British superstar Charlie Carrel got his hands on his largest-ever live poker score when he took down the Triton Poker Super High Roller Series London £50,000 Eight-Handed event. A total of 66 players made 43 re-entries between them to create a £5,123,000 prize pool shared among the top 15 finishers.
France’s Benjamin Pollak was the first player to bust in the money, finishing 15th for £87,000. Germany’s Christoph Vogelsang was the next to fall and also collected £87,000. This high stakes duo were followed to the cashier’s desk by Jesus Cortes, and Sam Greenwood who both banked £94,700 before Mikael Thurtiz and Talal Shakerchi busted for £107,500.
Team partypoker’s Isaac Haxton fell in ninth-place to set the official final table; Haxton won £133,000.
Canada’s Daniel Dvoress’ run at the final table didn’t last long and he had to make do with a £182,000 prize for finishing eighth. Jun Wah Yap smashed his personal best with a £238,000 haul for his seventh-place finish before Robert Flink busted in sixth-place for £302,100. Flink finished second in another Super High Roller event in Jeju, South Korea in March for $1,240,829.
Austria’s Matthias Eibinger then exited in fifth-place for a £386,000 addition to his bankroll and was followed to the sidelines by Kahle Burns who took home £481,500 from this event after banking £160,000 from the £25,000 Six-Max Turbo.
Then came the elimination of Loeliger. This third-place bust-out being worth £594,000 making for an excellent couple of days after he won the £25,000 Six-Max Turbo for £690,000. Loeliger’s exit left Jason Koon and Carrel heads-up.
Each was guaranteed £907,000 but there was £1,321,000 awaiting the champion. That champion ended up being Carrel who locked up the third seven-figure prize of his career to date, this one being larger than any other by more than $350,000.
Triton Poker Super High Roller Series London £50,000 Eight-Handed Final Table Results
|1||Charlie Carrel||United Kingdom||£1,321,000||$1,601,853|
|2||Jason Koon||United States||£907,000||$1,099,834|
|7||Jun Wah Yap||Malaysia||£238,000||$288,600|