Andrew Lichtenberger was making his first-ever Poker Masters cash in Event #7: $25,000 No-Limit Hold'em at the 2022 edition of the series and he certainly made it count. Lichtenberger finished atop the 69-entry field to win the $465,750 first-place prize.

The victory also gave Lichtenberger enough points to move to the top of the Poker Masters leaderboard, where he now sits with 279 points entering the final three events of the series.

Lichtenberger topped Sean Winter in heads-up play, with Winter taking home $345,000 for his runner-up finish. Kazuhiko Yotsushika took third for $224,500, and Cary Katz finished fourth for $172,500. The result was Katz's third cash of the series.

2022 Poker Masters Event #7 Payouts

Place Player Country Prize
1st Andrew Lichtenberger United States $465,750
2nd Sean Winter United States $345,000
3rd Kazuhiko Yotsushika Japan $224,500
4th Cary Katz United States $172,500
5th Chance Kornuth United States $138,000
6th Billy Wragg United Kingdom $103,500
7th Brian Rast United States $86,250
8th Erik Seidel United States $69,000
9th Isaac Kempton United States $69,000
10th Bill Klein United States $51,750

Lichtenberger Moves To Top of Poker Masters Leaderboard

The win by Andrew Lichtenberger earned him enough points to move to the top of the Poker Masters leaderboard through seven events. He's now on top with 279 points, just narrowly edging out Cary Katz who is in second with 271 points.

2022 Poker Masters Leaderboard Top 10

Place Player Country Points
1st Andrew Lichtenberger United States 279
2nd Cary Katz United States 271
3rd Jeremy Ausmus United States 242
4th Martin Zamani Netherlands 223
5th Adam Hendrix United States 216
6th Sean Winter United States 207
7th Ronald Keijzer Netherlands 203
8th Ethan Yau United States 198
9th Nick Schulman United States 191
10th Erik Seidel United States 187

Winter Back Into Top 10 of PGT Leaderboard

With his second-place finish in Event #7 at the 2022 Poker Masters, Sean Winter moved back into the top 10 of the PGT leaderboard.

2022 PGT Leaderboard Top 10

Place Player Country Points
1st Phil Ivey United States 3,083
2nd Stephen Chidwick United Kingdom 2,998
3rd Jason Koon United States 2,384
4th Alex Foxen United States 2,356
5th Michael Duek Argentina 2,294
6th Espen Jorstad Norway 2,192
7th Danny Tang Hong Kong 2,139
8th Daniel Dvoress Canada 2,003
9th Sean Winter United States 1,968
10th Mikita Badziakouski Belarus 1,936

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