The first main occasion of the 2022 European Poker Tour Monte Carlo is now within the books. The €10,200 buy-in no-limit maintain’em thriller bounty occasion attracted 83 excessive rollers, constructing a essential prize pool of €390,100 whereas one other €415,000 was put aside for the ‘mystery bounty’ payouts. There had been two €100,000 bounties up fro grabs, that in the end went to fourth-place finisher Imad Derwiche and runner-up Sergi Reixach, who was the participant to in the end money for essentially the most cash on this occasion when totaling money payouts and bounty earnings.
In the tip, the final word victor of the event was French entrepreneur Jean-Noel Thorel. He took dwelling €107,290 from the primary prize pool and one other €77,500 in bounties after defeating Reixach heads-up. Thorel isn’t any stranger to high-stakes event motion, with practically $7.2 million in prior cashes underneath his belt earlier than successful this title. This was simply his third recorded dwell event victory, although. His high 5 largest scores have all come from runner-up and third-place finishes.
While Thorel didn’t draw one of many two six-figure bounty envelopes, he did safe a €50,000 bounty to make up the vast majority of his earnings from that phase of the prize cash.
The high 11 finishers made the cash on this occasion, with 2021 World Series of Poker Europe essential occasion runner-up finisher Johan Guilbert eradicated on the cash bubble. Other huge names hit the rail inside the cash, together with WSOP bracelet winner Boris Kolev (tenth – €9,750), bracelet winner and two-time Super High Roller Bowl ring winner Timothy Adams (ninth – €11,120), and one other high-stakes common and bracelet winner in Sam Greenwood (sixth – €23,800). Greenwood joined Thorel as one of many winners of the €50,000 bounties.
Recent Irish Poker Open essential occasion winner Steve O’Dwyer positioned fifth for €30,430 and €10,000 in bounties when his J-4 suited was unable to win a four-way all-in towards Thorel, Reixach and Belarmino De Souza.
Imad Derwiche obtained all-in with 10-8 suited and located himself in danger towards A-Okay for each Thorel and Reixach. The board double paired and Derwiche with the rail with €38,420 and the six-figure bounty payout he earned for busting Adams earlier within the day.
Reixach took a large lead into three-handed motion. He additional added to his stack when his 54 suited, which he shoved preflop, was capable of outrun the AA of quick stack De Souza. A flush on the flip left De Souza drawing useless. He took dwelling €49,930 because the third-place finisher.
Reixach held a wholesome lead going into heads-up, however the tables had been quickly switched because of a chop that wasn’t. All the chips went in preflop with each gamers holding A-Q. Four hearts rolled off the deck to provide Thorel a flush and the double into the lead. Reixach finally obtained the final of his stack in on a 742 flop with J9. Thorel held 54 for center pair. The A flip and a couple of river modified nothing and Reixach was knocked out in second place (€76,260 and €177,500 in bounties).
Here is a take a look at the outcomes from the ultimate desk:
|Place||Player||Prize Pool Earnings||Bounties||Total Earnings|
|3||Belarmino De Souza||€49,930||€49,930|
|8||Lukasz Szymon Grossmann||€14,630||€14,630|
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