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  1. [caption width="640"] Darren Elias became one of just five players to win three World Poker Tour titles Friday night in Niagara Falls, Canada {WPT photo)[/caption] Over the course of his career, Darren Elias has shown a real flair for the dramatic at World Poker Tour final tables. He added to his legacy Friday night in Niagara Falls, Ontario, winning WPT Fallsview for his third career WPT title. The final day of play started with 22 players still in contention for the $335,436 first place prize money. It took just over six hours to get down to the six-handed WPT final table but just over three hours to get to a champion thanks to Elias' late rampage. Elias actually started the final table third in chips behind Andrew Chen and chipleader David Eldridge. An early double-up through Chen put Elias into the top two but neither he or Eldridge had anything to do with the first elimination. Just 27 hands into play, Abdul Hassan raised to 275,000 from UTG before Jean-Christophe Ferreira moved all in from middle position. Hassan called and tabled [poker card="qd"][poker card="qh"] while Ferreira showed [poker card="ah"][poker card="kh"]. The [poker card="ad"][poker card="ks"][poker card="5d"] flop put Ferreira ahead and when the [poker card="2h"] hit the turn and [poker card="js"] river completed the board, Hassan was out in sixth place. Just four hands later Manig Loeser, who began the final table with the smallest stack, shoved his remaining stack of 780,000 from UTG and Eldridge called from the big blind. Loeser tabled [poker card="ah"][poker card="3h"] while Eldridge showed [poker card="4d"][poker card="4s"]. The baord ran out [poker card="jh"][poker card="8c"][2][poker card="kd"][poker card="js"] to send Loeser home in fifth and extend Eldridge's lead. Eldridge maintained his chip lead over the next 35 hands before the next elimination, but that's about as close as he would get as he played bystander to Elias. On the 66th hand of the final table, Chen, down to just four big blinds, moved all in from the small blind and Elias defended from the big. Chen tabled [poker card="tc"][poker card="6c"] whil Elias showed [poker card="as"][poker card="3c"]. The board ran out [poker card="kc"][poker card="8h"][poker card="5h"][poker card="3h"][poker card="ah"] to give Elias an unneeded two pair and bust Chen in fourth. Elias and Eldridge battled on the very next hand with Elias taking down the blind vs. blind battle with a turn bet to move within 900,000 of Eldridge. It would prove to be the last time Eldridge held the chip lead. On the very next hand Elias opened from UTG to 250,000 and Ferreira called from the big blind. After the [poker card="qh"][poker card="3h"][poker card="3s"] flop, Ferreira checked, Elias bet 150,000, Ferreira raised to 360,000 and Elias moved all in. Ferreira called and turned over [poker card="kc"][poker card="3c"] for trip threes while Elias showed [poker card="7h"][poker card="6h"] for a flush draw. The [poker card="9c"] turn kept Ferreira ahead but the [poker card="jh"] river completed Elias' flush, eliminated Ferreira in third and sent Elias to heads-up play with 54% of the chips in play. Elias won the next two hands to extend his lead to over 9-1 before ending the tournament for good. Down to just 400,000, Eldridge shoved and Elias called. Eldridge turned over [poker card="tc"][poker card="9s"] and Elias had [poker card="jh"][poker card="6c"]. The [poker card="kh"][poker card="td"][poker card="5c"] flop put Eldridge ahead with middle pair. Elias picked up a straight draw with the [poker card="qc"] turn and completed it with the [poker card="9h"] river to win the tournament, leaving Eldridge to settle for runner-up. Elias first two WPT titles came in the Borgata Poker Open and WPT Caribbean back-to-back in 2014. Only four other players have won WPT titles: Gus Hansen, Carlos Mortensen, Chino Rheem and Anthony Zinno. The next WPT stop is the $10,000 L.A. Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, February 25 - March 2. It marks the first stop of the 'California Swing' which includes the Bay 101 Shooting Star in San Jose and the WPT Rolling Thunder at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. Final Table Payouts Darren Elias - $335,436 David Eldridge - $224,613 Jean-Christophe Ferreira - $144,465 Andrew Chen - $106,865 Manig Loeser - $80,149 Abdull Hassan - $64,316
  2. As the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe festival winds down in Rozvadov, there are two storylines emerging. The first is the three bracelet wins for Isreali players through the first five events. The second is the players who won a bracelet this summer and have added another one to their collection this week - and that's the one that played out Thursday night. Michael Addamo, who won the $2,620 Marathan No Limit event this summer, beat Germany's Christian Rudolph heads-up to win the €25,500 Super High Roller event for €848,702 ($962,276 US). Addamo started the final table, which included Manig Loeser, Dominik Nitsche, Mikita Badziakouski and Benjamin Pollak, with just 19 big blinds but managed to work his way up and eliminated the final three players standing between himself and his second career bracelet. The first elimination at the final table came after 45 minutes of play in a blind vs blind confrontation. Action folded to Loeser in the small blind and he moved all in for his last 9,300,000 with [poker card="kc"][poker card="8d"] and Yu called from the big blind with [poker card="as"][poker card="8s"]. The [poker card="ac"][poker card="jc"][poker card="ts"] flop gave Yu a pair and kept him in the lead. The [poker card="8h"] turn changed nothing and the [poker card="jd"] river ended Loeser's run with an eighth place finish. Just a few minutes later, James Romero followed Loeser out the door. From the cutoff, Christian Rudolph raised to 1,300,000 with [poker card="as"][poker card="qd"]. Action folded to Romero in the big blind and he moved all in for 7,800,000 with [poker card="ad"][poker card="th"]. Rudolph called and watched as the board ran out [poker card="9s"][poker card="7c"][poker card="5s"][poker card="6s"][poker card="2d"] to give him the pot and eliminate Romero in seventh. Rudolph found another final table victim just about 30 minutes later. From the hijack, Pollak raised to 1,600,000 with [poker card="as"][poker card="ks"] and Rudolph called from the cutoff with [poker card="9c"][poker card="9h"] and Yu also came along from the button with [poker card="ad"][poker card="td"]. The [poker card="9d"][poker card="8h"][poker card="2d"] flop missed Pollak, but gave Rudolph top set and Yu the nut flush draw. After Pollak checked, Rudolph put out a bet for 2,600,000. Yu raised to 8,500,000, Pollack folded and Rudolph moved all in and Yu called all in. The [poker card="7s"] turn and [poker card="4s"] river were both safe cards for Rudolph and Yu was eliminated in sixth place. Rudolph's path of destruction didn't slow down and ten minutes after Yu was sent packing, Dominik Nitsche joined him. Nitsche raised all in from UTG for 13,00,000 