Fedor Holz lost €53K in Legends Showdown HU match

Legends Showdown

Most poker players are obsessed with the idea of winning a gold bracelet, as the World Series of Poker 2020 is taking place online these days. The WSOP 2020 caused Galfond to put his Challenge on pause.

However, the Legends Showdown at RIO Poker is still ongoing, so poker fans, whose bankrolls aren’t that big to play expensive cash games, can take pleasure from watching poker pros play at high stakes.    

Legends Showdown

The Legends Showdown features six professionals playing expensive limits (€50 / €100) in heads-up format. In the first round, each participant plays three 750-hand matches against other randomly selected players of the pool.

The player who finishes with a profit, regardless of its size, gets a win. Then, participants with the top four results advance to the semi-finals. There are also cash prizes for the best players in this challenge. The champ will receive 40 000 euros, while the runner-up will be given 20 000 euros.

Read also: Chance Kornuth will start heads-up battle against Galfond on September 16

It’s worth noting that all heads-up matches are broadcast on the Run It Once Twitch channel (with cards up).

Fedor Holz's failure

Holz debuted at the Legends Showdown winning €49 000, but his second match wasn’t that bright: he faced the Swedish regular "ChaoRen160" and lost €53 000.

One can check out the most interesting moments of Holz vs. ChaoRen160 match in the video below:


The next heads-up match will take place live on the RIO Poker Twitch channel on August 25. It will feature Bjorn "AsianFlushie" Li and Holz's «offender» Mikael "ChaoRen160" Thuritz.

For the time being, the table is as follows:

Legends Showdown

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