Pablo Mariz, a 27 year-old professional poker player from Canada has become the latest Millionaire Maker event of ongoing World Series of poker series 2017 and pocketed a sum total of amount $1,221,407 from the game.
This was the first gold bracelet win for the player. It was the event#20 of the 2017 WSOP, which attracted 7,760 players worldwide. The tournament was $1,500 buy-in No Limit Hold’em.
D.J. Alexander completed his journey being runner-up of this event and he took home a good total of amount $754,499 from the game. He was the winner of 2015-16 Harrah’s New Orleans gold bracelet and his total earnings are now over one Million.
Meanwhile third position of the game belongs to a pro poker player from California named Alex Farahi, who collected $561,530.
This particular event became a huge success for Montreal based player i.e. for Pablo Mariz. His previous WSOP winnings are just $64,300, but this current win has made a great change in his life.
Mariz was looking to play just a few games of current season world series of poker and hence he booked a room only for two weeks of the series but after doing well (secured second) in $1,000 tag-team event, he started thinking of playing more than he thought.
And now as he becomes the champion of Millionaire maker event, he is excited to play all the events of this particular series and then he is looking forward to be in player of the yare race.
Mariz was very happy after this great win. He said that I couldn’t believe that I have won such huge money here at WSOP. It was a dream comes true for me.
But before this, the eliminations were as follows.
The first player who busted from the final table was Hector Martin who made $110,476 from the game for his ninth place. Brazilian player Thiago Grigoletti was the next man who hit the rail to eighth place for a total winning share of amount $142,323.
Final result of WSOP Millionaire Maker Event:-
1st: Pablo Mariz, $1,221,407 (315.7)
2nd: D.J. Alexander, $754,499 (268.9)
3rd: Alex Farahi, $561,530 (243.7)
4th: Marc MacDonnell, $420,805 (221.3)
5th: Bryce Yockey, $317,544 (201.5)
6th: Yuriy Boyko, $241,303 (183.9)
7th: Jonathan Gray, $184,663 (168.2)
8th: Thiago Grigoletti, $142,323 (154.2)
9th: Hector Martin, $110,476 (141.7)