Ali Imsirovic Scores 10th PokerGO Tour Victory of 2021
You’ve heard it before, but we’ll say it again, Ali Imsirovic has won a tournament on the PokerGO Tour presented by Guaranteed Rate. Imsirovic’s latest victory came in the final event of the 2021 Super High Roller Series Europe. Imsirovic topped a field of 26 entries in Event #9: $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em to win $598,000 in prize money.
The victory also earned Imsirovic 359 points for the PokerGO Tour presented by Guaranteed Rate leaderboard, allowing him to become the first player to eclipse 3,000 points. Imsirovic now sits atop the leaderboard with 3,032 points and is more than 1,000 points ahead of Sean Perry, who sits second with 2,021 points.
2021 PokerGO Tour Top 10 (as of Thursday, September 2)
- Ali Imsirovic – 3,032 points
- Sean Perry – 2,021 points
- Sam Soverel – 1,646 points
- Cary Katz – 1,630 points
- Sean Winter – 1,614 points
- David Peters – 1,392 points
- Chris Brewer – 1,365 points
- Andrew Moreno – 1,200 points
- Clayton Maquire – 1,200 points
- Toby Lewis – 1,200 points
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Entering the 2021 Super High Roller Series Europe, Imsirovic had 2,600 points at the top of the leaderboard and Perry was in second with 2,021. Perry did not make the trip to North Cyprus, but Imsirovic did and was able to pad his lead. In addition to winning Event #9, Imsirovic took sixth in Event #2: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em for 73 points.
Elsewhere in the top 10 of the leaderboard, Cary Katz leapfrogged Sean Winter to go from fifth to fourth. Katz finished third in Event #9 at Super High Roller Series Europe and picked up 125 points.
David Peters jumped from 12th up into sixth thanks to a couple of big results from North Cyprus. Peters placed second in Event #6: $100,000 No-Limit Hold’em and fifth in the $250,000 Super High Roller Bowl Europe. In addition to the $1.73 million that Peters won from those two finishes, he added 519 points.
Chris Brewer hopped from ninth to seventh on the leaderboard. He cashed in three events at Super High Roller Series Europe and improved to 1,365 points on the year.
What’s Next for the PokerGO Tour?
With the 2021 Super High Roller Series Europe in the rearview, the PokerGO Tour presented by Guaranteed Rate now shifts its focus to Las Vegas for the 2021 Poker Masters series. The 2021 Poker Masters features 12 events from September 7-18, with buy-ins ranging from $10,000 up to $100,000. The series is capped off by Event #12: $100,000 No-Limit Hold’em, starting on September 18.
All Poker Masters tournaments will be part of the PokerGO Tour presented by Guaranteed Rate, with players earning points based on the amount they cash for. The points awarded during the Poker Masters will also decide who wins the Poker Masters Purple Jacket and $50,000 in added prize money.