Spaniard wins five million dollars at Buy-in tournament

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Laura Weber January 20, 2019

January 2019-The Spaniard Ramón Colillas prevailed on the Bahamas at the PokerStars Players NO-Limit Hold’em Championship and won over $ five million in the largest and highest-endowed $ 25,000-in tournament.

The championships were held in the Atlantis Resort & Casino on the Bahamas.

das event startete in der zweiten januarwoche und wurde im atlantis resort & casino auf den bahamas ausgefochten. mit preisgeldern von über 26 millionen us dollar preisgeld für die ersten 181 spielerinnen und spieler und teilnehmern aus aller welt ist die veranstaltung sowohl das größte, als auch das höchstdotierte 25.000$ buy-in turnier, welches je stattgefunden hat. der katalane ramón colillas konnte sich als outsider durchsetzen und den hauptgewinn von 5,1 millionen us dollar mit nach hause nehmen.

The biggest buy-in tournament in its weight class

Twitch streamers, poker vlogger, professionals and newcomers have come together in the past few weeks to test their luck and skill at the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship. A total of 1,039 players took part in the worldwide competition. Anyone who was able to raise the participation fee of $ 25,000 had a view of the Main prize of $ 5.1 millionwho waited for those or the first place. Overall waiting $ 26,455,500 on the 181 highest competitors. The event geared up by the Stars Group leaves the previous record holder with a total prize money of $ 15,495,750. Thanks to the raffle for Premium passes, the number of participants of 639 players could also be broken at an event in this price range.

Colillas owes the profit in addition to his skill as well as a promotional

last year, pokerstars organized dozens of low buy-in and free competitions. in the past 13 months, 320 so-called platin pass packages were awarded, which not only provided a $ 30,000 buy-in, but also included the travel and accommodation costs of the candidates.

“Some players said that this was the most important tournament in history. That’s why I’m just about enjoying the moment. ”ramón colillas, shortly after winning the pspc

auch ramón colillas, der durch das turnier nun zum multimillionär wurde, hatte sich seine teilnahme an dem event auf diese weise erspielt. der 30 jahre alte spanier aus barcelona war vorher fitness trainer und begann mit 24 professionell zu spielen. letztes jahr gewann er die spanische pokermeisterschaft Poker’s Spain championship by Pokerstars.es and was also equipped with the platinum Pass package in view of his other placements in tournaments oriented by PokerStars.

“The worldwide enthusiasm and interest in Poker is also good this year. Tens of thousands of players took part in the unique promotional tournaments for a year and contributed to one of the most exciting events in poker history with their enthusiasm. ”Eric Hollreiser, marketing director at PokerStars

PSPC is also characterized by its various participants

In addition to the newcomers who qualified through the 320 platinum passports, of course -even in view of the considerable participation fee -mainly professional players were involved in the tournament. These include, for example Patrick Anthony, Phil HellmuthandefinedandandefinedErik Seidel, as well as poker stars ambassador Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Negreanu, Jason Somerville, Randy Lew, Jennifer ShahadeandefinedandandefinedLex Veldhuisas expected at an event of this size, the tournament attracted not only sizes of the poker world, but also other celebrities. ultimate fighting announced as expected at an event of this size, the tournament attracted not only sizes of the poker world, but also other celebritiesas expected at an event of this size, the tournament attracted not only sizes of the poker world, but also other celebrities. ultimate fighting announced ultimate fighting announced Bruce Buffer, NBA Star Paul Pierce, Pro Skater Tony Hawk and comedian and actor Norm Macdonald part in the tournament. Also golfing Sergio Garcia tried his luck, but was eliminated according to one Notification of the Stars Group Already on the first day of the event.

“This tournament was in the doing for over a year and it was super exciting to pursue the path of the Premium Pass winner. I had the opportunity to meet several of them and their enthusiasm for the event is essentially what Poker is. The participation was simply incredible. Over 1,000 players in a $ 25,000 tournament. PokerStars did a great job in the implementation of this event and the participants had access to all tournament data from the blind structures to the profits. It was certainly the NO-Limit Holdem Player’s championship par excellence. ” Daniel Negreanu, poker star ambassador

Five other participants go out of the championship as millionaires

franzos julien martini became the second place at the pspc. the 26-year-old from paris had tried to win a platinum pass last year, but had to put up with the second place, which still brought him 323,000 $ . with the pspc, he therefore – without a platinum pass – competed with his own capital and was ultimately able to go home with $ 2,974,000. dritter wurde mark rivera von den philippinen. der ehemalige ingenieur wurde vor zwölf jahren von seinem bruder ashley an das spiel herangeführt. auch er gewann im vorfeld einen premium pass und konnte so umsonst mit 30.000$ an der meisterschaft teilnehmen. als drittplatzierter gewann der 45-jährige sage und schreibe 2.168.000$ .