Arthur Conan Makes Large Comeback, Wins Seminole Laborious Rock $50K


Arthur Conan gave life to the previous “chip and a chair” cliche as he authored a stellar and unbelievable comeback to win the $50,000 Tremendous Excessive Curler at Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown. Right down to only one blind four-handed, Conan managed to run it again up and finally seize the $733,320 first-place prize in a area of 42 entries.

That quantity represented a venue-record for the buy-in degree, a continuation of a theme all through the collection to date as enormous numbers have turned out for all the occasions, breaking a number of home information. Admittedly, this one simply inched by because the previous file was 41 from 2019.

As for Conan, the rating roughly doubles his profession stay cashes, in accordance with The Hendon Mob. He instructed native media he was as shocked as anybody.

“I’m very shocked with that comeback,” he mentioned. “Very glad, after all.”

Official Remaining Desk Outcomes

Place Participant Nation Prize
1 Arthur Conan France $733,320
2 Sam Soverel U.S.A. $468,510
3 Chris Brewer U.S.A. $295,365
4 Seth Davies U.S.A. $203,700
5 Sean Winter U.S.A. $142,590
6 Jeremy Ausmus U.S.A. $112,035
7 Ilyas Muradi U.S.A. $81,480

Going into the ultimate day — already within the cash — Conan had the shortest stack with simply 9 huge blinds whereas there have been a few clear leaders in Chris Brewer and Seth Davies round 80.

Conan managed to hold round as Jeremy Ausmus busted then he doubled with a turned flush all in versus the set of sixes proven down by fellow brief stack Sean Winter. Winter was unable to get better absolutely from that and busted in fifth.

Conan Saves a Chip

With 4 gamers left, the large hand got here up. Based on the stay updates, Davies made a small elevate to 60,000 from the small blind at 25,000/50,000/25,000. Conan referred to as they usually noticed a {q-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}{6-Hearts} flop. Davies guess 90,000 and Conan referred to as. On the {j-Diamonds} flip, Davies once more guess 90,000. This time, Conan made it 250,000 and Davies peeled, bringing the {4-Hearts} on the river.

Davies checked, Conan guess 265,000 and Davies referred to as. Conan might solely muster {9-Spades}{7-Hearts} for a bluff and Davies took it with queens and tens.

Conan had left himself with a T25,000 chip, one huge blind, with most of that dedicated within the small blind subsequent hand. Conan gained with {4-Diamonds}{2-Spades} towards {k-Diamonds}{q-Hearts} to stand up to 100,000. He shoved the subsequent hand with {a-Hearts}{7-Hearts} and managed to have his kicker play versus {a-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}. Then, deuces held towards ace-nine and Conan abruptly had a playable stack of 505K at 30K huge blind.

Parlaying right into a Win

One other key pot versus Davies went the opposite approach, and this one vaulted Conan into an unbelievable lead. Davies raised preflop after which barreled off towards Conan, on the button, on {9-Spades}{8-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{7-Clubs}. Conan had {q-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and had a straightforward river name, seeing he’d gotten there towards flopped prime set.

Now with the chip lead, it was all Conan from there. He busted Davies with aces full in a little bit of a cooler towards journey aces then gained an enormous flip when sevens beat ace-ten suited of Brewer blind on blind.

All that remained was a severely outchipped Sam Soverel and he was gathering a second-place payout mere minutes later when his king-nine could not topple Conan’s pocket fives after the Frenchman flopped a set and pale a flush draw.

Poker Showdown Continues With Major Occasion Wanting Enormous

With the weekend arriving, the marquee World Poker Tour $3,500 Major Occasion has gotten underway.

After one other sturdy turnout on Day 1a — 1,047 entries — the $2 million assure was an afterthought. On the time of writing, one other four-figure turnout for Day 1b had pushed the quantity previous 2,000, which means the prize pool was pushing towards $7 million. As registration stays open for nonetheless one other level-plus, that quantity is not remaining but, however the WPT has already tweeted that they’ve hit a tour file.

A very staggering prize pool might be up for grabs, and PokerNews will convey a recap of the Major Occasion and different motion within the coming days.

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