Friday October 26, 2018 at 5:15 am

They played all night but the eighth bracelet event is in the books at the 2018 WSOP Europe in RozVegas. Michael Addamo, a pro from Melbourne, Australia, won the Marathon bracelet this summer in Las Vegas. He won his second-career bracelet after he outlasted a treacherous final table at the King's Casino that included Mikita Badziakouski, Dominik Nitsche, Manig Loeser, Winfred Yu, and James Romero. First place in the Event #8 €25,500 Super High Roller paid out €848,702. Addamo has now passed $3 million in career earnings. Mikita Badziakouski finished in fourth place.

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Ship it to Aussie! The Marathon bracelet winner from Down Under won a marathon-like 25K Super High Roller. Right around sunrise, Michael Addamo defeated Christian Rudolph in heads-up battle that felt like it was never going to end.

The 2018 WSOP Europe featured ten events on the docket this year. The first of two High Roller events played down to a winner. Addamo took down Event #8 €25,500 Super High Roller and survived a final table with one of the hottest players in the universe... Mikita Badziakouski. In doing so, Addamo locked up his second bracelet of the year. In mid-June, Addamo won Event #24 The Marathon for a $653K score. Four months later, the Aussie added another piece of bling to his collection.

2018 WSOP Europe Event #8 €25,500 Super High Roller attracted 133 total entries and created a prize worth in excess of €3.1 million. Only the top 20 places paid out in the 25K SHR affair with a shade under €849K set aside to the champion.

Matthias Eibinger bubbled the final table in ninth place.

The eight-handed final table of the 25K SHR included Mikita Badziakouski, Benjamin Pollak, Michale Addamo, Christian Rudolph, Winfred Yu, Dominik Nitsche, James Romero, and Manig Loeser.

Loeser was the first player to exit the final table. The German hit the bricks in eighth place. American James Romero followed suit in seventh place. Hong Kong's Winfred Yu was picked off in sixth place when his Ace-ten lost a race to Christian Rudolph's pocket nines.

Dominik Nitsche busted in fifth place when he lost a race against fellow German Christian Rudolph. Ace-Jack was no good against pocket eights. With four to go, Rudolph surged ahead with the lead.

After two hours of four-way action, Pollak took a slight lead. And hour later, Mike Addamo seized the top spot after the Aussie issued a wicked bad beat on the Bad Man.

Mikita Badziakouski got it all in with Carte As de trèfleCarte 5 de trèfle against Addamo's Carte As de carreauCarte 3 de pique. The flop had two treys and Badz Man took a sick beat. Addamo won the pot with trip treys and his stack climbed to 67M. Badziakouski bounced in fourth place, which paid out €266,767.

Mikita Badziakouski is running phenomenal in 2018. And that's an understatement. Aside from Jason Koon or Justin Bonomo, I don't think anyone else had such a massive year aside from Mikita Badziakouski. Less than a week ago, Badziakouski binked the €25K King's Casino Short Deck Championship (a non-bracelet event), which paid out €213K. Badz Man had over $18.8 million in cashes coming into today's final table with over $12.6 million of it scoped up in 2018.

With three to go in the 25K, Addamo held a significant lead over Pollak and Rudolph. It didn't last three-handed for much longer.

Eights and nines... how about sevens? Addamo accepted a duel with pocket sevens against Benjamin Pollak's Carte As de cœurCarte Dame de cœur. The middle pair held up for a third time. Cue up Queen's Another One Bites the Dust. Pollak took home €370K for third place.

With two to go Rudolph trailed Addamo by only 3M. Addamo took a big lead with eight-seven against four-deuce! Rudolph was on the ropes, but Addamo struggled to put away the German.

Nines, eights, sevens… how about pocket fives? Rudolph made a final stand with the tourist a.k.a. Ace-seven. Addamo accepted the challenge with a pair of fives. The fives held up and Rudolph was dunzo in second place.

For a runner-up performance, Rudolph won €524,532. Not too shabby, eh?

For the win, Addamo banked €848,702 and the bling. That's like $969K in USD. Including his bracelet score in RozVegas, Addamo passed $3M in career earnings.

Only 20 players cashed in the 25K Super High Roller. Here's how evrone did aside from the final table... Matthias Eibinger (9th place), Tim Adams (10th place), Jean-Noel Thorel (11th place), Vladimir Troyanovskiy (12th place), Rainer Kempe (13th place), Asaf Berman (14th place), Joni Jouhkimainen (15th place), Marin Kabrhel (16th place), Pavel Binar (17th place), Sylvan Loosli (18th place), Jun Yap (19th place), and Gianluca Speranza (20th place).

WSOP Europe - Event #8 €25,500 Super High Roller

Entrants: 133

Prize Pool: €3,158,750

Payouts: 20

 

Final Table Results:

1. Michael Addamo (Australia) €848,702

2. Christain Rudolph (Germany) €524,532

3. Benjamin Pollak (France) €370,219

4. Mikitia Badziakouski (Belarus) €266,767

5. Dominik Nitsche (Germany) €196,328

6. Winfred Yu (Hong Kong) €147,642

7. James Romero (USA) €113,505

8. Manig Loeser (Germany) €89,253

Only two more bracelet events to go. The €100K kicks off Friday. The Main Event starts this weekend with the opening flight on Saturday.

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