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Allan Le won the Pot-Limit Omaha tournament at US Poker Open

Allan Le has a World Series of Poker bracelet and almost 3.6 million USD in career income, with many of his biggest prize money coming from Pot-Limit Omaha tournaments. On March 28, Allan Le won the Pot-Limit Omaha tournament at US Poker Open for 10,000 USD, earning 200,200 USD for the victory. It was the third largest prize money for a native of Huntington Beach, California.

Allan Le won the Pot-Limit Omaha tournament at US Poker Open 1

Le is a member of a successful poker family. His brother Tommy is a two-time bracelet winner and the record holder for winning prizes in Pot-Limit Omaha events. Allan’s other brother, Nam, is the WPT main event champion, who has won more than 7 million USD in his career. However, this year, of these three, the most successful is Allan, who has already finished the tournaments in prizes six times, twice getting to the final table. For winning the USPO, Allan received 420 CardPlayer rating points and 200 PokerGO Tour points. In the second ranking, he ranks 25th.

Le and Keijzer played in the heads-up

The final day started with only five players left, and PLO specialist Ronald Keijzer was in the lead, and Le was in second position. Damjan Radanov started with a short stack, and soon went all-in with A-Q-9-7, when there were J-10-6-A on the board. Radanov was up against a set of Daniel Negreanu ‘s jacks (A-J-J-6). Radanov had straight and flush draws, but he failed to complete any of the combinations. For the fifth place, the American received 61,600 USD.

Despite the previous knockout, Negreanu himself was eliminated next. The Super High Roller Bowl champion lost a big hand to the owner of the bracelet, Dylan Weisman, left with several blinds. After that, Negreanu struggled a little more, but eventually lost to Keijzer. There was a reward of 77,000 USD for the fourth place.

Now Negreanu’s tournament earnings are almost 49.9 million USD, which is the third highest result among all players in the history of the game. Only Justin Bonomo (62,316,371 USD) and Bryn Kenney (57,830,029 USD) earned more.

Among the three remaining players, Weisman had the shortest stack. With the middle pair, the player could not overcome Le’s set and went home. His reward was 100,100 USD.

  1. Allan Le — 200,200 USD
  2. Ronald Keijzer — 146,300 USD
  3. Dylan Weisman — 100,100 USD
  4. Daniel Negreanu — 77,000 USD
  5. Damjan Radanov — 61,600 USD

Le and Keijzer played in the heads-up. The first had 6,300,000 chips at the beginning of the heads-up, the second had 3,325,000. The game lasted about 50 minutes, during which the advantage changed hands. By the final hand, the stack ratio was approximately 4 to 1 in favor of Le. In the final hand, Le defeated his opponent with a pair of sevens and became the champion.

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