Polish player Grzegorz Glowny earned $754 550 for winning EPT Prague ME
The €5 300 ($5 980) buy-in Main Event of the EPT Prague live series has ended in Prague.
At its tables, the tournament accumulated 1 190 participants, and this made it possible to collect a total prize payout of $6 331 330.
The victory went to the Polish poker player Grzegorz Glowny, who received $754 554 as the tournament champion.
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This payment was the largest in the career of a Polish player. However, before that, he earned his largest prize money of about $750,000 earlier in the tournament of the same series worth $5,220.
The runner-up was the Italian poker player Andrea Cortellazzi, who received $631 560 for the second place. In total, 175 players got into the prizes with a minimum payout of $9 620.
Final table payouts of EPT Prague Main Event:
|1||Grzegorz Glowny||Poland||754 550$|
|2||Andrea Cortellazzi||Italy||631 560$|
|3||Symeon Alexandridis||Greece||590 810$|
|4||Gab Yong Kim||South Korea||678 640$|
|5||Demetrio Caminita||Italy||267 990$|
|6||Armin Rezaei||Austria||198 160$|
When there were four players left at the final table, it was decided to split the prize money, leaving $120 760 for the winner. In heads-up, poker players ended up with almost equal stacks. The outcome of the tournament was decided when Glowny doubled at the expense of Cortellazzi.
The Italian moved all-in with A♥ 9♦ and the Pole called with Q♥ Q♣. The board was dealt 5♥ J♣ 5♠ J♠ 10♥, giving Glowny a clear stack advantage of 30 100 000 chips versus Cortellazzi's 5 630 000. The Polish poker player managed to put the squeeze on his opponent and become the champion of the tournament.