Michael Addamo Wins Second Title For the duration of Triton Series Madrid
Michael Addamo had zero Triton Series trophies on his mantle when he created his way to Madrid for the latest quit on the high-stakes poker tour. Right after the first week of action, he now has two. The 27-year-old Australian tournament superstar backed up his win in the kickoff €20,000 get-in no-limit hold’em event for $501,900 USD by taking down the €75,000 get-in eight-max occasion of the identical game for yet another $1,209,690 USD.
The four-time Globe Series of Poker gold bracelet winner now has far more than $23.9 million in recorded tournament earnings to his name.
Addamo did not make a final table in the early months of this year, soon after going on an extraordinary streak down the stretch in 2021 that saw him win six titles in just over a two-month span. He now has two final-table finishes, each ending in victories, on his 2022 resume. With 1,260 Card Player Player of the Year points, Addamo is now ranked 85th in this year’s POY race, which is sponsored by Global Poker. He was one of several players to make big moves in the standings thanks to this occasion.
“It was a super challenging table, a lot of excellent players,” Addamo told Triton commentator Ali Nejad after the win. “Three-handed, with a lot of all ins going back and forward, it was challenging to know what was going to take place. It’s great to get the win from there.”
This event attracted a total of 63 entries. The second and final day of action began with 23 remaining and only the leading eight set to cash. Fedor Holz was knocked out on the money buble when his pocket jacks ran into the pocket kings of a surging Addamo. Holz hit the rail empty-handed, although Addamo took a 32-big-blind lead into the official final table.
Bracelet winner Ben Heath was the initial to fall inside the money, with his tournament ending in brutal fashion. He known as all-in with pocket kings and was up against the A-K of Seth Davies. The flop brought an ace and Heath was unable to find a miracle on either the turn or river. He earned $198,450 USD as the eighth-location finisher.
Antanas ‘Tony G’ Guoga got the last of his in preflop with A-two. Addamo was after once again the grim reaper, with his pocket fives turning a set to leave Guoga (7th – $253,050 USD) drawing dead.
Jason Koon was at his ninth final table of the year, with far more than $two million in cashes already secured. The bracelet winner and three-time Triton champion lost a preflop race with pocket jacks failing to hold against the A-Q of Addamo to be eliminated in sixth place ($317,one hundred USD). Koon also earned 204 POY points, sufficient to see him climb into 12th place on the all round leaderboard. With $37.5 million in career cashes, he remains in eighth location on poker’s all-time cash list.
2018 WSOP Europe main occasion runner-up finisher Laszlo Bujtas got his short stack in with 10-8 suited and was referred to as by the A-3 of Davies. An ace-higher flop extended Davies’ advantage, but Bujtas had outs with a gutshot straight draw. The turn and river supplied no help, though, and he was eliminated in fifth location ($406,875 USD).
Daniel Dvoress’ stack took a hit when Stephen Chidwick doubled by means of him with pocket aces. Dvoress had shoved with A-five and was unable to pull off the long shot right after the chips went in. He was left on fumes and was soon knocked out in fourth spot, earning $525,525 USD and 306 POY points for his 11th final-table finish of the year. With a single title, much more than $three.six million in year-to-date POY earnings, and 3,183 total points, Dvoress now sits in second spot in the 2022 POY race.
3-handed play in between Addamo, Chidwick, and Davies continued for a number of levels, with a number of swings along the way. Davies ultimately bowed out in third location ($694,575 USD) after losing the majority of his stack with pocket threes against the pocket tens of Chidwick. He was left with less than a big blind, which then went in with 6-three. That failed to beat out the four-2 of Chidwick, who hit trips to secure the pot. This was Davies’ fifth-biggest tournament payday. It improved his lifetime earnings to more than $14.four million.
Heads-up play began with Chidwick holding roughly a 5:1 chip lead more than Addamo. Addamo pulled back to basically even before Chidwick won a key pot with a straight against Addamo’s two pair to regain the lead. With Chidwick now sitting on a 2:1 advantage, the pair paused to discuss a deal. Chidwick locked up $1,355,985 USD as part of the deal, but Addamo in the end went on to safe the title. He first double up with A-five beating Q-10. He then made a backdoor flush with Qtwo and moved all-in on the river foran overbet. Chidwick had flopped second pair, which had grow to be fourth pair by the river. Right after lots of believed, Chidwick produced the hero contact and received the undesirable news. He took property the prize funds he negotiated, while also earning 510 POY points for what was his 12th final-table finish of 2022. The 2019 POY award winner now sits in fifth place in this year’s standings.
Right here is a appear at the payouts and POY points awarded at the final table:
|Place||Player||Earnings (USD)||POY Points|
|6||Jason Koon||$317,one hundred||204|
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