Spaniard Ramon Colillas won $5 100 000 at the PSPC, being a newbie at poker tournaments of such a magnitude and a “dark horse” for his rivals. After an unexpected victory, he was offered to become a member of the PokerStars Team Pro.
The prize money Ramon got at the PokerStars Players Championship exceeded a sum of all his previous achievements. The amount was that big because Colillas won the largest tournament in poker history with a $25 000 buy-in. But the guy’s career didn’t stop on receiving the champion title.
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It was also reported in the official blog of PokerStars.
The amount of Colillas’ tournament winnings is $ 5 112 973. This means, that Caribbean prize is the first and only major victory in the player’s career. The Spaniard himself says that one of the main sources of his inspiration is Chris Moneymaker and his amazing story of success.