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Alexandros Kolonias Wins $1.2M After Placing First in WSOPE grand lotto

It has been a long five days, and a boss has arisen in the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event. Alexandros Kolonias has caught the primary spot prize, subsequent to destroying a field of more than 540 sprinters.

In the wake of prevailing upon $1.2 million in the WSOPE this year, his all out live income currently absolute $3,729,554. Prior to now, his greatest money came in2016, when he procured $930, 117 for his runner up finish in the €25,000 NLHE High Roller in Monte Carlo. grand lotto

The Greek poker player has been contending in live competitions since 2011, however doesn’t play numerous occasions in physical scenes. Thus, this is a gigantic achievement to have added to his repertoire. He says:

“I never played numerous live occasions each year, and it was, obviously, incredible to make the most of this one. I figure I will do likewise and play on the web, and do five or six live competitions a year.”

We keep thinking about whether he’ll go to the WSOP in Las Vegas one year from now. He is by all accounts particular in the live competitions that he plays, however it could positively be great to ride the influx of his WSOPE this year and strive for a best position in Vegas in 2020.

Kolonias was facing some wild contenders at the last table, however he figured out how to beat the competition. He found himself mixed up with a heads-up fight with Claas Segebrecht, which didn’t keep going extremely long. It was Segebrecht’s pocket threes against Kolonias’ pro ruler fit that won him the competition, as the board allowed him a flush.

The last table payouts are as per the following:

Place     Winner  Country Prize

1             Alexandros Kolonias        Greece  $1,258,383

2             Claas Segebrecht              Germany              $777,709

3             Anthony Zinno   United States     $538,673

4             Dario Sammartino            Italy       $379,289

5             Anh Do Czech Republic   $271,565

6             Rifat Palevic        Sweden $197,770

7             Julien Martini     France   $146,539

8             Jakob Madsen    Denmark              $110,506

What’s the significance here for POY?

The Player of the Year race was a tight one, and it couldn’t have been anybody’s down if any of the best ten players on the leaderboard figured out how to make the last table of the headliner. That wasn’t the situation, notwithstanding, and Daniel Negreanu actually sits that the top.

Since there are no more WSOP occasions for the year, this implies that Negreanu will be the Player of the Year. It will be his third time winning the title – a great accomplishment.

Thus, our congrats go out to both Daniel Negreanu and Alexandros Kolonias for their accomplishments this week!