Winning Poker Network is a network which has several poker rooms, including Americas Cardroom and PokerKing. WPN held Venom tournament for $2.650, which collected 2,553 entries. Such number of people allowed to increase the $5,000,000 guarantee to $6,382,000.
The final table of this event began on 25 July, at 00:00. The audience could watch the event on Twitch and Youtube. It took the players about 5 hours to determine the tournament’s winner. The Brazilian player Rafael "TheBigKid" Moraes who is the member of 4bet Poker Team, became the winner.
Rafael Moraes won $1,572,000 in the live tournaments during his entire career. He took the 1st place in PokerStars Championship Panama Side Event and got Super High Roller trophy at WSOP Circuit 2017. This time the poker player earned his biggest online prize – $1,000,000.
WPN set a record, as they paid the largest prizes in bitcoins. The Brazilian player received all his winnings in this currency.
Our $5 Million Venom was a success in more ways than one. We set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest cryptocurrency winning jackpot in an online poker tournament with a $1,050,560 Bitcoin payout. @WPN_CEO #venom #venomtournament pic.twitter.com/1E2I3WjCgE— Americas Cardroom (@ACR_POKER) 25 июля 2019 г.