Macao: Niklas Heinecker won the trophy of the GuangDong Asia millions
Niklas Heinecker has just won the trophy of the GuangDong Asia millions, a High Roller tournament of $ 130,000 buy-in, organized in the province of Guangdong, near Macao, in China. Let us note that the winner is a regular of online poker, more known in the discipline of cash game High Stakes. He has just showed a high performance by managing to dominate well known poker players, having taken part to the tournament. It is his second feat in live tournaments. The German professional has then recorded the huge reward of more than $ 4,464,000 after having eliminated the Australian Jeff Rossiter in the final duel. The latter settled with the second prize of about $ 3,161,000. It is important to say that during the three hours of gaming, action was really present.
As a reminder, several international stars of poker decided to take part to this greatest challenge never organized in the Asian continent. There is among others the Canadian professional Jonathan Duhamel who led the dance when the field shrank to 50 participants but eventually laid down arms. On the other hand, his compatriot Erik Seidel managed to reach the final table. He finished third and pocketed $ 2,077,419. Other stars of poker including Isaac Haxton and Igor Kurganov are also part of the finalists. Both of them bowed respectively at the 5th and 6th position. Concerning the result of the French professional Bertrand Grospellier, he has not managed to reach the silver list.
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
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