The live poker scene in the United States continues to be very busy as the U.S. Poker Open 2023, a tournament series organized by PokerGO, continues to roll on. On Wednesday (29), during the dispute of Event #05, the star Phil Hellmuth noted another achievement in his career.
The experienced pro showed once again that he is not “outdone” and beat the qualified field of 88 entries in the $10,000 buy-in tournament. Phil Hellmuth won $211,000 for his victory. This was his first title in 2023.
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The legendary player reached the final table with the fourth largest stack among the seven finalists. After Jeremy Ausmus knocked out Darren Elias in 7th place, Hellmuth was responsible for taking out his opponents one by one, putting on a show at the final table.
Phil knocked out, in sequence: Allan Le (6th – $52,800), Aram Oganyan (5th – $70,400), George Wolff (4th – $88,000), Jesse Lonis (3rd – $105,600), and Jeremy Ausmus (2nd – $149,600), his opponent in the heads-up of the WSOP 2021 PLO $50K.
And to make it even more special, Hellmuth finished with a straight flush. Holding, he saw the board call Aumus who had . Hellmuth went all in right on the flop and secured the win on the turn, ending the tournament.
Check out the final hand:
Phil Hellmuth hits a walk-off straight flush to end it and capture his first PokerGO Major Title!!! ⚾️@phil_hellmuth and @jeremyausmus get the money in on the flop, but a three of clubs on the turn seals the deal and delivers Hellmuth his first U.S. Poker Open title. pic.twitter.com/9BtVLuK26k
– PokerGO (@PokerGO) March 29, 2023
Check out the complete prize breakdown:
1 – Phil Hellmuth (USA) $211,200
2 – Jeremy Ausmus (USA) $149,600
3 – Jesse Lonis (USA) $105,600
4 – George Wolff (USA) $88,000
5 – Aram Oganyan (USA) $70,400
6 – Allan Le (USA) $52,800
7 – Darren Elias (USA) US$ 44,000