Nick Petrangelo wins $100 000 Stairway To Millions tournament
Another Stairway To Millions tournament has ended in the famous Aria casino. This time the event cost poker players as much as $100 000.
Naturally, there were not so many who wanted to play in such an expensive tournament. Nevertheless, 19 entries were made to the tournament, which formed a prize pool of $1 900 000.
An unconditional victory in the tournament was won by an American poker player and the champion of two WSOP bracelet tournaments – Nick Petrangelo.
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As a champion, Petrangelo received $1 026 000. A little less fortunate was another American, David Peters, who became a runner-up with a payout of $570 000.
Due to the small number of entries, there were only 3 poker players in the prize money. The third place and $304 000 went to US player Sean Perry.
In the final hand, Peters limped in with 6♥ 6♦ and Petrangelo raised with A♣ 10♣. In response, Peters went all-in and Petrangelo called him instantly. K♣ 9♣ 4♠ Q♣ 5♠ were placed on the board. On the turn, Nick managed to hit the nut flush and that is how he become the champion of the tournament.