holding [poker card="ac"][poker card="jd"] and Rudolph called from the small blind with [poker card="8c"][poker card="8s"]. The flop came [poker card="qc"][poker card="qh"][poker card="5h"] leaving Rudolph in front. Nitsche was unable to improve after the [poker card="ks"] turn and [poker card="7d"] river and was eliminated in fifth place. Four-handed play lasted two hours and the next elimination didn't involve Rudolph. After Pollak and Rudolph both folded, Mikita Badziakouski raised to 16,500,000 from the small blind with [poker card="ac"][poker card="5c"]. Addamo responded by moving all in with [poker card="ad"][poker card="3s"]and Badziakouski called off the rest of his stack. The [poker card="6d"][poker card="3h"][poker card="3d"] flop all but officially ended Badziakouski's run. The [poker card="8h"] turn eliminated any runner-runner hop the Belarussian had. The river was the [poker card="jc"]. The next player sent to the rail was also a victim of Addamo. The Australian called from the button holding [7d[poker card="7s"], Pollak moved all in from the small blind with [poker card="ah"][poker card="qh"] and Addamo called. The board ran out [poker card="ks"][poker card="6c"][poker card="6h"][poker card="6s"][poker card="5s"] to miss Pollak and eliminate him in third spot. Heads up play began with Addamo holding two more big blinds than Rudolph. Rudolph briefly held the chip lead, only to surrender it to Addamo for the final time. One hour later, Addamo put the finishing touches on his second bracelet win of 2018. Rudolph moved all in from the button with [poker card="ad"][poker card="7c"] and Addamo called with [poker card="5d"][poker card="5h"]. The [poker card="qs"][poker card="8d"][poker card="3d"][poker card="8c"][poker card="th"] runout eliminated Rudolph in second place. Final Table Payouts Michael Addamo - €848,702 Christian Rudolph - €524,532 Benjamin Pollak - €370,219 Mikita Badziakouski - €266,767 Dominik Nitsche - €196,328 Winfred Yu - €147,642 James Romero - €113,505 Manig Loeser - €89,253
  3. The record-setting WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic wrapped up at Bellagio in Las Vegas, with the $10,400 Main Event attracting a huge field of 1,001 entries and featuring some of poker's biggest names. In addition to the Main Event, the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic schedule featured several events with five-figure buy-ins and one with a six-figure price of entry. Here are the winners from a tremendous week of poker in Sin City. The biggest winners overall from these high buy-in events, excluding the $10,400 Main Event, were Jake Schindler, Jason Koon, Seth Davies, Chris Hunichen, and Dominik Nitsche. Although he didn't earn the most money, it's certainly worth noting that Sam Soverel cashed in four of these events for a total of $314,500. No one else cashed in more than two. Ladines Wins First $10,000 PLO Event The first two high roller events on the schedule were both $10,000 buy-in pot-limit Omaha tournaments. The first one attracted 35 entries for a $350,000 prize pool and saw the top five places make the money. Joshua Ladines took the event’s title and $128,090 top prize, with both Brian Rast and Sam Soverel finishing in the money. Joshua Ladines - $128,090 John Riordan - $102,910 Jonathan Abdellatif - $56,000 Brian Rast - $35,000 Sam Soverel - $28,000 Soverel Takes Second $10,000 PLO Event In the second $10,000 PLO event, a group of familiar faces was back in the money. Soverel topped the field of 29 entries to win the title and $116,000, Ladines finished third for $46,400, and WPT Five Diamond wonder boy Ryan Tosoc scored fifth for $23,200. Tosoc notably finished second in the Season XV WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic for $1.134 million before going on to win the event in Season XVI for $1.958 million. Sam Soverel - $116,000 Jonathan Depa - $75,400 Joshua Ladines- $46,400 Michael Song - $29,000 Ryan Tosoc - $23,200 Hennigan Captures $10,000 8-Game Mixed Title If you know Bellagio, you know it’s home to the most iconic high-stakes poker room in the world, Bobby’s Room. It’s where the game’s elite compete for astronomical cash-game stakes, but during WPT Five Diamond some of those players shifted their focus to tournament play, specifically in the $10,000 buy-in 8-Game Mixed High Roller. The tournament generated 24 entries, and it was none other than five-time World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner and WPT Champions Club member John Hennigan taking home the top prize of $110,400. John Hennigan - $110,400 Ben Yu - $67,200 Randy Ohel - $38,400 John Racener - $24,000 Loeser and Fox Chop First $25,000 High Roller In the first of three $25,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournaments on this year’s WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic slate, 42 entries were generated to create a prize pool of $1.05 million. The top six places paid, and the top two spots went to Manig Loeser and Elio Fox in a chop that earned each player more than $300,000. Loeser scored first place for $321,300, and Fox took second for $308,700. Manig Loeser- $321,300 Elio Fox - $308,700 Jake Schindler - $168,000 Dan Smith - $105,000 Cary Katz - $84,000 Nick Petrangelo - $63,000 Petrangelo Wins Second $25,000 High Roller The second $25,000 buy-in tournament attracted 47 entries and generated a $1.175 million prize pool. The top seven places reached the money, with several notables cashing. None earned more than Nick Petrangelo, though, who chopped the event heads up with Sergio Aido to take home the winning prize of $289,944. Aido scored $287,634 for second. Petrangelo was coming off a sixth-place result for $63,000 in the first $25,000 event of this series. Soverel, who finished in the money of the first two high rollers on the schedule, including winning one for $116,000, finished sixth in this event for $70,500. Nick Petrangelo - $289,944 Sergio Aido - $287,634 Seth Davies - $256,672 Ben Yu - $117,500 Kazuhiko Yotsushika - $94,000 Sam Soverel - $70,500 Rainer Kempe - $58,750 Davies Victorious in Third $25,000 High Roller The third and final $25,000 high roller tournament on the WPT Five Diamond schedule drew 50 entries for a $1.25 million prize pool. The top eight places reached the money, and it was Seth Davies taking the title and $341,920 in first-place prize money. The win came just days after Davies took third in the previous $25,000 high roller event during the series of $256,672, as you can see above. Davies did a deal with Isaac Haxton in second place, who earned $320,580. The money was filled with notable high rollers, including Alex Foxen taking third for $175,000. Foxen has had himself quite a 2018 and is closing it strong both on the live felt and the virtual felt. In the online world, Foxen recently achieved a new all-time high in the top 100 of the PocketFives Online Poker Rankings. You'll also notice Soverel's name appearing in the in-the-money places once again, this time for fifth place, worth $100,000. Seth Davies - $341,920 Isaac Haxton - $320,580 Alex Foxen - $175,000 David Peters - $125,000 Sam Soverel - $100,000 Christoph Vogelsang - $75,000 Rainer Kempe - $62,500 Elio Fox: $50,000 Schindler Defeats Koon for $100,000 Super High Roller Victory The final big buy-in event from the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic schedule this year was the $100,000 Super High Roller. The event drew 37 entries to Bellagio for a $3.7 million prize pool and the top six spots reached the money. Earning the $1.332 million first-place prize was Jake Schindler. Adding that score to the $168,000 he won earlier in the series for taking third place in one of the $25,000 high rollers, Schindler scored $1.5 million in prize money at Bellagio this December. Schindler beat out Jason Koon for the win, and Koon took home $888,000 for his second-place finish. Jake Schindler - $1,332,000 Jason Koon - $888,000 Chris Hunichen - $592,000 Dominik Nitsche - $370,000 Ben Tollerene - $296,000 Talal Shakerchi - $222,000
