Final night time, the 2020 WSOP Predominant Occasion home match completed up on the Rio All-Suite Lodge & On line casino. The primary portion of the occasion befell on-line after which eight gamers headed to the on line casino to play out the match dwell. A complete of 705 gamers competed within the occasion.
In the long run, it was Joseph Hebert who received the match, securing a spot in opposition to the worldwide winner Damian Salas within the head-to-head matchup. This yr, the Predominant Occasion is a bit of totally different because of the COVID-19 pandemic. GGPoker hosted a web based occasion after which a dwell ultimate desk at King’s On line casino within the Czech Republic. The WSOP additionally hosted a web based occasion in New Jersey and Nevada, with the ultimate desk taking part in out on the Rio. The winners of every occasion will now battle to see who the Predominant Occasion Champion will probably be.
Particulars of the Last Desk
Earlier than the ultimate desk acquired began, one participant was introduced ineligible. Upeshka De Silva was unable to participate within the ultimate desk after he reportedly examined optimistic for the virus. The WSOP has guidelines in place and anybody who examined optimistic earlier than the ultimate desk could be disqualified. For De Silva, he acquired the ninth-place end, incomes $98,813.
The eight gamers have been seated on the poker desk and battled to see who would tackle Salas within the ultimate. Hebert was the chip chief from the beginning and after simply 4 hours of play, he claimed the first-place win. Hebert took house the trophy, simply over $1.5 million in prize cash plus an opportunity to win one other million and the title by taking over Salas.
Hebert defeated Ron Jenkins in heads-up to win the occasion. It was an all-around good day for the poker participant as he received the chance to compete within the Predominant Occasion through a $300 satellite tv for pc. Not a foul funding for the participant!
The ultimate face to face was presupposed to happen on December 30 however it has been rescheduled for January 3. Hebert could have a number of days to relaxation earlier than he takes on Salas within the ultimate. Each gamers will probably be competing on the Rio and the footage will probably be streamed so followers can watch because the motion unfolds.