2021 GG Spring Festival PokerStars SCOOP 2021 partypoker Sunday LIVE
Main Event

Event Info

Prize Pool €5,000,000
Players 504

Level Info

Level 33
Blinds 4,000,000 / 8,000,000
Ante 8,000,000

Players Info - Day 4

Players Left 1
Main Event
Day 4 Completed

Lukas Zaskodny Wins 2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Europe Main Event for €906,770

DegenOnTour • Level 33: 4,000,000-8,000,000, 8,000,000 ante
Lukas Zaskodny
Lukas Zaskodny

The €10,300 Main Event at the 2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Europe is done and Lukas Zaskodny has been crowned the winner. He took home €906,770 for beating the 504-entry field and a heads-up deal with Josef Snejberg. Snejberg settled for €718,230. The podium was completed by Romain Lewis. Lewis took home the bronze for the biggest live cash of his career, €428,000.

The tournament ended with quite shallow stacks and most of the eliminations were in standard situations. Zaskodny addressed this after he won: “We were playing for a lot of money, and the pay jumps were quite huge. Even though the table is quite shallow, I understand that nobody wants to be eliminated.”

Zaskodny also said he is very good friends with Snejberg. “One month ago we had a groundbreaking with my garden. And we were talking and saying that we’ve never played heads-up together, even though we’ve played together many years. So one month after that, we got heads up.”

Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize (EUR)Prize (USD)
1Lucas ZaskodnyCzech Republic€906,770*$1,006,000*
2Josef SnejbergCzech Republic€718,230*$797,000
3Romain LewisFrance€428,000$475,000
4Severin SchleserAustria€300,000$333,000
5Sam GraftonUnited Kingdom€220,000$244,000
6Roberto RomanelloUnited Kingdom€170,000$189,000
7Charlie CarrelUnited Kingdom€130,000$144,000
8Rastislav PaletaCzech Republic€100,000$111,000

*= Heads-up deal

Final Table Action

Only eight players remained out of the 504 entries that were made in the Main Event. Charlie Carrel started the day as chip leader after a dominating performance on Day 3 of the tournament. He started off on the same track by immediately busting out Rastislav Paleta in eighth place (€100,000). After that, however, Carrel wasn't able to win a single hand and he ended up losing every single all-in situation to end up in seventh place himself. Carrel took home €130,000 for his efforts, despite having one-third of the chips earlier in the day.

Team partypoker pro Roberto Romanello was one of the players that made his way to Day 3 through the online Day 1+2. Romanello had a stellar start on Day 3 but his run came to an end in sixth place after being one of the players that doubled through Carrel. Romanello took home €170,000. Sam Grafton was one of several players that held the chip lead during the final table but his run came to an end in fifth (€220,000).

Romanello wasn't the only player at the final to make it to the final table after finding his way to Day 3 through the partypoker client. Severin Schleser (4th - €300,000) and Lewis (3rd - €428,000) also set foot in the Kings Resort for the first time during this series on Day 3 of the Main Event. Schleser qualified for the tournament through an online satellite on partypoker with a buy-in about 100 times smaller than the €10,300 most of the players ponied up.

Romain Lewis all-in for his tournament life
Romain Lewis all-in for his tournament life

The last non-Czech player in the tournament was Lewis and the heads-up match started with the two players from the Czech Republic after a little break. Zaskodny and Snejberg agreed on a deal and they would finish the tournament playing for €100,000. Snejberg already secured €718,230 and Zaskodny, who held the chip lead going into the heads up, secured €806,770. Snejberg took over the lead during the heads-up but Zaskodny then won two big pots to end the tournament and take home the extra €100,000.

That wraps up the coverage of the 2019 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Europe in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.

