Blake Bohn captures record-setting fifth MSPT title

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Haley Hintze
Posted on: October 30, 2023 12:05 PDT

Minnesota's Blake Bohn has set a new record on the Mid-States Poker Tour by capturing his record fifth MSPT title on Sunday. Bohn, from the Twin Cities suburb of Eden Prairie, traveled to Ameristar East Chicago in Indiana to take down the stop's $1,110 buy-in, $300K GTD Main Event.

Bohn also took over the top spot on the MSPT career earnings list. The win at Ameristar East Chicago was worth $113,146, giving him a career MSPT total of $943,110. Bohn surpassed another Minnesotan, Richard Alsup, in the race to become the MSPT's first million-dollar career winner. Alsup has earned $883,556 in MSPT events to date.

Bohn snaps former tie with Daniel Bekavac

Bohn's fifth MSPT win moves him ahead of controversial Illinois player Daniel Bekavac, who had also won four prior MSPT titles. Here, Bohn dominated the late stages of the final table, eliminating his final three foes on his way to the win.

Bohn's last opponent was well-known Wisconsin pro Steve Buell, who ended up settling for $69,513 as the runner-up. Third place and $50,646 went to Minnesota's Mark Sandness, while Wisconsin's Brett Reichard, the father of WSOP Circuit standout Josh Reichard, took fourth for $27,715.

The final-table finishers at MSPT Ameristar East Chicago were as follows.

  1. Blake Bohn $113,146
  2. Steve Buell $69,513
  3. Mark Sandness $50,646
  4. Brett Reichard $37,715
  5. Mike Puccio $28,556
  6. Andy Rogowski $21,552
  7. Umut Ozturk $16,702
  8. Arthur Zabrousky $12,931
  9. Terrance Jarmon $10,237

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