Niklas "Lena900" Astedt won two High Roller Club tournaments at PokerStars
The other day, Swedish professional Niklas "Lena900" Astedt cemented his reputation as one of the most successful online poker players. The guy became the winner of two PokerStars tournaments, which took place in the room over the last weekend.
On Saturday, Lena900 took down the High Roller Club: Daily Warm-Up event worth $1 050. The tournament gathered 54 entries, which allowed to form a prize pool in the amount of $54 000. For the first place, he received $18 980 in prize money. In heads-up, Lena900 fought against the Russian player "CrazyLissy", who received $13 000 for finishing second.
On Sunday, Astedt was able to win the High Roller Club tournament: Sunday Warm-Up for $1 050. For winning the event, the guy was given $29 320. In heads-up, "Lena900" made a deal with the Romanian player Alex "steakaddict" Papazian, who later turned out to be the event runner-up and got $28 260. As for live tournaments, Papazian’s winnings are equal to $3 484 440. The top three was closed by the player with "Darwinsfish" nickname, whose payouts for the third place amounted to $19 430.
In 2019, Niklas became the best MTT player (performing in online) according to PocketFives for the second time in a row. He has won about $18 500 000 in online tournaments throughout his poker career.