Endrit Geci is the partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event champion, an accolade that came with a mouth-watering prize worth $774,838. Geci came out on top of a 1,084-strong field to secure the victory and get his hands on the largest score of his poker career.
MILLIONS Online Main Event Final Table Results
|1||Endrit Geci||United Kingdom||$774,838*|
|2||Francisco Pinho Correia||Brazil||$731,959*|
|5||Hermogenes Gelonezi Junior||Brazil||$189,320|
|8||Martin Brinkmann||United Kingdom||$91,542|
|9||Jonathan Proudfoot</td||United Kingdom||$72,259|
*reflects a heads-up deal
Jonathan Proudfoot sat down at the final table eighth in chips and needing a little luck to climb up the counts. That luck never arrived and Proudfoot was the first finalist eliminated. Proudfoot found himself all-in with against the of Hermogenes Gelonezi Junior. The final board read and Proudfoot was gone.
Martin Brinkmann joined Proudfoot on the rail soon after. Brinkmann collected $91,542, the last five-figure prize of the evening, when his 6.5 big blind three-bet shove with was called by Geci who had opened the betting with from under the gun. Brinkmann flopped a world of outs on the board but none of them landed.
The First Six-Figure Prize of the Evening
Seventh-place and $115,424 went to Canada’s Richard Mullen who open-shoved for seven big blinds under the gun with . The action folded to Christian Rudolph on the button and he called with . Mullen flopped a flush draw but Rudolph faded it as the five community cards ran .
Geci sent Rudolph to the rail in a huge coinflip. Rudolph raised to 10,850,000 under the gun with [K] and the action folded to Geci in the big blind. Geci responded with an all-in three-bet that put Rudolph to the test for the 110,505,956 chips he had behind. Rudolph called and was flipping against Geci’s .The board ran jack-high with Geci hitting a set on the river.
Gelonezi Junior fell in fifth-place and turned his $5,200 into $189,320. The Brazilian busted when Daniel Dvoress min-raised under the gun with what turned out to be before calling Gelonezi Junior’s 13.5 big blind all-in three-bet. Gelonezi Junior turned over . Dvoress flopped a set and sent his opponent to the showers.
Then came the demise of the last surviving Team partypoker member, Dzmitry Urbanovich. It was Dvoress who sent our hero to the rail. Dvoress min-raised with and called when Urbanovich jammed for 32.7 big blinds from the small blind with . Dvoress flopped another set and Urbanovich crashed out albeit with a $276,127 score in tow.
Dvoress Goes From Hero to Zero
That hand gifted Dvoress the chip lead, but he was the next player eliminated from the MILLIONS Online Main Event. He lost a crucial coinflip with against Geci’s and was left with 16 big blinds. They went into the middle when Francisco Pinho Correia shoved on him on the river of the board and Dvoress called. Dvoress showed but his opponent had turned a straight with .
Geci held a 616,020,780 to 467,087,462 chip lead going into heads-up, but fell behind before clawing his way back into contention again. The heads-up pair struck a deal that left an additional $50,000 for the eventual champion.
Geci got his hands on that extra money after limping in with and Pinho Correia checked with . The flop saw Pinho Correia check and Geci check behind. The turn was greeted with a check-call a half pot-sized bet. A river saw Pinho Correia check again, but then snap-call when Geci over-bet shoved. Good game, Pinho Correia.
The runner-up banked $731,959 courtesy of the aforementioned deal, while Geci was crowned the MILLIONS Online Main Event champion and walked away with $774,838.
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