The much anticipated 23rd episode of the new season of “In the Mind of a Pro” has significantly changed the way the WSOP 2022 tables will be played. The spotlight is now on Adrian Mateos, Spain’s top player, after François Pirault’s unexpected demise in sixth place in the 8-Max $5,000 Freezeout event was witnessed in the previous episode.
Mateos has made his mark as one of the greatest players in history with a remarkable resume that includes multiple tournament victories and more than $33 million in live earnings. A fan favorite with a devoted following that goes well beyond the poker industry, the Spanish genius is known for his remarkable talents and unyielding resolve.
Amadi is put to the test in this episode with a $10,000 buy-in 6-Max type event at the WSOP 2022. When Mateos learns that Phil Ivey and Jason Koon, two poker superstars, are sitting next to him, the activity at the table picks up steam. The stakes for the Spanish sensation are increased by the presence of such powerful opponents.
By examining Mateos’ decision-making and mental processes as he goes through the difficult tournament field, the episode depicts Mateos’ strategic movements. The Madrid native has managed to go on to Day 2 with a strong place in the competition with 173 participants left from the initial 400.
In the Mind of a Pro shows the emotional roller coaster that goes along with every high-level event, giving viewers a unique look into the mind of a professional poker player. The episode illustrates both Adrian’s exceptional skills as well as how unpredictable the game is and how even the most skilled players run into unforeseen obstacles and opponents.
Mateos, an ardent supporter of Atleti, aspires to represent his nation and his favorite team while competing for the championship at the 2022 WSOP. Fans of In the Mind of a Pro and poker players shouldn’t miss this thrilling episode, which promises amazing moves and stressful moments at the table.