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Niklas Astedt is widely regarded as the best No-Limit Hold’em online poker tournament player of all-time. There are very few tournaments that Astedt has not taken down during his long and illustrious career. It appears the legendary Swede is a dab hand at Pot-Limit Omaha, too, judging by how he just won the WPT #22 Omaha event.

WPT #22 Omaha Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Niklas Astedt Sweden $41,325*
2 Dante Fernandes Brazil $38,369*
3 Andras Nemeth Hungary $22,619
4 Benjamin Juhasz Hungary $15,503
5 Guilherme Decourt Brazil $11,409
6 Maximilian Lehmanski Austria $8,886
7 Daniel Rezaei Malta $7,188

*reflects a heads-up deal

Astedt was one of 134 players who bought into this tournament for $1,575. Only 20 of those PLO-loving grinders made it through to Day 2. Those 20 stars returned to the partypoker tables on May 25 having locked up at least $3,526 for their efforts.

Alex Foxen was one of the first casualties of the evening. He crashed out in 18th place for the aforementioned $3,526. Team partypoker’s Joao Simao joined Foxen on the rail one place later.

Other luminaries, including Connor Drinan, Sami Kelopuro, and Joshua Hoesel fell by the wayside before the seven-handed final table. Gavin Cochrane, a PLO specialist and former WPT World Online Championships winner, busted in eighth place to set the final table.

Malta-based star Daniel Rezaei did not last long under the spotlight and he dusted off his stack in seventh place, a finish worth $7,188. Maximilian Lehmanski crashed out in sixth for $8,886 before Brazilian pro Guilherme Decourt ran out of luck and had to make do with the $11,409 fifth-place prize.

One of two Hungarians at the final table, Benjamin Juhasz, bowed out in fourth for $15,503. Juhasz’s fellow Hungarian, high-stakes guru Andras Nemeth, saw his tournament end abruptly in third. Nemeth banked $22,619 for his efforts.

Heads-up pitted Astedt against Dante Fernandes, who is another Brazilian who excels in the Pot-Limit Omaha arena. Astedt and Fernandes struck a deal that left an additional $2,500 for the eventual champion. Astedt got his hands on that extra cash after eliminating the talented Fernandes in second place.

WPT Online Series Events Scheduled for May 27

Time (BST) Tournament Buy-in
19:05 WPT #31 7-Max Knockout: $100K Gtd $530
19:05 WPT #31 Mini 7-Max Knockout: $40K Gtd $55
19:05 WPT #31 Micro 7-Max Knockout: $5K Gtd $5.50
19:05 WPT #32 Omaha Knockout: $50K Gtd $1,050
19:05 WPT #32 Mini Omaha Knockout: $15K Gtd $109
19:05 WPT #32 Micro Omaha Knockout: $5K Gtd $11
20:05 WPT #24 WPT500 Day 1D: $1M Gtd $530
20:05 WPT #25 Super50 Day 1D: $300K Gtd $55
20:05 WPT #26 Super5 Day 1D: $50K Gtd $5.50
21:05 WPT 6-Max Turbo: $25K Gtd $215

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