The first ever online edition of the US Poker Open on Global Poker wrapped up with the SC250,000 guaranteed main event.
A total of 2,208 entries were made in the tournament, allowing the prize pool to easily clear the guarantee and settle at SC301,770. The final 306 players finished in the money, earning a minimum payout of SC241.
After seven hours of play, it all came down to Indiana’s ‘FatboyFish’ and California’s ‘Petrenjello’ for the SC48,132 first-place prize.
‘Petrenjello’ was left with just three big blinds by the final hand, forced to make a stand with J 3. He would find some improvement as the board ran out A 6 2 K J, but it wasn’t enough to beat ‘FatboyFish’ and his A 5.
“FatboyFish” claimed the biggest share of the #USPO Main Event prize pool worth SC48,132.32 and a , while “Petrenjello” collected SC36,212.41 for his 2nd place exit. “Ahweiss123” finished in 3rd place for SC26,284.17. #GlobalPoker
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With the series in the books, the attention turned to the USPO leaderboard, where ‘FlushMe2Tears’ topped the Sweeps Coin bracket and ‘richfromkeynote’ took down the Gold Coin bracket.
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