PCA Side Event Action
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) is the largest festival of Poker outside of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). The six day main event attracted 1,072 entrants, creating a prize pool of over $10 million dollars, with the first prize awarding $2 million. The main event is currently down to the last 24 remaining players, while others are playing the side events.
Former world champion, Jonathan Duhamel won $239,830 right after winning the $5,000 NLHE side event. His victory came a few days after he was placed in fourth place in the High Roller event for $313,600. The current world champion Pius Heinz finished fifth in the $5k side event that Duhamel won.
In another side event, Jamil Wakil scored his biggest ever live tournament win after winning $10,000 in the $1,000 Survivor tournament. The tournament which boasted a 128 strong field, split its prize pool so as to distribute as many $10,000 prizes as it could. All in all there were 12 prizes and the EPT and WPT champion, Roberto Romanello was one of the players.
Hungarian, Istvan Toth won the $300 NLHE Turbo event, John Esposito won the $1,000 H.O.E. event and Michael Malm won the $1,000 “win the button” tournament.
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