  4. The 2019 US Poker Open continued on Friday at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas with the conclusion of Event #2: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha. American Jordan Cristos entered the final table with a commanding chip lead and proceeded to eliminate each of his final five opponents en route to claiming the $179,200 first-place prize and rocketing to the early lead in the USPO Championship standings. Final Table Results 1. Jordan Cristos - $179,200 2. Manig Loeser - $128,000 3. Martin Zamani - $83,200 4. Adam Hendrix - $64,000 5. Cary Katz - $51,200 6. Sean Winter - $38,400 From the original field of 64, the final six, which included Aussie Million $100,000 Challenge winner Cary Katz and USPO Event #1 runner-up Sean Winter, took their seats on the live-streamed final table to play down to a winner. It didn’t take long for the first elimination of the final table. Roughly 15 minutes into the day, Cristos put his chip lead to work. He opened on the button with the [poker card="kc"][poker card="ts"][poker card="8d"][poker card="7s"] and Winter defended his big blind with the [poker card="kh"][poker card="jc"][poker card="td"][poker card="7h"]. The flop came [poker card="as"][poker card="tc"][poker card="js"]. Winter bet out, prompting a raise from Cristos. Winter made the call with his tournament at risk. The [poker card="qc"] gave both players a straight, but Cristos had a redraw to the spade flush while Winter had a redraw to a full house. The [poker card="qs"] brought the flush in for Cristos and he eliminated Winter in sixth place for $38,400. Winter improved to a two-day USPO total of $195,900 and 180 points. Cristos claimed his second victim 45 minutes later. A short-stacked Katz raised from the button with the [poker card="as"][poker card="ad"][poker card="kc"][poker card="tc"] and was called by Cristos holding the [poker card="th"][poker card="6c"][poker card="5h"][poker card="3s"]. The flop came [poker card="5c"][poker card="6s"][poker card="kd"] and Cristos bet his flopped two pair enough to put Katz at risk. Katz called with his aces and the turn was the [poker card="6d"] to give Cristos a full house. Katz needed one of the last two aces in the deck to survive but the [poker card="2d"] hit the river instead. The Poker Central founder finished in fifth for $51,200. Minutes later, it was Adam Hendrix’s turn to battle Cristos. Hendrix raised his [poker card="ac"][poker card="tc"][poker card="jd"][poker card="6s"] from the small blind only to be re-raised by Cristos from the big blind with the [poker card="8d"][poker card="7s"][poker card="3s"][poker card="3c"]. Hendrix called with his tournament on the line and with the cards on their backs, the pair saw a flop of [poker card="3d"][poker card="9h"][poker card="kh"]. Cristos flopped a set which held through the [poker card="6h"] turn and the [poker card="ad"] river. Hendrix wrapped Event #2 in fourth place for $64,000. The rapid bustouts continued moments later when Cristos raised his [poker card="ts"][poker card="7c"][poker card="5c"][poker card="5d"] from the small blind into Martin Zamani’s big blind. Zamani made the call with the [poker card="9s"][poker card="4s"][poker card="3h"][poker card="2c"]and the flop fell [poker card="jc"][poker card="7h"][poker card="7d"], again giving Cristos the best hand with trip sevens. The board was completed with the [poker card="jd"] and [poker card="6h"]. Zamani hit the rail in third place and added $83,200 to his more than $1.3 million in career tournament earnings. Cristos took a healthy chip lead into his heads-up play with Germany’s Manig Loeser. However, during the more than two-hour battle, Loeser wrestled the chip lead away. The pair passed the lead back and forth until Cristos finally managed to get the best of Loeser. The final hand saw Cristos raise holding the [poker card="9s"][poker card="6h"][poker card="kc"][poker card="5c"] and Loeser defended with the [poker card="qd"][poker card="7d"][poker card="tc"][poker card="4c"]. The flop fell [poker card="qc"][poker card="5d"][poker card="7c"] and Loeser checked to Cristos, who put in a bet. Loeser check-raised with his two pair and the pair got all the chips in the middle. The turn was the [poker card="ks"], giving Cristos a bigger two pair, and the [poker card="8s"] river completed the tournament. Loeser was eliminated as the runner-up, settling for second place and collecting $128,000 for his efforts. Cristos wins his first USPO event and the $179,200 first-place prize. This comes on the heels of his 11th-place finish in Event #1, where he earned $27,000. Together, his 2019 USPO earnings have helped propel him to over $2.5 million in career live earnings and the current leader in the quest for the 2019 USPO Championship. USPO Top 10 After Event #2 PLAYER CASHES PRIZE MONEY POINTS 1. Jordan Cristos 2 $206,200 240 2. Stephen Chidwick 1 $216,000 200 3. Sean Winter 2 $195,400 180 4. Manig Loeser 1 $128,000 140 5. Joseph Cheong 1 $112,500 100 6. Martin Zamani 1 $83,200 100 7. Joseph Cappello 1 $90,000 80 8. Adam Hendrix 1 $64,000 80 9. Lazaro Hernandez 1 $72,000 60 10. Cary Katz 1 $51,200 60   The final table for Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em will take place on Saturday. USPO Streaming Schedule On PokerGO DATE EVENT TIME (ET) 02/14/19 Event #1: #10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 5 p.m. 02/15/19 Event #2: #10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 5 p.m. 02/16/19 Event #3: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 5 p.m. 02/17/19 Event #4: $10,000 Short Deck 5 p.m. 02/18/19 Event #5: $25,000 No-Limit Hold'em 5 p.m. 02/19/19 Event #6: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 5 p.m. 02/20/19 Event #7: $25,000 No Limit Hold'em 5 p.m. 02/21/19 Event #8: $25,000 8-Game 5 p.m. 02/21/19 Event #9: $50,000 No-Limit Hold'em Early 8 p.m. 02/22/19 Event #9: $50,000 No-Limit Hold'em Final 5 p.m. 02/22/19 Event #10: $100,000 No-Limit Hold'em Early 7:30 p.m. 02/23/19 Event #10: $100,000 No-Limit Hold'em Final 5 p.m. If you don’t have a subscription to PokerGO, sign up today using the promo code "POCKET5S" for $10 off the PokerGO annual plan.
