Mikita Badziakouski Wins 2021 Poker Masters $25,000 Buy-In For $342,000

The final day of the 2021 Online poker Masters $25,000 no-limit hold ’em event no. 10 started with a stacked last table of five gamers remaining. Lead by Mikita Badziakouski, the last five players had a combined $131 million in event profits in between them, with three having more than $30 million in cash money under their belts entering into this occasion. Ultimately, it was Badziakouski who arised successful, safeguarding the title and adding $342,000 to his running total amount. Therefore, Badziakouski’s career revenues grew to $31,436,521, which benefits 12th position on texas hold’em’s all-time cash checklist. He now rests simply a couple of hundred thousand behind living tale Phil Ivey on that leaderboard.

Action started fast as well as angry at the final table. Just mins after the resumption of play Seth Davies obtained all-in preflop with ADiamond SuitJClub Suit encountering the pocket queens of Jason Koon. Davies boosted to aces packed with jacks by the river to double up, leaving Koon on fumes. He was knocked out a couple of hands later, earning $76,000 as the fifth-place finisher. Koon increased his lifetime profits to $33,177,383. He stays in 10th put on the money listing.

Ali Imsirovic’s run in this occasion pertained to an end in harsh style, with his KSpade SuitKHeart Fit losing a preflop face-off versus the ADiamond SuitKDiamond Match of Badziakouski, that transformed the ace-high straight to win the pot as well as slim the area to three. Imsirovic earned $104,500 and also 168 Card Player Gamer of the Year factors for his 23rd POY-qualified final-table surface of the year. He remains the clear leader in the 2021 POY race, which is funded by International Poker. He has a 1,269-point lead over second-ranked Sean Perry.

Imsirovic additionally added to his lead in the inaugural PokerGO Excursion directs race, earning 63 factors for his 25th certifying money. With 3,095 factors and more than $4 million in profits in excursion occasions, he will be the gamer to beat heading into the final months of 2021.

Three-handed play continued for greater than two hrs. Daniel Negreanu was eventually the alongside fall. He got all-in with 6Spade Suit6Diamond Suit facing the ADiamond SuitAClub Fit of Badziakouski, who tumbled leading readied to raise his lead. Negreanu was drawing dead by the turn, as well as made $152,000 as the third-place finisher. This was his eighth final-table showing of the year, with 2 titles won along the road, including among the $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold ’em occasions earlier this collection. He climbed right into 35th location in the POY race, and also 14th place on the PokerGO Tour leaderboard. The 91 factors he made for his 3rd top-three surface at the Poker Masters saw him relocate right into second location in the race for the purple coat, behind only AP Louis Garza.

Heads-up play began with Davies holding 2,885,000 to the 1,865,000 of Badziakouski. He had the ability to extend that advantage even additionally before a preflop face-off transformed the tables. The chips got in preflop with Davies holding AClub Suit6Heart Suit versus the JClub Suit9Club Suit of Badziakouski. A 9 on the river gave Badziakouski the double up right into the chip lead.

In the final hand, Badziakouski led out for 100,000 on a JClub Suit8Heart Suit6Club Match flop with the QHeart Suit10Spade Suit. Davies relocated elevated to 225,000 with JSpade Suit4Heart Match and also Badziakouski pushed. Davies aborted his last 400,000 and was in advance with his leading pair. The turn was the 7Heart Fit, which left Badziakouski requiring a nine or queen heading right into the river. The 9Spade Match completed Badziakouski’s straight, securing the pot and also the title for Badziakouski. Davies made $228,000 and 280 POY factors for his 10th last table of the year. He relocated right into a tie for 21st place in the positions. The 137 points he gained in the direction of the PokerGO Excursion standings sufficed to move him right into eighth area in that race.

Here is a look at the payouts and rankings points awarded at the final table:

PlacePlayerEarningsPOY PointsPokerGO
1Mikita Badziakouski$342,000336205
2Seth Davies$228,000280137
3Daniel Negreanu$152,00022491
4Ali Imsirovic$104,50016863
5Jason Koon$76,00014046
6Chris Brewer$47,50011229

Here is a look at the current top ten in the race for the purple jacket:

1AP Louis Garza37604$550,200
2Daniel Negreanu37213$433,400
3Brock Wilson35813$414,300
4Chris Brewer34914$538,300
5Sean Perry28013$280,000
6Stephen Chidwick27113$296,100
7Dylan DeStefano26003$260,800
8Jeremy Ausmus21903$253,200
9Miles Rampel21911$365,500
10Matthew Wantman21603$250,700

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