Joao Vieira won $123 000 in Blowout High Roller tournament
In Blowout Series tournament for $5 200 at PokerStars, the high rollers fought in the final for the big prizes. Joao Vieira became the one who took the first place in the prestigious tournament and got the largest prize, but we will talk about that later.
The Canadian super high roller Timothy Adams was the first to leave final table. Timothy was dealt K-Qo and he went all-in after seeing the king on the flop. Nicklas "Lena900" Astedt called with pocket aces. There was no king on the turn and river, and Adams took a modest amount of $25 000.
After winning a big pot, Astedt became a chip leader. He knocked out his opponents one by one and confidently moved towards heads-up.
In heads-up, Nicklas fought against Joao Vieira. The poker pro from Sweden is considered one of the strongest tournament players, so it was a difficult battle for Joao. Nevertheless, he managed to achieve victory and earned a six-figure payout of $123 000.
Results of Blowout final table for $5 200
- Joao Vieira (Portugal) – $123 000
- Nicklas Astedt (Sweden) – $94 000
- "milennial" (Bulgaria) – $72 000
- "GangstaZab" (Russia) – $55 000
- Stephen Burt (UK) – $42 000
- Mark Radoja (Canada) – $32 000
- Timothy Adams (Canada) – $25 000