  5. Final tables have no set end time. At times, Saturday's European Poker Tour Main Event final table in Monaco felt like it might never end. After playing for nearly 14 hours, Manig Loeser stood tall, having beaten a final table that included 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Ryan Riess. The early stages of the final table didn't hint at any sort of upcoming marathon. It took less than an hour to go from six to five players. Down to just six big blinds, Luis Medina decide to move all-in for 485,000 with [poker card="ad"][poker card="3c"] after Loeser opened to 160,000 from UTG holding [poker card="7h"][poker card="7s"]. Loeser called and then avoided any real danger on the [poker card="9d"][poker card="8h"][poker card="2c"][poker card="4c"][poker card="th"] board to send Medina out in sixth place. That's when the madness started. It took nine more hours of play for another player to hit the rail. During that time, four of the five remaining players each took a turn as the chip leader, including Loeser. Action folded to Nicola Grieco on the button and he moved all in for 1,475,000 with [poker card="as"][poker card="kh"]. Loeser called from the button with [poker card="8c"][poker card="7h"]. The [poker card="8h"][poker card="7s"][poker card="3c"] flop spelled doom for Grieco and he got no help on the [poker card="jd"][poker card="ad"] runout to end his tournament with a fifth place finish. Riess was only able to last another half hour. Left with just 4.5 big blinds, Riess moved all in from the small blind with [poker card="qc"][poker card="3s"] and Wei Huang called from the big with [poker card="jd"][poker card="6d"]. Riess got what he thought was an easy reprieve on the [poker card="ad"][poker card="ah"][poker card="qs"] flop. But the [poker card="td"] turn followed by the [poker card="kh"] on the river gave Huang Broadway and ended Riess' day in fourth place. Loeser, Huang and Viktor Katzenberger played three-handed for an hour before beginning talks of a deal. After one hour of fine tuning the numbers, the final three players agreed to a chop that left just €78,061 and the trophy to play for. Wei Huang - €552,056 Viktor Katzenberger - €529,707 Manig Loeser - €525,716 It took just 30 minutes of play to get heads-up. After dropping nearly all of his stack to Loeser one hand earlier, Katzenberger moved all in from the small blind with [poker card="ad"][poker card="8c"] after Huang limped from the button with [poker card="as"][poker card="kc"]. Riess folded the big blind and Huang called. The [poker card="6d"][poker card="5c"][poker card="4s"][poker card="qh"][poker card="jc"] runout sent Katzenberger out in third place. Huang and Loeser played for 80 minutes before Loeser put the finishing touches on the win. Huang raised to 1,200,000 and Loeser called. Both players then checked through the [poker card="jd"][poker card="9c"][poker card="5s"] flop. The turn was the [poker card="tc"] and Loeser bet 1,400,000 and then called after Huang moved all in for 8,205,000. Huang tabled [poker card="ks"][poker card="8c"] and Loeser happily turned over [poker card="qh"][poker card="8h"] for a turned queen-high straight. The river was the [poker card="ad"] and Huang was eliminated, leaving Loeser to pose for winner photos and collect just over €600,000. Final Table Payouts Manig Loeser - €603,777 Wei Huang - €552,056 Viktor Katzenberger - €529,707 Ryan Riess - €265,620 Nicola Grieco - €206,590 Luis Medina - €152,800
  6. There’s a reason that summer in Las Vegas is often called ‘poker player summer camp’ and it’s not just because the World Series of Poker is going on. During the summer bracelet chasing takes center stage in Sin City but over the past decade, many other Las Vegas poker rooms have battled with the WSOP for the hearts and minds of the poker playing public by consistently scheduling competing summer series that offer players excellent value through great structures and big guarantees. Here's a quick look around the city at some of those non-WSOP tournaments keeping poker players in action. ARIA Poker Classic and High Roller Series There are basically two tournament series happening at the same time inside the ARIA. The first is for the everyday player. It's filled with buy-ins right around the $400 and $240 buy-in level, The ARIA Poker Classic. The second is home to the high rollers - small fields, high buy-in, and elite competition - The ARIA Summer High Roller Series. Even though the Rio has offered some big buy-in tournaments early in the WSOP schedule, many of the biggest names in the game have been spending more time in the ARIA this summer simply because it’s where the biggest games are. Before he was embroiled in controversy for folding out of order at the WSOP, Sam Soverel bested the 23 player field in Aria High Roller 11 on May 30 for a $235,880 payday. He was joined in the money by David Peters (runner-up, $189.620), Jake Schindler (3rd, $92,000) and Poker Central founder Cary Katz (4th, $57,500). Australia’s Michael Addamo won the $10,000 buy-in ARIA High Roller 12 on June 4 for $136,000, defeating Germany’s Manig Loeser heads up. Loeser finished