Anatoly Filatov became the champion of Millions High Roller
Anatoly Filatov added to his arsenal another victory in high roller event. The triumph occurred in Millions High Roller tournament for $10 000, which collected 122 entries. 17 players got into ITM and they all fought for their part of the prize pool which was $1 220 000.
Filatov started to play in the final day with one of the best stacks, but when the final table was formed, the player went down to the bottom of tournament leaderboard. After a couple of hands, he pulled himself together and strengthened his position.
Anatoly Filatov, Fabrizio Gonzalez, Kristina Holst and Kahle Burns entered the top-4. The Australian player Kahle spends a good month playing in the live poker tournaments and remains in the headlines. However, in this tournament, he took only the 4th place and earned $97 000.
Then Kristina Holst left the game, providing an opportunity for Filatov and Gonzalez to fight in a heads-up. The Russian player managed to beat the Uruguayan player and earned $280 000 for the first place. The runner-up of event enriched with $180 000.
After getting the prize money in this tournament, Anatoly crossed the mark of $5 000 000 won in the in live tournaments in his entire career. His biggest victory is still the first place in WSOPE tournament in Rozvadov in which he won $1 000 000.
The results of Millions High Roller final table
|1||Anatoly Filatov||Russia||$280 000|
|2||Fabrizio Gonzalez||Uruguay||$180 000|
|3||Kristina Holst||US||$126 000|
|4||Kahle Burns||Australia||$97 000|
|5||Scott Margereson||UK||$75 000|
|6||Joni Jouhkimainen||Finland||$60 000|