Blair Hinkle Wins RGPS CardPlayer Cruises 2019 Main Event ($14,597)

The RunGood Poker Series CardPlayer Cruises Main Event on board of the Allure of the Seas concluded at sea. A total of 209 entrants over two flights combined to create a up top prize of $14,597 to be awarded alongside a Signature Championship Ring. Notables, Karina Jett (27th), Chad Holloway (26th), Chris Conrad (23rd), Tyler Patterson (22nd), Grant Hinkle (15th), and Chip Jett (13th) found their way into the money. 

The final table saw three former Main Event Champions, Nick Burris (RGPS Council Bluffs), Blair Hinkle (RGPS Grand OKC), and Shawn Sparks (RGPS CardPlayer Cruises). While three handed, a blind versus blind battle saw Shawn Sparks and Blair Hinkle get chips into the middle with AJ vs AK. The clean run out shipped Hinkle the pot and enter heads up play with a eight to one chip lead against Dieter Dechant. Play finished quickly as Dechant shoved with Q3 from the button to be called by A8. An ace in the window propelled Blair Hinkle to his second RGPS title.

RGPS CardPlayer Cruises Main Event payouts can be found below:

Name Payout
Blair Hinkle $14,597
Dieter Dechant $9,001
Shawn Sparks $6,082
Nick Burris $4,318
Steve Myrick $3,345
Les Mildenberg $2,737
Kevin Smith $2,281
Melissa Bouchard $1,916
Will Johnson $1,581
Todd McFeeley $1,247
Nicky Niknam $1,247
Malcolm Player $1,247
Chip Jett $973
Marty Robbins $973
Grant Hinkle $973
Preston McEwen $760
Carolyn Wilson $760
David Hare $760
Dina McFeeley $669
Joseph Freund $669
Sam Delio $669
Tyler Patterson $669
Chris Conrad $669
Susan Ludovici $669
Joe Brown $669
Chad Holloway $669
Karina Jett $669



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