Maria Lampropoulos from Argentina has been crowned as the winner of this year’ PartyPoker Millions. The event was held at the Dusk Till Dawn Casino in Nottingham. PartyPoker Millions is the largest live tournament under this brand. She was competing with over 6 500 other poker professionals. Maria has won other poker championships in the past, and this will be an addition to the winnings she has made in her career.
PartyPoker Millions Event
The PartyPoker Millions started on April 14, and ended on April 23 when the main event of the whole live tournament took place. Different events lead to the main event with a total pool prize of £6 million. Maria Lampropoulos scooped the £1 million which was the first-place prize. Jacob Mulhern is in second place raking and winning a second-place prize of £650 000.
At the main event table, there were eight Poker players from different countries. Maria and Katie Swift were the only two females at the table.
Run Down of the Top 8
1st Place: Maria Lampropoulos, Argentina – £1 000 000 ($1 281 700)
2nd Place: Jacob Mulhern, England – £650 000 ($833 105)
3rd Place: Jeremy Panting, Trinidad/Tobago – £450 000 ($576 765)
4th Place: Mateusz Rypolak, Poland – £320 000 ($410 144)
5th Place: Jon Spinks, England – £220 000 ($281 974)
6th Place: Stephen Chidwick, England – £150 000 ($192 255)
7th Place: Katie Swift, England – £100 000 ($128 170)
8th Place: Neel Murthy, USA – £72 395 ($92 789)
First Female PartyPoker Millions Winner
One of the events at the tournament was a Million Ladies Event. All the ladies that were participating and there for the event were cheering Maria after her win. Some couldn’t even believe it and kept asking if she has won. Most of the females who work at the Dusk till Dawns Casino also stopped working to cheer her on. PartyPoker ambassador Natalia Breviglieri was also there to celebrate with the Argentinian winner.