The winner of Blowout Series High Roller tournament for $5 200 became known
As part of Blowout Series at PokerStars, high roller event for $5 200 finished. 225 participants paid a corresponding buy-in and competed for the prize pool of $1 125 000, which was shared among poker players in the top 27.
Artur Martirosyan became a bubble boy of tournament. Such well-known poker players as Fedor Holz and Andre Akkari entered ITM zone. Fedor took 27th place and got the minimum prize money. He was followed by PokerStars Team Pro Andre Akkari who finished 26th.
The final table can be called a battle of stars, since there were such famous players as Mikita Badziakouski, Conor Beresford, Lex Veldhuis, Sam Greenwood and others. Of that number, Badziakouski was the first to leave the game at the 8th place with $32 843 of prize money.
Aleksejs Ponakovs and Conor Beresford finished their participation in the 6th and 5th places. Ponakovs earned a payout of $56 517 and Conor enriched with $74 139.
Lex Veldhuis riveted a special attention, as he streamed his play for a large audience. Thousands of people rooted for Veldhuis's victory, but it didn’t take place.
In the last hand, Lex limped with A-J and "hello_totti" checked with 10-4 on BB. 4-J-3 came to the flop and the poker players went all-in. Ten appeared on the turn and gave advantage for Russian player. As a result, Lex was eliminated in the 4th place and earned $97 256.
The famous high roller Sam Greenwood finished third and enriched with $127 581.
In the final heads-up, "hello_totti" fought against the little-known Estonian player under the nickname "DingeBrinker". By the way, "DingeBrinker" was the chip leader before the start of final table, but that didn’t help him. "hello_totti" beat the Estonian participant and became the champion of tournament.
Results of Blowout Series tournament for $5 200