A professional poker player from Greece named geob000 has won 3/5/17 Sunday Million event of buy-in $215 NL Hold’em and pocketed an amount of $149,332.51 as first prize.
Russian BARBARVSSA2 becomes runner-up of this prestigious weekly pker championship. He pocketed $104,794.60 from the title from a heads-up deal.
The tournament received 5,294 entries worldwide and generated $1,049,800 as total prize pool, which was distributed among top 728 players.
Most of the mone belongs to first and second position holders, while third position of the match goes to a pro poker player from Canada named ruthless848, who collected $73,541.63 from the tournament.
Final table was set after a player known as sjovt eliminated to 10th place. The final table of the game was as follows:-
Seat 1: ruthless848 (6,322,374 in chips)
Seat 2: geob000 (16,189,494 in chips)
Seat 3: kiely13 (3,797,637 in chips)
Seat 4: flipmm (5,578,488 in chips)
Seat 5: mentor1904 (2,551,107 in chips)
Seat 6: lilachaa (3,940,258 in chips)
Seat 7: fergiecfc (4,224,554 in chips)
Seat 8: BARBARVSSA2 (3,359,472 in chips)
Seat 9: tonyfellone (6,526,616 in chips)
First player busted from the final table was a UK poker pro named fergiecfc. He eliminated to ninth place and took home a good total of amount $8,784.20.
Next man hit the rail was an Austrian player mentor1904. He busted to eighth place and collected $12,517.08 from the tournament.
Then left a Brazilian flipmm. He pocketed $17,836 from the table and was booked at seventh place. Sixth, fifth and fourth places belongs to players from Bosnia, United Kingdom and UK. They were lilachaa, kiely13 and tonyfellone and they pocketed $25,416.60, $36,217.78 and $51,609.21.
Top three places of the match:-
1.geob000 (Greece) $149,332.51
2. BARBARVSSA2 (Russia) $104,794.60
3. ruthless848 (Canada) $73,541.63
Out of top 9 positions who played final table, 3 players were from the United Kingdom but none was able to go beyond fourth place.