2018 Poker HOF newcomers Hennigan and Eskandani are going back-to-back in the PGT Mixed Games Series

Mixed PGT games

It was a good week for Poker Hall of Famersand especially those recorded in 2018.

John Hennigan And Mori Eskandani went one after the other at the 2024 PokerGO Tour (PGT) Mixed Games Series in Las Vegas, with Hennigan winning the series first $5,100 8 game event for $120,150 before the PokerGO president followed with one $10,200 HORSE Victory for a career-best prize of $201,600 and his first PGT title.

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The 2024 PGT Mixed Games Series is underway February 28th – March 8thbegan with Event #1: $5,100 HORSE, which featured 87 runners from Russia Maxim Pisarenko Successfully defeated final boss in mixed game Benny Glaser to win $117,450.

The second event was won by Hennigan, a six-time bracelet winner with live earnings of $9.2 million in 1997 Adam Friedman in a heads-up showdown where “Johnny World” emerged victorious.

John Hennigan
John Hennigan

2024 PGT Mixed Games Event #2 Final Table Results

1 John Hennigan United States $120,150
2 Adam Friedman United States $77,875
3 Ken Aldridge United States $55,625
4 Nick Guagenti United States $40,050
5 Max Hoffmann United States $31,150
6 Christopher Claassen United States $22,250

In Event #3: $10,200 HORSE, Eskandani beat a final table that also included Poker Hall of Famer Glaser Daniel Negreanu and six-time bracelet winner Jeremy Ausmus.

Negreanu looked to improve on his fifth-place finish in Event #1 for $30,450 and did so by finishing fourth for $63,000. Negreanu started the year with a $218,400 PGT win and continues to show that his new strategy is paying off this year.

Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu

Glaser narrowly missed out on the title again as the five-time bracelet winner fell to third place for $88,200 ahead of the heads-up showdown between Eskandani and Ausmus.

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In the final handthe president of PokerGO Dark raised during a round of Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Poker and called when Ausmus moved all-in with a small stack. Eskandani flopped two pair and Ausmus failed to hit a low or better high hand while bowing, finishing second for $126,000.

2024 PGT Mixed Games Event #3 Final Table Results

1 Mori Eskandani United States $201,600
2 Jeremy Ausmus Great Britain $126,000
3 Benny Glaser United States $88,200
4 Daniel Negreanu Canada $63,000
5 Jerry Wong United States $47,250
6 Maxim Pisarenko Russia $34,650

Eskandani is a legendary figure in the poker world, having participated in the great games of the game of poker Mirage with those like Doyle Brunson and produced iconic poker shows including High stakes poker.

Mori Eskandani COURT
Mori Eskandani

Hennigan and Eskandani were both inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2018, becoming the 55th and 56th people, respectively, to be inducted since 1979.

Previous winners of the PGT Mixed Games 2024

Event #1: $5,100 HORSE 87 $435,000 Maxim Pisarenko Russia $117,450
Event #2: $5,100 8-Game 89 $445,000 John Hennigan United States 120150
Event #3: $10,200 HORSE 63 $630,000 Mori Eskandani United States $201,600

*Images courtesy of PokerGO


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