Chino Rheem and Tommy Nguyen to play in the PCA Main Event 2019
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) is one of the most thrilling live tournaments in the poker world. This year it takes place in the Bahamas, and lots of players tried their hand in this competition.
Main Event of the PCA is close to its logical conclusion, and only 20 people are left in the game. The champion will get $1 567 000 and a prestigious title that will add his name in the history of poker. While the players are taking a rest to face one of the most important days of the event, let's focus our attention on the most famous personalities who are still in the game.
Chipleader of the tournament - Tommy Nguyen
Tommy made his presence felt at the WSOP 2018. It was that poker festival where Nguyen won a gold bracelet and $ 1 037 000. In the next two days, the guy will get a chance to update the line of his biggest career prizes and win $1 500 000 in the Main Event PCA 2019.
Stack: 2 705 000 (135 BB)
Austrian highroller Matthias Eibinger
This Austrian guy is listed second in the ranking of the most successful poker players in his country. Throughout the entire poker career, Matthias won $4 910 000 in live events. His biggest win, as well as Tommy Nguyen’s, dates back to summer, 2018. The guy managed to win $1 000 000 and became a runner-up of the high roller tournament at the legendary casino Aria.
Stack: 2 485 000 (124 BB)
The Old Guard fighter - David "Chino" Rheem
Chino Rheem’s first prize money is dated 2004 year. In a $75 buy-in tournament, Chino took third place and earned $1 000. Who would have thought, that over the next fourteen years this American player would win $8 946 000 in live tournaments. It’s a great opportunity for Chino to take the first place in the Main Event PCA 2019 and turn its total prize money into a round figure of $10 000 000!
Stack: 1 425 000 (71 BB)
German poker shark - Christoph Vogelsang
Christoph Vogelsang is, perhaps, the most famous poker player of the top 20 of the Maine Event PCA 2019. In the record of this guy there are about $20 000 000 won in live events of the poker series. In 2017, Christoph took the first place in the Super High Roller Bowl event and got his largest prize money of $6 000 000.
Stack: 1 240 000 (62 BB)
Brazilian Poker School player - Joao Simao
One of the most famous Brazilian players will play in the top 20 of the Main Event PCA 2019. He actively promotes poker in his home country, but also the guy does not forget about foreign series. Being a member of PartyPoker Team Pro, Joao intensively communicates with other poker players.
Stack: 725 000 (36 BB)
On the third day of the tournament, such famous players as Alexander Hoffman (22nd place - $52 400), Andre Akkari (24th place - $44 060) and Maria Ho (29th - $38 180) left the game.
We are waiting for a very interesting fourth game day. It starts at 5:30pm UK/ 2:30pm ET. Do not miss the event live broadcast.