Nick Maimone or “FU_15” of Honduras, United States has won the $25K high roller tournament at PCA 2016. Maimone topped the field size of 225 and collected a cash amount of $996,480 as well as a trophy. Total numbers of participants to the event were 225 out of which 173 were unique players and 52 were re entrants, which generated a cash pool prize of $5.4 Million.
Nick Maimone is best known for his online poker playing with his name “FU_15” has done quite well previously but this is the biggest tournament cash win for him till sate. Maimone saw a successful PCA 2016, where in the past he concluded himself at 87th place for playing at LAPT Bahamas main event and got $4,120 and in another event i.e. for $5,300 No Limit Hold’em-8 handed, he cracked the firth position and took home $10,580.
Nick defeated Sean Winter of United States who got his winning share of $914,580, playing at the event.
Other details about final table of the $25K High Roller at PCA 2016
Sean Winter of United States was the runner and got $914,580. The third position is for an Italian Poker player named Dario Sammartino and he took home $542,160. The fourth place of the event is for Josh Beckley of US who took down $439,560 and fifth place for another US poker player named Brian Yoon got $347,760.
The sixth position of the 2016 PCA Main event for the game $25K high roller belongs to a Russian pro player named Andrey Zaichenko, he made a cash amount of $264,060.
The seventh, eights, and ninth positions of the tournament were for players like Chance Kornuth (USA), Ben Heath (UK) and Anton Astapau (Belarus). They took home cash amount of $192,780(7th), $116,640(8th) and $116,640(9th) respectively.
It was a good game for Nick as Maimone and his wife are expecting their first child in May.