Jason Mercier hadn’t at any point played inside the Poker GO Studio in Las Vegas when he enrolled the current week’s $25,500 10-Game Title as a feature of the debut Poker GO Visit (PGT) Blended Games celebration. The Florida poker legend made it a memorable introduction as he brought down the occasion for $367,500 after a heads-up manage Daniel Zack.
The triumph acquires Mercier up to $20.5 million Hendon Crowd profit and gives him his most memorable competition triumph since August 2019, when he brought down the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $50,000 hot shot for $715,860.
A significant number of the best blended game players on the planet have spent the start of February inside the Poker GO Studio contending in the debut PGT Blended Games celebration, which started off on Feb. 4 and comprised of eight blended game occasions including poker variations like H.O.R.S.E., 8 Game and Vendor’s Decision.
A few laid out blended game experts demonstrated their chops and scored titles, including Shaun Deeb, who got going the series by bringing down Occasion #1: $10,300 H.O.R.S.E. for $208,800, as well as John Monnette, who won Occasion #2: $10,300 8-Game for $211,200.
Different players who procured blended game titles this month incorporate Poker Lobby of Famer Eli Elezra (Occasion #3: $10,300 Triple Stud Blend – $155,000), Scratch Guagenti (Occasion #5: $10,300 Triple Draw Blend – $171,075) and Scott Abrams (Occasion #6: $10,300 Vendor’s Decision – $179,200).
Mercier brought down the $25,500 10-Game
Title the series subsequent to overcoming a field of 57 sprinters that included David “ODB” Pastry specialist, Jeremy Ausmus, Daniel Negreanu and late Poker Stars Players Title fourth-place finisher Nacho Barbero, every one of whom made profound runs in the occasion.
“This competition was such a lot of enjoyable to play,” Mercier told Poker GO after the triumph. “It was my most memorable time in the Poker GO Studio. I felt great playing. I played cash for two days prior to coming here, so I felt like my blended games were oiled up and all set. I played well.
I was never in with no reservations aside from one time in no-restriction deuce where I had the person dead. That was the main time I was holding nothing back and in danger during the entire competition, so I feel like I played all around well, ran well, and am really glad to get the W and pleasant payday.”
Blended Game Eminence
There were unquestionably no simple table draws as many the world’s best blended game players struggled it out on the Poker GO felt, including Adam Friedman, Steve Zolotow and Phil Hellmuth, as indicated by Poker GO live updates.
Deeb is no more peculiar to blended game accomplishment as four of his five Worldwide championship of Poker (WSOP) arm bands were procured in blended occasions, remembering a triumph for 2016’s Occasion #49: $1,500 Seven-Card Stud for $111,101 and most as of late a success 2021’s Occasion #53: Hot shot Pot-Breaking point Omaha (8-Gave) for $1.3 million.
A similar in valid for Monnette, a blended game money expert who has four arm bands from blended occasions including 2017’s Occasion #22: $10,000 No-Restriction 2-7 Lowball Draw Title ($256,610) and 2021’s Occasion #16: Cutoff Hold’em Title ($245,680).
Elezra won his fifth WSOP wristband the previous summer arm band in Occasion #63: $10,000 Pot-Breaking point Omaha Hey Lo 8 or Better Title and showed he could deal with different arrangements as he brought down the Poker GO Triple Stud Blend occasion. Elezra hammered out a heads-up agreement with Yuval Bronshtein, who pounds Florida blended games and holds about six Seminole Hard Rock Poker blended game titles.