Jacob Schindler became the Champion of PokerGO Cup Event #5

Jacob Schindler 2021

​One of the most expensive tournaments for $25 000 finished at PokerGO Cup 2021. Jacob Schindler became the champion and won $324 000. He beat a players’ pool of 36 participants and was awarded the champion title.

For Schindler, this victory became the second one in PokerGO Tour. Earlier in May, he won tournament with $25 000 buy-in ($310 500). This year, he has entered ITM zone of PokerGO Tour tournaments 9 times.

It should be noted that Daniel Negreanu also played at the final table. The Canadian has missed the victory, because he hasn’t been able to win a live event for several years. This time, he also failed to take the 1st place. Negreanu finished only sixth and earned $45 000.

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With blind level of 15 000/30 000 and 30 000 ante, Negreanu went all-in with Q-7.  In doing so, he had 10 blinds in his stack. Jacob Schindler had a marriage in hand and called Negreanu’s all-in. Unfortunately, Daniel didn’t hit flush and he left the game.

Then, the following players left the game alternately: Sean Winter, Stephen Chidwick and David Coleman.

In heads up, Jacob Schindler played with a big stack advantage against David Peters. In the last hand, Jacob limped Q-J suited. Peters went all-in with pocket sixes. Schindler called and caught a queen on the flop.  

Results of PokerGO Cup Event #5 final table

PlacePlayerCountryPrize money
1Jacob SchindlerUSA$324 000
2David PetersUSA$216 000
3David ColemanUSA$144 000
4Stephen ChidwickUK$99 000
5Sean WinterUSA$72 000$
6Daniel NegreanuCanada$45 000
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