Swedish player wins $1 000 000 in Main Event partypoker MILLIONS UK
The Main Event with a total prize pool of $5 141 000 has ended at the partypoker MILLIONS UK. The tournament with $10 300 buy-in lasted four days, and only 12 poker players were able to enter the final day of the event.
The first place in the Main Event was taken by the Swedish player Anton Suarez, who received $1 000 000 in prize money. To win the tournament, the guy had to beat the field of 529 entries. Suarez got to the Main Event through the $500 satellite. Overall, the player has won $1 230 000 in live tournaments.
In heads-up, Anton fought with another Swedish player, Christian Rudolph. The game was carried out over two hours with varying results for both poker players. In the final hand, Rudolph went all-in with 7h-4h, and Suarez called his bet having Ad-8h. Anton won the duel by collecting two pair – aces and nines.
The winner later said that he is really happy as he doesn’t play in many tournaments. The guy just likes to play fast, especially in heads-up. It's much more exciting for him.
For the second place, Rudolph was awarded with $620 000. The American player James Romero finished the event in the third position, having won $420 000 in prize money. Maria Lampropulos from Argentina managed to take the eighth place and received $100 000 for it.