The 2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online $5,300 buy-in no-limit hold’em event that is main a field of 1,084 entries to surpass the tournament’s $5 million guarantee and a $5,420,000 final prize pool that was paid out among the top 160 finishers. In the end the share that is largest ended up being granted to Endrit Geci, whom took house $774,838 while the champ. It was the career score that is largest for the Manchester, UK resident, beating out the $223,978 he earned as the runner-up in a 2020 World Series of Poker Online $1,000 buy-in event.
Geci overcame a stacked table that is final their method to the name, outlasting the kind of 2020 WSOP Online $25,000 high roller champ Christian Rudolph (6th – $146,300), Polish tournament star Dzmitry Urbanovich (4th – $276,128), and high-roller regular and bracelet winner Daniel Dvoress (third – $422,422).
The last time started with nine players staying and Geci into the lead with 72 blinds that are big. The eliminations came fast and furious early on, with Jonathan Proudfoot being the first to fall. He lost. preflop race with AQ against the pocket tens of Hermogenes Gelonezi to finish ninth for $72,260.
Martin Brinkmann’s run in this event came to an end when his QJ clashed with the A(* that is*)A( of Geci. The AK4 flop offered Brinkmann a flush that is royal while improving Geci to top set, but the K on the turn meant that Brinkmann would need to hit the 10 on the river in order to stay alive. The* that is 6( regarding the end ended up being no assistance and Brinkmann settled for $91,542 while the eighth-place finisher.Richard Mullen started the day that is final the shortest stack with just 11 big blinds. He managed to outlast two opponents, but ultimately hit the rail when his*)J(* that is q to outrun the A9 of Christian Rudolph. Mullen attained $115,425 for their seventh-place showing.Despite having simply busted Mullen, Rudolph ended up being the following become eradicated. He went A
K into the pocket tens of Geci, whom made a group regarding the river to secure the pot up. Rudolph cashed for $146,300 while Geci extended his chip lead heading into five-handed action.Daniel Dvoress earned his first knockout of the day when he picked up pocket eights facing a three-bet shove from short stack Hermogenes Gelonezi. Dvoress found and called him up against an inferior set in pocket sevens. Dvoress flopped a group and held after that to deliver Gelonezi house in 5th destination ($189,320).
Dvoress overtook the lead during four-handed action, simply to have Geci regain the bonus. Dvoress then turned the tables just as before by busting Dzmitry Urbanovich in 4th destination. The polish tournament that is all-time leader got all-in with A
Q against Dvoress’ pocket queens and has unable to come from behind. Urbanovich earned $276,128 for his latest run that is deepThe two biggest piles wound up playing an enormous cooking pot during three-handed action, with Geci four-bet shoving 8
8 and getting a call from Dvoress’ AK. It had been a preflop that is classic for just shy of 60 percent of the chips in play. The board ran out Q4224 and Geci’s superior two pair took down the pot that is massive. Dvoress ended up being eradicated shortly after whenever their pocket tens didn’t last from the Q(* that is*)10( of Francisco Correia, who turned a queen-high straight to send Dvoress to the virtual rail in third place ($422,422).With that Geci took 616,020,780 into heads0up play against Correia’s 467,087,462. Correia managed to battle his way into the lead, at which point the two struck a deal. Correia locked up $731,960 while geci secured $724,838, with the two players setting aside the title and an additional $50,000 from the prize that is remaining to try out for.
Geci surely could regain the bonus shortly following the deal ended up being struck. The final hand was dealt, Correia was down to around just 12 big blinds by the time. Geci limped in from the button with a(* that is*)K( and Correia examined the 102. The flop came down A63 and both players examined. The* that is 10( on the turn saw Correia check again and Geci bet 10,000,000. Correia called and the* that is k( finished the board. Correia examined a time that is third Geci moved all-in. Correia made the call with his pair of tens, only to find that he was up against top two pair. Correia earned the $731,960 he negotiated in the deal, while Geci took home $774,838 as the champion.Here is a look at the payouts awarded at the table that is final
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