Justin Bonomo made it a hatrick of Super High Roller Bowl titles by taking down the SHRB Online finale for $1,775,000, defeating Australias Michael Addamo in an incredible late-night heads-up battle…

By: Andrew Burnett


The 34-year old bagged the SHRB Vegas and SHRB China titles during his 2018 heater that saw him bank $24million in just 7 months.

Last night he was among 13 contenders who returned to the partypoker tables to chase the online version, the $100k buy-in event allowing only one bullet and seeing the likes of Stephen Chidwick, Mikita Badziakouski and Ike Haxton fall on day one.

Those remaining were also among the world’s best, but with only seven spots paid some would leave empty-handed, Alex Foxen for example, falling in 12th place at the hands of Bonomo…

Alex Foxen: 8♣ 8♠
Justin Bonomo: Q♥ Q♣
Board: A♣ J♦ 2♦ J♥ A♥

Overnight chipleader Ali Imsirovic would also depart without a payday at the hands of Pauli Ayras, and Turkish highstakes pro Orpen Kisacikoglu would be the unfortunate bubble boy, courtesy of a very expensive cooler…

Orpen Kisacikoglu: A♦ K♥
Michael Addamo: K♠ K♦
Board: 2♥ 5♦ 2♦ 3♥ 2♣

That meant the magnificent seven had locked up $212,500 and many fans’ favourite for the title, Sam Greenwood复古传奇sf, would take that payout when he uncharacteristically went from chipleader to the rail in two quick hands.

First he lost with pocket nines to the aces of Bonomo and then lost the rest of his stack to Dan Shak in a race that Greenwood probably shouldn’t have entered.

Linus Loeliger has had a great 2020 so far, but his hopes of adding an SHRB title were shattered when Finland’s Pauli Ayras flopped top pair in their big ace vs big ace battle, Loeliger’s run worth $250,000.

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Next to fall was Dan Shak, a great run ended when a flip against Bonomo went against him, Shak departing in 5th for $325,000

Justin Bonomo: 10♠ 10♥
Dan Shak: A♥ K♣
Board:复古传奇sf 4♣ Q♠ 4♦ 6♣ J♦

Pauli Ayras was another who couldn’t get Big Slick to work at the critical moment, Addamo the executioner with pocket fours and the Finn taking $487,500复古传奇sf as compensation.

That meant the short stack, David Peters had just laddered up, but he couldn’t make it any higher, Addamo’s pocket tens doing the trick – Peters out in 3rd for $762,500, leaving Addamo and Bonomo to fight for the title.

复古传奇sf The heads-up battle was a lengthy one, but it produced some amazing poker – first Bonomo and then his Aussie opponent holding big chip leads but unable to finish the other off.

Addamo made some incredible calls on the river for his tournament life, but just when it looked as though he would double up once again, his ‘successful’ trap backfired thanks to a nasty flop…

Michael Addamo: Q♣ Q♠
Justin Bonomo: K♥ 5♦
Flop: K♦ 10♥ 3♥
Turn: K♣
River: 3♦

With that, Bonomo had just landed his SHRB hattrick, and a monster $1,775,000 to go with it. Addamo, in his first-ever SHRB outing, pocketed an impressive $1,187,500.

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Final results

1 Justin Bonomo  $1,775,000
2 Michael Addamo $1,187,500
3 David Peters $762,500
4 Pauli Ayras $487,500
5 Dan Shak $325,000
6 Linus Loeliger $250,000
7 Sam Greenwood $212,500

 

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