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Martin Zamani Wins 2023 U.S. Poker Open Main Event for $666,000 and the Leaderboard

Martin Zamani has not only won the 2023 U.S. Poker Open Main Event in impressive fashion for $666,000, he also took down the Leaderboard for an addition $50,000.

Martin Zamani Wins 2023 U.S. Poker Open Main Event for 666000 and the Leaderboard

Stacked Final Table at the U.S. Poker Open Main Event

The final table of the $50,000 U.S. Poker Open Main Event only consisted of big names with Justin Bonomo, Jeremy Ausmus, Chris Brewer, Dan Smith, Martin Zamani and Nick Petrangelo.

Chris Brewer was the first to fall and Dan Smith followed him to the rail soon after.

Then followes almost three hours of four-handed play, before Martin Zamani busted Justin Bonomo.

After that both Petrangelo and Ausmus doubled through Zamani, but then Martin outdrew Jeremy in an All-in confrontation with Jack-Seven to his Ace-Six.

This have Martin Zamani a 2 to 1 lead at the start of heads-up play and he never looked back. Nick Petrangelo finally called Zamani’s shove with Queen-Ten and lost against King-Six.

Watch the U.S. Poker Open Main Event Final Table here:

With this victory, Zamani not only secured the staggering $666,000 first place prize, but also an additional $50,000 for winning the 2023 U.S. Poker Open Leaderboard

Martin Zamani finished 14th in Event #1, 14th in Event #3, third in Event #6, and first in Event #10, which was enough to win the the Golden Eagle trophy.

2023 U.S. Poker Open Leaderboard

RankPlayerPGT PointsWinsCashesWinnings
1stMartin Zamani57014$835,800
2ndRen Lin46514$568,400
3rdSam Soverel45713$456,750
4thDan Smith44213$736,500
5thJoey Weissman42913$542,400
6thDarren Elias39913$399,200
7thChris Brewer36105$424,300
8thIsaac Kempton36105 $344,250
9thJeremy Ausmus32802$445,600
10thNacho Barbero30303$302,550

All 2023 U.S. Poker Open Event Winners:

  • Event #1 $10,000 NL Hold’em: Joey Weissman – $231,000
  • Event #2 $10,000 NL Hold’em: Ren Lin – $231,000
  • Event #3 $10,000 NL Hold’em: Sam Soverel – $213,900
  • Event #4 $10,000 PLO: Allan Le – $200,200
  • Event #5 $10,000 NL Hold’em: Phil Hellmuth – $211,200
  • Event #6 $15,000 PLO: Isaac Kempton – $279,000
  • Event #7 $15,000 NL Hold’em: Darren Elias – $313,200
  • Event #8 $25,000 NL Hold’em: Isaac Haxton – $423,000
  • Event #9 $25,000 NL Hold’em: Dan Smith – $399,500
  • Event #10 $50,000 NL Hold’em: Martin Zamani – $666,000
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