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Joon Park Wins After Deal in LSPS Champions Texas Sing Essential Match

Joon Park topped a three-way deal.

The booming success that used to be the Lone Valuable person Poker Series Inaugural $1,300 Texas Sing Essential Match has diagram to its conclusion after an yarn Day 3 of action which noticed 17 players play down to a champion. While one did emerge in Joon Park, that got right here after a three-handed deal that secured $195Okay-plus for each person fervent.

The 29-year-broken-down South Korea native attended the College of Texas and now calls the Lone Valuable person Sing dwelling, residing in Austin. He is usually a pot-restrict Omaha money game player, but this victory completely places his title on the diagram as a serious safe’em tournament player as he bested a subject of 1,818 in the extremely anticipated tournament.

Diversified deal-makers fervent were Gash Shkolnik and Gabriel Andrade. The latter received $195,955 whereas the passe if reality be told took the most money in the deal at $257,170. However, there used to be quiet $30Okay left to play for and he’d cease up in third whereas Park added that sum to his $241,429 upon beating Andrade.

Official Closing Desk Results

Location Participant Location of foundation Prize
1 Joon Park Austin, Texas $271,429*
2 Gabriel Andrade Houston, Texas $195,955*
3 Gash Shkolnik Solar Valley, California $257,170*
4 Jared Hemingway Greenville, Texas $104,375
5 Mike Wang Livingston, Recent Jersey $79,875
6 Robert Wright Fallbrook, California $61,375
7 Christopher Doan Hacienda Heights, California $45,375
8 Kevin Kaylor Houston, Texas $34,375
9 Shawn Rice Lubbock, Texas $26,000

* denotes a three-diagram deal

Closing Desk Are living Run

To boot to PokerNews‘ dwell updates, PokerGO has been dwell-streaming the tournament on their YouTube channel. Take a look at out the last day below with Jeff Platt and Brent Hanks on commentary.

Action of the Day

Park started Day 3 12th out of 17 players in chips but started to chip up early. A pivotal second for him got right here sooner than the last table when he made a huge name for his tournament life that hurt up fair appropriate as his high-high beat the bluff of Christopher Doan.

By the time the last table of nine used to be save, Park used to be in a tightly contested high of the leaderboard with four players between 65 and 85 huge blinds.

Action on the last table used to be wild as there were a complete lot of chip swings up and down — most notably from Jared Hemingway, who went from chip leader to short stack aid to chip leader and aid to short stack.

Shawn Rice used to be the last table’s first sufferer when he by surprise met Hemingway’s aces. Kevin Kaylor next hit the rail in eighth web page.

Doan, who ended the major two days with the lad, used to be eliminated in seventh web page after getting negative beats on two fingers that took the involving player from the tip of the charts to out the door in the span of a pair of short moments.

Robert Wright used to be eliminated in sixth web page sooner than the most completed tournament player on the table, Mike Wang, used to be sent away in fifth web page.

Play would grind to a cease four-handed as chips were handed round for roughly two hours sooner than the aforementioned Hemingway would at last succumb in fourth web page.

The three last players then talked a pair of deal. Shkolnik used to be chip leader with 40 huge blinds, Park second with 33 huge blinds, and Andrade third in chips with 16 huge blinds. The decision used to be made to give every player their ICM money and pick out $30,000 to play for along with the title.

After some all-in flips, Shkolnik busted in third to head away Park versus Andrade for the title which Park received in a subject of moments, the usage of his huge stack to assemble off the victory.

That wraps it up for the PokerNews’ protection of the Lone Valuable person Poker Series after what has been a truly stress-free and fulfilling three weeks of poker action in Houston.