#16: $840 Bounty Hunters Championship
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Event Info

Вход $840
Награден фонд $1,181,600
Players 1,477

Ниво

Ниво 42
Блайндове 300,000 / 600,000
Анте 90,000

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#16: $840 Bounty Hunters Championship
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"davidchien88" Wins Bounty Hunters Championship for $113,881 in Combined Prizes

• Ниво 42: 300,000-600,000, 90,000 ante
"davidchien88" Wins Bounty Hunters Championship for $113,881 in Combined Prizes
"davidchien88" Wins Bounty Hunters Championship for $113,881 in Combined Prizes

After about ten hours of play, "davidchien88" is the Bounty Hunter Champion. The player from Taiwan made it through a field of 1,477 entries in Event #16: $840 Bounty Hunters Championship to win the top prize of just under $50,000. That was the biggest share of nearly $1.2 million in total prizes, and along the way, the winner also managed to pocket $64,843 in bounty cash as well.

"davidchien88" made it to heads-up play with more than a 2:1 chip advantage, and they quickly turned on the pressure. Before the final break they were up nearly 8:1, and though second place finisher Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak did manage to survive with a double, he ultimately busted in a cooler running two pair into a flopped set.

Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerCountryBountyPrize
1davidchien88Taiwan$64,843$49,038
2Jakub "Janusz1957PL" MichalakPoland$17,215$48,920
3Enrico CamosciItaly$12,600$36,997
4PacailoUzbekistan$18,269$27,947
5Eder "BlueMoon" CampanaBrazil$7,464$21,111
6isildinho1Brazil$3,594$15,947
7Robert HaighGermany$14,550$12,046
8Titus CatanaAustria$6,913$9,099
9Rayan "InhalemyQuQ" ChamasCanada$5,703$6,873

The Day's Action

Action on Event #16: $840 Bounty Hunters Championship got underway at 2:05 p.m. eastern time today, and by the time registration closed about three hours later, there were 1,477 total entries. That swelled the prize pool to $1,181,600, almost 20% above the $1 million guarantee.

There were just 439 players left in action when registration closed but it only took an hour to play down to the 206 paid spots. Along the way GGPoker OmahaSquad member Sasha "Poker Sasha" Liu was one of the players to fall by the wayside before the money.

Within an hour they were down to 100 players left after losing players like Dara O'Kearney, who actually wrote a book on the subject of bounty tournaments, PKO Poker Strategy, and Jessica Teusl in the money. It was just over two hours later they got down to the final table.

Hristivoje Pavlovic
Hristivoje \"ALLinPav\" Pavlovic, 16th Place

Jeff "DollarVig" Berwick ended his day in 12th after a brutal cooler where he ran kings into the aces of third place finisher Enrico Camosci, and players like GGPoker Squad member Hristivoje "ALLinPav" Pavlovic, Joao "Wim Hof" Ferreira, and Sriharsha "Upswinger" Doddapaneni also busted out on the way.

"davidchien88" began their way to the win when their eights held in a race against the ace-king of Robert Haigh, knocking Haigh out in 7th place. They then took out four of the next five players to bust, including a brutal hand against "isildinho1" when their tens flopped a set against aces.

"davidchien88" cruised to the victory, getting heads up with more than 2:! chip lead, and going into the final break with a nearly 8:1 lead. Heads-up didn't last very long as even though Michalak was able to claw back a double, they were never able to get close. It all ended on a cooler where Michalak flopped two pair against the flopped straight for "davidchien88", and it was all over.

Second place was worth $66,134 in total for Michalak, with $17,215 coming from bounties. "davidchien88" won the Gold Ring, as well as more than $100,000 in prizes.

Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak Eliminated in 2nd Place ($66,134 total)

• Ниво 42: 300,000-600,000, 90,000 ante
Jakub Michalak
Jakub Michalak

Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak was short for the whole of heads-up play, but it still took a cooler to end it. After limped action pre-flop, Michalak check-shoved over a bet of 840,000 from "davidchien88" on the flop of {q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}.

"davidchien88": {a-Clubs}{j-Diamonds}
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak: {q-Clubs}{10-Spades}

Board: {q-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{k-Clubs}{j-Hearts}{j-Clubs}

They both smashed the flop, but the straight for "davidchien88" was a bit better than the two pair for Michalak, and he was out in 2nd place for a combined score of more than $66,000, including $17,215 from bounties.

davidchien88 tw
davidchien88
tw 36,925,000 6,141,696
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak pl
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak
pl Отпаднал

Michalak Doubles to Stay Alive

• Ниво 42: 300,000-600,000, 90,000 ante

"davidchien88" shoved and Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak called with less, but had the best of it with {k-Spades}{3-Spades} against {8-Hearts}{7-Spades}. The board ran out {6-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{q-Spades}{10-Diamonds} to score the double for Michalak.

davidchien88 tw
davidchien88
tw 30,783,304 -1,540,848
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak pl
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak
pl 6,141,696 1,540,848
Ниво:
42
Блайндове:
300,000/600,000
Анте:
90,000

"Pacailo" Eliminated in 4th Place ($46,216 total)

• Ниво 41: 250,000-500,000, 75,000 ante
"Pacailo" Eliminated in 4th Place ($46,216 total)
"Pacailo" Eliminated in 4th Place ($46,216 total)

"Pacailo" got in again in a race with "davidchien88", this time holding eights against {k-Hearts}{j-Hearts}. "davidchien88" ran out to a straight on the {q-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{6-Diamonds}{10-Spades} board to get the game three-handed. "Pacailo" took more than $18,000 in bounties through the game today.

davidchien88 tw
davidchien88
tw 25,892,088 10,101,068
Enrico Camosci it
Enrico Camosci
it 5,593,288 -2,437,500
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak pl
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak
pl 5,439,624 -1,375,000
Pacailo UZ
Pacailo
UZ Отпаднал

Michalak Smashes Flop

• Ниво 41: 250,000-500,000, 75,000 ante

It started as a blind on blind race between the tens of "davidchien88" in the small blind and the {a-Clubs}{q-Clubs} for Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak in the big. When the flop cam {q-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}{a-Spades} though, it left "davidchien88" looking for runners that never came.

davidchien88 tw
davidchien88
tw 15,791,020 -460,512
Enrico Camosci it
Enrico Camosci
it 8,030,788 -851,800
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak pl
Jakub "Janusz1957PL" Michalak
pl 6,814,624 2,027,312
Pacailo UZ
Pacailo
UZ 6,288,568 -715,000
Ниво:
41
Блайндове:
250,000/500,000
Анте:
75,000