in second place taking home $88,400 for his efforts while fellow countryman Rainer Kempe finished in third for $54,400. Spain’s Juan Dominguez is having a nice start to his summer as he went back-to-back at the ARIA. First, he topped the 45 player field of the $10,000 ARIA High Roller 13 for $153,000 and the very next day he won the $10,000 ARIA High Roller 14 for another $126,682. Ben Yu was the official runner-up, taking home $125,318 while the familiar faces of Jake Schindler (3rd, $67,500), Manig Loeser (4th, $45,000) and Ali Imsirovic (5th, $36,000) also made final table appearances. The 2019 Wynn Poker Classic One of the nicer properties on the Las Vegas strip, the Wynn/Encore hosts the Wynn Poker Classic and through the first week and a half, players have been turning up en masse to play in their daily offerings. The Wynn has been offering multiple $1K+ buy-in tournaments and some well-known names have been showing up for them. On June 3, 484 runners showed up for the $1,100 in which the UK’s Louis Salter took home the $98.452 first-place prize and defeated a final table that included Connor Drinan (runner-up, $64,295) and Lily Kiletto (7th, $13,907). The next day 432 players jumped into the $1,600 buy-in which saw Florida’s Evan Teitelbaum hold off one-time WSOP Main Event champion Joe McKeehen to take down the $138,209 first place prize. McKeehen settled for $89,018 as the runner-up. Other notable final table players included Mark Radoja (5th, $31,068) as well as Entourage and Ballers music supervisor Scott Vener (9th, $12,468). Keven Stammen bested the 618 runners of the $550 daily on June 6 for a $50,940 payday while Justin Liberto defeated Germany’s Bart Lybaert on June 8 to win a $1,100 tournament for $94,659. Lybaert’s $61,412 runner-up prize helped push him to over $3M in career earnings. The DeepStack Championship Poker Series at The Venetian The Venetian continues to provide large field tournaments for players looking for action outside the Rio. They have a partnership with the Mid-States Poker Tour for some of their larger events but also provide daily tournaments for players looking for buy-ins under $1,600. Although the Deepstack Series starts in the middle of May, the $1,100 ‘Summer Kickoff ‘ Event from May 27-29 brought out 518 runners where World Poker Tour Champion Brian Altman took home the $90,905 first-place prize. He defeated Robert Kuhn who ended up with $84,390 as the runner-up. The final table included popular Twitch Poker streamer Ricky ‘RatedGTO’ Guan who finished in fourth for $36,364, a top-3 score for his young career. Pot Limit Omaha cash game grinder Sasha Liu outlasted the 144 runners in the $800 Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max Bounty to take down the $20,161 first-place prize. Canadian Kevin Barton fell in second place for a $11,995 payday.
  7. Almost one year to the day since his last recorded live tournament cash, Jason Mercier topped a field of 41 entries in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $50,000 Super High Roller to win $715,860. Mercier defeated Franklin Fok in heads-up play, with Fok taking home a second-place prize o $457,355. On the final hand, Mercier held the [poker card="5c"][poker card="5d"] against Fok’s [poker card="As"][poker card="Js"]. The money went in preflop with Mercier shoving all in after Fok limped the button. Fok called but couldn’t hit on the [poker card="Td"][poker card="6h"][poker card="2h"][poker card="3s"][poker card="8h"] run out, according to reports from SHRPO.com. SHRPO $50,000 Super High Roller Results 1st: Jason Mercier - $715,860 2nd: Franklin Fok - $457,355 3rd: Tom Boivin - $288,330 4th: Giuseppe Iadisernia - $198,850 5th: Manig Loeser - $139,195 6th: Sam Sweilem - $109,370 7th: Albert Daher - $79,540 For Mercier, the score was the seventh largest of his live tournament career and pushed him to more than $19.5 million in career live tournament earnings. Mercier took a commanding chip lead into the final day of the tournament with seven players left. He had 2.635 million in chips to start and the next closest stack was Giuseppe Iadisernia's 550,000. Mercier busted Dan Shak on the bubble the night before to win a huge pot to secure such a large lead. On the hand against Shak, Mercier had opened to 40,000 from the cutoff position with the blinds at 10,000-20,000 with a 20,000 big blind ante. Shak reraised to 150,000 out of the small blind, and Mercier called to see the [poker card="As"][poker card="4h"][poker card="2c"] flop. Shak moved all in for 740,000. Mercier thought about the decision for a little bit, then called with the [poker card="Ah"][poker card="Jh"]. Shak had the [poker card="Ks"][poker card="Kc"]. No help for Shak came on the turn or river and he was out the door in eighth place on the money bubble. At the final table, Mercier eliminated Albert Daher in seventh and Manig Loeser in fifth en route to getting heads up with Fok. Fok busted Tom Boivin in third place, but he only entered heads-up play with 645,000 in chips to Mercier’s 4.48 million. Mercier made quick work of Fok from there, finishing off heads-up play in less than 10 hands.
