Tony G Wins Super Higher Roller Bowl Europe $25,000 Brief Deck Poker Tournament

Tony G Wins Super High Roller Bowl Europe $25,000 Brief Deck Poker Tournament

Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga has won the latest $25,000 buy-in brief deck event at the 2021 Super Higher Roller Bowl Europe. The Lithuanian businessman, politician and poker player defeated a field of 45 entries to earn the $382,500 prime prize and his very first tournament title in over two years.

This victory improved Guoga’s career tournament earnings to more than $6.5 million. It was his sixth-biggest payday ever, with his leading score getting the $886,940 he earned as the fourth-location finisher in the 2019 Planet Series of Poker Europe €250,000 get-in super high roller occasion.

Guoga was awarded 420 Card Player Player of the Year points as the champion. It was his initial POY-qualified score of the year, so he remains outdoors the best 500 in the 2021 POY race standings, which are sponsored by International Poker. He also earned 230 PokerGO Tour rankings points, which were sufficient to catapult him into 54th spot on that leaderboard.

The final day of this occasion began with six players remaining, with WSOP bracelet winner Danny Tang in the lead and Guoga in fourth chip position. Tang lost a handful of all-ins to the shorter stacks early, falling to the middle of the pack as a outcome. Chris Brewer, who replaced him atop the leaderboard, ended up sending Tang to the rail in sixth location ($67,500). Brewer moved all-in with AClub Suit7Club Suit and Tang referred to as holding KHeart SuitKDiamond Suit. Brewer ended up with sevens full of aces by the river to get rid of Tang and extend his lead.

Paul Phua was the subsequent to fall. He got all-in with a flopped pair of aces and a seven kicker. He received a get in touch with from Guoga, who had aces with a queen kicker. Phua was unable to come from behind. He took residence $90,000 as the fifth-location finisher.

Santi Jiang got all-in with pocket queens and found himself at risk against the AHeart Suit9Heart Suit of Brewer. The board brought two aces and two sevens to give Brewer a complete house and Jiang was knocked out in fourth location ($123,750).

Chris BrewerRobert Flink doubled by means of Brewer early in three-handed action to edge into the lead, only to relinquish his spot atop the leaderboard when attempted to turn pocket kings into a bluff and was rapidly looked up by the rivered nut straight of Guoga. The final three battled it out for a whilst much more just before Flink ran ASpade SuitJHeart Suit into the AHeart SuitKHeart Suit of Brewer to finish third ($168,750).

Heads-up play began with Guoga holding 7,600,000 to Brewer’s five,700,000. He was in a position to extend that lead to almost a 3:1 chip advantage by the time the final hand was dealt. Guoga shoved as the initial to act with KSpade SuitJSpade Suit and Brewer known as off his stack with JHeart SuittenHeart Suit. The QDiamond SuiteightSpade Suit6Diamond Suit7Spade SuitJDiamond Suit runout gave Guoga the winning hand to lock up the pot and the title.

Brewer earned $247,500 for his 13th POY-certified final-table finish of the year. He also took home 350 POY points, which have been sufficient to see him move into 16th spot in the general standings. With $1,959,020 in cashes in higher-stakes events, Brewer now sits in sixth place on the PokerGO Tour leaderboard.

Right here is a appear at the payouts and rankings points awarded at the final table:

Place Player Earnings POY Points PokerGO
1 Antanas Guoga $382,500 420 230
two Chris Brewer $247,500 350 149
3 Robert Flink $168,750 280 101
four Santi Jiang $123,750 210 74
five Paul Phua $90,000 175 54
6 Danny Tang $67,500 140 41

Winner photo supplied by PokerGO.