Michael Addamo and Niklas Astedt Return to the Winner's Circle

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An uncharacteristic play of clip has passed since either Michael "imluckbox" Addamo aliases Niklas "Lena900" Astedt person featured successful PokerNews headlines, but for illustration London buses, some person arrived connected our beforehand page coming astatine nan aforesaid time. Addamo helped himself to nan $87,002 apical prize of nan $5,200 Titans Event while Astedt banked $40,136 successful a $2,100 Pot-Limit Omaha PKO arena that was portion of nan PokerStars Carnival Series.

The latest version of nan Titans Event astatine PokerStars saw 56 entrants create a $280,000 prize pool. Only nan apical 7 finishers received a portion of that sum owed to nan field's compact size. This truth meant Bruno "great dant" Volkmann and "ibotown" some reached nan last array yet still walked distant empty-handed.

Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski was nan first finalist to spot a return connected their investment. Badziakouski banked $12,185, though he did occurrence 2 $5,200 bullets, truthful he wasn't arsenic profitable arsenic you deliberation astatine first glance.

Spain's four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet victor Adrian "Amadi_017" Mateos fell successful sixth for $16,908 earlier Jans "Graftekkel" Arends bowed retired successful 5th for $23,463.

Fourth spot and $32,559 went to Niklas "Lena900" Astedt; nan Swede would later dress up for his adjacent miss by taking down a Carnival Series event. Germany's "Sintoras" saw their tourney successful a third-place decorativeness worthy $45,182.

Heads-up pitted Addamo against Bert "girafganer" Stevens successful what was a near-$25,000 heads-up beryllium & go. Addamo came retired connected apical and received $87,002, leaving Steven to caput into nan nighttime pinch nan $62,697 runner-up prize.

$5,200 Titans Event Final Table Results

RankPlayerCountryPrize
1Michael "imluckbox" AddamoUnited Kingdom$87,002
2Bert "girafganger" StevensAustria$62,697
3SintorasGermany$45,182
4Niklas "Lena900" AstedtSweden$32,559
5Jans "Graftekkel" ArendsAustria$23,463
6Adrian "Amadi_017" MateosUnited Kingdom$16,908
7Mikita "fish2013" BadziakouskiUkraine$12,185

Astedt Comes Out On Top successful nan $2,100 PLO PKO

Niklas AstedtNiklas Astedt

Astedt is champion known for his No-Limit Hold'em prowess, but it appears his Pot-Limit Omaha crippled is besides top-notch, judging by really nan Swede came retired connected apical successful nan $2,100 PLO 6-Max PKO event.

The master format drew successful 53 entrants, who built a $106,000 prize pool. In this event, each 7 PokerStars players who reached nan last array won a portion of nan regular prize pool, pinch bounty payments boosting their take-home pay.

Austrian "aufzuckerter" was nan first finalist to fall. They scooped $5,947, which was much than 5th and sixth-place combined. Some $3,750 of nan Austrian's prize stemmed from bounties, while nan 5th and sixth-place finishers didn't nonstop immoderate opponents to nan showers earlier they themselves busted.

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"Domcel" of Lithuania and Belarmino "PaGaOVelhinto" de Souza were those bounty-less stars; they walked distant pinch $2,549 and $2,956, respectively.

Malta's Domenico "ziototo94" Gala fell successful 4th for $7,033 earlier Hungary's "Argentin_God" collapsed by nan wayside successful third, a decorativeness bully for $15,488.

Astedt and Denmark's "Dooppe" locked horns successful nan last conflict of nan last table, each having locked successful $16,386 from nan regular prize pool. Such was Astedt's power passim nan event, he secured a $23,750 bounty costs erstwhile he came retired connected top, while nan second-place finisher added only $2,250 to his haul. In total, Astedt banked $40,136 for his efforts.

$2,100 PLO 6-Max PKO Final Table Results

RankPlayerCountryBountiesPrizeTotal Prize
1Niklas "Lena900" AstedtSweden$23,750$16,386$40,136
2DooppeDenmark$2,250$16,386$18,636
3Argentin_GOdHungary$7,750$7,738$15,488
4Domenico "ziototo94" GalaMalta$2,250$4,783$7,033
5Belarmino "PaGaOVelhinho" de SouzaBrazil $2,956$2,956
6DomceLithuania $2,549$2,549
7aufzuckerterAustrian$3,750$2,197$5,947

Other PokerStars Results

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It wasn't only Astedt winning large for Sweden because Alfred "Kzzon" Karlsson padded his bankroll pinch $39,326. Karlsson outlasted 198 opponents successful a $1,050 NLHE 6-max Carnival Series arena to go a PokerStars champion.

Other well-known players who added a Sunday title to their resume included Benjamin "BC1989RF" Chalot, Leonard "Grozzorg" Maue, Ramiro "ramastar88" Petrone, and Ilya "Leqenden" Anatsky.

EventEntrantsPrize PoolChampionPrize
$1,050 NLHE 6-Max Carnival Series197$200,000Alfred "Kzzon" Karlsson$39,326
$530 NLHE PKO Carnival Series295$147,500Ant1K1lller$26,934*
$109 NLHE 6-Max Carnival Series1,651$175,000Joao "sydens" Sydens$26,604
$530 Bounty Builder High Roller215$125,000Benjamin "BC1989RF" Chalot$23,552*
$1,050 Sunday High Roller87$100,000Leonard "Grozzorg" Maue$22,728*
$109 Sunday Fenomeno Carnival Series1,435$143,500FishOnHeater$22,117
$1,050 Sunday Supersonic High Roller41$41,650Ramiro "ramastar88" Petrone$15,916
$530 NLHE Copacabana Carnival Series335$167,500Ilya "Leqenden" Anatsky$14,846*
$109 NLHE Turbo PKO Carnival Series946$100,000Silvio "silskyer" Costa$13,970*
$215 Sunday StacKOsaurus351$70,200Patrick "JaegsPL" Lauber$12,404*

*includes bounty payments

Three large Carnival Series PKO events started connected January 28 but don't crown their champions until January 29.

Finland's "PotnaPekka" is nan subordinate to drawback successful nan $1,050 NLHE 8-Max PKO wherever 55 of nan 393 starters stay successful nan hunt for a $32,212 apical prize positive a bounty costs apt to beryllium moreover larger. Astedt returns 4th successful chips, while Team PokerStars' Neymar "Neymar-jr" Jr. and Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot are besides successful nan operation pinch apical 15 stacks.

A PKO Carnival Series version of nan Sunday Million saw 10,612 players bargain successful but only 356 of those starters person chips successful beforehand of them. Germany's "Afterpub" is nan spot leader successful nan tourney that will grant a $60,486 apical prize.

Latvia's "gintsg" leads nan measurement successful nan $22 buy-in, $200,000 guaranteed NLHE 8-Max PKO. They've already collected $181 worthy of bounties and are connected people to rake successful a $9,983 apical score.

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