Daniel Colpoys Wins 2022 PokerGO Cup Event #1 for $200,200

It’s been a excellent begin to the yr for Daniel Colpoys. After selecting up a $200,000 rating in Florida in January, Colpoys become the primary winner from the 2022 PokerGO Cup sequence. Colpoys crowned a box of 77 entries to win Tournament #1: $10,000 No-Restrict Cling’em for $200,200.

Colpoys’ closing are living event victory, in step with HendonMob.com, was once again in 2014, so it’s been a number of years since he tasted the winner’s circle. Colpoys mentioned after the win that he hasn’t performed a lot are living poker in recent times however is beginning to get into the combo a little bit extra. The pandemic stalled his plans to play are living when there weren’t many are living tournaments working, however he’s been hitting the are living scene a little bit tougher since issues returned.

“I believe like I’m performing some issues neatly,” Colpoys mentioned of his sport. “Simply seeking to get well.”

Colpoys got here into the general day 3rd in chips, however he was once just about tied with Darren Elias, and everybody was once trailing the massive chip chief, Andrew Lichtenberger. Lichtenberger was once the only Colpoys in the end discovered himself heads up with, with Colpoys popping out on best to get the victory.

“I used to be roughly handcuffed initially, after which I were given some momentum and ran lovely neatly,” Colpoys mentioned. “I’m glad to take it down. I recognize numerous the fellows there. It was once great.”

2022 PokerGO Cup Tournament #1 Effects

Position Participant Nation Prize
1 Daniel Colpoys United States $200,200
2 Andrew Lichtenberger United States $146,300
3 Darren Elias United States $100,100
4 Matthew Wantman United States $77,000
5 Scott Ball United States $61,600
6 Michael Lang United States $46,200

Tournament #1: $10,000 No-Restrict Cling’em kicked off the 2022 PokerGO Cup sequence with a box of 77 entries and a prize pool of $770,000. The highest 11 puts completed within the cash. The gamers to money additionally earned PokerGO Excursion leaderboard issues.

Colpoys’ Street To Victory

In Degree 9 on Day 1, Colpoys picked up pocket jacks and knocked out Vikenty Shegal, who was once conserving pocket tens. That driven Colpoys’ stack to greater than 500,000 in chips. From there, he added some extra and went into the general desk of 9 with a stack of just about 800,000.

After Cary Katz busted in 9th and Jake Schindler went out in 8th, Colpoys doubled thru Shannon Shorr with seven gamers ultimate. Once more, Colpoys had pocket jacks. This time, he was once flipping with Shorr’s ace-king and his jacks held up.

Shorr would later pass out in 7th position, and it was once Colpoys who knocked him out. Coincidentally, Colpoys had pocket jacks as soon as once more. He took his jacks up in opposition to Shorr’s nines and received to fasten within the ultimate desk of six and end Day 1 with a stack of one,710,000. That put Colpoys 3rd at the back of Andrew Lichtenberger with 3,850,000 and Darren Elias with 1,740,000.

Successful with pocket jacks stayed a theme for Colpoys at Thursday’s ultimate desk. He picked up two crimson jacks to knock out Michael Lang in 6th position, conserving in opposition to Lang’s ace-queen. After Lang’s go out, Scott Ball busted in 5th position to Elias.

Colpoys was once the person who completed off Matthew Wantman in fourth position when his ace-king held in opposition to Wantman’s queen-ten, after which he knocked out Elias in 3rd position with king-ten in opposition to king-eight.

Getting into heads-up play in opposition to Lichtenberger, Colpoys had the chip lead with 5,700,000. Lichtenberger had 3,925,000.

The struggle between the 2 wasn’t a handy guide a rough one, and it additionally didn’t contain too many fireworks till the general hand got here up. With Colpoys as much as 7,000,000 in chips on the 75,000/150,000 stage with a 150,000 giant blind ante, he picked up pocket nines and went up in opposition to Lichtenberger’s ace-four of golf equipment. Lichtenberger was once at the button and limped in. Colpoys raised to 475,000. Lichtenberger made the decision to peer a queen-five-three flop that contained one membership. Colpoys guess 225,000 and Lichtenberger known as. The flip was once an ace and Colpoys checked. Lichtenberger fired 450,000 and Colpoys made the decision. The river was once a 9, giving Colpoys a suite. He checked and Lichtenberger fired all in for 1,480,000. Colpoys briefly known as to ship Lichtenberger with the unhealthy information.

Along with selecting up $200,200 in prize cash, Colpoys earned 200 issues for the PokerGO Cup and PGT leaderboards. The winner of the 2022 PokerGO Cup leaderboard will take house a $50,000 prize.

2022 PokerGO Cup Leaderboard Best 10

At the 2022 PGT leaderboard, Colpoys now has 321 issues and sits in 6th position. Nick Petrangelo stays within the lead with 845 issues.

2022 PGT Leaderboard Best 10

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2022 PokerGO Cup Time table

Date Tournament Purchase-In Beginning Stack Re-entry
Feb. 2 Tournament #1: No-Restrict Cling’em $10,000 125,000 Double
Feb. 3 Tournament #2: No-Restrict Cling’em $10,000 125,000 Double
Feb. 4 Tournament #3: No-Restrict Cling’em $10,000 125,000 Double
Feb. 5 Tournament #4: No-Restrict Cling’em $15,000 125,000 Double
Feb. 6 Tournament #5: No-Restrict Cling’em $25,000 125,000 Double
Feb. 7 Tournament #6: No-Restrict Cling’em $25,000 125,000 Double
Feb. 8 Tournament #7: No-Restrict Cling’em $50,000 150,000 Double
Feb. 9 Tournament #8: No-Restrict Cling’em $100,000 200,000 Unmarried

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Author: Bradley Watson