Matador is at it again in Prague. Adrian Mateos has already closed in on $20mn in the total tournament winnings at the age of 25 years old in Prague. The last three results of Mateos in the live poker have been exceptional. It was only three weeks ago when he won $25,500mn in Super High Roller in the Bahamas for just $520,464. He won $1.2mn in the Millions Main Event few hours later.
In the big Prague Event has won third cash and third win at an $10,300 entry-event. He took it down to the event of $196,741.
Now, Adrian Mateos has banked now $1.9mn. He has done consecutively to maintain his speed and excellence in the Prague event. He has made it look so easy over the years. Someone can explain the transition from one game to another in a festival or tournament. However, he is doing it from one festival to another that includes the plane journeys. However, he has done it simply.
In the ‘Red Spade’ event of EPT Prague, Mateos has made it to the final event. Overall 27 players started the game and seven joined on day 2. There was €591,000 available in the prize pool. There were plenty of big names in the tournament as expected. However, many names like Seth Davies, Kahle Burns, Quan Zhou and Yuan Li exited getting a return on their stack of high society.
In the final table approach, Daniel Dvoress was just busted before the last shut-down. The nine players reached the final table. However, the rule is that only eight players would be paid in the EPT Prague. Matthias Eibinger of Austria was unfortunately busted at the 9th place. The ace-king of the Eibinger was in great shape for Tsugunari Toma who held ace-nine. However, a harmless ace came on the flop, the nine on the turn, with no help from Eibinger on the river, Eibinger was busted.
Arsenii Karmatckii was the eighth player to be ousted as he lost a coin-flip. He could only manage €23,670. Orpen Kisacikoglu was soon ousted at the 7th place and he could manage only €30,180.
There were only six players left in the table when Tsugunari Toma ran out of his luck in the final table. He was the sixth player to be busted. The Japanese player was busted by Vladimir Troyanovsky. Soon after that Partypoker Pro Bertrand Elky Grospellier was left behind from the final table. His trip queens went down against the flopped full house of Derek Ip.
Troyanovsky lost few doubles to Grospellier before the latter was eventually busted. But Troyanovsky didn’t last long either. He has short-stacked and departed at the fourth place to his countryman Anton Yakuba. Yakuba called the shove of Troyanovsky with pocket sevens. He held ace-jack and flopped a jack and ended the final table for his fellow countryman.
The table was wide open with only three hands. Mateos has been very effective and remained out of the line of fire. However, he was in a coin-flip situation. He called Derek Ip for the pile of chips. Ip made all-in move with the pocket jacks however the ace-queen of Mateos did exactly what it was supposed to do when the queen arrived on the turn.
In the heads up Anton Yakuba was at the 1:2 disadvantage, and Adrian Matoes made the lead count. Yakuba slipped further when he called on the river of a hand. Mateos held two-pair. Yakuba had king-high and grabbed €128,400. However, he ended up in runner-up. Mateos ended up with the result of €177,500.
Here is the final result of the table.