  8. Another tournament, another trophy for Sweden’s Simon Brandstrom. Brandstrom continued to stay white-hot in 2019 as he took down the World Poker Tour UK $3,300 Main Event for $330,000 for his third major title this year. The victory makes him the first player to hold both a WPT Main Tour title as well as a WPTDeepStacks title, after winning WPTDeepStacks Barcelona in April 2019 for €270,000. In addition to both of his WPT victories, Brandstrom’s resume includes a victory in the largest field ever for an EPT Barcelona Main Event this past August for a massive €1.2 million payday. “This feels surreal,” Brandstrom said to the World Poker Tour right after his victory. “It feels like it shouldn’t be possible to have back-to-back wins, and I don’t fee like I am worth it.” [ptable zone="Global Poker Article Ad"][ptable zone="888poker NJ"][ptable zone="GG Poker"] Brandstrom outlasted the 690-entries that piled onto the piled into the Dusk Till Dawn Poker & Casino in Nottingham for the Main Event. When the final nine took their seats, Brandstrom knew he was going to have to battle some top-tier poker talent as both partypoker MILLIONS Nottingham champion Maria Lampropulos and Triton High Roller Montenegro Main Event winner Manig Loeser were also seated to battle for the WPT UK trophy. WPT UK Final Table Results 1st - Simon Brandstrom - $330,000 2nd - Ryan Mandara - $221,650 3rd - James Rann - $168,500 4th - Matthew Eardley - $128,500 5th - Maria Lampropulos - $98,500 6th - Paul Siddle - $76,000 7th - Manig Loeser - $58,500 8th - Leo Worthington-Lesse - $46,000 9th - Paul Jackson - $36,000 At the start of the final day, nine players remained with Brandstom holding the chip lead, however, it wasn't smooth sailing to get to the trophy. It took nearly two hours before players began to hit the rail as Paul Jackson was knocked out in ninth place for $36,000. He was followed out the door by Leo Worthington-Leese in eighth place for $46,000 and finally, three hours from when play began German crusher Maig Loeser hit the rail in seventh place, adding $58,500 to his $10.8 million in career earnings. After a short break, the final six players got to the business of crowning a champion. Paul Siddle’s bustout hand wasn’t really the hand that did him in. About an hour and a half into six-handed play he and Matthew Eardley, nearly equal in stacks, got their chips in the middle with Siddle holding [poker card="jd"][poker card="js"] and Eardley holding [poker card="ac"][poker card="ks"]. The massive flip went Eardley’s way as the [poker card="ad"] appeared on the flop and no additional help came for Siddle. After the chips were counted down Siddle was left with roughly 1/6th of an ante which he put in on the very next hand. Although he had the solid holding of [poker card="ac"][poker card="qh"] he was eliminated as an onlooker in a pot where Eardley made a full house holding [poker card="js"][poker card="jd"] on a [poker card="8h"][poker card="2h"][poker card="2d"][poker card="kh"][poker card="2s"] board. Siddle collected $76,000 for his sixth-place finish. The very next hand Maria Lampropulos shipped her short stack with the [poker card="ah"][poker card="2s"] and was called by James Rann and his [poker card="8c"][poker card="8d"]. The [poker card="kd"][poker card="qs"][poker card="7d"] provided Lampropulos, the 2018 PCA Main Event champion, little help and when the [poker card="5d"] hit the turn she was down to two outs. The [poker card="6s"] came on the river and the accomplished Lampropulos headed for the exit in fifth place taking home $98.500. With four players remaining, Brandstrom has long since lost his chip lead and was in desperation mode as Ryan Mandara and Eardley assumed the top half of the chip counts. Then the chips starting flying with all four players taking turns applying pressure, shoving their short stacks and finding themselves in tricky spots. It took 56 more hands before the next player was knocked out. After a raise from Mandara, Eardley shipped his ten big blind stack holding [poker card="ac"][poker card="9s"]. With the action back to Mandara, he made the call with the [poker card="td"][poker card="9d"]. The [poker card="8h"][poker card="5h"][poker card="qc"] kept Eardley in the lead but the door opened up for Mandara with the [poker card="7h"] turn card. The river was the [poker card="jh"], giving Mandara the runner-runner straight and eliminating Eardley in fourth place for $128,500, the largest cash of his career. Three-handed play lasted for nearly an hour when finally James Rann shoved from the small blind with the [poker card="ad"][poker card="2h"] and was quickly called by Mandara holding [poker card="7d"][poker card="7s"]. There was little drama along with way as the board ran out [poker card="kc"][poker card="jd"][poker card="5c"][poker card="5h"][poker card="kd"] and Rann headed to the cashier to pick up his $168,500 third-place payday. With the score, Rann leaps over $1 million in lifetime live earnings. Mandara held the chip lead headed into heads up play but Brandstrom picked up crucial in the first few hands. Then, only seven hands into heads up, the title was decided. Mandara put in a raise with [poker card="js"][poker card="tc"] and Brandstrom called with [poker card="9h"][poker card="7s"]. The flop came [poker card="9c"][poker card="7c"][poker card="3d"] giving Brandstrom two pair and Mandara a gutshot to the straight. Brandstrom check-called another bet from Mandara. The turn fell the [poker card="4c"], changing nothing. Brandstrom checked it to Mandara who put in a sizable bet which Brandstrom called. The river was the [poker card="kh"] and Brandstrom checked for the third time. Mandara tanked, used a time-bank card and eventually over shipped the pot, putting himself at risk. Brandstrom had Mandara barely out chipped and didn’t take too long to make the correct call. Mandara finished as the runner-up for $221,650. Simon Brandstrom took down the WPT UK Main Event for $330,000 and a $15,000 entry into the 2020 WPT Tournament of Champions. Brandstrom Joins The POY Points Leaders Donald Maloney still holds the pole position in the Hublot WPT Player of the Year but he’s going to have to contend with Brandstrom, who after his WPT UK victory is tied with him Maloney and Aaron Van Blarcum with 1,200 POY points. Maloney and Van Blarcum hold an edge on earnings, putting Brandstrom in third place. WPT UK Runner-up Ryan Mandara also leaps into the top 10 with his $221,650 cash which was worth 1,000 POY points. He takes over the #8 position and that pushes Brian Altman out of the top 10 into the #11 spot despite being the only player in the top 20 with more than a single cash early in this season. 1st: Donald Maloney - 1,200 points 2nd: Aaron Van Blarcum - 1,200 points 3rd - Simon Brandstrom - 1,200 points 4th: Uke Dauti - 1,000 points 5th: Roger Teska - 1,000 points 6th: Nitis Udornpim - 1,000 points 7th: Gueorgui Gantchev - 1,000 points 8th - Ryan Mandara - 1,000 points 9th: Kevin Albers - 900 points 10th: Jared Griener - 900 points
  9. Tomas Fara struck gold on Saturday when he won the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe €1,100 Turbo Bounty Hunter event. Fara topped the field of 377 entries at WSOP Europe to score a first-place prize of €59,904 and his first WSOP gold bracelet. Fara entered the final table in pretty solid position on the leaderboard, where he ranked third in chips entering the final nine. Things quickly got better for him when he took out Giorgiy Skhulukhiya in ninth place, but then a series of lost pots had Fara sitting on just a single big blind with five players left. In what was a comeback for the ages, Fara stormed back into contention before he knocked out David Elyashar in fourth, Manig Loeser in third place, and then, finally, Nisad Muratovic in second place. [ptable zone="Global Poker Article Ad"][ptable zone="888poker NJ"][ptable zone="GG Poker"] €1,100 Turbo Bounty Final Table Results 1st: Tomas Fara - €59,904 2nd: Nisad Muratovic - €37,004 3rd: Manig Loeser - €24,949 4th: David Elyashar - €17,172 5th: Anson Tsang - €12,071 6th: Arturs Scerbaks - €8,670 7th: Phil Hui - €6,366 8th: Julian Selinger - €4,781 9th: Giorgiy Skhulukhiya - €3,674 The one-day event was a fast-paced affair and it involved some key players in the WSOP Player of the Year race going deep. Shaun Deeb fell in 13th place, earning €2,329, and Phil Hui reached the final table before busting in seventh for €6,366. After Fara was knocked down to a single big blind, he won a series of double ups to get back to nearly 2 million in chips. Fara watched Muratovic take out Anson Tsang in fifth place before he took out Elyashar in fourth place, doing so with pocket fives and flopping a set. Three-handed action saw Fara, Muratovic, and Loeser trade plenty of blows, but then Fara knocked out Loeser in third place to enter heads-up play with more than double the chips of Muratovic. When he busted Loeser, Fara did so with the [poker card="Ah"][poker card="2h"] against Loeser’s [poker card="Qd"][poker card="Jc"]. With the blinds at 125,000-250,000 with a 250,000 big blind ante, there were less than 40 big blinds on the table between the final two players. That led to a quick heads-up match with Fara coming out on top. In the end, it was Fara’s [poker card="Kh"][poker card="Qs"] against Muratovic’s [poker card="Th"][poker card="8c"]. The final board ran out [poker card="Jh"][poker card="Jd"][poker card="2s"][poker card="5d"][poker card="3h"] to give Fara the victory.
