Nick Petrangelo Seems to Entire the Climb Up the Stairway to Thousands and thousands, leads Tournament #8: $100,000 Hang’em

Contemporary off his win in Tournament #7: $50,000 No-Restrict Hang’em, Nick Petrangelo holds 61 p.c of the chips in play as Tournament #8: $100,000 No-Restrict Hang’em is all the way down to the general 3. Becoming a member of Petrangelo within the ultimate 3 are Sean Perry, who sits moment in chips with 1,085,000, and David Peters, who holds the fast stack with simply 410,000.

Petrangelo isn’t just searching for back-to-back Stairway to Thousands and thousands titles, however the long-time high-stakes veteran has an opportunity to show $25,000 into the over $1.7 million in prize cash after mountain climbing the Stairway to Thousands and thousands due to his second-place end in Tournament #6 and his win in Tournament #7. Perry and Peters, alternatively, secured their first money of the sequence.

Registration in Tournament #8 closed with 19 entrants, and Petrangelo held the chip lead from then on however truly began to place at the gasoline as soon as the general desk of 9 started. Ali Imsirovic discovered himself all-in for 217,000 protecting ace-king simplest to run into Petrangelo’s pocket aces with 8 to head. The pot moved Petrangelo north of one.6 million, and he’d stay mountain climbing from there, even supposing play slowed to a halt. Petrangelo held over 50 p.c of the chips in play after the Imsirovic removal, and not one of the different gamers gave an inch within the resulting fight.

After buying and selling chips across the desk for the simpler a part of 4 hours, Invoice Klein was once the following to fall by the hands of Petrangelo when Petrangelo’s ace-seven ran down his pocket queens. An ace at the flop gave Klein one foot out the door, and when the broker became a seven, Petrangelo progressed to 2 pair, desiring to vanish a queen or a king at the river. The river fell a clean, and Petrangelo had his moment sufferer of the general desk.

They performed hit a wall for the second one time after Klein’s removal, and it could be some other two hours prior to Stephen Chidwick would fall in 5th position. Thirty mins later, Alex Foxen discovered himself all-in at the bubble, protecting pocket nines in opposition to Petrangelo’s king-jack.

The flop and switch fell blank for Foxen, however the river landed a king, and Foxen was once eradicated, denying him his moment money of the sequence whilst the buzzsaw that was once Petrangelo chopped down his ultimate tree of the night time to near with the chip lead for the next day to come’s streamed ultimate desk.

The nineteen-entrants into Tournament #8: $100,000 No-Restrict Hang’em created a prize pool of $1,900,000, and the general 3 are all assured a minimum of $304,000. All eyes, then again, are at the first-place prize of $1,026,000.

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Tournament #7 Ultimate Desk
Seat Identify Nation Chip Depend
1 Sean Perry United States 1,085,000
2 Nick Petrangelo United States 2,305,000
3 David Peters United States 410,000

When play resumes there may be 58:27 ultimate in degree 13, with the button in seat 2 and there’s a lifeless small blind.

The general 3 gamers will go back to the PokerGO Studio on Thursday, January 20, at 2 p.m. PT with the general desk airing on PokerGO.com at 3 p.m. PT.

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Author: Bradley Watson