Michael Addamo won two Poker Masters tournaments in a row

Michael Addamo

​Australian high roller Michael Addamo demonstrated an excellent result in the expensive tournaments of live Poker Masters series 2021.  

The Australian player managed to win two tournaments in a row and became the owner of the coveted purple jacket.

The first tournament Poker Masters #11 - $50 000 No-Limit Hold'em collected 34 entries and formed a prize pool of $1 700 000.

In this tournament, Michael Addamo beat Jason Koon in heads-up and earned $680 000. Jason Koon finished as a runner-up and enriched with $442 000. Apart from the champion, the rest of winners appeared to be participants from the USA.

Payouts of Poker Masters #11 Tournament - $50 000 No-Limit Hold'em:

PlacePlayerPrize money
1Michael Addamo680 000$
2Jason Koon442 000$
3David Coleman272 000$
4Alex Foxen
187 000$
5Cary Katz119 000$

In the final hand, Jason Koon went all in from the button with his last 18 BB and K♣-6♦, but Michael Addamo called with K♦-J♥.  

8♥-5♠-4♠-4♣-K♥ were dealt on the board. Jason failed to hit a single six, so Michael became the tournament champion.   

Read also: Michael Addamo won WPT High Roller Turbo at PartyPoker

The next Poker Masters Event #12 - No-Limit Hold'em became one of the main events of the entire series. This tournament with a huge buy-in of $100 000 collected 21 entries. As a result, the prize pool reached the mark of $2 100 000.

Addamo earned $1 160 000 for his incredible victory. In addition, Michael also received an additional $50 000 of prize money for the first place in the series leaderboard, as well as the Poker Masters purple jacket. 

Nick Petrangelo became a runner-up of this event with a payout of $754 000. By the way, the famous high rollers such as Alex Foxen and Mikita Badziakouski also reached the prize zone.    

Payouts of Poker Masters #12 Event - $100 000 No-Limit Hold'em:

PlacePlayerCountryPrize money
1Michael AddamoАвстралия1 160 000$
2Nick PetrangeloСША754 000$
3Alex FoxenСША464 000$
4Stanley TangСША319 000$
5Mikita BadziakouskiБеларусь203 000$

The last hand started with Petrangelo’s raise with K♣-8♦. Addamo called with 7♥-3♣. The following cards were dealt on the flop: 7♣-2♣-2♦. Addamo decided to check, but then he re-raised in response to Petrangelo’s raise. Nick called and 10♥ was dealt on the turn. Addamo checked again, but Petrangelo raised.

Without hesitation, Michael called and 5♣ appeared on the river. Addamo checked once again, but soon he called all-in from Petrangelo and became the champion.   

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