There are four days left until the end of the hottest poker tournament taking place at the Bahamas, sponsored by PokerStars. Previously known as PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) this year the Championship returns to Atlantis Resort in Nassau. All poker fans whether they prefer online poker or live action at the table will definitely be interested to see world pro players in action. The events are broadcast live on PokerStars TV, while the fans of the game can also read about the Championship on PokerStarsBlog.
On Monday Bryan Kenney managed to grab the prize of $969,075 at the 2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas $50,000 Single-Day High Roller beating the competition of 69 entries competing for the share in the prize pool of over $3 million. The tournament started at noon with 40 players, only to see 20 re-entries until the end at 10 p.m. In the end there were nine finalists left, with the unfortunate Ukrainian Oleksii Kohoroshenin going out through the money bubble. At that point, the man of the day, Bryan Kenney was at the bottom of the table but in only a couple of hours he managed to fight his way to the top, ahead of Mustapha Kanit who came in second and earned $695,740. Kenney starts the year in big style with over $1 million and a trophy, while 612 Card Player of The Year (POY) points make him the first on the Card Player POY board with 762 POY points.
Born and raised in New York, this 28-year old poker pro has been playing poker for over ten years now and this is not his first prize at a PokerStars Championship. Six years ago, he banked more than half a million at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $100,000 Buy-in Super High Roller Event. This year he failed to achieve the same feat at the Bahamas but it did not stop him from grabbing the first prize at $50,000 Single-Day High Roller Event which saw many leading names of poker take part and interestingly the movie star Kevin Hart. The prize winner on Sunday $100,000 Super High Roller event was James Koon who has topped 54 entries and banked the prize of $1,650,300, which is the biggest prize of his career.
PokerStars Championship Bahamas started on January 6 and it has 4 more days to go. It is set at the Atlantis Resort in Nassau and by the time the 9 days of the Championship are over, it will have hosted over 90 tournaments. The Main Event started on Sunday and Day 1 saw James Martyn as the leader on the board with 197,400 chips.
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