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WIN YOUR WAY ONTO POKER AFTER DARK

December 11, 2018

Today, Poker Central announced a partnership with the RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) to co-brand its 2019 season tour with streaming service PokerGO. “Showbound Powered by PokerGO” will encourage tournament participants at all tour stops to dress to impress and walk the crimson carpet on their way to the poker table. WIN YOUR WAY ONTO POKER AFTER DARK Throughout the 2019 RGPS Showbound season, tournament participants will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play on an upcoming episode of the legendary series “Poker After Dark.” Preliminary event winners and players who reach the final table of main events will receive a reserved seat in a freeroll satellite at the Hard Rock Tulsa for two $5,000 Sit & Go seats and the high...

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RG DOWNSTREAM Main Event (Day 2): CONGRATULATIONS TO RGPS MAIN EVENT WINNER SIMON WEBSTER ($44,391)

December 10, 2018

Level 25 (25000/50000/50000)Total Entries: 386Players Remaining: 1Chip Average: 7,720,000 The surprising thing about McKenney, Texas, resident Simon Webster winning the RGPS Downstream Main Event isn't that he won it. He's had 29 cashes this year for $178,735, including 10 final tables and one championship. It's that he overcame an 7½-to-1 chip disadvantage take the whole thing down. When heads-up play began between Webster and second-place finisher Daniel Lowery ($27,406), Webster held 915,000 chips to Lowery's 6,805,000. Webster won a couple small pots and then received a full double up in a key hand when Webster hit a set on the turn. The blinds were 20,000/40,000, and with the board reading Q♠T♦8♣2♦, Lowery bet 80,000 and Webster called. The river paired...

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RG DOWNSTREAM Main Event (Day 2): WEBSTER DOUBLES AGAIN

December 10, 2018

Level 24 (20000/40000/40000)Total Entries: 386Players Remaining: 2Chip Average: 3,860,000 Dan Lowery raises on the button to 150,000 and Simon Webster three-bets to 475,000. Lowery considers for a few seconds and then announces, "All in." Webster immediately calls and the hands are turned up. Webster - A♣K♠Lowery - A♠J♦ Webster has Lowery dominated but must hold or be eliminated in second place. The flop comes 9♠5♦5♣, opening up the possibility of a chopped pot. The turn brings the A♥ on the turn. With a jack, Lowery takes the title, with anything else, Webster takes the chip lead. The 3♥ completes the board and Lowery ships 2,285,000 chips over to Webster. Simon Webster - 4,570,000Daniel Lowery - 3,150,000

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RG DOWNSTREAM Main Event (Day 2): WEBSTER DOUBLES UP

December 10, 2018

Level 24 (20000/40000/40000)Total Entries: 386Players Remaining: 2Chip Average: 3,860,000 We missed the early action, but shortly after Gary Kuykendall was eliminated, we arrive at the table on the turn with the board reading Q♠T♦8♣2♦. Dan Lowery bets 80,000 and Simon Webster (pictured) goes into the tank, at various points looking like he might raise, but ultimately he decides to call. The river pairs the board with the 8♠. Lowery checks and Webster goes all in for 900,000. Lowery quickly calls. Webster tables 2♥2♣ for runner-runner full house and Lowery mucks. Simon Webster - 2,125,000Daniel Lowery - 5,595,000

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