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2018 World Series of Poker Europe The Official WSOP Live Updates

Friday, October 26, 2018 to Sunday, October 28, 2018

Event #9: €100,000 King's Super High Roller

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  • Buy-in: €100,000
  • Prizepool: €9,025,000
  • Entries: 95
  • Remaining: tbd


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Sunday, October 28, 2018 4:06 PM Local Time
Nitsche Chooses Not to Bluff Peters

Dominik Nitsche

Dominik Nitsche    opened to 1,000,000 and David Peters defended his big blind with   .

The flop came     and Peters check-called 900,000. The turn was the   and Peters checked. Nitsche bet 3,300,000 and Peters called.

The river was the   and Peters checked a third time. Nitsche took his time before checking back, allowing Peters to take down the pot.

Dominik Nitsche50,000,000-6,075,000
David Peters21,000,0005,725,000
Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:59 PM Local Time
Michael Addamo Eliminated in 8th Place (€264,110)

Michael Addamo

Dominik Nitsche opened from the cutoff to 1,000,000 and Michael Addamo    three-bet all in from the button for 10.7m. Mikita Badziakouski folded his big blind and Nitsche called.

Dominik Nitsche:   
Michael Addamo:   

The flop had an ace but also a king coming    . The turn was the   and Addamo was drawing dead. The river was the   and the Australian is the first elimination at the final table, taking home €264,110.

Michael Addamo
Michael Addamo
Dominik Nitsche56,075,00011,950,000
Michael Addamo0-10,700,000
Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:57 PM Local Time
Chip Counts after Early Exchanges
Dominik Nitsche44,125,0000
Julian Thomas33,925,0003,425,000
Mikita Badziakouski30,200,0000
Martin Kabrhel23,425,0000
Jan-Eric Schwippert21,850,0000
David Peters15,275,0000
Michael Addamo10,700,0000
Adrian Mateos10,475,0000
Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:49 PM Local Time
Chip Leader vs Short Stack

Adrian Mateos    opened from early position to 1m and Dominik Nitsche    defended his big blind.

The flop came     and both players checked. The turn was the   and Nitsche bet 2.2m and Mateos folded.

Dominik Nitsche44,000,0002,000,000
Adrian Mateos10,000,000-1,000,000
Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:42 PM Local Time
Cards in the Air

The final eight players have had their picture taken, and the cards are in the air at the €100,000 Super High Roller final table.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:41 PM Local Time
Level 19 started
Level: 19
Blinds: 250000/500000
Ante: 500000
Sunday, October 28, 2018 1:56 PM Local Time
Five Bracelet Winners in Contention for €100,000 King's Super High Roller Showdown

Dominik Nitsche

The stage is set for the final table of the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe Event #9: €100,000 No-Limit Hold'em King's Super High Roller, and eight players out of a 95-entry strong field remain. The guaranteed prize pool of €5,000,000 was nearly doubled and the lion's share of the €9,025,000 prize pool is still for grabs, along with the second-last gold bracelet at the festival in Europe's biggest poker arena at the King's Casino in Rozvadov.

Best-positioned to further cement his spot in WSOP history is German High Roller regular Dominik Nitsche, who may win his fifth bracelet and holds a comfortable lead over the other seven finalists. After dominating the late stages of Day 2, Nitsche bagged up 53,125,000 and he is followed by Mikita Badziakouski (32,200,000) and Martin Kabrhel (24,675,000). Badziakouski has had a stellar year thus far with two victories in Triton Poker High Roller Events, while Martin Kabrhel will aim to collect a second WSOP bracelet on home soil.

Jan-Eric Schwippert (23,100,000) and Julian Thomas (19,925,000), both regular faces on the High Roller circuit, will aim to win their maiden bracelet. David Peters (15,275,000), Michael Addamo (12,450,000) and Adrian Mateos (10,225,000) already know what that feels like and especially Addamo will enter the final table full with confidence. Earlier this summer, he won his maiden WSOP bracelet and followed that up with a second victory in Event #8: €25,500 No-Limit Hold'em Super High Roller.

Event #9: €100,000 King's Super High Roller Final Table Seat Assignments

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Martin KabrhelCzech Republic24,675,00049
2Julian ThomasGermany19,925,00040
3Dominik NitscheGermany53,125,000106
4Michael AddamoAustralia12,450,00025
5Mikita BadziakouskiBelarus32,200,00064
6Adrian MateosSpain10,225,00020
7David PetersUnited States15,275,00030
8Jan-Eric SchwippertGermany22,100,00046
Michael Addamo
Michael Addamo may win a 3rd WSOP bracelet in 2018

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The action is set to recommence at 3 p.m. local time with 55:40 minutes left at blinds of 250,000/500,000 and a big blind ante of 500,000. The cards-up coverage on the PokerRoomKings Twitch channel will kick off on a 30-minute delay and the PokerNews live updates will be published accordingly until a champion is crowned.