cswidler Simultaneously Final Tables Sunday Supersonic, Gets 32nd in PCA Main Event


Pretty impressive news coming out of the Bahamas, the site of the 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. The weekend’s Sunday Supersonic on PokerStars brought out $1,238 entrants. The prize pool of the $215 buy-in tournament swelled to $291,000 and, when the smoke cleared, PocketFiver Carter cswidler Swidler (pictured) finished fourth for $21,000.

While taking fourth in the Supersonic isn’t a mind-numbing feat on its own, consider the fact that Swidler was playing the $10,300 buy-in PCA Main Event at the same time.

He told PokerNews, “I don’t ever do that, but I set my alarm for 6:25 to play the Supersonic knowing that it would take a really short amount of time. I somehow ran up a stack. It looked really strong when I was opening because I was playing on my phone and all the guys at my table were watching me play for $50K. Every time I raised it got through.”

Swidler parlayed his image into a 32nd place finish in the PCA Main Event for $31,000, or $10,000 more than his Supersonic hit. On his final hand of the live event, he 3bet all-in before the flop with A-Q and, after 10 seconds, Uwe Ritter called with A-K. Swidler, according to PokerNews, flamed the slow-roll, saying “Are you kidding me?” and “Took you that long?” Ritter’s hand held and Swidler went busto.

Swidler is nearing $4 million in online tournament cashes, the largest of which came in 2012 by virtue of a PokerStars WCOOP Second Chance victory for $115,000. He won the Supersonic last year for $51,000 and has seven online MTT cashes of at least $50,000 to his name.

Congrats to Swidler on his successful multitasking.

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