Day 1 Completed
|Blinds||200,000 / 400,000|
Day 1 Completed
The fourth and final $5,250 Bounty Hunters Main Event at the GG Spring Festival saw one of the game's very best add another victory to what's already a poker resumé for the ages. David Peters topped a 341-player field to win $297,105, adding up to his countless accolades that include over $33M in live tournament winnings alone on The Hendon Mob.
It wasn't the first time Peters made a big score at GGPoker; last year, the Buckeye won his second career WSOP bracelet in the $10K NLHE Heads-up Championship for $360,480 at the rapid-growing site.
Peters, a surefire Poker Hall of Famer someday, defeated fellow poker royalty Adrian Mateos heads-up en route to his victory, with the Spaniard taking home $135,141 for his efforts. Red-hot Artur Martirosian finished in third place after firing six bullets and received $168,890 for his persistence, courtesy of many knock-outs scored along the way.
The 341 players created a total prize pool of $1,705,000 surpassing the already lofty $1.5M guarantee. Besides the trio at the top, plenty of other big names ran deep in the event, with Benjamin Rolle, Jans Arends, Matthias Eibinger. and Wiktor Malinowski all reaching the final table as well. Natural8's Pete Chen bubbled the event.
GGSF H-106: $5,250 Bounty Hunters Main Event
|1||David Peters||United States||$297,105|
|4||Jonathan Proudfoot||United Kingdom||$83,735|
All prizes include bounty prize
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Adrian Mateos raised to 1,400,000, David Peters three-bet to 3,500,000 and Mateos called. Peters bet 1,600,000 on the flop and Mateos called. Peters followed it up with a 2,500,000-bet on the turn and Mateos stuck around for another street.
The river was the and Peters went all in. Mateos called it off for 6,689,472 total with , but Peters had to end the tournament in style.
Adrian Mateos limp-called with against a shove from David Peters with and doubled up on a board to 15M
Artur Martirosian raised to 1,000,000 and David Peters defended. Peters check-called 816,750 on the flop and 2,800,000 on the turn.
The river was the and Peters checked a third time. Martirosian shipped it in for nearly 7M and Peters called it off.
Martirosian had for top pair but Peters had turned two pair with to eliminate the Russian who had bought himself six times into this event.
Just after the break, Jonathan Proudfoot got it preflop all in for a pot worth 8.2M with against the of Artur Martirosion.
The board ran out and Martirosian spiked a king on the turn to send Proudfoot packing.
Artur Martirosian doubled with pocket threes through the of David Peters to remain with four players.