Big Wins for "wisimaki" and "RPF123" at Americas Cardroom

The first Sunday in May was explosive at Americas Cardroom as the sites three biggest MTTs combined to put nearly $700,000 in prize money on the virtual tables.

By: Charles Rettmuller

That amount was well beyond the $475,000 that ACR promised to pay out in the three tournaments. Shattering the guarantees of the Sunday majors has become a common occurrence at the US-facing poker room.

$200K GTD

The largest of the three events is the $1,000 + $50 buy-in $200K GTD that starts off each entrant with a deep stack of 150,000 chips. Participation yesterday featured 284 entrants who combined to create a $284,000 prize pool.

Five-figure scores went to the top six players and included Parker "KKtexasdollyKK" Talbot, who landed in 4th place for $20,590. Talbot was knocking on the door of a title in the same event last week when he finished 3rd for $27,360.

Placing ahead of Parker and his screen name that gives a tip of the hat to Poker Hall of Famer Doyle Brunson were "JJUUffff" ($26,980) and "Logan1980" ($37,630) in 3rd and 2nd places, respectively. Taking home the title and $61,060 in prize money was "wisimaki".

1 wisimaki $61,060
2 Logan1980 $37,630
3 JJUUffff $26,980


The $150K GTD Warm Up 8-Max attracted 2,326 entrants who paid $109 to play while taking a shot at $232,600. Up top for the winner was the prize of $37,913.80 and it was claimed by "RPF123".

Getting past 2,326 entrants is certainly never as easy as 1-2-3 and the winner knew that while contending with the likes of "Snotdoc" and "Dabledore" at the final table. Check out the prize money claimed by those two players below.

1 RPF123 $37,913.80
2 Dabledore $28,121.34
3 Snotdoc $21,003.78

$125K GTD

The Sunday Special featuring a $125,000 guarantee has a $200 + $15 entry fee. A total of 909 entrants bought in yesterday, making for a $181,800 prize pool.

Grabbing the lion's share of $32,905.80 was "trx2123", who fought through 36 levels in order to bink the tournament. A heads-up battle with "moneyforever" saw the latter claim $23,634.

1 trx2123 $32,905.80
2 moneyforever $23,634
3 The_Founder $17,725.50



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