James Kerr Dominates to Profit TPC Main Event in Three-Way contract

2021 Tampa Poker Classic
Seminole tricky Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, Florida
$1,700 TPC Main Event
$300,000 Guaranteed

Entries: 959
Prize Pool: $1,486,450
February 25-March 1, 2021

James Kerr, 2021 TPC Main occasion champion

Before the Tampa Poker Vintage Main Event, it absolutely was a time that is long James Kerr sat at a poker table. A in fact with the lockdown year. He came back towards the action on the weekend and completed their tournament that is first back the Main Event win for his third Tampa guitar trophy

“I’m glad to be back,” Kerr said. “And I’m happy to have another guitar.”

The $1,700 buy-in TPC Main Event featured a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool that was surpassed before the dinner break in the flight that is first. The 3 routes combined to place 959 entries into the game and push the award pool as much as $1,486,450 with 96 spots getting compensated.

Day 2 saw 158 players get back with an opportunity to win with Kyrylo Kobzyev in the lead. The amount of money bubble burst shortly following the break that is first two players going out on the same hand; Donald Mathews and Scott Dobbs chopped up 96th place money and the field sped down to the final table with seven return on Monday.

Kerr took the chip lead midway through 2 and never relinquished it day. Scott Robbins ended up being the very first eradicated through the table that is final he lost a big coin flip then ran into a cooler.

“I just ran like pure god,” Kerr said. “I had aces versus kings a couple times, I had pairs against aces and flopped sets every time.”

“It was really pretty easy.”

Ken O’Donnell, second in chips with six players remaining, ran into the Kerr heater. O’Donnell found kings in the small blind only to have Kerr wake up with aces in the big. The hand gave Kerr half of the chips in play before Steve Brite went out in fifth place followed by Gary Bowker in fourth.

Kerr, Kobzyev, and Alex Ivan counted down their stacks and agreed to divide up the prize that is remaining on the basis of the ICM quantity.

Kobzyev attained $166,915 for 3rd destination, Ivan banked $197,172 for 2nd, and Kerr took the lion’s share of $228,038 for their TPC Main Event win.

Congrats to James and a massive because of everybody who arrived on the scene to make the show such a success that is huge

Final dining table outcomes:

1st: James Kerr – $228,038 *
2nd: Alex Ivan – $197,172 *
3rd: Kyrylo Kobzyev – $166,915 *
4th: Gary Bowker – $94,620
5th: Steve Brite – $70,543
6th: Ken O’Donnell – $53,299
7th: Scott Robbins – $40,819
* – denotes results of a three-way deal

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