(10.01.2017) Jason Koon wins Bahamas Super High Roller!

10.01.2017

Jason Koon won the Super High Roller tournament which buy in was $ 100 thousand US dollars. It was the first major tournament of the new poker series Pokerstars Championship , which came to replace the PCA and EPT. The three-day event was the 41 entrance, plus 13 people did re-entry, at the expense of the prize pool exceeded $ 5.2 million.

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Not surprisingly, one of the most expensive tournament in the world, only the professional players made their way to the itm. However, amators participated in this tournament, even such as the Hollywood superstar Kevin Hart . Unfortunately, the famous comedian, flew in day two, and not getting to the final table.

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The final table Jason Koon , to compete with such “poker masters” as Dan Coleman , Charlie Carell , a Canadian Danieel Dvoress , and other equally titled Americans – Byron Kaverman , Connor Drinen and Bryn Kenney , who won a similar super-high roller in the Bahamas last year. It is worth noting that Jason caught incredible upstreak won for the last 6 months, more than 2.5 million. dollars, and winning this tournament received another 1.6 million. dollars and the title of champion. Rival Koon on heads up Charlie Carrel could not create significant competition and eventually capitulated finishing on second place.

Prize:

Jason Koon – $ 1,650,300
$ 1,191,900 – Charlie Carrel
$ 759,660 – Dan Coleman
$ 576,300 – Daniel Dvoress
$ 445,320 – Byron Kaverman
Connor Drinan – $ 340,540
Bryn Kenney – $ 275,060