Your favorite poker commentator/host/reporter/interviewer/journalist Jeff Platt has just proved he’s one hell of a poker player himself. He bested a field of 470 players in MSPT Venetian $1,100 Main Event for a nice $100,804 money prize.
He "dimed the lights" on Russel McClean heads-up, even though he started a bit behind. The major shift came about half an hour in the match when Jeff made an overbet on the river after check/calling flop and turn. Russel called his bet just to see Platt’s rivered two pair.
It was all over just a few hands later as Jeff limped on the button and Russel pushed all-in with J7s. Platt made an insta call with A9s and board ran in his favour for the first career title.
We found the W. Love y’all so much. pic.twitter.com/vlnlZSRM9E— Jeff Platt (@jeffplatt) September 6, 2022
According to The Hendon Mob, Platt now has $600,000 in career tournament winnings and even though this is his first major title, his biggest cash came in last year’s WSOP $1,000 Double Stack event where he finished 4th for $160,662.
There’s one thing we should mention as well. Not sure if it’s a good thing or not, but we’re 100% sure we’ll never stop hearing about this win ever. DIM THE LIGHTS.
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MSPT Venetian $1,100 Main Event Final Table Results
|1st||Jeff Platt||United States||$100,804|
|2nd||Russel McClean||United States||$68,535|
|4th||Michael Lydon||United States||$34,673|
|5th||Cody Wiegmann||United States||$26,130|
|6th||Scott Sisler||United States||$19,598|
|7th||David Yokoyama||United States||$14,573|
|8th||Trey Bartlett||United States||$11,055|
|9th||Carl Oman||United States||$9,045|