Pascal Lefrancois won the $25,500 MILLIONS Online Super High Roller back in March, and has gone back-to-back by taking down the latest edition of the same tournament. This time around, Lefrancois came out on top of a 43-strong field to pad his bankroll with $323,823.
MILLIONS Online Super High Roller Final Table Results
The 43 entrants created a $1,075,000 prize pool that the top nine finishers shared. Among those who entered but fell short of reaching the money places were superstars such as MILLIONS Online Main Event runner-up Juan Pardo Dominguez, Ole Schemion, Adrian Mateos, Christian Rudolph, and Niklas Astedt. Canada’s David Coleman was the unfortunate soul who bust in tenth place, popping the money bubble.
Man of the moment Ali Imsirovic and Daniel Dvoress were the first in-the-money players out of the door. They banked $54,512. Dvoress’ exit set the star-studded final table.
Artur Martirosian’s time at the final table was short-lived. Timothy Adams min-raised to 400,000 from under the gun with . Martirosian called all-in for only 344,274 from the big blind with , and lost courtesy of the board running .
Adams busted in sixth place in what was a massive hand involved Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton. Adams made it 550,000 to do at the 125,000/250,000 level, and Haxton called in the big blind with . The flop fell , and Haxton check-called a 312,500 continuation bet. Haxton check-called a 1,462,000 bet on the turn. The river gave Adams two pair but Haxton a flush. Haxton check, Adams bet 2,500,000, leaving himself a mere 39,857 chips behind. Haxton check-raised all-in, Adams, called, and saw the bad news.
Lefrancois claimed his first victim of the final table in a battle of the blinds with Tamas Adamszki. Lefrancois limped in from the small blind for 300,000 with before calling the 750,000 raise from Adamszki, which he made with the lowly . The flop saw both players check in turn. The landed on the turn, and was greeted by a pair of checks. On the river, Lefrancois overbet 2,700,000, which was enough to put Adamszki all-in. Adamszki made the call, and discovered he had made a second-best and expensive hand.
Then came the elimination of Haxton who’s three-bet shove was ill-timed. Andras Nemeth opened to 770,000 at the 175,000/350,000 level, Haxton three-bet all-in from the small blind for 11,128,924 with , and Nemeth snap-called, as you would if you were sat there with . Haxton caught a king on the river of the but it was a case of too little too late.
Nemeth then send former WPT Prague champion Andrey Pateychuk to the rail in third. Nemeth raised enough from the small blind to set Pateychuk all-in for his last 13 big blinds. Pateychuk called all-in with and found himself ahead of Nemeth’s . The fact only remained true until the flop. The turn reduced Pateychuk’s outs, and the river improved Nemeth to an unnecessary flush.
That hand meant Nemeth went into the one-on-one clash with Lefrancois holding a 27,611,084 to 15,388,916 lead.
Lefrancois came off best in the early confrontations before getting his hands on Nemeth’s stack and, therefore, the title.
Blinds were 250,000/500,000/62,500a when Nemeth limped in with . Lefrancois raised to 1,750,000 with before calling when Nemeth ripped it in for 9,707,384 in total. By the river the board read , busting Nemeth in second-place, and locking up yet another major partypoker title for the former MILLIONS Grand Final Main Event champion.
Smilijkovic Wins the $10,300 High Roller
There was a $10,300 buy-in MILLIONS Online High Roller while Lefrancois was busy winning the $25,500 Super High Roller. It drew in a 59-player crowd, and Daniel Smiljkovic was the last player standing, and recipient of the $164,232 top prize.
Smilijkovic defeated Georgi Sandev heads-up to secure the victory, leaving Sandev to bank the $104,516 runner-up prize. We have to give a special mention to Haxton who added the $69,876 third-place prize from this event to the $99,129 he collected for his fourth-place finish in the $25,500 Super High Roller.
MILLIONS Online High Roller Final Table Results
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