Roberto Romanello is hitting form just in time for the weekend’s High Roller Championship events. The Welsh Team partypoker member took down an 8-Max Knockout this week for more than $18,500 and reached the final two tables in a $1,050 Mix-Max event.

These impressive results have catapulted Romanello to third in the Player of the Championship race where $50,000 awaits the winner.

WPT 8-Max Knockout: $100K Gtd Final Table Results

Romanello’s victory came in the $530 buy-in WPT 8-Max Knockout and was worth a cool $18,649. Romanello outlasted 196-opponents as he marched on to victory.

A pair of Brazilian grinders were the final table’s first casualties. Renan Fernandes finished in eight and Pedro Madeira saw his tournament end in seventh-place.

United Kingdom-based Spanish superstar Adrian Mateos busted in sixth for a shade under $2,900 before Maxim Mamonov of Russia and Samy Ouellani from the Netherlands crashed out in fifth and fourth-place respectively.

Elvis Arzic left the building in third and got his hands on $11,126 for his efforts. His elimination left Romanello and Pascal Hartmann as the only players in contention for glory.

Our hero got the job done and resigned Hartmann to a consolation prize worth a combined $11,264, leaving Romanello to secure $18,649.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 Roberto Romanello United Kingdom $8,142 $10,507
2 Pascal Hartmann Austria $8,132 $3,132
3 Elvis Arzic Germany $5,845 $5,281
4 Samy Ouellani Netherlands $4,306 $2,421
5 Maxim Mamonov Russia $3,098 $3,078
6 Adrian Mateos United Kingdom $2,304 $593
7 Pedro Madeira Brazil $1,644 $437
8 Renan Fernandes Brazil $1,264 $2,062

WPT Mix-Max: $100K Gtd Final Table Results

Romanello almost also reached the final two tables of the $1,050 WPT Mix-Max event but fell in ninth place. This added $3,264 to Romanello’s bankroll.

Markus Altkirch and Daniel Carter were the next players who headed to the rail, setting the six-handed final table.

Manig Loeser’s time at the final table was limited because he crashed and burned in sixth place. A pair of Swedish star in the legendary Niklas Astedt and Simon Mattsson were the next players out of the door. They banked prizes worth $6,375 and $8,722 respectively.

The first five-figure prize went to Rok Gostisa who collected $11,979 when he fell in third. Aliaksei Boika and Sergi Denisov locked horns heads-up for the lion’s share of the prize pool. The one-on-one battle went Denisov’s way and he collected $27,552, leaving Boika to reel in the $17,459 consolation prize.

Place Player Country Prize
1 Sergei Denisov Russia $27,552
2 Aliaksei Boika Belarus $17,459
3 Rok Gostisa Slovenia $11,979
4 Simon Mattsson Sweden $8,772
5 Niklas Astedt Sweden $6,375
6 Manig Loeser United Kingdom $4,819

Recent WPTWOC Winners

  • Istvan Habencius – first-place in the $1,050 WPT 7-Max for $25,325
  • Anton Bergstrom – first-place in the $530 WPT Mix-Max Knockout for $20,662*
  • Jim Ensink – first-place in the $109 WPT Mini Mix-Max Knockout for $11,267*
  • Tom Delaine – first-place in the $215 WPT Mix-Max for $11,525
  • Pablo Lopez Soriano – first-place in the $215 WPT 6-Max Turbo PKO for $11,056*
  • Luiz Constantin – first-place in the $215 WPT 7-Max for $10,658
  • Flavio Nascimento – first-place in the $109 WPT Mini 8-Max Knockout for $10,351*
  • Ivan Zufic – first-place in the $215 WPT 7-Max Turbo PKO for $9,895*
  • Christopher Johnson – first-place in the $22 WPT Mini 7-Max for $4,333
  • Artur Naumkin – first-place in the $22 WPT Mini Mix-Max for $3,962
  • Ludvig Bjerkfeldt – first-place in the $22 WPT Mini 7-Max Turbo PKO for $2,716*
  • Gediminas Cizauskas – first-place in the $22 WPT Mini 6-Max Turbo PKO for $2,428*

*includes bounty payments

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