GPC 2019 ME: Justin Julien Frolian the new champion!

Posted On 11 Sep, 2019 0

The King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic has grown popular poker location for players from around the world experiencing an atmosphere of Las Vegas in the heart of Europe. September has been observed so far as the the hottest month for major tournaments in different locations.

The partypoker LIVE German Pokerclub Championship (GPC) €500,000 GTD Main Event concluded on Monday after crowning Justin Julien Frolian as the ultimate winner. Over 6 starting flights (Day 1A-1F) followed by Day 2 and the final showdown, the entire tournament saw 1,692 players (334 re-entries) eventually narrowing down to 18 on Day 2. The event buy-in was €255 and had a total prize pool of €475,000.

The final day had 18 players; the tournament turned out to be quite fascinating. Julien added €86,131 to his poker bankroll after defeating Alexander Lange heads-up. Lange managed to secure €55,003. His total live earnings is now $109,862. Other significant players include Doron Michelson (€ 41,755), Friedrich Hensler (€ 28,380), Hussein Said (€ 13,3320), Andrej Desset (€ 10,162), and Enrico Linke (€ 7,2420).

GPC Main Event Final Results:

  1. Justin Julien Frolian - €86,131
  2. Alexander Lange - €55,003
  3. Doron Michelson - €41,755
  4. ‘Shakal’ - €33,883
  5. Friedrich Hensler - €28,380
  6. Hussein Said - €13,3320
  7. Andrej Desset - €10,162
  8. Enrico Linke - €7,2420
  9. Serban Stelian Dragulet - €5,621
  10. Roberto Pasquale Corda - € 4,660

King’s Casino has been an affordable destination for great number of players belonging to various countries and it never fails to attract a massive Indian population. The tournament had major Indian poker players, though all busted on Day 2 of the Main Event.

Besides the ME, The Big Warmup PLO also saw the conclusion of Day 1A. Although, the entry was quite slow. The event saw a small chunk of 49 poker players with India’s Vinay Rajpal (7th position) bagging 116,000 chips to the final day. Keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more updates on poker tournaments around the world.

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Event Dates Buy In
APT Taiwan 2019 9 Oct - 20 Oct TBD
WSOP Europe 2019 13 Oct - 2 Nov €10,350
WPT India 2019 15 Oct - 21 Oct INR 55,000
Asia Open Poker Tour 2019 1 Nov - 4 Nov TBD