Michael Addamo made fast work of the final table in the 2021 Poker Masters $50,000 buy-in no-limit hold ’em occasion. The two-time World Collection of Texas hold’em bracelet champion from Melbourne, Australia needed simply 2 hours to convert his chip lead at the beginning of the last day into the title, removing every challenger in the process to make $680,000.
” It was extraordinary. I had an excellent stretch of hands as well as I pretty much had it the whole time on the last table, so I can’t credit it to any kind of excellent bluffing skills. Simply good fortune,” Addamo told PokerGO reporters after prevailing.
Along with the title and the cash, Addamo likewise gained 408 positions points in the direction of both the Card Player of the Year race and also the PokerGO Scenic tour standings. This was his first professional money of 2021 for both points races.
Addamo additionally made 408 points in the Texas hold’em Masters player of the collection positions, moving him right into first place in the race for the purple jacket and $50,000 in added prize money.
The penultimate event of the Texas hold’em Masters attracted an area of 34 entries, constructing a $1,700,000 reward pool that was paid out amongst the leading five finishers. Addamo went into the final table on top of the chip counts. He promptly contributed to his lead by getting pocket kings versus the pocket jacks of Cary Katz. Every one of the chips entered preflop, as well as Addamo’s kings held up removed Katz in fifth area ($ 119,000). This was Katz’s 17th POY-qualified last table of 2021. He earned sufficient rankings points to climb right into 11th location in the POY race while additionally relocating right into fourth put on the PokerGO Excursion leaderboard.
Alex Foxen was the alongside drop. He three-bet to devote the majority of his pile from the tiny blind with KClub SuitJHeart Suit facing a button raise from Addamo, who relocated all-in with ADiamond SuitKHeart Suit. Foxen called as well as stopped working to improve on a 10Spade Suit6Spade Suit3Diamond Suit3Heart Suit7Heart Fit runout. He took home $187,000 and also 204 POY points for his 15th final-table coating of the year. He is currently ranked 13th in both the POY and also the PokerGO Trip standings.
Addamo took roughly 60 percent of the chips right into three-handed play. David Coleman was the quickest pile, yet he still had more than 25 large callous collaborate with. He battled on for another hour but was incapable to get much going. He ultimately obtained his last 6 large blinds preflop with QDiamond SuitJSpade Match racing against the 4Spade Suit4Club Fit of Addamo. Neither gamer boosted as well as Coleman hit the imprison third location ($ 272,000). This was his 7th cash money PokerGO Excursion, with more than $1.3 million in qualifying incomes. Therefore, he now inhabits the 19th-place place on that particular leaderboard.
With three kos under his belt currently, Addamo took greater than a 4:1 chip introduce heads-up have fun with Jason Koon, who was at his 3rd final table of the series. The stacks were basically the same 20 or two minutes into the suit, when Koon overlooked at KClub Suit6Diamond Match as well as relocated all-in from the switch for around 18 large blinds. Addamo called with KDiamond SuitJHeart Match and the board went out 8Heart Suit5Spade Suit4Spade Suit4Club SuitKHeart Fit to give Addamo kings as well as fours with a winning jack twist. Koon took home $442,000 and also 340 POY points for his sixth final-table finish of 2021. With $552,400 in earnings at the Poker Masters, Koon is presently rated 6th in the race for the purple jacket heading right into the last event of the series.
Here is a look at the payouts and rankings points awarded at the final table: