The 2021/2022 Global Collection of Poker (WSOP) Circuit not too long ago wrapped up its newest forestall at Oklahoma’s Choctaw Durant. Via 13 numbered occasions plus a $250 Seniors match, the collection catered to a blended 8,399 entrants and awarded $4,623,530 in prize cash.
The forestall was once bookended with notable storylines. In Tournament #2: $600 NLH The Gargantuan, John Fagg of Evansville, Indiana crowned a 2,130-entry box to say a $156,041 most sensible prize and his 2nd gold ring.
“Oh, this one is larger… This one’s larger needless to say,” mentioned Fagg, evaluating his fresh triumph to his debut gold ring run. “It’s simply been some time. I haven’t been taking part in reside poker in any respect, within the remaining a number of years; Been taking part in on-line most commonly.”
On the finish of the collection, Missouri’s Rodney Spriggs laid declare to his 3rd occupation ring after besting a 159-entry box in Tournament #13: $400 No-Prohibit Cling’em Bounty, excellent for $11,428.
“There have been some superb avid gamers there on the ultimate desk,” said the 55-year-old Spriggs, who works as CEO of Antique Inventory. “The man I used to be heads up towards is a lovely sturdy money recreation participant and he’ll gamble a little bit bit… When any individual is a little bit little bit of a unfastened cannon… it indisputably made it tougher.”
Quan Tran Takes Down Major Tournament
The forestall culminated with the $1,700 Major Tournament, a match that attracted 1,411 entries and awarded a $2,137,665 prize pool to the highest 213 finishers. Amongst the ones to make deep runs have been Max Younger (thirty ninth – $6,142), Matt Bond (twenty fifth – $11,285), Matthew Wantman (fifteenth – $23,828), Hayden Fortini (4th – $121,449), and Jessica Vierling (third – $158,286).
In heads-up play, which lasted only one hand, Quan Tran defeated Raul Garza to say the identify for $336,412 and his first gold ring in what was once simply his 3rd poker match ever.
“I believe wonderful and crushed on the similar time,” Tran mentioned after his victory. “This was once my 3rd Circuit match ever and because the first one it’s been a dream of mine to win a hoop and grow to be a WSOP Circuit Major Tournament winner.”
The 48-year-old champion added: “It is a very roughly particular to start out this Vietnamese new yr off with having the ability to have my image placing from the banner for everybody to peer my face.”
WSOPC Choctaw Durant Major Tournament Ultimate Desk Effects
|1||Quan Tran||Dallas, Texas||$336,412|
|2||Raul Garza||Alton, Texas||$207,928|
|3||Jessica Vierling||Seattle, Washington||$158,286|
|4||Hayden Fortini||Vero Seaside, Florida||$121,449|
|6||Jonathan Bennett||Damaged Arrow, Oklahoma||$73,224|
|7||Rick Alvarado||Ontario, Canada||$57,547|
|8||Justin Coliny||Wentzville, Missouri||$45,595|
|9||Richard Bennett||Coppell, Texas||$36,423|
WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant Ring Winners
|Tournament #1: $250 NLH Monster Stack||943||$188,600||Brent Boganovecz||Alva, OK||$31,801|
|Tournament #2: $600 NLH The Gargantuan||2,130||$1,096,950||John Fagg||Evansville, IN||$156,041|
|Tournament #3: $400 Congress (5-Card PLO Prime-Low)||299||$98,670||Michael Buddle||Williamsburg, MO||$22,445|
|Tournament #4: $400 No-Prohibit Cling’em||441||$145,530||Garrett Patrick||Snowmass, CO||$28,985|
|Tournament #5: $400 NLH Double Stack||465||$153,450||Shawn Sparls||Jay, OK||$30,200|
|Tournament #6: $400 NLH Bounty||284||$79,520||Lori Gansel||Georgetown, TX||$17,349|
|$250 Seniors NLH||491||$98,200||Paula Zingelmann||Belton, TX||$19,052|
|Tournament #7: $400 NLH 6-Passed||306||$100,980||James Cordray||Fortress Value, TX||$22,851|
|Tournament #8: $400 NLH||600||$198,000||James Traber||Edmond, OK||$36,443|
|Tournament #9: $1,700 Major Tournament||1,411||$2,137,665||Quan Tran||Dallas, TX||$336,412|
|Tournament #10: $250 NLH||358||$71,600||Deanna Alaniz||Celina, TX||$15,114|
|Tournament #11: $400 NLH||291||$96,030||Jimmy Lujan||San Antonio, TX||$20,834|
|Tournament #12: $600 Pot-Prohibit Omaha||221||$113,815||Daphne Turner||McKinney, TX||$26,501|
|Tournament #13: $400 NLH Bounty||159||$44,520||Rodney Spriggs||Joplin, MO||$11,428|
The WSOP Circuit continues now at Thunder Valley On line casino in Lincoln, California. PokerNews will be offering a complete recap of the forestall upon its crowning glory.
*Photographs courtesy of the WSOP.