Brek Schutten Wins WPT Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown ($1,261,095)


The World Poker Tour (WPT) has topped a champion for the third night time in a row. This time it was Brek Schutten rising victorious within the WPT Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown for $1,261,095.

Schutten placed on a dominating show eliminating all however one of many gamers on the remaining desk en path to his first large reside poker victory with the seven-figure haul representing most of his greater than $1.6 million in reside cashes.

Along with the massive money prize, Schutten was additionally awarded a Hublot Huge Bang Metal Watch, a set of Baccarat Crystal, and, in fact, can have his identify engraved on the WPT Champions Cup alongside the WPT Champions from all 18 seasons of the World Poker Tour. The WPT additionally added $15,000 in money to the highest prize because the WPT TOC has been canceled this yr as a result of pandemic.

The occasion itself was an enormous success with 2,482 entries producing a $7,942,400 prize pool for almost quadruple the $2 million assure slapped on the occasion.

WPT Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown Ultimate Desk Outcomes

Place Participant Nation Prize
1 Brek Schutten United States $1,261,095
2 Steven Snyder United States $899,295
3 Viet Van Vo United States $593,140
4 Sonny Franco France $438,500
5 Albert Calderon United States $326,750
6 Ken Aldridge United States $261,700

Ultimate Desk Motion

France’s Sonny Franco was the one participant from outdoors the US on the remaining desk and entered the motion with the chip lead with Schutten not too far behind.

In response to the WPT Weblog, it took greater than 40 palms for any participant to hit the rail however after then 4 gamers shortly hit the rail in succession.

Ken Aldridge (sixth – $261,700) was the primary to go when he could not win a flip with king-nine suited in opposition to Schutten’s fives. Albert Calderon (fifth – $326,760) quickly adopted Aldridge to the exit when his ace-nine proved to be no match for Schutten’s large slick.

Franco was the one participant not eradicated by Schutten. Steven Snyder eradicated Franco as an alternative in fourth place for $438,500 when his queens held in opposition to ace-nine.

Viet Vo was brief on chips throughout three-handed play and was the primary participant out on the rostrum in third place when his sevens did not win a flip in opposition to Schutten’s ten-eight suited.

Schutten entered heads-up play with a virtually 2:1 chip benefit in opposition to Snyder and it remaining near that all through the heads-up battle. Snyder was eradicated in second place for $899,295 after he obtained it in with a flush draw on the flip holding ace-deuce suited and did not get there in opposition to the journeys held by Shutten with eight-five.

Brek Schutten wins the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
Brek Schutten wins the WPT Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown

*Photographs and hand data courtesy of the WPT Weblog.

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