The 2019 Poker Masters saw Sam Soverel carve his name into history as he became the latest winner of the fabled Purple Jacket. By following in the footsteps of Steffen Sontheimer and Ali Imsirovic, who won the series in 2017 & 2018, Soverel achieved poker history. It was all the
Aaron Massey raised to 85,000 from under the gun, Stephen Chidwick called from the next seat over and Kristina Holst three-bet all in for 415,000 from the big blind. Massey folded and Chidwick called. Chidwick: [Td9d] Holst: [TsTh] The board came down [4s5sJs3d9c], safe for Holst to double up.
David peters opened to 22,000 in middle position and Stephen Chidwick three-bet the cutoff to 65,000. From the small blind, Daniel Dvoress used a time extension, and then moved all in for 329,000. Peters folded, and after a few moments, Chidwick elected to call. Dvoress: [9h9s] Chidwick: [TcTh] The board ran out [4dJd8h4c9c] and
Nick Petrangelo raised to 17,000 from under the gun and Stephen Chidwick three-bet to 50,000 next to act. Petrangelo called, and on the [2d3hJc] flop, he check-called a bet of 40,000. The turn landed the [Kd] and Petrangelo checked. Chidwick bet 60,000, and Petrangelo folded.
With around 100,000 in the middle and the board reading [9d6s9s4d9c], Darren Elias checked from the small blind to Stephen Chidwick on the button. Chidwick pushed forward a bet of 250,000, and Elias went into the tank using a total of five time extensions before eventually opting to fold.
Richard Yong raised to 15,000 from under the gun and both Stephen Chidwick and Paul Phua called from the cutoff and big blind respectively. The flop landed [Ah4d4h] and Yong continued for 12,000 with both Chidwick and Phua calling. The [2h] and [7h] checked through on the turn and river and Phua
From under the gun, partypoker pro Jason Koon raised to 3,500 and Stephen Chidwick called in the hijack. From the cutoff, Steve O'Dwyer moved all in for 13,000, and both Koon and Chidwick called. The flop landed [9h7c2s] and Koon bet out 11,000. Chidwick folded. Koon: [Ts9s] O'Dwyer: [KdQs] The turn and river landed
Stephen Chidwick raised to 2,500 from under the gun, and Steve O'Dwyer called next to act. From the cutoff, Orpen Kisacikoglu called, as did Ivan Leow on the button. The flop landed [4s2cQc] and action checked to Leow who bet 5,500. Chidwick folded, and both O'Dwyer and Kisacikoglu called as the
Action folded to Kahle Burns in the small blind, and he limped in for 1,000. Stephen Chidwick checked the big blind, and on the flop of [Qd7cKc], he bet 1,000 after Burns checked. The Australian tossed his hand to the muck, and Chidwick collected an early pot.