Jonathan Little Wins Occasion # 8, Total Championship of 2024 PokerGO Cup

Jonathan Little Wins Event # 8, Overall Championship of 2024 PokerGO Cup

He was amongst 4 males who had a chance to take dwelling the entire champion of the 2024 PokerGO Cup. He was likewise the least more than likely opponents, coming into the final desk as one of many temporary stacks of 6 expert players. Ultimately, however, Jonathan Little grew to become the “final man standing”in Occasion # 8, taking dwelling the just about half-million in money prize and the prize declaring him

the 2024 PokerGO Cup champ. 4 Males in Competition to Begin the Motion

When the six-handed final desk began, 4 guys had a possibility at passing David Peters for the lead within the race for the PokerGO Cup. Justin Zaki started the day in 2nd location along with his 2.1 million in chips, whereas Seth Davies (775K), Little (750K), and Justin Saliba (465K), likewise remained in rivalry. The one warning? Amongst these 4 males would wish to win the competitors to Move Peters.

John Riordan had some numerous concepts about that as the final chip chief (2.51 million) when the motion began. Shanell Stokes (1.655 million) desired to be the “fly within the lotion” and disturb the desires of the quartet. With the lion’s share of the $1.375 million reward swimming pool, consisting of the $453,750 to the champ, ready for, the males gone about enterprise of figuring out the victor.

Zaki shot off the road quickly, making a set on the very first hand, nevertheless players discovering a double was the essential guideline early within the competitors. Davies doubled by Stokes, then reversed and doubled up Saliba. After Saliba found one other double by Riordan, Zaki took management of the helm of the competitors and strengthened that lead with the removing of Stokes in sixth location.

Little was peaceable by all this carnage … until he made his personal double by Zaki to climb up out of the basement. He then referred to as down the bluff of Davies, holding an A-9 on a 2-A-7-7-7 board versus Davies’ whole air (5-4), to maneuver into 2nd location. Little would end the duty versus Davies, taking him out in fifth location with Large Slick versus Davies’ A-9 on a King-high board.

Nonetheless a Lengthy Climb …

In four-handed play, Zaki was nonetheless an enormous chief along with his 4.245 million in chips. The stacks of Little (1.915 million), Riordan (1.36 million), and Saliba (735K) built-in didn’t equal Zaki’s total, so it appeared Zaki’s competitors to lose. Inside quite a few palms of Davies’ departure, however, Zaki would see that lead vanish.

After doubling the stack of Saliba, Little would take his minute to relocate to the lead. On what appeared an harmless board (Q-Ok-7-4-A), Zaki fired out a 740K guess and Little made the decision, with Zaki placing down a 5-4 for the fifth set, whereas Little revealed an A-5 for a rivered set of Aces. With that hand, Little went as much as 3.37 million in chips and into the lead.

From that time on, it was all Jonathan Little. Zaki took out each Riordan and Saliba in 4th and third areas, respectively, he nonetheless was at a deficit (3.375 million) going to heads-up play with Little (4.88 million). There was no stirring return for Zaki within the offing, nevertheless, as Little managed the motion in heads-up play, by no means ever letting Zaki get shut.

On the final hand, Little moved all in and Zaki made the decision, and each guys had good palms. Little’s A ♣ 4 ♣ had the sting versus the Ok♥ 7♥ of Zaki, and the flop introduced one thing for every male– a 7 for Zaki, nevertheless an Ace for Little. Desirous to make journeys with one other 7 or uncover a King to make 2 set, Zaki somewhat noticed 2 paint playing cards in Jacks start the flip and river, making Little the Occasion # 8 crown and the entire PokerGO Cup champion.1.

Jonathan Little, $453,750 (272 factors)
2. Justin Zaki, $288,750 (173 )
3. Justin Saliba, $192,500 (116 )
4. John Riordan, $137,500 (83 )
5. Seth Davies, $110,000 (66 )
6. Shanell Stokes, $82,500 (50)

Little’s triumph was even sweeter as a result of he made the entire PokerGO Cup and the $25,000 Passport that may allow him to enter any PokerGO Tour event sooner or later. Zaki may need remained in that place with the success, nevertheless he might want to select third location behind David Peters within the final standings.1.

Jonathan Little, 549 factors
2. David Peters, 457
3. Justin Zaki, 405
4. David Coleman, 347
5. Seth Davies, 277
6. Daniel Smiljkovic, 261
7. Cary Katz, 252
8. Justin Saliba, 250
9. Dylan Weisman, 240
10. Kristen Foxen, 237

(Photograph due to PokerGO.com)

Author: Randy Moore