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2022 WSOP Main Event Final Table Profile: Matthew Su

Matthew Su

Final Table Profile: Matthew Su

Headquarters: 5
Number of tokens: 83,200,000
big blinds: 69
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Hometown: washington d.c.
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Matthew Su’s Main Event Story

Matthew SuMain Event history really started to come to life on Day 7, where he started as 25th out of 35 before finally climbing into the lead overnight. Prior to that, Su found himself quietly grinding throughout the tournament, including going from Day 3 to Day 4 by literally adding a single T-5,000 token to his stack.

Su only has three cashes previously registered on his The Hendon Crowd profile, with a 43rd place last year WPT Five Diamond Classic in the Bellagio for $29,230 as its best result before. Now he’s guaranteed at least $850,675 and is in a prime position to capture poker immortality.

Matthew Su
Matthew Su

Su’s race to the final table

Until Day 7, Matthew Su had stayed away from the spotlight. His first live update was on Day 5 when he sent Ari Engel packaging with a flush-over-flush. He then ran for his tournament life on Day 6, but won with ace-king against pocket queens to double down and stay alive.

On Day 7, Su began her ascent by eliminating Adam Demersseman in a pair of hands before sending Tsur Levy to the rail holding with the queens against the ace-queen. This pot gave him the ammunition to face the aggressive and the volatile Karim Rebeiwhich stack he decimated to really propel him to the top.

In the end, it wasn’t a defining hand that got Su there; a series of small and medium pots that continued on its way eventually led to him winning 83,200,000 chips at the final table. He will return to the top five with 69 big blinds to begin his quest to win poker’s most coveted prize.

How Matthew Su made it to the final table

Day Fleas Rank
Day 1d 96,900 214/880
Day 2d 296,000 193/1262
Day 3 905,000 107/1299
Day 4 910,000 225/380
Day 5 3,555,000 59/123
Day 6 7,075,000 25/35
Day 7 83,200,000 1/10

2022 Main Event Final Table Seats

Headquarters Player Country Number of tokens big blinds
1 Philippe Souki UK 13,500,000 11
2 Adrian Attenborough Australia 50,800,000 42
3 Matija Dobric Croatia 68,650,000 57
4 Michael Duek United States 49,775,000 41
5 Matthew Su United States 83,200,000 69
6 John Eames UK 54,950,000 46
seven Jeffrey Farnes United States 35,350,000 29
8 Aaron Duczak Canada 56,000,000 47
9 Espen Jorstad Norway 83,200,000 69
ten Asher Conniff United States 29,400,000 25

There will be one hour and 48 minutes remaining at level 38 with blinds of 600,000 to 1,200,000 with a big blind ante of 1,200,000. The ten survivors will return to their places at 2 p.m. local time on Friday, July 15, 2022, for the unofficial ten-man final table.

Once the field is narrowed down to the final nine contenders, they will take a short break for official final table photos before beginning their journey to crown the 2022 WSOP Main Event Champion.

2022 Main Event Final Table Payouts

Square Price
1 $10,000,000
2 $6,000,000
3 $4,000,000
4 $3,000,000
5 $2,225,000
6 $1,750,000
seven $1,350,000
8 $1,075,000
9 $850,675

2022 Main Event Final Table Player Stats

Player Country first money WSOP Payouts Career earnings The biggest cash
Philippe Souki UK 2010 seven $830,812 $102,214
Adrian Attenborough Australia 2014 8 $1,460,049 $361,660
Matija Dobric Croatia 2017 8 $239,167 $198,550
Michael Duek United States 2017 4 $651,300 $548,015
Matthew Su United States 2014 0 $49,340 $29,230
John Eames UK 2007 19 $2,196,078 $289,706
Jeffrey Farnes United States 2017 12 $181,550 $61,250
Aaron Duczak Canada 2006 40 $423,887 $51,251
Espen Jorstad Norway 2012 24 $266,860 $74,042
Asher Conniff United States 2009 49 $2,862,290 $973,683

Statistics courtesy of WSOP.com and HendonMob.com.

The 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event returns on Friday, July 15 at 2:00 p.m. local time. You can follow the Main Event final table via the PokerNews Live Reporting blog where we’ll cover all the action in our exclusive live WSOP Main Event updates.

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