Poker Masters Online Update: Over $8m in Prize Money Won So Far!

Andras Nemeth moves into the overall Championship lead as Michael Addamo and Kahle Burns take down Poker Masters titles

A total of 11 events have now been completed in the Poker Masters Online on partypoker and over $8 million in prize money won by some of the biggest names in high stakes online tournament poker.

There were wins for Kahle Burns, Michael Addamo and partypoker Sponsored Pro Joni Jouhkimainen, as two more final tables for Andras Nemeth saw the Hungarian move into the overall standing lead!

Pauli Ayras Wins Event #6 for $303,422

Pauli Ayras

The field for the second Pot-Limit Omaha event of the Poker Masters was almost double the first, with 97 players entering the event which was eventually won by Pauli Ayras.

He was one of two Finnish players at the final table, with Samuli Sipila having to settle for fifth place, with five Finnish players cashing in total - and another bubbling!

Final Table Results

1Pauli AyrasFinland$303,422
2Jens LakemeierAustria$189,150
3Ami BarerCanada$116,400
4Jorryt van HoofUnited Kingdom$84,875
5Samuli SipilaFinland$60,625
6Ole SchemionAustria$41,225

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Alexandros Kolonias Wins Event #07 for $269,013

Alexandros Kolonias

After only notching up a 10th place so far in the Poker Masters, Alexandros Kolonias roared back to take victory in Event #07, defeating George Wolff heads-up.

Final Table Results

1Alexandros KoloniasMalta$269,013
2George WolffMexico$167,700
3Ali ImsirovicMexico$103,200
4Mustapha KanitAustria$75,250
5Michael AddamoUnited Kingdom$53,750
6Pauli AyrasFInland$36,550

Joni Jouhkimainen Wins Event #8 for $254,800

Joni Jouhkimainen

With a total of 104 players, Event #08 proved to be one of the biggest event so far, with partypoker's Joni Jouhkimainen was the man coming out on top, winning $254,800 and denying Andras Nemeth his second title in the space of two days.

This was the first final table at which all players had recorded at least one cash so far this Poker Masters, with Juan Pardo's fifth-place finish his fourth of the festival, bringing his total cashes to just under $200,000.

Final Table Results

1Joni JouhkimainenFinland$254,800
2Andras NemethHungary$182,000
3Sergi ReixachUnited Kingdom$130,000
4Elias TalvitieFinland$91,000
5Juan PardoUnited Kingdom$67,600
6Timothy AdamsCanada$52,000
7Alex FoxenCanada$41,600
8Dario SammartinoAustria$33,800

Pascal Lefrancois Wins Event #09 for $243,989

Pascal Lefrancois

Canada's Pascal Lefrancois took down Event #9, but there was much more going on behind him as the contenders started to shape up for the overall Poker Masters Championship.

Timothy Adams and Pauli Ayras both added their fourth cashes of the Poker Masters, with Andras Nemeth's final table his third of the festival vaulting him to the top of the overall standings.

Final Table Results

1Pascal LefrancoisCanada$243,989
2Justin BonomoCanada$152,100
3Kristen BicknellCanada$93,600
4Fedor HolzGermany$68,250
5Andras NemethHungary$48,750
6Dario SammartinoAustria$33,150

Kahle Burns Wins Biggest Poker Masters Event So Far

With 119 entries, Event #10 was the biggest event of the Poker Masters so far, generating a prize pool of $1,190,000, exceeded only by the opening $25,500 event.

In the end it was Kahle Burns who triumphed, winning $291,550 after defeating Luuk Gieles heads-up.

Kahle Burns

Final Table Results

1Kahle BurnsMexico$291,550
2Luuk GielesNetherlands$208,250
3Eelis ParssinenFInland$148,750
4Gianluca SperanzaAustria$104,125
5Joao VieiraNetherlands$77,350
6Wiktor MalinowskiGermany$59,500
7Edwin Villalobo AmayaMexico$47,600
8Vicent BoscaUnited Kingdom$38,675

Michael Addamo Wins Event #11 for $294,038

Michael Addamo

Tuesday night saw another big High Roller name notch up their first win of the Poker Masters Online with Michael Addamo securing victory in Event #11. He defeated Chris Hunichen heads-up who has now cashed in five of the first 11 Poker Masters events.

Final Table Results

1Michael AddamoUnited Kingdom$294,038
2Chris HunichenCosta Rica$183,300
3Jorryt van HoofUnited Kingdom$112,800
4Yahia FahmyCyprus$82,250
5Justin BonomoCanada$58,750
6Aliaksandr HirsBelarus$39,950

Poker Masters Championship Standings

Andras Nemeth
1Andras Nemeth$510,8425114
2Pauli Ayras$394,4913934
3Elias Talvitie$572,2503802
4Alex Foxen$351,2773522
5Sergi Reixach$475,8653474
6Alexandros Kolonias$290,3833163
7Joni Jouhkimainen$281,7752822
8Pascal Lefrancois$275,5132722
9Mike Watson$270,7002712
10Sam Greenwood$302,2502532

Standings correct for events 1-9

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
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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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