Adam Hendrix Wins U.S. Poker Open Event #3 For $211,200

Adam Hendrix was once nowhere close to the chip lead getting into the general desk of Match #3: $10,000 No-Prohibit on the 2022 U.S. Poker Open, however he became the tables and got here out on best for what was once a $211,200 victory. Hendrix additionally picked up 211 issues for the collection leaderboard and is now moment in that race with 234 issues general.

Hendrix crowned a box of 88 entries in Match #3. He now has one victory and two cashes via 3 2022 U.S. Poker Open occasions. Previous to this win, Hendrix positioned eleventh in Match #2: $10,000 Pot-Prohibit Omaha for $23,100.

The victory wasn’t the primary time Hendrix tasted the winner’s circle throughout the PokerGO Studio and at the PokerGO Excursion (PGT). In September 2021, Hendrix won Event #3: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha at the Poker Masters for $186,300.

To win this tournament, Hendrix crowned Jonathan Little in heads-up play. Little got here into Saturday’s Day 2 with a commanding chip lead and fell simply wanting his first are living match victory since August 2019. Shannon Shorr completed fourth and the end allowed him to increase his lead on the best of the 2022 U.S. Poker Open leaderboard.

2022 U.S. Poker Open Match #3 Effects

Position Participant Nation Prize
1 Adam Hendrix United States $211,200
2 Jonathan Little United States $149,600
3 Jeremy Ausmus United States $105,600
4 Shannon Shorr United States $88,000
5 Erik Seidel United States $70,400
6 Nitis Udornpim United States $52,800

Match #3: $10,000 NL Grasp’em drew a box of 88 entries to the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas, developing an $880,000 prize pool. The highest 13 avid gamers completed within the cash and earned each U.S. Poker Open and PGT leaderboard issues.

Hendrix’s Highway To Victory in Match #3

After registration closed, Adam Hendrix discovered himself with fewer than 100,000 in chips in Degree 8 of the match. He discovered a double up via Erik Seidel in Degree 9 when his pocket sevens held in opposition to Seidel’s ace-nine of diamonds. Hendrix persisted to chip up from there.

Kristina Holst busted at the cash bubble in 14th position, Michael Lang went out in thirteenth position, after which Hendrix took out Scott Seiver in twelfth position. When he busted Seiver, Hendrix had pocket jacks in opposition to Seiver’s ace-five and held.

Following Alex Foxen’s bust in eleventh position and Benjamin Miner’s go out in tenth position, the ultimate 9 avid gamers mixed to 1 desk. On the time, Hendrix was once sitting in fourth chip place with a seven-figure stack.

With the exits of Sean Perry in 9th position, Seth Davies in 8th position, and Rok Gostisa in 7th position, Day 1 was once within the books and Hendrix bagged up 1,030,000 in chips. That put him six out of six at the leaderboard getting into Day 2.

Early on Day 2, Hendrix discovered himself all in in opposition to Nitis Udornpim. Hendrix had ace-jack and was once dominating Udornpim’s ace-ten. The board was once blank for Hendrix and he doubled to greater than 2,000,000 in chips.

Udornpim spun his quick stack up however in the end fell in 6th position to Jonathan Little when his ace-king misplaced to Little’s ace-ten.

Erik Seidel was once ousted subsequent, and it was once Hendrix who despatched him packing. Seidel was once all in with ten-nine and ruled via Hendrix’s jack-ten. No lend a hand got here for Seidel and he was once long past.

4-handed play was once between Hendrix, Little, Shannon Shorr, and Jeremy Ausmus. Shorr discovered his method out the door subsequent, getting all in with queen-ten in opposition to Ausmus’ pocket tens. Shorr, who won Event #1 at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open for $213,900, couldn’t to find the lend a hand he wanted and was once despatched house with a fourth-place payday of $88,000.

All the way through three-handed play is when Hendrix labored himself into the chip lead, however then he misplaced it when Ausmus surged to the highest of the pack. Then it was once Little discovering himself again within the lead because the jockeying persisted.

The leaderboard transferring persisted when Hendrix picked up two queens and doubled via Little’s king-nine. It wasn’t as simple because it sounds, even though. Hendrix flopped a collection of queens at the queen-jack-five flop, however then Little became a directly due to a 10 rolling off. The river was once some other ten to offer Hendrix a complete space and the double up.

Sooner or later, Ausmus busted in 3rd position. Hendrix shoved on him from the small blind with ten-three and Ausmus referred to as all in for 8.6 giant blinds with king-queen of hearts. The flop got here ace-three-three to place Ausmus in an international of harm. A 5 at the flip left Ausmus drawing lifeless, and Match #3 was once heads up between Hendrix and Little.

Heads-up play began with Hendrix within the lead. He had 7,175,000 in chips to Little’s stack of three,825,000. The fit didn’t take lengthy to return to a conclusion.

At the button, Hendrix raised to 300,000 with the blinds at 75,000-150,000 with a 150,000 giant blind ante. Little moved all in for three,225,000. Hendrix referred to as with pocket eights and was once in just right form in opposition to Little’s ace-two. In spite of an excessively sweaty flip card, Hendrix’s eights held up and he was once topped champion.

Hendrix Now 2d On USPO Leaderboard

The 211 leaderboard issues that Adam Hendrix earned with the victory in Match #3 driven his collection general to 234 issues. He’s nonetheless at the back of Shannon Shorr, even though, who stepped forward to 302 issues after successful Match #1 and taking fourth in Match #3. Jonathan Little jumped to fourth at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open leaderboard along with his second-place end on this tournament.

The participant with probably the most leaderboard issues on the finish of the 2022 U.S. Poker Open might be topped U.S. Poker Open Champion and take house the $50,000 Championship Bonus.

2022 U.S. Poker Open Leaderboard Best 10

Rank Participant Nation Issues
1 Shannon Shorr United States 302
2 Adam Hendrix United States 234
3 Justin Younger United States 200
4 Jonathan Little United States 150
5 Ren Lin United States 149
6 Tommy Le United States 146
7 Erik Seidel United States 144
8 Dan Shak United States 119
9 Masashi Oya Japan 112
10 Jeremy Ausmus United States 106

Tony Sinishtaj Nonetheless Tops PGT Leaderboard

As for the 2022 PGT leaderboard, Tony Sinishtaj stays on the best with 1,250 issues. Isaac Kempton continues to be in moment, however there are avid gamers making strikes at the back of those two. Sean Perry has two cashes on the 2022 U.S. Poker Open and is as much as 1,147 issues in 3rd position at the PGT leaderboard. Jeremy Ausmus simply took 3rd position in Match #3 of the 2022 U.S. Poker Open and stepped forward from 7th to 6th with what’s now 822 issues.

2022 PGT Leaderboard Best 10

Rank Participant Nation Issues
1 Tony Sinishtaj United States 1,250
2 Isaac Kempton United States 1,200
3 Sean Perry Jeremy Ausmus 1,147
4 Nick Petrangelo Jeremy Ausmus 1,066
5 Ali Imsirovic Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,020
6 Jeremy Ausmus United States 822
7 Alex Livingston Canada 746
8 Brock Wilson United States 685
9 Daniel Negreanu Canada 669
10 Cary Katz United States 602

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Author: Bradley Watson