Burns, Addamo Win Nearly $300K Each in Poker Masters Online

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Kahle Burns
Kahle Burns picked up a Poker Masters Online title and nearly $300,000 on Thursday (photo: WPT)

Two more winners were crowned in the Poker Masters Online series at partypoker on Thursday. Event #10: $500K Gtd [NLH, 8-Max] was won by Kahle Burns and Michael Addamo took first place in Event #11: $500K Gtd [NLH, 6-Max]. Both earned almost $300,000 for the victories.

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Burns Wins Event #10 for $291,550

Event #10: $500K Gtd [NLH, 8-Max] attracted a field of 119 entries to create a prize pool of $1.19 million. It had a buy-in of $10,300. Up top, Burns won $291,550 for the victory.

Burns topped Luuk Gieles in heads-up play and rounding out the top three positions was Eelis Parssinen. Gieles won $208,250 and Parssinen picked up $148,750. The top 16 finishers placed in the money in the event, with a min-cash worth $23,800.

Event #10 Results

  1. Kahle Burns – $291,550
  2. Luuk Gieles – $208,250
  3. Eelis Parssinen – $148,750
  4. Gianluca Speranza – $104,125
  5. Joao Vieira – $77,350
  6. Wiktor Malinowski – $59,500
  7. Edwin Villalobo Amaya – $47,600
  8. Vicent Bosca Ramon – $38,675
  9. Ian Engel – $29,750
  10. Giuseppe Iadisernia – $29,750
  11. Ben Heath – $29,750
  12. Thomas Muehloecker – $29,750
  13. Timothy Adams – $23,800
  14. Karim Khayat – $23,800
  15. Mike Watson – $23,800
  16. Chris Hunichen – $23,800

Addamo Wins Event #11 for $294,037

The second Poker Masters Online event on Thursday was Event #11: $500K Gtd [NLH, 6-Max]. It drew a field of 94 entries for a buy-in of $10,300, creating a $940,000 prize pool. Taking home the lion’s share of that prize pool was Addamo, who won $294,037.64 for his first-place finish.

Addamo beat Chris Hunichen in heads-up play. Hunichen earned $183,300 for the finish to go along with his min-cash of $23,800 from Thursday’s other event. Jorryt Van Hoof placed third. The top 12 finishers made the money in this one.

Event #11 Results

  1. Michael Addamo – $294,037.64
  2. Chris Hunichen – $183,300
  3. Jorryt Van Hoof – $112,800
  4. Yahia Fahmy – $82,250
  5. Justin Bonomo – $58,750
  6. Aliaksandr Hirs – $39,950
  7. Jake Schindler – $30,550
  8. Lukas Matthias Nowakowski – $30,550
  9. Luuk Gieles – $30,550
  10. Wiktor Malinowski – $25,754.12
  11. Talal Shakerchi – $25,754.12
  12. Alexandros Kolonias – $25,754.12

Championship Standings

The Poker Masters Online Championship Standings will track the performances of players in the series in order to determine an overall winner. Points are awarded based on finishing position in the events, and the overall champion will receive a $50,000 cash prize and be awarded the Poker Masters Purple Jacket.

Here are the Poker Masters Online Championship Standings top 10 after the fifth day of play.

  1. Andras Nemeth – 511 points
  2. Michael Addamo – 406 points
  3. Pauli Ayras – 393 points
  4. Elias Talvitie – 380 points
  5. Alex Foxen – 352 points
  6. Jorryt Van Hoof – 350 points
  7. Sergi Reixach – 347 points
  8. Alexandros Kolonias – 342 points
  9. Chris Hunichen – 315 points
  10. Mike Watson – 295 points