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Juha Helppi Second in Chips at OlyBet Kings of Tallinn Final Table

Juha Helppi

Totti Matias Arosuo heads to the nine-max televised final table of the 2018 OlyBet Kings of Tallinn €1,100 Main Event at Olympic Park Casino with a huge chip lead after he amassed 1,959,000 chips or nearly one-quarter of all the chips in play. Juha Helppi, the Finish grinder with $7,118,359 in lifetime earnings, starts second in chips.

2018 OlyBet Kings of Tallinn Final Table Seat Assignment

SeatNameCountryChips
1Shahin Shirazi NejadSweden347,000
2Arunas GarunkstisLithuania989,000
3Vincas TamasauskasLithuania647,000
4Arto Antero LehtonenFinland626,000
5Arto Ilmari LoikkanenFinland1,137,000
6Quang Thanh DoanFinland643,000
7Totti Matias ArosuoFinland1,959,000
8Silver NommikEstonia278,000
9Juha HelppiFinland1,400,000

Day 4 of the event began with 24 hopefuls looking to make the final nine. Six Estonians were among the Day 4 field. However, this number was quickly reduced to just two with the first four players eliminated from the tournament all coming from the home country. That included Kelly Limonova who had the chip lead earlier in the tournament.

A couple of other players were eliminated before a fifth Estonian, Mihkel Parn, hit the rail in 18th place for €2,760, leaving Silver Nommik as the last Estonian standing. Despite never having a big stack throughout the day, Nommik made it through to the final table and will start the final table with the shortest stack in play.

Also eliminated on Day 4 were Latvian Team OlyBet Pro Dmitrijs Meless (13th - €3,560) when his ace-ten suited couldn't out flip the pocket sixes held by Lithuania's Arunas Garunkstis.

Dmitrijs Meless
Dmitrijs Meless

Bulgaria's Daniel Chutrov, who entered the day as the chip leader, also didn't survive the day taking 11th place for €4,070 when his pocket eights couldn't get there against pocket kings, followed by king-four not improving against ace-nine.

More than half of the remaining players are from Finland, with another two from Lithuania, one from Estonia, and one from Sweden.

In addition to Arosuo, Finland's final table representatives include Juha Helppi (second - 1,400,000), Arto Ilmari Loikkanen (third - 1,137,000), Quang Thanh Doan (sixth - 643,000) and Arto Antero Lehtonen (seventh - 626,000).

OlyBet Kings of Tallinn Final Table Payouts

PositionPrize
1€62,000
2€41,000
3€25,000
4€19,800
5€15,200
6€10,800
7€8,500
8€6,200
9€5,200

Follow along with the action when the final table kicks off at 1 p.m. local time. PokerNews will be on hand covering the action on a 30-minute delay along side the live stream. Follow the OlyBet Kings of Tallinn live updates and the live stream in the PokerNews Live Reporting section.

Totti Matias Arosuo
Chip leader Totti Matias Arosuo

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