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Hit And Run: Sergi Reixach Wins $25,000 NLHE Event #8, Sam Soverel Takes Poker Masters Lead; Igor Kurganov And Liv Boeree Part Ways With PokerStars

Sergi Reixach is the latest winner at the Poker Masters. Igor Kurganov And Liv Boeree become the latest poker players to leave PokerStars. Check out these stories and more in the Wednesday Hit and Run.

Sergi Reixach crosses $5 million in lifetime winnings

Sergi Reixach is the latest champion at the Poker Masters, winning the $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em on Tuesday for $369,000 defeating 41 entries over two days. At the final table on Tuesday, Reizach outlasted Sean Winter ($61,500), Andras Nemeth ($82,000), Sam Soverel ($102,500), Orpen Kisacikoglu ($164,000) and George Wolff ($246,000) heads-up. With Reixach’s win in the $25k NLHE, he crossed $5 million in live tournament winnings.

Soverel’s 4th place finish in the event was enough to give him the lead in the Poker Masters leaderboard with two events to go. With 690 points, Soverel is 60 points ahead of Chance Kornuth at second place. George Wolff, who has earned three cashes in the series thus far is third with 420 points.

In Event #9, the $25,000 No Limit Hold’em is down to a final table from the original 49 entries. Ali Imsirovic goes into the day with the chip lead with Kahle Burns, David Peters, Elio Fox, Sam Soverel and Sean Winter battling for the $416,500 first-place prize. Elsewhere, the final event, the $50,000 No Limit Hold’em got underway on Wednesday with the first of two days.

Poker fans can watch all the Poker Masters action on Poker Go with final table coverage of the $25,000 No Limit Hold’em on Wednesday.

Quick hitters

– PokerStars Team Pros Igor Kurganov and Liv Boeree have parted ways with PokerStars, revealing the news on Twitter. The departure of Boeree and Kurganov are just the latest PokerStars Pros that have left the online poker room over the last year, a list which has included Daniel Negreanu, Jaime Staples and Jeff Gross. Since departing the online poker room some have moved on to rival partypoker while others remain unsigned.

– Speaking of PokerStars, the online poker room has decided to shelve its innovative Power Up game that crossed eSports and poker. The game, which will be moved from the lobby very soon, had a loyal following but will likely make way for other experimental games including Deep Water Hold’em, and Omaha versions of Split and Showtime.

– Wednesday’s featured Grinderschool poker training video is Part 5 of CFTheNatural’s “I Told You So” series. In this episode, CFTheNatural goes over three big hand where his opponents have violated multiple rules.

Best poker videos on the Internet

Andrew Neeme is in Deadwood, SD in his latest vlog post, where he plays $5/$5/$10 at Cadillac Jacks.

Charlie Carrel continues his look at his run in the partypoker MILLIONS Europe Main Event where he went into the final table with the chip lead:

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