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Salim Admon Denies Jesse Lonis to Snatch Stairway to Hundreds and thousands Tournament #4 ($138,880)

Jon Sofen

Salim Admon

Salim Admon arrived at Sunday’s final desk of Stairway to Hundreds and thousands Tournament #4, an $8,400 select-in no-restrict defend’em competitors, having in no plan gained a dwell poker tournament, per the Hendon Mob database. He left the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas with his first victory and $138,880 in prize money after defeating Jesse Lonis, who used to be contemporary off a huge Venetian utilize, in heads-up play.

On top of a success the 56-player tournament, the champ bought a free scrape in the $15,800 select-in following tournament at the Aria, also on Sunday. Unlike Probability Kornuth, who shipped Occasions #2 and #3, he used to be unable to head relief-to-relief and did no longer form amongst the seven gamers who cashed.

Stairway to Hundreds and thousands Tournament #4 Closing Table Results

House Participant Prize
1 Salim Admon $138,880
2 Jesse Lonis $89,600
3 Chris Brewer $58,240
4 Jeremy Ausmus $44,800
5 Nick Petrangelo $35,840
6 Invoice Klein $31,360

Advancing to the Next Step

Admon wasn’t the completely player in Tournament #4 who earned a free entry into Tournament #5. In the Stairway to Hundreds and thousands sequence, those that profit every tournament robotically advance to the ensuing tournament. The sequence began January 12 with an $1,100 select-in tournament, gained by Daniel Sepiol for $28,500. Kornuth then took down the next two tournaments for a mixed $132,240.

Stairway to Hundreds and thousands Time desk and Updated Results

Date Pick-In Guarantee Winner Prize
Jan. 12 $1,100 $100,000 Daniel Sepiol $28,500
Jan. 13 $2,150 $100,000 Probability Kornuth $51,600
Jan. 14 $4,200 $100,000 Probability Kornuth $80,640
Jan. 15 $8,400 $200,000 Salim Admon $138,880
Jan. 16 $15,800 $300,000    
Jan. 17 $25,100 $500,000    
Jan. 18 $52,000 $500,000    
Jan. 19 $102,000 $1,200,000    

Or no longer it is Never Easy

The Stairway to Hundreds and thousands sequence has attracted just a few of the head gamers in the sport, including some gigantic stars at the final desk. Admon had to carry out the title by beating out some poker giants, including three-time World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Jeremy Ausmus, and excessive roller stars Chris Brewer and Nick Petrangelo.

Shannon Shorr (seventh scrape for $26,880) and Michael Lang (eighth scrape for $22,400) also reached the money in Tournament #4. In doing so, they earned a free select-in into the fifth tournament of the sequence, which began Sunday afternoon.

On the final hand of Tournament #4, Admon moved all-in with ace-king preflop and used to be referred to as by the ace-jack of Lonis. The completely handheld up and the tournament came to an pause.

Though Admon hadn’t previously gained a dwell tournament, his poker resume used to be moderately impressive. All the plan in which by the$10,000 Wynn Hundreds and thousands final summer season, he carried out in fourth scrape out of 1,328 entrants for $619,160, the largest gather of his occupation. In November 2020, he carried out 2nd in a $1,600 select-in Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) tournament at Venetian for $219,699.

In entire, he is now surpassed the $1.1 million lifetime brand, most of which he is earned up to now 15 months.

*Image courtesy of PokerGO.