Jerry Wong Captures PGT Mixed Games 2024 Event #6: $10,200 Triple Draw Mix Title

Jerry Wong dominated the thrilling PGT Mixed Event #6: $10,200 Triple Draw Mix, clinching his first PokerGO Tour (PGT) title and a hefty $164,500 first-place prize. This fantastic win further cements Wong as one of the greats of poker, as he passes the $6 million total live earnings mark.

Wong, who entered the day commanding over 50% of the chips in play, initially experienced a small setback, dropping to second place on the leaderboard. However, his resilience shone through as he swiftly regained the lead and proceeded to dominate the final table, eliminating his three final day opponents.

John Hennigan was the first to exit, as his hopes to take his second victory of the series were taken away in a pivotal 2-7 hand, when he faced off against Wong’s superior hand, resulting in a fourth-place finish and a $49,350 prize. Similarly, Scott Lake‘s journey ended in a 2-7 lowball hand, where Wong’s skillful play secured him a third-place finish and a $68,150 payout.

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The final face-off saw Wong going head-to-head with Max Hoffman with Wong holding a significant chip advantage, which he quickly extended, pushing Hoffman to the brink. The tournament reached its end during an A-5 hand in level 20 where Hoffman got it all-in before the third draw with 653A up against Wong’s 8632A. Hoffman had outs to stay alive, but when the Q appeared on the final draw, he headed to the payout desk for $103,400 and his third cash of the series andwith Wong sealing the deal and confirming his championship status.

Event #6: $10,200 Triple Draw Mix Payouts

PlaceNameCountryPGT PointsPrize
1.Jerry WongUnited States165$164,500
2.Max HoffmanUnited States103$103,400
3.Scott LakeUnited States68$68,150
4.John HenniganUnited States49$49,350
5.Felipe RamosBrazil38$37,600
6.Hal RotholzUnited States28$28,200
7.Philip SternheimerUnited Kingdom19$18,800

Player of the Series Leaderboard

The victory propelled Wong up the leaderboard, placing him third with 212 points, closely following Hoffman, who secured his third cash of the series. The top of the leaderboard remains competitive, with Hennigan leading and players like Mori Eskandani and Dan Shak in contention for the coveted PGT Passport. With four events remaining in the series, the race for the Player of the Series title is heating up. Fans and players await the remaining tournaments, which are $10,200 Dealer’s Choice, the $10,200 Big Bet Mix, the $25,300 10-Game Championship, and the series finale, the $5,100 No-Limit 2-7 Single Draw.

RankPlayerPointsWinsCashesWinnings
1John Hennigan25614$256,900
2Max Hoffman23503$235,350
3Jerry Wong21212$211,750
4Mori Eskandani20211$201,600
5Dan Zack19511$195,200
6Benny Glaser16402$164,325
7Maksim Pisarenko15212$152,100
8John Racener15111$151,200
9Jim Collopy13902$139,400
10Jeremy Ausmus12601$126,000

Negreanu Leads Final 5 of Event #7: $10,200 Dealer’s Choice

Daniel Negreanu

As Event #7: $10,200 Dealer’s Choice enters its final phase, leading the pack is none other than poker legend Daniel Negreanu, who has masterfully navigated the diverse challenges of the Dealer’s Choice format to build a chip stack of 2,785,000. Hot on his heels are Philip Sternheimer from the United Kingdom with 1,785,000 chips and, the United States’ Adam Friedman close behind with 1,725,000 chips, and Maxx Coleman holding 695,000. To round off the table is another poker legend, Phil Hellmuth, but he will have a tough time getting anything done, as he holds only 55,000 chips.

PGT Mixed Games 2024 Event #7 Final Table

SeatPlayerCountryChip Count
1Maxx ColemanUnited States695,000
2Daniel NegreanuCanada2,785,000
3Phil HellmuthUnited States55,000
4Adam FriedmanUnited States1,725,000
5Philip SternheimerUnited Kingdom1,785,000

*Images and results courtesy of PGT.com

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