2021 World Series of Poker 2021 MSPT Venetian

Michael Addamo Eyes Redemption; Leads Final Seven in WPT World Online Championships $100k SHR

Michael Addamo leads the World Poker Tour World Online Championships $100,000 super high roller on partypokert

Less than four months has passed since Michael Addamo was beaten heads-up by Justin Bonomo in only the second online $100k Super High Roller in history, and now the Australian is looking to go one better in the third.

The World Poker Tour World Online Championships $102,000 Super High Roller attracted a total of 40 entries, beating its guarantee of $3m. Nine players made use of the single re-entry, with both Christoph Vogelsang and Daniel Dvoress among the seven who made it through to Day 2.

However, it is Addamo in the chip lead and sits with close to a million in chips, ahead of Sergi Reixach in second place. The other players through to Day 2 are partypoker Team Pro Isaac Haxton, Austria's Linus Loeliger - who also final-tabled June's $100k Super High Roller Bowl and relative unknown Charlie Godwin.

The tournament resumes on Thursday, 24th September at 19:05 (BST) with just six of the remaining seven players assured a min-cash of $229,600.

End of Day 1 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Michael AddamoUnited Kingdom998,415100
2Sergi ReixachMexico900,89590
3Christoph VogelsangUnited Kingdom730,55073
4Daniel DvoressCanada553,57155
5Isaac HaxtonCanada296,78130
6Linus LoeligerAustria280,29028
7Charlie GodwinUnited Kingdom239,49824

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Another Major Final Table for Addamo

After narrowly missing out on a WSOP bracelet this summer, as well as his SHRB near-miss, Addamo will enter yet another final table with big money on the line. The money bubble is yet to burst, with $1.5m up for grabs for the eventual winner.


Addamo was praised for his "grit and guile" heads-up during his eventual loss to Justin Bonomo, and had to settle for the $1.2m second-place prize. Addamo entered that final table as one of the short stacks, so it will be interesting to see what style of play he brings to the final table.

"Just Another Tournament" for partypoker's Isaac Haxton

Isaac Haxton

Isaac Haxton enters the final day fifth in chips, and maintains a realist attitude towards the Super High Roller.

"Until it's over, it's just another tournament," Haxton told PokerNews. "If I win it, it will be more fun than average to look back on."

Haxton said he played in the last $100k on partypoker, but after being enthusiastic about the field he was subsequently out "very early."

The partypoker Team Pro says that players are enjoying the switch to real names at the partypoker felt, with payment processing also easy and convenient.

And how would it feel to win such a prestigious SHR?

"It always feels great to win a tournament, but even more so a prestigious branded one on my favorite site!"

WPT World Online Championships Winners

DateEventFieldPrize poolWinnerPayout
7/21/20Event #1: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship145$500,000Paul Tedeschi$92,105
7/28/20Event #2: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Championship342$1,026,000Alex Manzano$176,132
8/4/20Event #3: $3,200 8-Max Championship1,062$3,186,000Gavin Cochrane$540,664
8/11/20Event #4: $3,200 6-Max Championship999$3,000,000Nick Petrangelo$494,550
8/18/20Event #5: $3,200 Knockout Championship1,035$3,105,000Daniel Smyth$413,391
8/25/20Event #6: $3,200 Mix-Max Championship989$3,000,000Andrey Kotelnikov$488,508
9/1/20Event #7: Micro Main Event Championship8,465$1,000,000Luiz Antonio Silva$488,508
9/9/20Event #7: Mini Main Event Championship4,600$5,000,000Renan Carlos Bruschi$504,582
9/16/20Event #8: $10,300 Main Event1,011$10,110,000Phil Mighall$1,550,298
9/17/20Event #9: $3,200 Heads-Up Championship166$500,000Steve O'Dwyer$135,000
9/22/20Event #10: $25,500 High Roller Championship199$5,000,000Mikita Badziakouski$1,062,730
9/20/20Event #11: $3,200 Turbo Championship433$1,299,000Dimitar Danchev$188,316

Play in the WPT World Online Championships on partypoker

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Deposit $10 to receive $10 worth of free play, made up of:

  • Day 1 = 1 x $5 SPINS ticket + 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 2 = 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 4 = 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 6 = 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets

Up your initial deposit to $20 and $30 worth of free play is yours, made up of:

  • Day 1 = 1x $5 SPINS ticket + 5 x $1 SPINS tickets
  • Day 2 = 1 x $5 SPINS tickes + 5x $1 SPINS tickets
  • Day 4 = 4 x $1 SPINS tickets
  • Day 5 = 2 x $3 SPINS tickets
  • Addamo leads with Sergi Reixach, Daniel Dvoress and Isaac Haxton still in contention

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