The main event of the Poker Masters series with a buy-in of $50,000 included 34 entrances. Sam Soverel became a champion of the tournament and received $680,000. He also won a prize for best player in the series and get a purple jacket. Only Kahle Burns and Chance Kornuth could have beaten him in the leaderboard, but they both left the prizes without getting into the prizes.
The likes of Matthias Eibinger, Dan Smith, Nick Schulman, Igor Kurganov, Alex Foxen, Anthony Zinno, Ben Heath, David Peters, and Bryn Kenney were just a handful of those names. In the current series of high rollers, Sam Soverel won 2 tournaments and 5 more times he finished in the prize zone and his total winning $1,396,800.
Sam Soverel played against Chris Hanicken in the heads-up. Sam had four times more chips than Chris. In the final hand, Sam played with QT and got a call from 22 Chris, gathering a couple of ladies Soverell to celebrate the victory. In the interview, he said: “It was a thrilling victory. I like to be in the game all the time and when you win you play the longest.
|1||Sam Soverel||United States||$680,000|
|2||Chris Hunichen||United States||$442,000|
|3||Elio Fox||United States||$272,000|
|4||Stephen Chidwick||United Kingdom||$170,000|
|5||Seth Davies||United States||$136,000|