Poker felts are heating up in Las Vegas where 2018 Poker Masters is taking places. The poker series features several high-stakes tournaments where poker players from across the world will be looking forward to win life-changing prizes. It has already crowned three champions with David Peters winning the very opening event and Brandon Adams shipping second event of the series.
After these two events, the focus shifted to Event #3: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha, which drew a total of 37 entries. Outlasting the field was Keith Lehr, a 54-year old Los Angeles native, who beat Jonathan Depa in heads-up to win $333K along with 300 points for the Purple Jacket race.
Keith Lehr holds a WSOP gold bracelet and this grand win has taken his career live tournament earnings to over $3 million mark. He earned his best live cash of $701,757 in 2012 when he won $ 10,000 No Limit Hold’em – Six Handed (Event #57) at the 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP).
The biggest success story on the Final Table in this tournament was none other than Brandon Adams, who has made back-to-back three final table finishes in the series, thus consolidating his lead in the Purple Jacket race, with 510 points. Here is a quick look at the final table results:
- Keith Lehr – $333,000
- Jonathan Depa – $222,000
- Ben Yu – $148,000
- Isaac Haxton – $92,500
- Brandon Adams – $74,000
- Dan Shak – $55,500
Now all eyes are on the Event #4: $10,000 Short Deck Poker, which is currently down to the final table. Keep following Online Poker News (OPN) for the latest updates from the poker world!