Chinese high-roller regular Quan Zhou reigned victorious at the HK$206,000 Single-Day High Roller at the PokerStars Championship in Macau. The 32-year old Chinese player prevailed over rival Nick Petrangelo in a 14-hour heads-up battle for the first-place cash prize of HK$3,645,000. Additionally, the local player returned home with the PokerStars Championship trophy.
The single-day tournament occurred at the PokerStars Live poker room at the City of Dreams Resort & Casino, situated on the Cotai Strip in Macau. The field drew as many as 62 players, who contributed to the assimilation of a large prize pool of HK$12, 152,000.
The single-day event attracted some of the most well-known names in the poker world, including notables like of Daniel Neilson, Fedor Holz, Mustapha Kanit, and Isaac Haxton. Steve O’Dwyer won the HK$400,000 Super High Roller champion title the previous day.
Quon Zhou from Harbin claimed the HK$206,000 Single-Day NL Hold'em Single Re-Entry for HK$3,645,000. An ecstatic Zhou announced that he was planning to donate HK$45,000 to charity. This is his currently career’s largest score and his lifetime earnings rank at $1.4 million.
1. Quan Zhou - HK$3,645,000
2. Nick Petrangelo - HK$2,639,000
3. Jack Salter - HK$1,700,000
4. Davidi Kitai - HK$1,290,000
5. Zuo Wang - HK$995,000
6. David Peters - HK$778,000
7. Shuo Li - HK$620,000
8. Mikita Badziakouski - HK$485,000
Following the success in the Macau Poker Cup, a score of notable Indian poker pros have set sail to the Philippines to participate in the ongoing Asia Poker League.
The Red Dragon Main Event is gearing up to a climactic finish.
The 28th edition of the Macau Poker Cup is presently underway, and Indian competitors have already made headway at the City of Dreams.