2019 Sam Soverel Poker Masters Jacket

Hit And Run: Sam Soverel Wins Poker Masters Main Event, 2019 Purple Jacket; PokerStars PA Announces PACOOP Schedule

Sam Soverel wins the Poker Masters Main Event. PokerStars PA reveals schedule for PACOOP. Find these stories and more in the Friday Hit and Run.

Sam Soverel continues his domination of 2019 Poker Masters with Main Event win

In a fitting end to the Poker Masters, Sam Soverel took down the $50,000 Main Event on Thursday night, putting an exclamation point on his 2019 Poker Masters campaign which lead to Soverel easily winning the Poker Masters Leaderboard and the coveted Purple Jacket. Soverel made the final table in seven of ten tournaments with victories in the $25,000 NLHE (Event #7) and the Main Event.

Joining Soverel at the final table in the $50k Main Event was an impressive field that that included Chris Hunichen, Elio Fox, Stephen Chidwick and Seth Davies.

Poker Masters $50,000 Main Event Results
1Sam Soverel$680,000
2Chris Hunichen$442,000
3Elio Fox$272,000
4Stephen Chidwick$170,000
5Seth Davies$136,000

Soverel’s seven final table appearances dwarfed that of his competitors in the series. Sean Winter cashed in four events and finished in 4th in the Poker Master Leaderboard. Kahle Burns and Chance Kornuth each won an event and finished 2nd and 3rd in the leaderboard, each recording three cashes

2019 Poker Masters Championship Final Standings
1Sam Soverel1160$1,396,8000
2Kahle Burns630$585,950
3Chance Kornuth630$556,400
4Sean Winter480$495,350
5Ali Imsirovic450$497,600
6George Wolff420$404,500
7Alex Foxen330$169,450
8Kristen Bicknell300$408,000
9Sergi Reixach300$369,000
10Isaac Baron300$223,100

Quick hitters

– The PokerStars WCOOP and NJCOOP are in the books for 2019, but with the recent launch of PokerStars PA, it’s time for Pennsylvania to get their turn. On Friday, PokerStars PA announced details of the PACOOP, which will get underway on November 30th and run through December 16th. Throughout the two plus weeks of the tournament, PokerStars will hold 50 online poker tournaments and guarantee $1 million in prizes.

Meanwhile, Part Time Poker’s David Huber takes a look at PokerStars PA’s impressive debut and how uncertainty over the Wire Act could potentially slow down online poker growth in the United States.

– Coming on the heels of the revelation that Power Up game would be going the way of the dodo, Pokerfuse has reported that PokerStars will likely release two new games before the end of the year. Details are limited for Deep Water Hold’em and Tempest Hold’em, but they are expected to feature a water theme and likely feature antes that change in size. Like many of PokerStars experimental games, they are expected to be available for 6-8 weeks.

– The WSOP Circuit has confirmed a handful of new dates in an expansion of its 2019 International schedule. The four new stops include series events in Rotterdam, Aruba, Sydney and Uruguay.

– The DraftKings Online Sportsbook went live in PA this week and to celebrate, they are offering a +1000 Odds Boost on the Philadelphia Eagles for this Sunday’s game.

– Friday’s featured classic Grinderschool poker training video is Part 3 of Colossos’ “Cash Games with Colossos” series, where he live plays a session of $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold’em shorthanded.

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