Allen Kessler and AJ Kelsall are two notables making a deep run in Event 3 at the 2023 SPS tournament series. Both players are mixed-game specialists that you can find playing in tournament series all over the country and poker calendar.
Kessler holds more than $4.3 million in tournament earnings, and you would be hard-pressed to find a tournament poker player who plays more events in a year than Kessler. He holds four World Series of Poker gold rings, and he has won close to 20 poker tournaments in his career.
Kelsall can often be found playing tournament series here in his hometown of Tampa, and he has a list of other poker accolades as well. He holds a WSOP gold bracelet along with three gold rings. Kelsall holds more than $3.2 million in career earnings.
The two players are right on the verge of the final table with 10 players remaining in the tournament.