Tamon Nakamura Wins U.S. Poker Open Event #4 For $169,600

Tamon Nakamura wins Match #4: $10,000 Large Guess Combine on the 2022 U.S. Poker Open, taking house a payday of $169,600. It was once Nakamura’s biggest reside match money up to now and his first victory at the PokerGO Excursion (PGT) and throughout the PokerGO Studio.

Nakamura crowned a box of 53 entries to win the development. On the ultimate desk, he defeated Rok Gostisa in heads-up play, with Daniel Negreanu completing 0.33 and Stephen Chidwick striking fourth. Consistent with HendonMob.com, Nakamura now has greater than $560,000 in reside match winnings, which strikes him to fifteenth on Japan’s all-time cash checklist.

2022 U.S. Poker Open Match #4 Effects

Position Participant Nation Prize
1 Tamon Nakamura Japan $169,600
2 Rok Gostisa Slovenia $111,300
3 Daniel Negreanu Canada $74,200
4 Stephen Chidwick United Kingdom $53,000
5 Dylan Weisman United States $42,400
6 John Riordan United States $31,800

Match #4: $10,000 Large Guess Combine drew a box of 53 entries to the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas, making a $530,000 prize pool. The highest 8 gamers completed within the cash and earned each U.S. Poker Open and PGT leaderboard issues. Alex Livingston and Jeremy Ausmus positioned 7th and 8th, respectively.

Nakamura’s Street To Victory in Match #4

After registration closed in Match #4: $10,000 Large Guess Combine, Tamon Nakamura knocked out Brian Rast in a hand of no-limit Texas grasp’em. Nakamura had pocket aces in opposition to Rast’s ace-queen of golf equipment and held.

Nakamura then took out Phil Hellmuth when his ace-king bested Hellmuth’s pocket queens due to an ace at the flip.

Despite the fact that Nakamura misplaced chips when Andrew Lichtenberger doubled thru him, he gained some again when he busted Chino Rheem in Degree 8. Then in Degree 9, Nakamura took out Ren Lin in a hand of pot-limit Omaha.

8 puts paid in Match #4, and it was once Cary Katz busting at the cash bubble. Daniel Negreanu knocked Katz out with queens as opposed to jacks.

Nakamura eradicated Jeremy Ausmus in 8th position, with Ausmus squeaking into the cash for a $21,200 payday. That allowed Nakamura to go into the overall desk 2d in chips at the back of simplest Negreanu.

Rok Gostisa then busted Alex Livingston in 7th position to finish play for Day 1. Through busting Livingston, Gostisa concluded Day 1 in 2d position at the leaderboard. Nakamura was once in 0.33, however simplest 20,000 in chips separated the 2. Negreanu was once within the chip lead through a wholesome margin.

At Sunday’s ultimate desk, Negreanu knocked out John Riordan in 6th position to get issues began. Then it was once Nakamura busting Dylan Weisman in 5th position when his ace-jack bested Weisman’s pocket fives in a hand of no-limit grasp’em.

Stephen Chidwick fell brief all the way through four-handed play and was once the following participant to bust when Nakamura took him out in a hand of no-limit 2-7 unmarried draw.

Negreanu had the chip result in get started three-handed play however he sooner or later fell brief and were given his cash all in in opposition to Gostisa in a hand of no-limit 2-7 unmarried draw. Negreanu was once drawing two with a seven-three-two after having pitched a seven and a two away. Gostisa drew one to a ten-nine-four-three. Gostisa ripped off a 5 and Negreanu pulled a queen and a six. That left Negreanu with out a chips and a third-place end.

Heads-up play began with Nakamura having 4,290,000 in chips to Gostisa’s 2,340,000, and the overall hand was once performed in NL grasp’em.

With the blinds at 25,000-50,000 with a 50,000 giant blind ante, Gostisa referred to as at the button with ten-seven. Nakamura checked his possibility within the giant blind with nine-five. The flop fell nine-five-four with all hearts and Nakamura checked. Gostisa had the 10 of hearts in his hand and guess 75,000. Nakamura referred to as to peer an 8 come at the flip. Nakamura checked once more. Gostisa fired 300,000, and Nakamura made the decision. The river was once a two and Nakamura checked. With the pot at 900,000, Gostisa moved all in for 1,990,000 to position most drive on Nakamura. Nakamura tanked for slightly and sooner or later made the decision, effectively choosing off Gostisa’s bluff to win the match.

Nakamura Strikes To 5th On Sequence Leaderboard

With the victory, Tamon Nakamura climbed to 5th position at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open leaderboard thru 4 occasions. Nakamura now has 189 issues within the sequence, with 170 coming from the victory in Match #4 and every other 19 coming from his 14th-place end in Match #1: $10,000 NL Dangle’em.

Shannon Shorr stays within the lead with 302 issues. Rok Gostisa jumped as much as fourth position, and Daniel Negreanu moved into 6th position.

The winner of the leaderboard can be topped 2022 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 Rok Gostisa Slovenia 192
5 Tamon Nakamura Japan 189
6 Daniel Negreanu Canada 167
7 Jonathan Little United States 150
8 Ren Lin United States 149
9 Tommy Le United States 146
10 Erik Seidel United States 144

Negreanu Jumps Wilson On PGT Leaderboard

At the 2022 PGT leaderboard, there wasn’t a lot motion within the best 10. Jeremy Ausmus and Alex Livingston did upload to their level totals due to in-the-money finishes in Match #4 of the 2022 U.S. Poker Open, however they didn’t trade positions at the leaderboard – Ausmus ultimate in 6th and Livingston remained in 7th. Daniel Negreanu, alternatively, leapfrogged Brock Wilson to transport into 8th position with 743 issues.

On the finish of the season, the highest 21 level earners at the PGT leaderboard will compete in a winner-take-all freeroll for $500,000 in prize cash. Click here to view the entire PGT leaderboard.

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 United States 1,147
4 Nick Petrangelo United States 1,066
5 Ali Imsirovic Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,020
6 Jeremy Ausmus United States 843
7 Alex Livingston Canada 773
8 Daniel Negreanu Canada 743
9 Brock Wilson United States 685
10 Cary Katz United States 602

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Author: Bradley Watson