  10. Australian poker player Kahle Burns had already won the €25,500 Platinum High Roller at the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe festival, but he wasn’t going to stop there. On Friday, Burns took down the €2,500 Short Deck tournament for his second gold bracelet. For the win, Burns earned a €101,834 payday. He topped a field of 179 entries in the €2,500 Short Deck event, which included defeating Manig Loeser in second place. €2,500 Short Deck Final Table Results 1st: Kahle Burns - €101,834 2nd: Manig Loeser - €62,929 3rd: Felix Schulze- €42,233 4th: Federico Anselmi- €29,027 5th: Vladimir Peck- €20,444 6th: Oshri Lahmani- €14,764 7th: Pierre Neuville- €10,939 [ptable zone="Global Poker Article Ad"][ptable zone="888poker NJ"][ptable zone="GG Poker"] Burns entered the final table with the chip lead, but he slipped to start with Vladimir Peck doubling through him. It was then Loeser who took the lead after he knocked out Pierre Neuville in seventh place. It wouldn’t take too long for Burns to retake the lead, though. After Oshri Lahmani was bounced in sixth place, Burns got his revenge on Peck by knocking him out in fifth place. Burns held pocket jacks with the [poker card="Js"][poker card="Jd"] and Peck had the [poker card="9d"][poker card="8d"]. The flop, turn, and river ran out [poker card="Ks"][poker card="Qd"][poker card="9s"][poker card="6d"][poker card="Ac"] to give Burns the win. Next to go was Federico Anselmi in fourth place, and he was done in by Felix Schulze. Although Schulze scored that bust out, his run ended in third place when he ran into Burns. Burns then took a sizable chip lead into heads-up play before sealing the deal. On the final hand, Loeser was all in with the [poker card="Kh"][poker card="Jc"] against Burns’ [poker card="Ah"][poker card="Jh"]. The board came [poker card="Ac"][poker card="Qc"][poker card="7h"][poker card="9d"][poker card="7d"] to end the tournament. Burns has now cashed four times at the 2019 WSOP Europe. Although his name is now appearing in the top bunch of names on the WSOP Player of the Year leaderboard, Burns is still a long shot to win that title. Notable finishes were had by top-ranked PA online poker player Thai Ha, who finished in 14th place, and Phil Ivey, who placed 18th. Both cashed for €5,228.
  11. Norway’s Espen Sandvik win his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet on Friday, taking down the 2019 WSOP Europe €2,500 8-Game Mix event for €75,426. Sandvik topped a small but tough field of 71 entries, including a final table that had Phil Hellmuth and Jeff Madsen in the mix. The event had a guaranteed prize pool of €250,000. With only 71 entries, the prize pool fell short of the guarantee, creating an overlay for the players involved. €2,500 8-Game Mix Final Table Results 1st: Espen Sandvik - €75,426 2nd: Ville Haavisto - €46,613 3rd: Phil Hellmuth - €31,058 4th: Jeff Madsen - €21,386 5th: Thomer Pidun - €15,235 6th: Jochen Kaiser - €11,242 [ptable zone="Global Poker Article Ad"][ptable zone="888poker NJ"][ptable zone="GG Poker"] The two-day event saw Day 1 finish with 26 players remaining. Madsen was in the lead, but most of the eyes were on Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu. Hellmuth was searching for his 16th gold bracelet, whereas Negreanu was looking for his seventh and to accumulate more WSOP Player of the Year points. The top 11 finishers were set to finish in the money, and Negreanu didn’t make it that far. He was eliminated by Kahle Burns before the field was cut down to three tables. With 18 players left, notables Robert Campbell, David ‘ODB’ Baker, Eli Elezra, and Manig Loeser were still in. They were all eliminated short of the money, though, with Baker falling as the tournament’s bubble boy. After that, it was a race to the final table that saw Burns bust in ninth and Joao Vieira out in seventh. At the official final table, Jochen Kaiser busted first and then Thomer Pidun went out next. It was Maden’s turn to go in fourth place, and he fell in a hand of limit hold’em against Sandvik. Madsen did get his money in with the best of it, but his pocket tens were rundown by Sandvik making a spade flush. Hellmuth did what he could to fight for chips, but his run at a 16th gold bracelet came to an end short of the goal in this one. He went out in third place during a hand of 2-7 triple draw and it was Sandvik that got him as well. Hellmuth’s exit left Sandvik and Ville Haavisto, and heads-up play didn’t last long. Sandvik had a huge chip advantage to start heads-up play and quickly disposed of his Finnish counterpart. On the final hand, Haavisto was drawing to a seven-five low in 2-7 triple draw against Sandvik’s queen-ten low. Haavisto paired his seven, though, and that was what sent him to the rail in second place.
