partypoker LIVE has organised another successful event, this time at the German Poker Championships, in Rozvadov with Arsenii Karmatckii taking down the Main Event, and Jack Sinclair winning the €25,000 Super High Roller.
The form was simple.
Players would qualify for the World Series of Poker (WSOP) November Nine, and then smash it up at the tables in between July and November. With the November Nine a dead duck, Jack Sinclair is changing the form.
The British pro was an unknown quantity when he made it through the 7,221 player field to make the final table of the WSOP Main Event. Before that unbelievable run, his largest live score was £7.5k for finishing 161/1204 in the inaugural partypoker MILLIONS in Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham.
But confidence begets confidence.
After securing a $1.2m score for this 8th place finish in the Main Event, he wandered into the partypoker German Poker Championships hoping to maintain momentum, and maintain it he has.
Firstly, Sinclair finished fourth in the €5,300 8-Max High Roller for €30,000, and he has just taken down the €25,000 8-Max High Roller for €250,000. The event attracted 28 entrants, beating the €500,000 guaranteed by €65,000, and Sinclair took the impressive scalp of Tony G in heads-up action.
Both Sinclair and Tony G agreed on a heads-up deal after Steffen Sontheimer hit the rail in third. The G-Meister General collected €300,000; Sinclair settled for €240,000, and the pair left €10,000 in the middle. Sinclair took that €10,000 after his KJ beat the JJ of Tony G in the final hand.
1. Jack Sinclair – €250,000
2. Tony G – €300,000
3. Steffen Sontheimer – €115,000
Arsenii Karmatckii Wins The partypoker LIVE German Poker Championship Main Event
A 26-year-old chemist has won the €2,200 partypoker LIVE German Poker Championship Main Event. Arsenii Karmatckii topped a field of 440 entrants, overcoming his Russian compatriot, Albert Skobelev in heads-up action. The pair cut a deal that kept €10,000 up for grabs, and that now rests inside the wallet of Karmatckii.
It’s been a good year for Karmatckii.
The German Poker Championship is the third time he has broken his record for a live tournament cash. In May, he finished 20th in a side event at the PokerStars Championship in Monte Carlo for €7,700. Then later that month he won a side event at the PokerStars Championship Sochi for $18,219, and now his personal best is €185,000. He will be heading to Sochi for the partypoker LIVE MILLION hoping to beat his record for the fourth time.
Final Table Results
1. Arsenii Karmatckii – €185,000
2. Albert Skobelev – €135,000
3. Dominik Desset – €83,500
4. Grzegorz Idziak – €60,000
5. Ngoc Hoang – €42,500
6. Philipp Zukernik – €30,000
7. Aleksandar Tomovic – €21,500
8. Alamzad Sina – €15,000
9. Sonay Kehya – €11,000
Other notables that ended up deeper than a Whale’s wisdom tooth was the Raising for Effective Giving (REG) Founder, Philipp Gruissem (25th), former WSOP November Niner, Martin Staszko (28th), and the recent High Roller winner Anatoly Filatov (29th).