Tags: Charlie CarrelJosef SnejbergLukas ZaskodnyRastislav PaletaRoberto RomanelloRomain LewisSam GraftonSeverin Schleser

Josef Snejberg Eliminated in 2nd Place (€718,230)

GeoffFisk • Level 33: 4,000,000-8,000,000, 8,000,000 ante
Josef Snejberg
Josef Snejberg

Lukas Zaskodny went all in for 396,00,000, and Josef Snejberg called off his last 98,000,000.

Josef Snejberg: {a-Spades}{10-Diamonds}
Lukas Zaskodny: {10-Hearts}{10-Clubs}

Board: {6-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}

Snejberg was drawing thin to an ace but it didn't come, and the Czech goes home with €718,230 for second place per the terms of a heads-up deal.

Lukas Zaskodny cz 504,000,000 368,000,000
Josef Snejberg cz Busted

Snejberg Hits Two Pair

GeoffFisk • Level 33: 4,000,000-8,000,000, 8,000,000 ante

Josef Snejberg, with {j-Clubs}{2-Clubs}, arrived at the turn with two pair on a {q-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{4-Diamonds} board. Lukas Zaskodny held {j-Hearts}{6-Clubs}, good for second pair.

Snejberg put in a turn bet for 46,000,000, and Zaskodny called.

The river brought the {10-Hearts}, and Snejberg went all in for 222,000,000, having Zaskodny covered. A call would have clinched the tournament for Snejberg, but Zaskodny made the fold.

Josef Snejberg cz 368,000,000 143,000,000
Lukas Zaskodny cz 136,000,000 -143,000,000

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Zaskodny Doubles Up

GeoffFisk • Level 33: 4,000,000-8,000,000, 8,000,000 ante

Josef Snejberg limped with {a-Spades}{4-Spades}, and Lukas Zaskodny raised to 28,000,000.

Snejberg went all in for his 360,500,000 stack, and Zaskondny called. Zaskondy was at risk going to the showdown.

Lukas Zaskodny: {a-Clubs}{7-Clubs}
Josef Snejberg: {a-Spades}{4-Spades}

Board: {j-Diamonds}{7-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{j-Spades}{10-Diamonds}

The {7-Spades} on the flop put Zakondny well ahead, but a spade on the turn gave Snejberg hopes of hitting a river flush and ending the tournament. The flush wasn't to be, however, and Zaskodny doubled through and took the chip lead.

Lukas Zaskodny cz 279,000,000 75,000,000
Josef Snejberg cz 225,000,000 -75,000,000

Small Pot for Zaskodny, Snejberg Still Leading

DegenOnTour • Level 33: 4,000,000-8,000,000, 8,000,000 ante

Lukas Zaskodny limped from the small blind/button with {8-Hearts}{5-Hearts} and big blind Josef Snejberg checked his option with {k-Clubs}{2-Clubs}.

The flop was dealt {9-Spades}{8-Spades}{4-Diamonds} and Zaskodny led out with a min-bet of 8,000,000. That was enough to make Snejberg fold and he picked up a small pot but Snejberg still managed to extend his lead over the last couple of hands.

Josef Snejberg cz 300,000,000 21,000,000
Lukas Zaskodny cz 204,000,000 -21,000,000

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First Exchanges

DegenOnTour • Level 32: 3,000,000-6,000,000, 6,000,000 ante

The first couple of hands have been played and Josef Snejberg took over the chip lead. He won a big 200,000,000 pot to come out on top but the two are taking it slow despite having made a deal.

There is still €100,000 on the line and a spot on the trophy for their name.

Josef Snejberg cz 279,000,000 87,000,000
Lukas Zaskodny cz 225,000,000 -87,000,000

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DegenOnTour • Level 32: 3,000,000-6,000,000, 6,000,000 ante

Josef Snejberg and Lukas Zaskodny have agreed to a deal. Zaskodny takes the biggest part of the prize pool, for now, with €806,770. Snejberg agreed to €718,230 and they are still playing it out for €100,000.

They will continue heads-up until a winner is crowned.

Tags: Josef SnejbergLukas Zaskodny