Well, fancy that, a Finnish player won a PLO tournament. Who would have thunk it? That Finn was Mikko Turtiainen who collected €45,900 who edged ahead of Noshrevan Gadelia, with whom he chopped most of the money. They are now best friends.*
*This fact is based upon nothing but the winner's photo below.
Event #19, 13-14 December
Game: PLO + one rebuy/one add-on
Players: 75 (12 rebuys/75 add-ons)
Prize pool: € 154,230
1. Mikko Turtiainen, Finland, €45,900*
2. Noshrevan Gadelia, Russia, €42,000*
3. Ryan Franklin, USA, €20,100
4. Markus Ristola, Finland, €14,600
5. Attilio Donato, Italy, €10,800
6. Pavel Binar, Czech Republic, €7,800
7. Peter Linton, UK, €6,900
8. Oleksii Khoroshenin, Ukraine, €6,130
*Denotes a deal was made
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Rick Dacey is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.