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2022 PGT Poker Masters: Ronald Keijzer Champions Event #3: $10K PLO ($202,500)

Ronald Keijzer
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  • RUPAM THAKUR September 26, 2022
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Ronald Keijzer (cover image) is the latest winner to emerge at the ongoing 2022 PokerGO Tour (PGT) Poker Masters! The Dutch PLO specialist took down Event #3: $10K PLO at the PokerGO Studio inside the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, outlasting an 81-entry field to win his first PGT title for $202,500 (his second-best live score). Another PLO specialist Ben Lamb finished runner-up for $145,800.

According to his Hendon Mob profile, Ronald Keijzer boasts $986,473 in live tournament winnings. His career-best live score dates back to 2018 when he won the WSOP Event #69: $3K PLO 6-Handed for $475,033.

In addition to the title and prize money, Kaiser earned 203 leaderboard points, jumping to #2 on the 2022 Poker Masters leaderboard. Event #1 champion and Event #2 seventh-place finisher Jeremy Ausmus (242 points) is the frontrunner in the race to win the Poker Masters Purple Jacket!

 

The $10K buy-in event attracted 81 entrants, creating a prize pool of $810,000, and the top 12 finishers got paid with a min-cash worth $16,200.

Jared Bleznick (7th for $40,500), Samantha Perryman (8th for $32,400), Sam Soverel (9th for $32,400), Nathan Zimnik (10th for $24,300), Adam Hendrix (11th for $24,300), and Nick Schulman (12th for $16,200) all made it into the money but busted short of the official final table.

You can watch the replay of the one-hour preview of the FT live stream below. The complete stream can be watched with a subscription on the PokerGO app.

 

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Ronald Keijzer – 4,885,000
  2. Alex Livingston – 1,630,000
  3. Allan Le – 1,005,000
  4. Damjan Radanov – 925,000
  5. Ben Lamb – 865,000
  6. Dan Shak – 815,000

 

Final Table Recap

Dan Shak (sixth) and Allan Le (fifth) were the first two players to fall out from the final table, and both of them were taken out by the overwhelming chip leader Ronald Keijzer.

Soon after, Damjan Radanov was knocked out in fourth place. With the flop open , Radanov moved all-in with to a pot bet from Ronald Keijzer. Keijzer called with . The turn and river gave Keijzer two pair, ending Radanov’s tournament run.

The 2019 WSOP Main Event third-place finisher Alexander Livingston crashed out in third place. The bracelet winner led out on the flop before Ben Lamb ripped it in with . Livingston called and tabled and needed help to survive, but the turn and river saw Lamb’s pocket aces cruising through, setting the stage for the heads-up finale.

At the start of the heads-up play, the FT chip leader Ronald Keijzer held an almost 3:1 chip lead over the two-time WSOP Main Event finalist, Ben Lamb, and things quickly settled down.

On the last hand of the tournament, all the chips went in on the flop . Keijzer held for a set of sixes and Lamb tabled for two pairs of sixes and fours. The turn left Lamb drawing dead, and the on the river was a mere formality as Keijzer walked away with the $202,500 winner’s purse and his first PGT title.

Ronald Keijzer
Ronald Keijzer

 

Final Table Results (USD)

  1. Ronald Keijzer – $202,500
  2. Ben Lamb – $145,800
  3. Alexander Livingston – $97,200
  4. Damjan Radanov – $81,000
  5. Allan Le – $64,800
  6. Dan Shak – $48,600

 

Content & Images Courtesy: PokerGO Tour

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