2020 PokerStars Stadium Series

Stadium Series Freezeout Grand Final - Medium: $530 NLHE [8-Max], $2M Gtd
Days: 3

Alexandru "JustPray" Marcu Eliminated in 2nd Place ($202,568)

Level 51 : 2,000,000-4,000,000, 500,000 ante
Pessagno vs Marcu
Pessagno vs Marcu

Alexandru "JustPray" Marcu raised to 8,000,000 from the button and Caio "pessagno" Pessagno made the call.

The flop came {5-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds}, Pessagno checked for Marcu to continue with a bet of 8,500,000 which was called.

The turn was the {5-Hearts} and both players checked for the {k-Clubs} to complete the board. Pessagno checked for the last time. Marcu bet 10,200,000 for Pessagno to raise it up to 55,920,000. Marcu shoved for 151,248,288 in total for Pessagno to snap-call with the bigger stack.

Marcu tabled {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs} for the flopped set of aces and turned full house but Pessagno held {4-Diamonds}{2-Diamonds} for the flopped straight flush to bring the tournament to an end. As they agreed to a three-handed deal, Marcu collects $202,568 for finishing in second place while Pessagno wins $266,006 and the title.

A recap of the final table is to follow.

Player Chips Progress
Caio "pessagno" Pessagno br
Caio "pessagno" Pessagno
423,400,000 138,038,288
Alexandru "JustPray" Marcu ro
Alexandru "JustPray" Marcu
Busted
Day 2 Chip Leader

Tags: Alexandru "JustPray" MarcuCaio "pessagno" Pessagno