Poker Masters Online Update: partypoker's Jason Koon Big Weekend Winner

Poker Masters Online Update: Jason Koon Scoops $549k

This weekend saw seven more events in the Poker Masters Online on partypoker, including two PLO events and the second $25,500 event of the festival.

The big winner was partypoker Ambassador Jason Koon who won the $25,500 for $549,000. With 18 events out of the 30-event schedule now complete, there still is no two-time winner, with Jorryt van Hoof, Timothy Adams and Alexandros Kolonias all cashing seven times.

Both Van Hoof and Alex Foxen have made five final tables, with Foxen making a final table in all five of his cashes so far!

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Laszlo Bujtas Triumphs in Poker Masters $10,300 PLO

Laszlo Bujtas

It took Laszlo Bujtas almost until the halfway stage of the Poker Masters Online to register his first cash, but he did it in style, defeating Ami Barer heads-up in Event #12.

It's no secret that the Hungarian is a top-level Pot Limit Omaha specialist, and he certainly made it count to win $272,141. Barer added a second cash of the Poker Masters, with a second-place here to go with the third-place finish he achieved in Event #6.

Final Table Results

1Laszlo BujtasHungary$272,141
2Ami BarerCanada$169,650
3Carlo van RavenswoudMalta$104,400
4Jorryt van HoofUnited Kingdom$76,125
5Bengt SonnertSweden$54,375
6Andreas TorbergsenNorway$36,975

Luuk Gieles Wins Poker Masters Event #13

Luuk Gieles

Timothy Adams notched up a sixth Poker Masters cash, but it wasn't enough to deny Luuk Gieles victory in Event #13. After a runner-up spot of his own in Event #10, Gieles now has a victory worth $235,217.

Meanwhile, Alex Foxen made it three final tables from three cashes with his fifth-place finish.

Final Table Results

1Luuk GielesNetherlands$235,217
2Timothy AdamsCanada$153,000
3Ludovic GeilichUnited Kingdom$81,600
4Kahle BurnsMexico$61,200
5Alex FoxenCanada$44,200
6Mike WatsonCanada$30,600

Mustapha Kanit Wins Poker Masters Event #14

Mustapha Kanit

Mustapha Kanit pipped Alexandros Kolonias in Event #14, denying Kolonias his second title of the Poker Masters. Kolonias would have to settle for $199,500 as Kanit took home $279,300. Along with his final table in Event #7, that brings the Italian's total cashes for the festival to over $350,000.

Final Table Results

1Mustapha KanitAustria$279,300
2Alexandros KoloniasMalta$199,500
3Artur MartirosianRussia$142,500
4Bruno Botteon De AlbuquerqueBrazil$99,750
5Christoph VogelsangUnited Kingdom$74,100
6Edwin Villalobo AmayaMexico$57,000
7Simon PedersenDenmark$45,600
8Alex FoxenCanada$37,050

Timothy Adams Wins Poker Masters Event #15

Timothy Adams

With his seventh cash of the Poker Masters Online, Timothy Adams finally took down a title and the $243,989 that came with it. This brings his total cashes for the festival to over $575,000 as he defeated Joao Vieira heads-up in Event #15.

Meanwhile, Alex Foxen notched up his third final table in a row, bringing his total number of final tables to five, from five cashes.

Final Table Results

1Timothy AdamsCanada$243,989
2Joao VieiraNetherlands$152,100
3Dario SammartinoAustria$93,600
4Alex FoxenCanada$68,250
5Ben HeathUnited Kingdom$48,750
6Ali ImsirovicMexico$33,150
7Alexandros KoloniasMalta$25,350

Jason Koon Wins Biggest Prize So Far in $25,500 Event #16

Jason Koon

The big event of the weekend was the second $25,500 of the festival, which attracted 72 entries. This was an increase from the 55 that the opening event attracted, won by Elias Talvitie.

In the end it was Jason Koon who secured victory, with his first cash in this year's Poker Masters. He defeated Justin Bonomo heads-up, who now has two runner-up finishes after his second-place in Event #9.

Also picking up their first cash of the Poker Masters Online was Dan Smith, with Juan Pardo notching up his sixth.

