear. First, Tony G doubled thru Chidwick, then thru Yong, earlier than his jack-eight got here from in the back of towards ace-eight to alleviate Yong of his closing chips.

Heads-up used to be set when Badziakouski, who gained €50,000 NHLE 7-Handed tournament previous within the sequence of €1,340,000, fell in 0.33. The Belarusian used to be left nursing a brief stack after a conflict with Chidwick didn’t move to devise. Badziakosuki pinned his hopes on queen-ten however he may no longer get there towards Tony G’s ace-six, and he needed to make do with the €840,000 third-place prize.

Tony G held the chip lead however Chidwick were given lucky when his king-queen hit a queen at the river to overcome his opponent’s dominating ace-king. After an intense fight, the overall hand noticed Tony G all-in with ace-queen towards Chidwick’s ace-king. No lend a hand arrived from the board, leaving Tony G with out a chips however a €1,350,000 runner-up prize. Chidwick amassed €1,800,000

Tournament #12: €100K Brief Deck Primary Tournament Ultimate Desk Effects

Position Participant Nation Prize
1 Stephen Chidwick United Kingdom €1,800,000
2 Antanas “Tony G” Guoga Lithuania €1,350,000
3 Mikita Badziakouski Belarus €840,000
4 Richard Yong Malaysia €640,000
5 Danny Tang Hong Kong €490,000
6 Isaac Haxton United States €380,000
7 Seth Davies United States €305,000
8 Michael Soyza Malaysia €240,000

Profession-Perfect Ranking For Denmark’s Henrik Hecklen

Henrik Hecklen

Henrik Hecklen were given his fingers on a career-high rating of €2,170,509 when he got here out on most sensible of a 93-strong crowd within the €100,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em Primary Tournament. Hecklen’s earlier greatest prize weighed in at $1,284,260, his praise for a runner-up end in a $100,000 Tremendous Prime Curler on the 2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Now his largest money guidelines the scales on the similar of $2,293,679.

Hecklen has had a hectic couple months, cashing 3 times at EPT Prague, going deep within the UKIPT London Main Event, and cashing in a €50,000 buy-in tournament on the Triton Poker Collection Madrid pageant. What a option to spherical out Would possibly, with a €2,170,509 payday.

Sam Greenwood‘s quest for this identify ended when his pocket kings misplaced to the pocket eights of Kevin Paque courtesy of an 8 at the flop. Alfred DeCarolis, Brazilan Bruno Volkmann, and Finnish legend Patrik Antoinus had been the following gamers who bowed out. Antoinus misplaced a coinflip with pocket sevens towards the ace-ten of Aleksejs Ponakovs; he amassed $558,000 for his sixth-place end.

Workforce PokerStars’ Sam Grafton used to be the following participant to seek out himself with none chips. Grafton’s shove with pocket fives got here on the worst imaginable time as a result of Orpen Kisacikoglu used to be dealt a couple of aces within the small blind. The United Kingdom-based Turkish businessman’s rockets remained true, and Grafton used to be long gone, albeit with €716,000 to turn for his efforts.

Ponakovs misplaced maximum of his stack when he flopped a flush towards the sneakily performed pocket aces of Kisacikoglu which in the end as a result of a complete space. Ponakovs crashed out by the hands of Hecklen quickly after.

The remainder 3 folks had been assured seven-figure hauls. Kevin Paque claimed the €1,134,000 third-place prize when he made makes an attempt to rectify his quick stack through jamming with ace-five. Sadly for Paque, Hecklen appeared him up with the awesome ace-jack.

Hecklen held a slender lead over Kisacikoglu and the heads-up duo appeared on the numbers for a deal. After slightly haggling, which integrated Hecklen inquiring for greater than what ICM introduced, the duo settled on figures they had been pleased with, and left €80,000 to play for along with a Jacob & Co watch.

The overall hand noticed Kisacikoglu first of all limp in with pocket fours however then push all-in after Hecklen three-bet. Hecklen immediately referred to as with pocket kings. An ace-high board used to be secure for the Dane’s cowboys and he was the most important winner of the Triton Poker Collection Madrid pageant to this point.

Tournament #9: €100K NL Dangle’em Primary Tournament Ultimate Desk Effects

Position Participant Nation Prize
1 Henrik Hecklen Denmark €2,170,509*
2 Orpen Kisacikoglu Turkey €2,016,491*
3 Kevin Paque Netherlands €1,134,000
4 Aleksejs Ponakovs Latvia €888,000
5 Sam Grafton United Kingdom €716,000
6 Patrik Antonius Finland €558,000
7 Bruno Volkmann Brazil €440,500
8 Alfred DeCarolis United States €344,000
9 Sam Greenwood Canada €260,500

*displays a heads-up deal

Complete Triton Poker Collection Madrid Effects

Michael Addamo triumphed within the opening tournament of the pageant and made it two titles when he outlasted 62 combatants within the €75,000 No-Prohibit Dangle’em 7-Passed match. The second one win got here with €1,152,086 after a heads-up care for fellow elite grinder Chidwick.

Tournament Entrants Prize pool Champion Prize
€20,000 NLHE 8-Passed 90 €1,800,000 Michael Addamo €478,000
€30,000 NLHE 7-Passed 93 €2,790,000 Paul Phua €740,400
€20,000 NLHE Brief Deck Ante Simplest 62 €1,240,000 Chris Brewer €372,000
€25,000 NLHE Brief Deck Ante Simplest 68 €1,700,000 Rui Cao €497,000
€50,000 NLHE 7-Passed 101 €5,050,000 Mikita Badziakouski €1,340,000
€75,000 NLHE 8-Passed 63 €4,725,000 Michael Addamo €1,152,086*
€50,000 NLHE Brief Stack Ante Simplest 57 €2,850,000 Chin Lim €855,000
€100,000 NLHE Primary Tournament 93 €9,300,000 Henrik Hecklen €2,170,509*
€50,000 NLHE 8-Passed Turbo 37 €1,850,000 Laszlo Bujtas €630,000
€25,000 PLO 34 €850,000 Tom Dwan €290,000
€100,000 NLHE Brief Deck Primary Tournament 60 €6,000,000 Stephen Chidwick €1,800,000

Photographs courtesy of Triton Poker /Joe Giron

Author: Bradley Watson