Final $50k Prelim Table To Get Underway Later Today

Published on September 17th, 2017 2:47 pm EST

The King is reporting on the latest from the Poker Masters tournament.Two of the top high buy-in tournament players in the world, Bryn Kenney and Erik Seidel, duelled for the third of four "Poker Masters" $50k prelim events on Saturday evening.

After a marathon back-and-forth battle, Bryn Kenney came out on top, taking down the first place prize of $960,000. Erik Seidel finished in second place for $576,000, while Jake Schindler finished third for $312,000.

After three completed $50,000 prelim events, the "Poker Masters" Championship standings currently look like this:

1. Steffen Sontheimer, $1,104,000
2. Bryn Kenney, $1,085,000
3. Nick Schulman, $918,000
4. Erik Seidel, $576,000
5. Matt Hyman, $561,000


The fourth $50,000 prelim event will conclude later today.

39 players entered this event, which ended up creating a total prize pool of $1.95 million.

There are seven players left in the event, with the top 6 spots paying.

Here are the chip stacks as of this moment:

1. Doug Polk, 1,357,000
2. Brandon Adams, 1,187,000
3. Steffen Sontheimer, 689,000
4. David Peters, 636,000
5. Justin Bonomo, 525,000
6. Jake Schindler, 343,000
7. Zach Clark, 149,000

The eventual winner of this tournament will take home $819,000, while the runner-up will collect $468,000.

The final prelim table obviously has important "Purple Jacket" implications, as Steffen Sontheimer could cement his position at the top of the leaderboard with a strong showing on Sunday.


The final event of the series, the $100,000 No Limit Hold'em Championship event, will get underway on Monday afternoon.


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