The Final 7 have made a deal off the table!
They have decided to play solely for the Race to Vegas points!
This was an important part of the deal, it would not have been made if the points weren’t played for!
The Race to Vegas is unique to the SPT, being hosted by and running the back end, the Global Poker Index and the Hendon Mob!
It’s great to see that the players are playing hard to make this years top 10!!
Your Champion for the Main Event is Kinesh Pather,
Kinesh is a regular to our Final Tables on the SPT, the Bracelet and win could not have gone to a better player in this Sunbet Poker Tour Main Event!!
Tony Van Eeden is the 8th Place Finisher
Blinds 20 000/40 000 – BB Ante 40 000
Tony Zhang goes all in from early position for 620 000
It folds around to Tony VE who moves all in for 300 000 with Pocket 6’s
Tony Z shows Pocket Aces
An Ace flops which seals Tony VE’s Main Event
Tony walks away with R60 000 for 8th
Cecil Chatwind is all in with A♥K♦ against the A♠Q♣ of Kinesh Pather
Cecil is all in for 220 000 chips and is a 75% favorite to double up!
Q♥10♦7♠ 9♥ 8♦
Kinesh finding one of the 3 queens he needed to eliminate Cecil in 9th place for R50 000
Your Final 9 that will duke it out for the R1 250 000 1st prize and the coveted SPT Main Event Bracelet!
Seat 1: David “Bozo” Rosenthal – 1 324 000
Seat 2: Tony Zhang – 919 000
Seat 3: Edgar Antezana – 1 019 000
Seat 4: Anand Kumar – 976 000
Seat 5: Cecil Chatwind – 283 000
Seat 6: Kinesh Pather – 1 698 000
Seat 7: Moto Uhara – 877 000
Seat 8: Tony Van Eeden – 311 000
Seat 9: Keenan Pienaar – 2 415 000
The Final table bubble has burst,
Greg Mokgoatlheng exiting in 10th, this was Greg’s first ever main event!
And running it all the way to 10th is an amazing 1st appearance
Well done Greg on the R40 000 cash
Giovanni Zanette Eliminated in 12th and David Ng Foong Lee in 11th not long after.
David ran AK into the pocket Queens of Cecil Chatwind
Unfortunately no help came for David, even with a wheel gutshot draw giving him more outs, the pocket Queens held up!
Both players walk away with R35 000
Massive Suck Out!!!
All in on the Flop, Tony Van Eeden is all on the flop called by Cecil Chatwind
Cecil has J♣9♣ – 95%, flopping the nuts, with a redraw to a flush and straight flush!!
Tony has Q♣10♥ – 5%
Turn: 10♦, giving some life to Tony’s chances! now he has a 20% chance at winning the hand
Wow wow wow!!!
Absolute Suck Out!!!
Tony now has 644 000!
Harold Brooks out in 13th,
OD out in 14th
Harold called Giovanni Zanette’s all in, for the last 319 000 with A♣6♠
Gio has A♠8♠
Gio flopping an 8, which no longer gives Harold the 6 to win the hand, but now he has any club!!
Harold still has a 20% chance to win the hand going to the river, Also with an 8% chance to chop the pot if a Queen peels off on the river
River: ……… A♦
Giving Gio a full house, and eliminating Harold in 13th for R35 000
KM out in 16th and Amstel out in 15th
KM moved all in with a short stack with A♣4♣
Kinesh Pather called with K♥K♠
The flop gave KM additional outs with a gutshot straight draw,
but no help came this time
Kinesh is now up to 1 400 000
2 Players knocked out to start day 3!
Clayton Diab(18) and SM(17) eliminated early on day 3
They both started the day with hopes of having a deep run into the money,
Unfortunately not happening this time
Well done, Each cashing in for R24 000