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Jamie O’Connor Comes Out On Top in PPC UK Super Higher Roller

Jamie O’Connor Comes Out On Best in PPC UK Super Higher Roller

Jamie O’Connor warmed up for the partypoker Players Championship (PPC) UK Main Event in remarkable style by taking down the £2,700 buy-in Super Higher Roller occasion for £41,830. The victory was O’Connor’s second consecutive high-stakes title, with the avid Leeds United fan winning a £2,200 purchase-in event in London in January.

O’Connor now has nearly $1.two million in reside poker tournament winnings in addition to his $4.48 million in on-line scores.

PPC UK Super High Roller Final Table Final results

Place Player Prize
1 Jamie O’Connor £41,830
two Jamie Nixon £27,890
3 Paul Allen £16,730
four Tom Hall £11,150
five Carl Shaw £8,365
6 Majid Nadeem £5,580

Forty-six players purchased into the PPC UK Super Higher Roller prior to late registration slammed shut, but only six of them walked away with some prize money to show for their efforts.

Majid Nadeem was the initial in-the-cash player out of the door. His sixth-place finish came with £5,580 in prize funds, only a fortnight soon after he finished third in the €5,000 Coin Rivet Higher Roller at the 2022 Irish Open for €51,385.

Globe Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Carl Shaw was the next player heading to the Dusk Till Dawn cashier’s cage. Shaw, who won a $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em occasion in 2019 for $606,562, had to make do with the £8,365 fifth-spot prize money in this event.

The surviving four players have been now assured a 5-figure haul with Shaw out of the way. Tom Hall of Shrewsbury, United Kingdom, fell in fourth location, which was the 164th reside poker tournament cash of his career. This latest in-the-funds finish came with £11,150. You could recall Hall completed fourth in the 2018 MILLIONS UK Major Occasion and returned home £300,000 richer then when he arrived. Look out for Hall in the PPC UK Primary Event.

Nearby lad, Paul Allen crashed out in third spot to send the tournament into the heads-up stage. Until this event, Allen’s biggest live score tipped the scales a £12,600, his reward for a runner-up finish in a DTD200 occasion in 2017. He can now brag of winning £16,730.

O’Connor and Jamie Nixon identified themselves heads up the title and the lion’s share of the £111,550 prize pool. Each players know every other properly courtesy of them each being on the web and reside grinders living in Leeds. They neglected to strike a deal, which meant Nixon had to console himself with the £27,890 second-location prize. This was Nixon’s third straight runner-up finish in a Higher Roller event obtaining completed second in London for £40,323 and second once again at the Irish Open for €44,600.

Nixon’s elimination left O’Connor as the last man standing and he received £41,830 and bragging rights among his peers.

PPC UK Primary Occasion Continues

The live section of the PPC UK schedule continues at Dusk Till Dawn all through the weekend and into Bank Holiday Monday.

Day 1A of the live Primary Event saw 13 of the 84 entrants progress to Day 2, undertaking so in the cash. They join the 26 (from 174) who made it through from the on-line Principal Event flights.

Date Time Occasion Buy-in Venue
Fri 29 Apr 14:00 PPC UK Primary Event Day 1B: £500K Gtd £560 Live
17:00 PPC UK Win the Button £250 Reside
Sat 30 Apr 14:00 PPC UK Primary Event Day 1C: £500K Gtd £560 Live
17:00 PPC UK Omaha Double Likelihood £230 Live
Sun 1 May possibly 14:00 PPC UK Principal Event Day 1D: £500K Gtd £560 Reside
20:00 PPC UK Primary Occasion Day 1E Turbo: £500K Gtd £560 Reside
Mon 2 May 13:00 PPC UK Major Event Final Day: £500K Gtd Reside
14:00 PPC UKPPC High Roller £1,one hundred Live
15:00 PPC UK DTD Cup £120 Live

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