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|Blinds||15,000 / 30,000|
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Dylan Smith Wins $25,000 PCA PLO High Roller ($364,440)
Dylan Smith secured his biggest ever live tournament cash as he took down a field of 44 runners to win his first PokerStars Trophy and the $364,440 first-place prize in the $25,000 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Pot Limit Omaha High Roller at the gorgeous Baha Mar Resort in The Bahamas.
It was a long bubble as seven players fought for six payouts but play quickened after the bursting of the bubble. Shaun Deeb (4th- $121,500) and Jeremy Ausmus (3rd- $163,750) fell in back-to-back hands to get the tournament to heads-up.
German Oliver Weis was Smith's opponent but it was a quick heads-up affair as Smith went into the battle with a two-to-one chip lead. Weis would not double up as Smith would win and take down the trophy in less than ten hands.
$25,000 PCA PLO High Roller Final Table Results
|PLACE||PLAYER||COUNTRY||PRIZE (IN USD)|
|1||Dylan Smith||United States||$364,440|
|3||Jeremy Ausmus||United States||$163,750|
|4||Shaun Deeb||United States||$121,500|
Smith has started 2023 on a heater having taken down another PLO High Roller trophy just two weeks ago in Florida for $ 91,960. Smith is mainly a PLO player with his last four recorded cashes on the Hendon Mob database all being in PLO tournaments. With this win Smith has achieved his first ever six-figure tournament score.
Despite his recent tournament success Smith told PokerNews that he is primary a PLO cash game player where he plays high stakes PLO online for stakes as high as 200/400. Smith said when he first started playing poker, he focused on No Limit Hold'em but moved in with a really good PLO player which encouraged him to switch his focus to the PLO streets.
Smith was joined on his rail by Jake Schwartz, who himself has near $4,000,000 in live tournament earnings, as he rode his way to victory. Smith said he will be playing the $25,000 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship tomorrow as well as other events on the schedule as he hopes to continue his 2023 run good.
Action of the Day
The day started with Ausmus as the chip leader and two tables as ten players returned for Day 2. The final table bubble didn't last long as Andrew Pantling was taken out by Andriy Lyubovetskiy as Pantling called off for his tournament life when Lyubovetskiy check raised all in on the turn.
Lyubovetskiy was propelled into the chip lead when he took out Adam Hendrix as his pocket kings couldn't hold against the Ukrainian.
Seven-handed play lasted for several hours as play slowed on a huge $73,950 money bubble. Deeb was short but managed to survive to avoid being the bubble boy. Eventually John Zable was the unfortunate bubble boy as his queens couldn't hold against Joni Jouhkimainen.
Action dramatically quicken after the bubble burst and Jouhkimainen soon followed Zable in hitting the rail as he got involved in a three-way all-in against Deeb and Ausmus. Deeb managed to triple up which put him in the chip lead as four-handed play commenced.
Smith managed to become chip leader for the first time in the day when he moved all in on the flop in a three-bet pot against Deeb. Deeb called butSmith was the one able to double up. Deeb would then be eliminated as Deeb got all in with kings against Smith's aces to be eliminated from the tournament. Ausmus followed suit the very next hand as Smith took out another victim which put him in good stead for victory as he started his heads-up battle against Oliver Weis.
Smith went into heads-up in a dominant position and managed to secure the victory quickly as Smith called Weis's four-bet all-in to take the tournament victory as the American rivered a flush to secure his first six-figure live tournament score.
That concluded the PokerNews live reporting team's coverage of the $25,000 PCA PLO High Roller. Be sure to check out the team's coverage of other events here in The Bahamas including the $25,000 PokerStars Players Championship which kicks off tomorrow at 12 p.m. local time.
Oliver Weis Eliminated in 2nd Place ($237,700)
Oliver Weis raised to 90,000 from the button before Dylan Smith three-bet to 270,000 from the big blind. Weis moved all in for 600,000 and Smith quickly called.
Weis was all in for his tournament life and needed to win to survive and have a chance to secure the trophy. The flop came which gave Weis top pair but Smith had a flush draw. The turn came the which gave Smith some extra outs and one of those outs came as the river was the to give Smith a flush and eliminate Weis in second place for $237,700.
Smith and Weis Chop With Straight
Dylan Smith limped on the button and Oliver Weis checked back in the big blind.
The flop came and Weis led for 30,000 before Smith raised to 100,000. Weis called.
The was the turn and Weis check called the 260,000 bet from Smith.
The river was the and Weis moved all in for 200,000. Smith snap called. Weis showed for a straight which chopped with Smith's .
Smith Takes Early Pot
Oliver Weis raised to 90,000 on the button and was called by Dylan Smith in the big blind.
Action checked through on the flop.
The was the turn and Smith bet 60,000. Weis called.
The river was the and Smith bet 75,000 which produced a fold from Weis.
Jeremy Ausmus Eliminated In 3rd Place ($163,750)
Jeremy Ausmus opened to 105,000 from under the gun and it folded to Dylan Smith in the big blind who potted for 330,000. Ausmus counted his chips before moving all in for only 10,000 more and Smith called.
Smith was out front with the bigger pair and when the board ran out , the queens held up to eliminate Ausmus in third place.
Shaun Deeb Eliminated In 4th Place ($121,500)
Dylan Smith opened to 100,000 from under the gun and it folded to Shaun Deeb in the small blind who moved all in for 275,000. The big blind got out of the way and Smith quickly called.
Smith was out front with the aces and when the board ran out , the aces held up to send Deeb to the exit in fourth place for $121,500.
Ausmus Doubles to Survive
Action folded to Dylan Smith in the small blind who raised to 90,000. Jeremy Ausmus called in the big blind for most of his stack.
The flop came and Ausmus checked. Smith moved Ausmus all in for 75,000 and Ausmus called.
Ausmus said "There's no way I win this one. There's too many outs." Smith had top pair while Ausmus had a wrap and a flush draw. The turn came the to give Ausmus a straight and the river came the to improve him to a flush to secure the double up for survival.
Weis Shoves River Into Ausmus
Oliver Weis opened the button to 80,000 and only Jeremy Ausmus made the call from the big blind.
The flop fanned out and Ausmus check-called a bet of 65,000 from Weis. On the turn both players checked their options to the river.
Ausmus took a few seconds before tossing out 75,000 and Weis went in the tank. After close to 30 seconds of thought, Weis moved all in, covering the 190,000 left for Ausmus, who quickly folded his hand.