An unknown wins the PSC Barcelona for nearly €1 million while Ronny Kaiser took down the €10,300 buy-in High Roller for over €700k. Check out these stories and more in the Monday Hit and Run.
Sebastian Sorensson Wins Nearly €1 million in 2nd Poker Tournament
The final weekend of the PokerStars Championship Barcelona was held over the weekend with the conclusion of two of the biggest events – the Main Event and the High Roller.
In the PSC Barcelona Main Event, Sebastian Sorensson took home first place in just his second poker tournament, winning €987,043. Sorensson outlasted 1,682 players including Lachezar Petkov heads-up. Sorrensson, who works in a warehouse in Sweden, hasn’t decided whether he is going to continue his job or become a professional poker player.
— Short-Stacked Shamus (@hardboiledpoker) August 27, 2017
Meanwhile in the €10,300 High Roller, Ronny Kaiser outlasted 431 entries (plus 126 re-entries) to win the largest prize of his poker career -€735,000 after a three-way deal. Kaiser’s previous win was a €275,000 first place finish at EPT Tallinn. Daniel Negreanu, ElkY, John Juanda and Jeff Gross were among the notables who played in the event.
— PokerStarsBlog (@PokerStarsBlog) August 27, 2017
– The WPT Legends of Poker kicked off on Friday from the Bicycle Hotel and Casino with three Day 1s over the weekend. A total of 763 players entered the $4,000 buy-in tournament, including 48 entries at the last minute before starting Day 2. On Monday, Day 2 began with 270 players remaining plus the 48 new players as when action resumed at noon Pacific Time. The tournament will run through Wednesday.
– It seems like the poker world is getting in influx of new games lately. Check out the latest reviews of PokerStars Power Up — which is launching in the last three months of 2017 — and 888poker’s Flopomania, which recently launched. The new games aim to simplify and make poker more engaging and appealing to recreational players.
– Global Poker Index leaderboard updates: Bryn Kenney has regained the 2017 GPI Player of the Year leaderboard, taking the spot over from Dario Sammartino, who held the lead for the last five weeks. Koray Aldemir is in 2nd while Nick Petrangelo is in 4th. Bryn Kenney also took over the GPI 300 lead from Petrangelo last week. David Peters holds on to his second spot.
– Grinderschool.com poker training video of the day is a on barreling the turn in PokerStars 6 max Zoom games. This episode is part 12 of a 16 part-series.
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