The Resort Poker Membership in Spherical Rock, Texas hosted its greatest match ever this previous week within the $1,200 Spring Mayhem Major Match, which featured a $1.5 million assured prize pool.
Michael “Dion” Jagroo got here out on best following a four-player ICM chop. He earned the most important percentage — $251,982 — after the gamers who chopped agreed to play it right down to a winner whilst surroundings apart an additional $40,000 to that exact.
The “Resort Mahal,” a play at the mythical Atlantic Town poker site on the Trump Taj Mahal, is owned via well-liked poker execs Doug Polk, Andrew Neeme, and Brad Owen.
Huge Box at The Resort
Jagroo outlasted a box of 2,027 entrants, incomes the most important minimize of the $2,128,350 prize pool, some distance past the $1.5 million ensure. He beat a tricky ultimate desk that incorporated WSOP bracelet winner Twine Garcia, who shipped the inaugural $565 Colossus in 2015 for $638,880, beating out 22,374 entrants. Garcia completed in fourth position at The Resort, excellent for $166,574.
Badr Imejjane, who received the Major Match in remaining September’s Millionaire Mayhem at The Resort, completed in 3rd position ($179,546). John Compton misplaced to Jagroo heads-up and gained $190,010 for 2nd position. Jagroo entered the event, which completed March 7, with simply over $200,000 in are living event cashes in step with the Hendon Mob.
The Resort Major Match Ultimate Desk Effects
|1||Michael “Dion” Jagroo||$251,982*|
*Denotes four-way ICM deal.
Outlasting a Poker Legend
Jagroo additionally outlasted Jamie Kerstetter (164th position) and the co-owner of the poker site, Doug Polk, who has been an lively proprietor since he bought a stake in the business in January.
Polk’s additionally been somewhat a beneficiant proprietor, as fans of his popular YouTube channel have came upon. The Upswing Poker founder has been giving back some of the $1.2 million he won in a heads-up problem in opposition to Daniel Negreanu, as you’ll be able to inform within the following video.
You’ll be able to attempt to get a work of a few “DNegs” cash at The Resort, the place Polk is an ordinary within the juicy money video games. Later this spring, The Resort will host its greatest match ever.
The Resort Championship Collection from Might 4-24 options $5 million in mixed promises, together with the $2 million assured Major Match starting Might 19.