Foxen Gets 2nd and 4th in Wednesday’s Poker Masters Online Events

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Alex Foxen
Alex Foxen picked up two top-four finishes in Wednesday's Poker Masters Online tournaments (photo: WPT)

In Wednesday’s Poker Masters Online action on partypoker, Dan Smith and Sebastian Lewin were the winners of the two events that took place. Smith won Event #21 and Lewin won Event #22. But, it was another high-stakes pro grabbing headlines with a pair of top-four finishes for a combined $291,900.

Alex Foxen finished fourth in the $25,500 buy-in Event #21: $1M Gtd [NLH, 8-Max], taking home $141,750. Foxen then placed second in $10,300 buy-in Event #22: $500K Gtd [NLH, 6-Max] for $150,150. Not only did the finishes earn Foxen a ton of money, but the two results have him climb the Poker Masters Online Championship Leaderboard even more. As things stand after Wednesday, Foxen jumped up to second on the Championship Leaderboard.

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Smith Wins Event #21 for $511,875

Event #21: $1M Gtd [NLH, 8-Max] drew a field of 63 entries to generate a prize pool fo $1.575 million. Smith topped all competitors to win $511,875.

Smith defeated Artur Martirosian in heads-up play, with Martirosian taking home $346,500 for the second-place result. Martirosian also picked up 208 points in the Championship Leaderboard race and moved to 798 points overall. That put Martirosian in first place on the Championship Leaderboard with eight events to go following Wednesday’s play.

Timothy Adams picked up his eighth cash with a third-place finish, and then it was Foxen finishing fourth.

Event #21 Results

  1. Dan Smith – $511,875
  2. Artur Martirosian – $346,500
  3. Timothy Adams – $228,375
  4. Alex Foxen – $141,750
  5. Matthias Eibinger – $110,250
  6. Steve O’Dwyer – $86,625
  7. Eelis Parssinen – $74,812.50
  8. Koray Aldemir – $74,812.50

Lewin Wins Event #22 for $240,860

Lewin was victorious in Event #22: $500K Gtd [NLH, 6-Max], taking home $240,860.62. It was his first cash of the series and he topped Foxen in heads-up play. Foxen earned $150,150 for the runner-up finish.

Alexandros Kolonias placed third for $92,400. It was the eighth cash of the series for Kolonias, tying him with Adams for the second most of the Poker Masters Online. The player with the most cashes during the festival is Jorryt Van Hoof, who took 11th in this event for $21,096.46.

Event #22 Results

  1. Sebastian Lewin – $240,860.62
  2. Alex Foxen – $150,150
  3. Alexandros Kolonias – $92,400
  4. David Peters – $67,375
  5. Ali Imsirovic – $48,125
  6. Joni Jouhkimainen – $32,725
  7. Dario Sammartino – $25,025
  8. Georgos Zisimopoulos – $25,025
  9. Patrick Leonard – $25,025
  10. Mark Radoja – $21,096.46
  11. Jorry Van Hoof – $21,096.46
  12. Kristen Bicknell – $21,096.46

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 10th day of play.

  1. Artur Martirosian – 798 points
  2. Alex Foxen – 736 points
  3. Pauli Ayras -722 points
  4. Timothy Adams – 721 points
  5. Alexandros Kolonias – 684 points
  6. Eelis Parssinen – 610 points
  7. Jorryt Van Hoof – 606 points
  8. Andras Nemeth – 581 points
  9. Luuk Gieles – 579 points
  10. Justin Bonomo – 496 points