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WSOP 2022: Daniel Weinman Grabs His First Bracelet in Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed ($255,359)

Daniel Weinman wins WSOP 2022 Event 30
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  • Namita Ghosh June 17, 2022
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The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Event #30: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed drew 1,891 entrants. Only ten players returned on Day 3, with long-time poker pro Daniel Weinman (cover image) in pole position. Weinman carried the momentum to the finish line, taking under seven hours on the final day to collect his career-first bracelet and a $255,359 payday.

Immediately after winning the tournament, Weinman, originally from Atlanta, Georgia, hugged his rail before making a video call to his fiancée. Weinman, who is also the 2017 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open Main Event and the WPT Season 15 Tournament of Champions (TOC) winner, vaulted to the top of the Player of the Year (POY) standings with the win and made it clear he plans on playing more tournaments this summer.

The top 282 places earned a share of the $1,682,990 prize pool, and this included three Indians, namely Manan Bhandari (32nd for $6,585 ~ ₹5.13 Lakhs), Nishant Sharma (207th for $1,754 ~₹1.25 Lakhs) & India’s first bracelet winner Aditya Sushant (248th for $1,603 ~₹1.37 Lakhs).

The 2013 WSOP Main Event champion Ryan Riess (246th for $1,603), 2014 WSOP (APAC) Main Event winner Scott Davies (114th for $2,419), bracelet winners Daniel Zack (166th for $2,004), David Williams (91st for $2,702), Barny Boatman (88th for $2,702), Kevin MacPhee (76th for $3,051), Anthony Denove (37th for $6,585), Dylan Weisman (36th for $6,585), Cole Ferraro (19th for $9,636), and Ryan Laplante (11th for $18,396) were among the notables who cashed the event.

Day 3 began at noon (local time) on June 16, with ten players returning one last time to play down to a winner.

Lautaro Guerra (10th for $18,396) and Oliver Weis (9th for $23,277) were eliminated within the first half-hour of play, setting the eight-handed final table into motion.

 

Final Table Chip Counts

  1. Jamey Hendrickson – 7,400,000
  2. Daniel Weinman – 6,420,000
  3. Chino Rheem – 6,300,000
  4. Eduardo Bernal Sanchez – 4,700,000
  5. Germandio Andoni – 4,250,000
  6. Ruslan Dykshteyn – 3,500,000
  7. Ferenc Deak – 2,350,000
  8. Stephen Song – 2,250,000

 

Final Table Recap

Ruslan Dykshteyn was the first final table casualty and collected an eighth-place payout.

The eliminations came by quickly as Day 1 chip leader Stephen Song soon hit the rail in seventh place, his open-ended straight draw failing to make it against Weinman’s pair of deuces.

Around 40 minutes later, Ferenc Deak found his hand bettered by Chino Rheem and exited sixth.

The players went on a break, and when play resumed, Chino Rheem was sent packing in fifth place. He shoved with pocket kings, only to find his caller Jamey Hendrickson hit a flush.

Weinman scored his second dismissal an hour later by dispatching Germandio Andoni in fourth place.

It was soon down to the heads-up as Weinman`s dominated Eduardo Bernal Sanchez‘s after flopping the nut straight on the runout . Sanchez fell out in third place.

Heads-up, Weinman was ahead with 23.5 Million in chips to Jamey Hendrickon’s 13.80 Million. It took just three hands of heads-up play for things to wrap up. The final hand had Hendrickson limping from the small blind, and Weinman checked. Hendrickson moved all-in on the flop , and Weinman called it off.

Jayme Hendrikson

Daniel Weinman

Weinman flopped two-pair, and Hendrikson had a wrap. The & on the remaining two streets kept Weinman ahead, getting the veteran poker pro his first WSOP gold.

Daniel Weinman wins WSOP 2022 Event 30
Daniel Weinman

 

Final Table Results (USD)

  1. Daniel Weinman – $255,359
  2. Jamey Hendrikson – $157,819
  3. Eduardo Bernal Sanchez – $116,751
  4. Germandio Andoni – $87,167
  5. Chino Rheem – $65,685
  6. Ferenc Deak – $49,962
  7. Stephen Song – $38,363
  8. Ruslan Dykshteyn – $29,739

 

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