PokerStars Festival Bucharest: Prizes announced, with €133,400 up top for the champ

August 04, 2017

As play kicks off in the JW Marriot for Day 2 of the PokerStars Festival Bucharest, the prizes have finally been announced.

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Of the 736 that entered one of the three flights that took place over the last few days, 111 will be paid. A min-cash here is worth €1770, and we expect we expect the bubble to burst at around 6pm this evening (although, given the number of ‘All-in’s’ I’ve head just 10 minutes into play, it could come much sooner).

And what are the prizes up top?

Well, with the €500,000 guarantee being surpassed early into Day 1B, it eventually swelled to an impressive €706,560 by the end of Day 1C. That means it’ll be a nice payday for the eventual winner here, who will receive €133,400 when they are crowned on Sunday.

Here are the final table pay-outs:

1       €133,400  
2       €81,300  
3       €57,600  
4       €43,500  
5       €34,400  
6       €26,091  
7       €18,720  
8       €12,790  

The full list of pay-outs from min-cash up can be found here.

The plan for the day is eight, 60-minute levels with play wrapping up at around 9:30pm local time. Stay tuned throughout the day as we bring you updates on the bubble, the high-roller and general going’s on here from Bucharest.

If you just can’t hold out until then, here are a few you might have missed from yesterday:

Sam Grafton on his WSOP, Twitter game, online success, and poker as a job
A catch-up with Mr Moneymaker
When Daniel came to Bucharest

For live updates, check in with our friends at PokerNews here.

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