(26.11.2017) Sam Greenwood Wins Main Event 2017 Caribbean Poker Party!

26.11.2017

Sam Greenwood capped off a stellar week in Punta Cana by winning the $5,300 MILLIONS Main Event for a cool $1 million. Greenwood had already finished third in the $10,300 MILLIONS High Roller and was the runner-up in the $25,500 Super High Roller so was already $366,850 to the good coming into the Main Event.

Sam Greenwood Wins Main Event 2017 Caribbean Poker Party!

Sam Greenwood Wins Main Event 2017 Caribbean Poker Party!

The Canadian poker pro started the final day with good chip lead, but dropped down to just few big blinds at one point on the final table. Dan Dizenzo was the first player to be eliminated from the official final table and he was followed to the rail by Udo Erlei, MILLIONS High Roller winner Preben Stokkan, and Brazil’s Felipe Ramos.

Shortly after the start of the 35th level, Jiri Horak’s  lost to the  in the hand of Shatilov and heads-up was set when Gjelstad shoved 15 big blinds with  and Greenwood called with the dominating . Neither player improved by the river, Greenwood’s jack-kicker came into play and Gjelstad bust in third-place.

After almost three hours of heads-up play, Greenwood emerged victorious. With the blinds at 6,000,000/12,000,000, Greenwood raised to 24,000,000 and Shatliov called. A flop reading  saw Shatilov check-called a 20,000,000 continuation bet. The turn was the and Shatilov checked. Greenwood bet 100,000,000 and snap-called when Shatilov check-raised all-in for 362,000,000.

Greenwood showed  and Shatilov the . The  complete the board, eliminated Shatilov and crowned Greenwood as the 2017 Caribbean Poker Party Main Event champion.

MILLIONS Main Event Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Sam Greenwood Canada $1,000,000
2 Andrey Shatilov Russia $650,000
3 Jonas Gjelstad Norway $450,000
4 Jiri Horak Czech Republic $315,850
5 Felipe Ramos Brazil $220,000
6 Preben Stokkan Norway $150,000
7 Udo Erlei Germany $100,000
8 Dan Dizenzo United States $70,000