France’s Mathieu Di Meglio has received the €3,000 EPT Thriller Bounty at PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague for €243,186 after defeating heads-up opponent Vlada Stojanovic of Croatia after what proved to be a back-and-forth heads-up battle.
Di Meglio is primarily a web-based participant and had $44,046 in Hendon Mob-reported stay earnings heading into the occasion.
After his victory he instructed PokerNews “I am very completely happy. After a few years of failing and virtually getting there, I am very glad!”
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€3,000 EPT Thriller Bounty Last Desk Outcomes
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The Thriller Bounty occasion attracted a large subject of 776 runners for a prize pool of €1,331,616 that did not embody a bounty prize pool that featured two €100,000 bounties.
There weren’t many bounty sweats at Friday’s last desk as many of the largest envelopes had already been claimed. On Day 2, Orpen Kisacikoglu and Poland’s Pawel Krol pulled the 2 €100,000 thriller bounties, whereas Toni Kaukua was fortunate sufficient to drag a €50,000 envelope.
The Day 3 subject of 18 dwindled down rapidly as gamers together with Finnish poker legend Juha Helppi (18th – €9,490) and Turkey’s Yigit Aksoy (14th – €12,560) have been eradicated.
Sixes would quickly after doom France’s Gregoire Auzoux as he four-bet jammed into the queens of the Di Meglio to fall in eighth place. Having began the day as chip chief, Di Meglio ran his stack up from there as different gamers dropped round him.
Stojanovic eradicated Nils Pudel earlier than sending Nenad Dukic to the rail in fifth place. Koop eradicated Daan Muulders earlier than Dukic eradicated Koop to deliver the match to heads-up.
The 2 remaining gamers exchanged chip leads and performed dozens of single-raised and limped pots over two ranges. Stojanovic then took an enormous lead in a flush-over-flush hand earlier than shedding all of it again to Di Meglio.
Because the variety of large blinds in play shrunk, Di Meglio remained in management as Stojanovic ultimately shoved with queen-five solely to run into the pocket kings of Di Meglio. A queen on the flop gave Stojanovic hope, however an inconsequential runout confirmed his runner-up end and handed the title to the Frenchman.
That wraps up the PokerNews stay reporting workforce’s protection of the thrilling €3,000 EPT Thriller Bounty. Make sure to test of the workforce’s protection of different occasions all through EPT Prague.