George Kraynak Wins Event 6 of the 2022 Everglades Poker Open in Heads-Up Deal

2022 Everglades Poker Open
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, Florida
Event 6
$250 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Entries:  35
Prize Pool:  $7,315
September 20, 2022

2022 Everglades Poker Open Event 6 Champion George Kraynak

Event 6 of the 2022 Everglades Poker Open was a $250 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry). There were 35 entries, creating a prize pool of $7,315. A heads-up deal was made and as the chip leader, George Kraynak was the official winner for $2,558.

PlaceFirst NameLast NamePrize Amount
1GeorgeKraynak$2,558*
2MaksimPisarenko$2,270*
3EfthimiosPiperakis$1,097
4DonnyRubinstein$805
5MarkHurst$585

*denotes heads-up deal

Event 6: We Have a Deal!

2022 Everglades Poker Open
$250 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  2 of 35

Before heads-up play began, George Kraynak and Maksim Pisarenko agreed to a deal.

Here were their chip counts at the time:

George Kraynak  –  331,000  (17 big bets)
Maksim Pisarenko  –  194,000  (10 big bets)

Here were the resulting payouts:

George Kraynak  –  $2,558
Maksim Pisarenko  –  $2,270

As the chip leader, George Kraynak is the official winner of Event 6 of the 2022 Everglades Poker Open!

Event 6: Efthimios Piperakis – 3rd Place (1,097)

2022 Everglades Poker Open
$250 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 19:  10,000/20,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  2 of 35

Stud 8

On fifth street, Efthimios Piperakis was all in with 3s4d7dQdKd for a flush draw against Maksim Pisarenko with 9s6h6c5h5s for sixes and fives.

Piperakis failed to improve on his flush draw, busting in third place.

Maksim Pisarenko  –  194,000  (10 big bets)
Efthimios Piperakis  –  Eliminated in 3rd Place  ($1,097)

Event 6: Donny Rubinstein – 4th Place ($805)

2022 Everglades Poker Open
$250 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 17:  6,000/12,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  3 of 35

Stud 8

Short-stacked, Donny Rubinstein was all in on third street in stud 8 and in the end made a pair of sixes, but fell to the pair of sevens of George Kraynak to bust in fourth place.

Georg Kraynak  –  195,000  (16 big bets)
Donny Rubinstein  –  Eliminated in 4th Place  ($805)

Event 6: Mark Hurst – 5th Place ($585)

2022 Everglades Poker Open
$250 H.O.R.S.E. (Re-Entry)
Structure | Payouts
Level 17:  6,000/12,000 Limits
Players Remaining:  4 of 35

Stud

Mark Hurst:  (X-X)  /  6h
Donny Rubinstein:  (X-X)  /  Qs

Mark Hurst completed all in for 6,000 and Donny Rubinstein isolated the action with a raise.

Hurst:  Kd3c  /  6h
Rubinstein:  QcJd  /  Qs

Here were the rest of their runouts:

Hurst:  Kd3c  /  6hQh8cAc  /  5h
Rubinstein:  QcJd  /  QsKh5c4c  /  Ad

Rubinstein’s pair of queens held throughout, eliminating Hurst in fifth place.

Donny Rubinstein  –  74,000  (6 big bets)
Mark Hurst  –  Eliminated in 5th Place  ($585)