Jean-Noel Thorel Claims Third Career Victory In The €10,200 Mystery Bounty Event (€107,290 In Cash + €77,500 In Mystery Bounties)

The primary main identify of the 2022 PokerStars Ecu Poker Excursion (EPT) offered through Monte-Carlo On line casino® on the Monte-Carlo Wearing complicated at the French Riviera has been awarded. Out of a box of 83 entries in Event #4: €10,200 Mystery Bounty, French entrepreneur Jean-Noel Thorel prevailed in heads-up in opposition to Spanish poker professional Sergi Reixach to win his 3rd ever victory at the reside poker circuit.

Thorel and Reixach have been chargeable for the lion’s proportion of the eliminations within the cash and shared the most important portion of the €390,100 in money and €415,000 in Thriller Bounty prizes. Reixach in addition to fourth-place finisher Imad Derwiche drew the golden envelope with the best possible bounty of €100,000 whilst Thorel and Sam Greenwood scored an fast payday of €50,000.

Simplest the highest 11 spots earned prizes for his or her efforts. A few of the gamers within the cash have been Belarmino De Souza, EPT common and up to date 2022 Irish Open champion Steve O’Dwyer, Rodrigo Selouan, and Timothy Adams. French poker professional Johan “YoH ViraL” Guilbert used to be eradicated at the bubble to let the bounty bonanza start in a while thereafter.

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Position Winner Nation Money Prize (EUR) Bounty Prize (EUR) Overall Prize (EUR)
1 Jean-Noel Thorel France €107,290 €77,500 €184,790
2 Sergi Reixach Spain €76,260 €177,500 €253,760
3 Belarmino De Souza Brazil €49,930   €49,930
4 Imad Derwiche France €38,420 €100,000 €138,420
5 Steve O’Dwyer Eire €30,430 €10,000 €40,430
6 Sam Greenwood Canada €23,800 €50,000 €73,800
7 Rodrigo Selouan Brazil €18,720   €18,720
8 Lukasz Szymon Grossmann Poland €14,630   €14,630
9 Timothy Adams Canada €11,120   €11,120
10 Boris Kolev Bulgaria €9,750   €9,750
11 Hiroshi Nishiyama Japan €9,750   €9,750

The overall day of the event were given again underway with 50 gamers out of 71 entries last and any other dozen entries have been added within the first hour of play because of the prolonged overdue registration. Simplest probably the most final minute additions ultimately made it into the cash as Japan’s Hiroshi Nishiyama used to be the primary participant to take house a money prize.

All different hopefuls fell through the wayside as the sector raced against the cash bubble. A few of the casualties have been additionally the Day 1 large stacks Ben Heath, Luciano De Hollanda, Kayhan Mokri, Alex Kulev and Guram Andronikashvili. All of them bowed out a lot previous than they have been hoping for with Heath falling at the ultimate 3 tables right through a frantic duration of the event.

Heath first doubled his brief stack thru Dimitar Danchev most effective to then arise second-best to Derwiche. For Danchev, there used to be no glad finish both as he used to be knocked out quickly after. At the ultimate 3 tables, Greenwood surged into the lead with back-to-back eliminations when he turned a straight flush to knock out Motoyoshi Okamura after which flopped the nut flush to felt Pavel Veksler.

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Then again, the Canadian then went on a slippery slope and become the fast stack on the subject of the cash bubble most effective to bop again. The 2 German Prime Curler regulars Claas Segebrechtand Dietrich Rapid have been eradicated simply shy of the money bubble and Gilbert became the bubble boy after a clash with Reixach.

As soon as within the cash, it did not take lengthy to award the primary two Thriller Bounties with values of €10,000 and €50,000. The loudest party then got here from Derwiche when he drew one of the two golden €100,000 Bounty envelopes through knocking out Adams who he had up to now joked to be gunning for.

Imad Derwiche - €100,000 Mystery Bounty
Imad Derwiche wins the €100,000 Thriller Bounty

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From there on, Reixach went on a rampage and scored the following 3 eliminations together with Lukasz Szymon Grossmann(€10,000), Rodrigo Selouan (€25,000) and Greenwood (€35,000). Thorel then despatched O’Dwyer to the rail and in an instant drew a €50,000 Thriller Bounty prize on his first strive. Reixach and Thorel cut up the following €15,000 bounty when their ace-kings held in opposition to the ten-eight suited of Derwiche.

Reixach suffered a number of setbacks and his commanding lead used to be lower brief because of the emergence of Thorel and De Souza. It used to be then Brazilian De Souza who had his aces cracked through the five-four suited of Reixach, who drew the second one €100,000 envelope and entered heads-up with a small lead.

Throughout probably the most first arms of the duel between Reixach and Thorel, each were given their chips in preflop with ace-queen and Thorel hit operating hearts for a flush. Regardless of the huge lead thereafter, a hectic and fierce struggle of greater than an hour opened up through which Thorel ultimately emerged victoriously to win his 3rd ever identify at the reside poker circuit. Reixach could have walked away because the runner-up however claimed extra money because of the Thriller Bounty structure.

Sergi Reixach
Sergi Reixach wins a €100,000 thriller bounty

The primary Prime Curler contest of the primary EPT forestall in Monte-Carlo for 3 years indubitably satisfied with a big box and guarantees extra engaging top stakes motion within the days to come back.

Keep tuned for extra because the PokerNews staff will supply reside protection of all marquee occasions at the French Riviera.

Author: Bradley Watson