Event#77 of WCOOP 2016 of a $215 buy in No Limit Hold’em belongs to a pro poker player from Denmark named mighty28.
The 8 max Sunday warm up special event attracted 9,666 entries (6,200 entries, 3,466 re-entries) and generated $1,933,200 as prize pool. Top 1,191 places of the game too home some amount of money.
Mighty28 collected most of the money such as $1,933,200, while Canadian Phil “MrSweets28” Galfond took home $183,317, as runner up. Meanwhile third position of the game was for Hitvil from Belarus, who made $126,870 from the tournament.
The runner of this event Phil “MrSweets28” Galfond is a top professional poker player, who has won two World Series of poker gold bracelets and millions of dollars from various poker tournaments. He was close to win this title as well but couldn’t convert it and closes as runner up.
The final table chip count was as follows:-
Seat 1: mighty28 (61,872,234 in chips)
Seat 2: paleta25 (24,611,664 in chips)
Seat 3: SwalzB (14,447,058 in chips)
Seat 4: vick23789 (13,431,863 in chips)
Seat 5: MrSweets28 (15,310,540 in chips)
Seat 6: RescueGrp (14,726,866 in chips)
Seat 7: pads1161 (31,980,725 in chips)
Seat 8: Hitvil (16,939,050 in chips)
Elimination from final table started when a Canadian vick23789 got busted to eighth place for a total winning share of amount $20,143. German SwalzB was the next man who hit the rail and completed his journey at seventh place for $29,105.
Meanwhile another Denmark player named RescueGrp was out from the race to become the champion of this title for $42,055. He was at sixth place. Play online poker in UK here to receive bonuses up to $1,000.
Heads-up chip counts
Seat 1: mighty28 (135,126,348 in chips)
Seat 5: MrSweets28 (58,193,652 in chips)
Top five places of the match were as follows:-
1.mighty28 (Denmark) $264,885.15
2. Phil “MrSweets28” Galfond (Canada) $183,317.23
3. Hitvil (Belarus) $126,870.11
4. Patrick “pads1161” Leonard (Hungary) $87,804.20
5. paleta25 (United Kingdom) $60,767.43