Michael Tureniec wins $1,111 Little One for One Drop for $525,520

Michael Tureniec is the final gold bracelet winner of the biggest and most succesful poker series in history. 4,360 players tried their luck in the final event, the $1,111 Little One for One Drop, creating a total prizepool of $3,924,000. Twelve players returned on the fourth and final day, all dreaming of taking home the bracelet.

 

 

Thai Tran was the chipleader, while Calvin Anderson and Ryan D’Angelo were in second and third. After Mohammad Abediarani (12th, $35,269) and Johnny Ngo (11th, $35,269) were eliminated, the players headed to the unofficial final table of 10. This was the line-up:

Seat

Player

Chips

Seat #1

Michael Tureniec

5.800.000 (36 bb)

Seat #2

Calvin Anderson

1.300.000 (8 bb)

Seat #3

Lucas Blanco

7.100.000 (44 bb)

Seat #4

Thai Tran

5.400.000 (34 bb)

Seat #5

Samer Al-Shurieki

2.800.000 (18 bb)

Seat #6

Shai Zurr

2.900.000 (18 bb)

Seat #7

Sam Ho

3.300.000 (21 bb)

Seat #8

Carl Martel

2.500.000 (16 bb)

Seat #9

Ryan D’Angelo

7.200.000 (45 bb)

Seat #10

Guillaume Diaz

3.900.000 (24 bb)

 

 

It was gonna be a quick final table for Anderson, as he found himself all-in with against Blanco’s , but he found a miracle straight on . Not long after, Anderson’s own aces were cracked in a sickening way. Anderson snap-called the all-ins of both Al-Shurieki’s and Martel’s . The flop gave Al-Shurieki the lead, but the turn was the , leaving Al-Shurieki with 1 out and Martel with 4. The miracle fell on the river to keep Al-Shurieki alive. Martel finished the tournament in tenth for $35,269.

 

Diaz then busted in ninth with pocket 7’s against jacks and Shai Zurr’s ace-three wasn’t good enough against ace-queen.

Anderson took control from that point on, hitting an ace on the river with against Al-Shurieki’s , busting him in seventh place for $76,351. When Anderson knocked out Blanco as well, he held over half of the chips with five players left.

 

Start of the day chipleader Thai Tran finished in fifth place for $133,028, and Tureniec knocked Sam Ho out, who finished fourth for $177,695. Shortstack Ryan D’Angelo managed to survive several moneyjumps, finished in third. He had his last chips in the middle with against Anderson’s and was drawing dead after the flop when the board ran out .

 

A long heads-up battle followed between Anderson and Tureniec. In the final hand, Anderson 3bet shoves his last 11 million with and Tureniec makes the call with . The board ran out and Tureniec earned his first bracelet.

 

The results of the final table:

Place

Player

Country

Price

1

Michael Tureniec

Sweden

$525.520

2

Calvin Anderson

USA

$324.597

3

Ryan D’Angelo

USA

$239.232

4

Sam Ho

USA

$177.695

5

Thai Tolly

USA

$133.028

6

Lucas Blanco

UK

$100.380

7

Samer Al-Shurieki

USA

$76.351

8

Shai Zurr

Israel

$58.543

9

Guillaume Diaz

France

$45.254

 

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