Online high stakes reg Chris Brewer topped a field of 57 to win Event #8: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em at the 2021 Poker Masters for $427,500. He defeated Darren Elias heads-up, who was just announced as first-ever partypoker US ambasador. Lou Garza is massive chip leader before the start of today’s Final Table of Event #9: $25,000 PLO.
Chris Brewer beats Darren Elias Heads-Up to win Poker Masters Event #8
Chris Brewer has shipped 2021 Poker Masters Event #8: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em for $427,500 by beating Darren Elias heads-up, who just announced that he is the first partypoker US ambassador.
— Darren Elias (@DarrenElias) September 7, 2021
Brewer received a whopping 257 points for the Poker Masters leaderboard, which catapulted him into second place behind Brock Wilson and in front of Daniel Negreanu.
“It would be really cool to win the Purple Jacket”
“I’m excited. It would be really cool to win the jacket. Also, I just got to win money which is cool. I was saying right before this that winning or losing you should probably feel the same about your play, like most of it in regards to the results is out of your control.”
Watch the Final Table in full-length here:
2021 Poker Masters Event #8 Payouts:
Louis Garza huge chip leader in the $15,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
Louis Garza finished in an excellent 3rd place and now even has the chance to improve this result in Event #9 as he comes as massive chip leader to today’s final table of the $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha.
Garza has 2.6x as many chips as Sean Winter in second and 3.25x as many chips as Miles Rampel in 3rd place.
Chip Counts Event #9 at the start of the final table:
If Louis Garza wins tonight he will take the top spot in the Poker Masters Leaderboard
If Louis Garza wins tonight he will take the top spot in the 2021 Poker Masters Leaderboard with only four events to go.
The biggest buy-ins and points are still coming though, since the last two events are a $50,000 and a $100,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em.
The final table will be streamed live tonight from 1 pm PT at the PokerGO YouTube channel.
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