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Four events have now been completed in the Twitter Poker Tour Championship Series with Sunday’s tournament drawing 25 runners to the $10+1 Seven Card Stud Hi/Low 8 or better Event #4.  The online poker event was hosted by Full Tilt Poker Pro Esther Rossi (@EstherRossi) in what is considered to be her best game.  Esther would finish the event just short of the final table, being eliminated in 9th place by Liamkg (@liamkg).   A special thank you to Esther for joining us and hosting event #4.

With Rossi eliminated in 9th, the 8-handed final table began and Astro_pup (@TracyJSnell) was eliminated in 8th place after nursing the short stack for some time.  With 7 players left t the largest pot of the tournament occurred just a few hands later.  A 4 way all-in commenced on 6th street which sent chubby, JosephShowdown, and fleapid (@coolwhipflea) all to the rail on the same hand when Liamkg made a nut flush on 5th street that held to KO the other 3 players.  The 31k pot was for almost half the chips in play, and gave Liamkg a commanding chip lead as the bubble burst in that one giant hand.

Jepulator was eliminated in 4th place just a few hands later, and Liamkg, xtremepedro01, and ptparty found themselves 3 handed.  As play wound on for nearly an hour, the trio saw the chip stacks even out as the blinds went up, and the players agreed to chop the prize money.  But they left $2 in the pot so that they could play down to a winner.

ptparty was eliminated in 3rd place, and the heads-up duel between xtremepedro01and Liamkg didn’t last long, as Liamkg emerged victorious to add the $26 Step 2 Ticket to his prize winnings, in addition to winning a seat into the TPTCS Tournament of Champions Event.   Here’s how the final four paid out:

  1. Liamkg (@liamkg) – $102.53*
  2. Xtremepedro01 (@xtremepedro01) – $73.47*
  3. Ptparty – $70*
  4. Jepulator – $30

(* – Denotes adjusted total from chop)

The win also earned Liamkg 100.54 leaderboard points for the Player of The Series race, moving into second place on the leaderboard, with everyone trailing LessonsRXtra (@MarieLizzete) who still leads after her win in Event #3.

Tuesday is TPTCS Event #5, a $5+.50 7-Card Razz event hosted by the First Lady of Poker, Linda Johnson.  Congratulations again to Event #4 Champion, Liamkg (@liamkg).