Norwegian Poker Championships Review - Rasmussen Topples Ånonli for Main Event Title

5 months ago - written by Paul Seaton
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For the seventh consecutive occasion, the Norwegian Championships was held in Dublin and once again it was a successful championship on Irish soil. The party-sponsored event attracted the best of the best of Norwegian poker players, including partypoker’s own Johnny Lodden and WSOP final table player Felix Stephensen.

The incredible Main Event was won by Stian Rasmussen from Bergen, who outpaced 1253 opponents to take home the most prestigious title in Norwegian poker and €154 615.

Rasmussen takes it home with .

On a board of #Ad , runner-up Patrick Ånonli pushed his remaining stack with #10d after picking up a flush draw as well as an open straight draw on the turn. Rasmussen snap-called with his two pairs and with a blank #5h on the river meant he – and all his fans - could cheer as a new champion was crowned.

The partypoker Norwegian Poker Championships last longer competition was won by Daniel Vassbund. Reaching the finale table was enough to score him a Barcelona package worth €1,100. For his achievement – finishing eighth – he received €12,640, in addition to a €1,100 event in Barcelona at the MILLIONS Grand Final and $500 in travel expenses.

 

Main Event Results:

  1. Stian Rasmussen €154,615
  2. Patrick Ånonli €90,200
  3. Svein Thomas Nordbotten €58,685
  4. Øyvind Solberg €38,370
  5. Raymond Evensen €21,220
  6. Anders Stai €17,605
  7. Jan Patrick Romero €14,900
  8. Daniel Vassbund €12,640


Other Norwegian Champions

Plenty of other tournaments took place in Ireland’s capital city as a swathe of side events in Dublin created yet more winners on the partypoker LIVE tour.

In the No Limit Hold’em Turbo 6-Max, it was Lars Haraldsen who took the plaudits, while the No Limit Hold’em Heads-Up trophy was grabbed by Robert Einar Kaggerud. There’s only one person who can claim bragging rights in the Omaha Pot Limit 6-Max, and that was Kevin Larsen.

The Texas Hold’em Fixed Limit 6-Max winner was Tobias Leknes, while in the 8-Game Mixed Limits
, it was Kenneth Aspestrand who walked away having vanquished the field.

When it came to the No Limit Hold’em Senior Event, Børre Ludvigsen was the player who took the title, while the No Limit Hold’em Ladies Event was taken down by Camilla Rørholt.

 

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