  12. Ireland’s Daniel Smyth won his way into the World Poker Tour Online Knockout Championship for just $33 and ended up turning that into a score of $413,392.75, a ticket to the WPT Tournament of Champions, and a date to have his name engraved on the WPT Mike Sexton Champions Cup. Smyth, who has a little more than just $47,000 in live recorded earnings, topped the 1,035-entry field by leaning on his online experience that led him to a win in the PokerStars Sunday Million back in 2010. But even though Smyth may have been in his element playing online, getting the win was no easy feat as he was surrounded by some of today’s brightest stars at the final table. World Series of Poker Main Event champion Ryan Reiss, Russian crusher Artur ‘marathur1’ Martirosian, and German superstar Manig Loeser were just a few of the final eight players that stood in his way. It took nearly thirty minutes of final table play to lose the first player. Brazil’s Joao Mauteli opened under the gun holding [poker card="ac"][poker card="ks"] and was prompty shipped on with the short stack of fellow countryman Matheus Resende and his [poker card="qd"][poker card="qs"]. Maureli made the quick call and took the lead when the flop came [poker card="kd"][poker card="7c"][poker card="6h"]. The [poker card="5h"] turn and [poker card="5s"] river couldn’t help Resende’s pocket queens and he exited in ninth place for $19,483.87 and $13,242.18 in bounties. With fewer than 10 big blinds, Kazakhstan’s Shyngis Satubayev shipped his stack holding [poker card="kc"][poker card="8h"] from the hijack. Pedro Marques made the call from the button holding [poker card="as"][poker card="6s"] and both blinds let their hands go. The flop came [poker card="ad"][poker card="7c"][poker card="4d"] giving Marques top pair and leaving Satubayev looking for running cards. The [poker card="td"] turn left Marques drawing dead to the [poker card="6h"] river. Satubayev was eliminated in eighth place for $23,504.85 and just $750 in bounties. Forty-five minutes later Smyth found himself with just 10 big blinds and he moved all-in on the button holding [poker card="jc"][poker card="tc"] and was snap called for less by Ryan Riess in the big blind who had [poker card="7d"][poker card="7d"]. Riess, all in for his tournament, needed help instantly as the [poker card="qc"][poker card="6c"][poker card="5c"] flop gave Smyth a flopped flush. The [poker card="6h"] turn gave Riess some full house outs, but the [poker card="2d"] was not one of them and the one-time WSOP Main Event champ fell in seventh place for $29,699.32 and $18,562.50 in bounties. It only took a few hands after Riess’s departure for Martirosian to find himself all-in. The Russian raised for half his 12 big blind stack from under the gun holding [poker card="ac"][poker card="ts"]. Marques three-bet shipped his 30 big blind stack on the button with [poker card="8d"][poker card="8h"] and when folded back to him, Martirosian called for his tournament life. The board ran out [poker card="5h"][poker card="2c"][poker card="kd"][poker card="jh"][poker card="5d"] missing all of Martirosian’s outs. He adds $47,281.38 and another $16,593.75 in bounties to his significant 2020 online earnings. After nearly an hour-and-a-half of five-handed play, Portugal’s Marques put in a raise with [poker card="ad"][poker card="js"] on the button and Loeser promptly three-bet him from the small blind holding [poker card="as"][poker card="qc"]. When it folded back to Marques he put in the rest of his 20 big blind stack and Loeser made the call. The flop came [poker card="2c"][poker card="7d"][poker card="td"] leaving Marques searching for a lot of help to stay alive. The turn came the [poker card="qh"], opening up a gutshot straight for Marques. The [poker card="9d"] hit the river, and Marques turned his $320 satellite win into $66,687.63 and another $22,382.80 in bounties. It didn’t take long for Loeser to claim another bounty. From the small blind Loeser put in a small raise with [poker card="ah"][poker card="td"], which opened the door for the Netherlands’ Pim Gieles to three-bet holding [poker card="as"][poker card="7d"]. Back on Loeser, he wasted no time in four-bet shipping his big stack and, dominated, Gieles committed the last of his stack. The duo watched as the board ran out [poker card="ad"][poker card="4d"][poker card="3h"][poker card="8s"][poker card="9h"] and Gieles falls in fourth for $95,502.03 and $23,478.51 in bounties. Like Smyth, Maureli was also in this $3,200 buy-in tournament for a fraction of the cost. The Brazilian, who entered the final table as the chip leader, won his way in by taking down the $22 buy-in Mini Masters which gave him not only a $4.2K score but also a free $3,200 ticket. He used that on the Knockout, hoping to pick up some bounties should he not cash. But he found himself three-handed with a six-figure score guaranteed. With 20 big blinds, Maureli moved all-in from the small blind with [poker card="as"][poker card="4d"]. Smyth snapped him off holding [poker card="qc"][poker card="qs"] in the big blind and the two satellite winners saw a [poker card="tc"][poker card="8s"][poker card="5d"] flop which kept Smyth in the lead. The [poker card="8d"] turn changed nothing and the [poker card="9d"] river send Maureli to the rail in third place, turning his original $22 buy-in into $142,061.51 and $32,449.23 in bounties. The heads-up battle between Smyth and Loeser lasted over an hour with the chip lead passing back-and-forth between the two players multiple times. After winning a critical flip for his tournament life, Smyth came roaring back and seized the chip lead. On the final hand, with just 15 big blinds left, Loeser shoved on the button with [poker card="8d"][poker card="7d"] which put Smyth to a decision with his [poker card="ks"][poker card="9h"]. After taking a few extra seconds, Smyth made the call with the championship on the line. The flop came [poker card="ts"][poker card="as"][poker card="4c"] keeping Smyth in the lead. The [poker card="9d"] gave Smyth a pair, but opened a backdoor for Loeser to hit and open-ended straight draw. The [poker card="4d"] was no help to the German high roller and Manig Loeser finished in second place for $208,492.98 plus an additional $70,866.22. As the winner of the World Poker Tour Online Knockout Championship, Daniel Smyth earned the $208,803.83 first-place prize, an additional $204,588.92 in bounties, and the honor of having his name engraved on the WPT Mike Sexton Champions cup. Final Table Payouts Daniel Smyth - $208,803.83 + $204,588.92 in bounties Manig Loeser - $208,492.98 + $70,866.22 in bounties Joao Maureli - $142,061.51 + $32,449.23 in bounties Pim Gieles - $95,502.03 + $23,478.51 in bounties Pedro Marques - $66,687.63 +$22,382.80 in bounties Artur Martirosian - $47,281.38 + $16,593.75 in bounties Ryan Riess - $29,699.32 + $18,562.50 in bountes Shyngis Satubayev - $23,504.85 + $750 in bounties Matheus Luiz - $19,483.87 + $13,242.18 in bounties
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