Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker is among the most successful poker players in Austria. Reports state that he has won over $8.1 million cumulatively in live tournaments and over $1 million in online poker events. Still, the poker pro recently won $93,217 after being the last player at the table at PokerStars' $5,200 Titans Event.
The tournament featured 54 players who created a $300,000 prize pool. But, only the leading seven entrants got a share of the pool. Jans "Graftekkel" Arends and Georgi "millennial" Sandev missed the pot despite advancing to the final table.
Who Were the Event's Top Finalists?
- Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker from Austria-$93,217
- Dan "NukeTheFish!" Wilson from the United Kingdom-$67,175
- zvienaz from Lithuania-$48,409
- Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle from Austria-$34,885
- Niklas "Lena900" Astedt from Sweden-$25,139
- PAX176 from Poland-$18,116
- Ebaaa11 from Montenegro-$13,055
The Final Table's Action
Sandev burst the tournament's money bubble in eighth place. Ebaaa11 took home $13,055 after leaving the table in seventh place.
PAX176 followed Ebaaa11 in sixth place with $18,166 and Niklas Astedt's run ended shortly in fifth place. Benjamin Rolle exited the tournament in fourth place with $34,885. Yet, he later won $14,601 in the $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up High Roller.
zvienaz finished third with $48,409, hence setting up heads-up action between Muehloecker and Dan Wilson (2016 Irish Open winner). Muehloecker outsmarted Wilson in the last hand and busted him as the runner-up with $67,175.
dimadub93 Is the Recent Sunday Million PKO's Champion
Last weekend's $109 Sunday Million attracted 10,823 entrants who formed a $1,082,300 prize pool. PokerStars awarded half of the pool in its usual manner and the other half as bounties.
The Event's Largest Prizes
- dimadub93 from Montenegro-a $81,775 total prize; $26,201 bounties and a $55,574 prize
- vilost from Brazil- a $61,592 total prize; $6,024 bounties and a $55,568 prize
- tzini9 from Romania- a $45,008 total prize; $4,117 bounties and a $40,891 prize
- Heidegger807 from Canada- a $32,338 total prize; $3,956 bounties and a $28,382 prize
- GOT3As from Honduras- a $26,706 total prize; $6,780 bounties and a $19,926 prize
- pppharmacy from the United Kingdom-a $14,846 total prize; $1,258 bounties and a $13,588 prize
- fart0vbli from Kazakhstan- a $14,976 total prize; $5,405 bounties and a $9,571 prize
- Quepacha18 from Argentina- a $10,199 total prize; $3,407 bounties and a $6,792 prize
- Serebity_p from Romania- a $5,876 total prize; $1,042 bounties and a $4,834 prize
How Things Unfolded at the Table
Serebity_p was the only final table qualifier who made a four-figure score as their colleagues bagged over $10,000 each. The player finished ninth with $5,876. Quepacha18, fart0vbli, and pppharmacy followed them in eighth, seventh, and sixth place respectively.
GOT3As, Heidegger807, and tzini9 got busted simultaneously in fifth, fourth, and third place. tzini9's kicked off a tough battle of the blinds between vilost and dimadub93.dimadub93 beat vilost and sent them packing in second place with $61,592.