Latest Venom pays out record $9,680,000 in prize money
By Bob Garcia
There it is, folks. The biggest Venom in our storied history. The $7 Million GTD Venom concluded on Wednesday evening with a record $9,680,000 in prize money, besting the last two Venoms by millions.
With 3,872 entries, the prize pool inched close to $10 million, impressing everyone along the way and making our big summer tournament the envy of other online poker sites.
It was an impressive final payout schedule, with 1st place standing to win $1,542,024 and 2nd place also slated to win over a million bucks ($1,135,464 to be exact).
When the final table began on Wednesday evening at 5pm ET, it wasn’t long before players started dropping out.
Out first was silskyer in 8th ($129,712). He was followed by BussJuugs in 7th ($226,512), freddy adu in 6th ($323,312), tayhaywill in 5th ($420,112), Way2ezy in 4th ($587,576), and Cachingaling in 3rd ($832,352).
That left TRT_Vitor from the United States and forrestranfar from Mexico. Both battled for a bit before deciding on a final table deal.
With TRT_Vitor in the lead, the two settled on $1,369,821 for the American and $1,282,666 for the Mexican, with the final two playing it out for an additional $25,000. Ultimately, TRT-Vitor took down the tourney, winning Americas Cardroom’s biggest prize ever.
Did you miss the Venom? You’ll find millions on the table in the $15 Million OSS Cub3d, on right now through August 30th. Be a part of it.