Francisco Benitez is off to a great start in 2022 European Poker Tour in Barcelona festival. Uruguayan poker pros won the two biggest bid events held during the opening few days of the festival, finishing off the 10,200 € No-Limit Hold’em Mystery Bonus event and the 25,000 € High Roller in two days. for consecutive titles.
The winning pair saw Benitez gain a total of $589,318 when presented in US dollars. Came home $235,952 American dollar In his first win in the first event, with roughly half of that profit coming from the mysterious bonus payments he received after defeating opponents. Then he added another $353,366 American dollar As a champion in the high roller championship. These two payouts were his second and third largest payouts ever, trailing only the $759,419 he earned as the runner-up in a $10,000 high roller event during 2021. World Series of Poker Online.
Benitez now has approximately $2.3 million in recorded tournament earnings. He also has 960 card player Player of the Year points thanks to his recent success, enough to move him into the top 400 in 2022 POY Sweat, his feet Global Poker.
Mystery bounty event started on the first day of EPT Barcelona The series, which runs from August 8 to 21 at the Barcelona Casino in the coastal Spanish capital. The tournament attracted 91 entries to create a prize pool of $909,181, with roughly half of that money going to mystery rewards that began to be distributed on the second day of the event.
There were 39 bonuses available, and Benitez took 13 of them, including the second largest: €50,000 ($51,591). American dollar) will be spent. Finally, his rewards are $113,534 American dollar.
The largest reward paid was 100,000 euros. It was eventually pulled down by Joris Ruijs, who finished fourth in the event. Other notables included on the final table WSOP . World Series of Poker Winner of the Arthur Conan bracelet (6th), Brazilian internet star Bruno Volkman, and Ukrainian star of the tournament Igor Yaroshevsky (second).
The High Roller event, the first of several to take place throughout the festival, had attracted 50 entries by the time registration ended. As a result, the prize pool has swelled to over $1.2 million American dollar.
The top seven holders made a profit, and Spain’s all-time leader in money Adrien Matthews was the unfortunate bubble boy in the event. The four-time bracelet winner will have to wait for another round to add to his $29.4 million career earnings.
With Matthews eliminated, the remaining seven players booked at least $65,551. Lots of big names were put on the final table, including the bracelet winner and multi-timer Super High Roller Bowl event winner Timothy Adams (7th), nine-time bracelet winner Eric Seidel (sixth), EPT Sochi Champion Artur Martirosian (fourth), and Triton Poker co-founder Paul Phua (third).
Benítez and Ramiro Petroni concluded a memorial deal that redistributed the remaining prize money based on ICM, with Benitez earning bigger profits as the chip pioneer at the time. The pair shook hands and then dealt a hand to determine the champion by flipping. Benitez won, losing a pair of sevens to take the lead and grab from there to bring the tournament to an end. Petron received $317,302 American dollar as a runner-up.
Here’s a look at the payments and POY Points awarded in both final tables.
Unlimited Mysterious Hold’em Bonus of €10,200
No-Limit Hold’em €25,000
|2||Ramiro Petroni||$317,302||three hundred fifty|
Winner photo credits: Rational Intel Intellectual Holdings Ltd. / Danny Maxwell.