The 2022 season of the PokerGO Tour will culminate with the winner-take-all PGT Championship, with the champion earning a massive $500,000 prize.
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Top 21 Leaderboard Point Earners Will Compete To Become 2022 PGT Champion
The PokerGo Tour Championship takes place at the end of the season, following the conclusion of all qualifying PGT tournaments.
The top 21 players as ranked by the PGT leaderboard will compete in the PokerGo Tour Championship. Players will begin the PGT Championship with starting chip stacks based on leaderboard points earned throughout the season, and play in the PGT Championship will begin with three seven-handed tables.
$500,000 Winner-Takes-All Tournament
The two-day tournament will culminate with the winner taking home a $500,000 prize and being crowned PGT champion. The event’s final table will be played six-handed.
Mori Eskandani, President of PokerGo said:
“The PokerGo Tour is the battleground for the most elite poker players in the world, and it is only right that we honor the best of the best in an extraordinary fashion. We are proud to award the 2022 PGT season champion with a $500,000 prize as we continue to celebrate the most talented players our game has to offer.”
Nick Petrangelo currently in the lead
The 2022 PGT season is already off and running with several events already complete. Nick Petrangelo is the current leaderboard frontrunner thanks to four cash finishes and three victories on the PGT, having won more than $2,100,000 already.
The inaugural season of the PGT took place in 2021. Tour events collectively generated nearly 18,000 entries and more than $270,000,000 in prize money. Ali Imsirovic was crowned 2021 PGT Player of the Year, winning $200,000.
The PGT Championship will be broadcast live on PokerGO.com. More information on the PGT and PGT Championship, including leaderboard, schedule, and news, can be found at PGT.com.
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