Over the weekend, the Monte Carlo Triton Event wrapped up, revealing the champions of the Monte Carlo Main Event and the $100,000 NL Holdem 8-Max Event.
Matthias Eibinger Clinches Triton Monte Carlo Main Event
In a hard-fought battle, Austrian poker pro Matthias Eibinger took the win in the Triton Monte Carlo Main Event, overcoming a staggering 9:1 chip deficit. At one tense juncture, Eibinger went head-to-head with Adrian Mateos, a four-time bracelet champion. Eibinger’s total winnings amounted to a whopping $3,461,261, marking the pinnacle of his poker career. This victory marked his third Triton title and took his total tournament earnings to roughly $18.3 million. Interestingly, this was Eibinger’s debut title of the year and his fifth time making it to the final table.
The event witnessed participation from 135 poker enthusiasts, building a prize pool that scaled up to $16,875,000. Of these, the top 23 took home prizes, with the lowest cash prize being $212,000. Other participants like Nick Petrangelo and Justin Bonomo exited early, earning $391,000 and $491,000, respectively. Ken Tong and Quan Zhou also made impressive plays, with Tong earning $902,000 and Zhou $1,165,000.
It was then time for heads-up where Mateos and Eibinger grappled for the top spot. Although Mateos initially dominated, Eibinger turned the tables after a few key hands, ultimately securing his win.
Final Table Results
Christoph Vogelsang Secures Victory in $100,000 Buy-In Event
Christoph Vogelsang, after a dry spell lasting six years, reclaimed his champion title in the Triton Monte Carlo $100,000 8-Max Event. Battling against 120 other contenders, Vogelsang took home the top prize, earning himself $2,644,000. This victory adds to his already impressive poker resume, placing this win third, after his $6,000,000 and $4,480,001 earnings from previous tournaments.
Starting the final day, 47 players aimed for the prize, with only 20 spots available. Phil Ivey, exited in the eighth position, earning $372,000. Meanwhile, Daniel Dvoress and Jonathan Jaffe earned $672,000 and $504,000, respectively. The heads-up between Vogelsang and Nacho Barbero, the final two, was gripping. They settled on a deal, and after a series of dynamic hands, Vogelsang clinched the title.
Final Table Results
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