Final Table Results

1Jason KoonCanada$549,000
2Justin BonomoCanada$369,000
3Steve O'DwyerNetherlands$252,000
4Conor BeresfordUnited Kingdom$162,000
5Juan PardoUnited Kingdom$126,000
6Dario SammartinoAustria$99,000
7Joni JouhkimainenFinland$85,500
8Dan SmithCanada$81,000

Eelis Parssinen Wins Poker Masters Event #17

The fourth PLO tournament of the Poker Masters Online attracted 92 entries, nearly beating the mark of 97 set in Event #6, won by Pauli Ayras.

Eelis Parssinen notched up his third podium finish of the Poker Masters Online, and his first victory, defeating Bengt Sonnert heads-up.

Meanwhile, Jorryt van Hoof recorded his seventh cash of the festival, tied with Alexandros Kolonias and Timothy Adams for joint-most, and his fifth final table, tied with Alex Foxen.

Final Table Results

1Eelis ParssinenFinland$287,782
2Bengt SonnertSweden$179,400
3Aku JoentaustaFinland$110,400
4Jorryt van HoofUnited Kingdom$80,500
5Andreas TorbergsenNorway$57,500
6Tobias ZieglerGermany$39,100

Linus Loeliger Wins Poker Masters Event #18

Linus Loeliger

The final event of the weekend was won by Linus Loeliger, who defeated Artur Martirosian heads-up for $325,318. This was the largest first-prize of any of the $10,300 buy-in events so far, and was Loeliger's first cash of the festival.

Final Table Results

1Linus LoeligerAustria$325,318
2Artur MartirosianRussia$202,800
3Darrell GohUnited Kingdom$124,800
4Niklas AstedtSweden$91,000
5Ole SchemionAustria$65,000
6Edwin Villalobo AmayaMexico$44,200

Overall Poker Masters Online Standings

1Andras Nemeth$510,8425114
2Michael Addamo$444,0374063
3Pauli Ayras$394,4913934
4Elias Talvitie$572,2503802
5Alex Foxen$351,2773522
6Jorryt van Hoof$348,7373504
7Sergi Reixach$475,8653474
8Alexandros Kolonias$341,6373424
9Chris Hunichen$344,3383154
10Mike Watson$294,5002953

Standings correct for events 1-11

Full Poker Masters Results So Far

EventBuy-inPrize PoolEntrantsWinnerPayout
Poker Masters #01$25,500$1,375,00055Elias Talvitie$ 481,250
Poker Masters #02 [PLO]$10,300$550,00055Tobias Ziegler$ 190,249
Poker Masters #03$10,300$990,00099Alex Foxen$ 309,678
Poker Masters #04$10,300$1,020,000102Mike Watson$ 249,900
Poker Masters #05$10,300$830,00083Andras Nemeth$ 259,629
Poker Masters #06 [PLO]$10,300$970,00097Pauli Ayras$303,422
Poker Masters #07$10,300$860,00086Alexandros Kolonias$269,013
Poker Masters #08$10,300$1,040,000104Joni Jouhkimainen$254,800
Poker Masters #09$10,300$780,00078Pascal Lefrancois$243,989
Poker Masters #10$10,300$1,190,000119Kahle Burns$291,550
Poker Masters #11$10,300$940,00094Michael Addamo$294,038
Poker Masters #12 [PLO]$10,300$870,00087Laszlo Bujtas$272,141
Poker Masters #13$10,300$680,00068Luuk Gieles$235,217
Poker Masters #14$10,300$1,140,000114Mustapha Kanit$279,300
Poker Masters #15$10,300$780,00078Timothy Adams$243,989
Poker Masters #16$25,500$1,800,00072Jason Koon$549,000
Poker Masters #17 [PLO]$10,300$920,00092Eelis Parssinen$287,782
Poker Masters #18$10,300$1,040,000104Linus Loeliger$325,318
  • Seven more winners were crowned in the Poker Masters, with partypoker Ambassador Jason Koon the big winner!

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Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He started working for PokerNews as a freelance live reporter in 2015 and joined the full-time staff in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German. He also holds an NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism.

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