Norway’s Mats Albertsen outlasted a field of 589 entrants to win the Autumn edition of the Coolbet Open €550 Main Event at Olympic Park Casino and the Hilton Tallinn Park for €60,510.
All the entrants generated a Massive €285,655 prize pool and a sizeable increase over the 425 entrants attracted during the first ever Coolbet Open Main Event in May 2018. The number of entrants also smashed a casino record for the most entrants in an International Poker Event.
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At this point in the tournament, Siljander amassed nearly one third of the chips in Play.
Japan’s Katsuhiro Muto was the first casualty at the final table in ninth place for €4,780 after his ace king suited couldn’t hold against the ace-ten held by Lativa’s Davis Modans. Finland’s Eero Lehtinen hit the rail in seventh place for €8,050 after he three bet jammed acer four and couldn’t hold against Tviet’s King Queen Suited.
Siljander became a one man wrecking crew by eliminating three opponents within a single orbit. Two hands later, Modans followed Tveit to the cashier to collect the fifth place prize of €15,800 after his pocket sixes couldn’t outrace siljanders big slick.
Siljander was low on chips. He attempted to battle back but eventually was eliminated in third place for €26,700.
This left Albertsen with a 2:1 chip advantage over Aubert. Albertsen and Aubert agreed to a deal that guranteed the duo €53,510 and €47,190 respectively.
Albertsen became part of Coolbet Open History by joining Finland’s Sebastian Wahl.