The Venom PKO $ 5M GTD tournament ended on Thursday 13 May 2021. The winner of this tournament was an unknown US player with the nickname “RyDo”. His winnings amounted to $ 737,134.
The renowned poker network Winning (WPN) hosted the largest PKO tournament in history. The Venom PKO has a guaranteed prize pool of $ 5 million. This time, 2864 players took part in the $ 2,650 buy-in tournament. Thus, the final prize pool of $ 7,160,000 was formed and this tournament became the largest in the history of online poker in the format of progressive knockout.
Most of the players at the final table were from the United States, which is not surprising. Also at the table were one player from Austria, Brazil, Spain. The winner of the tournament, RyDo, was in the top 5 with only 3BBs. Nevertheless, he managed to successfully double several times.
When heads-up started, Spanish player TIKITAKA11 had x5 chip advantage. Nevertheless, the American player RyDo was able to outplay his opponent. And in the final hand after showing KQ-88, the American caught a straight on the turn.