- Phil Ivey has won the $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event
- Ivey took home $640,000 for his first place finish
- His total tournament winnings are now over $2.8 million
Phil Ivey hasn’t had a good run at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in a long time but he is still tearing it up on the high stakes poker circuit.
The New Jersey poker pro is having a great time at the Triton Poker – Super High Roller Series Europe which is taking place in North Cyprus at the Merit Crystal Cove Resort and Casino.
Ivey made his mark on the tournament last week when he won the $75,000 Short Deck event that netted him $1,170,000. He had another good run this week as he took down the $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event.
Ivey Wins $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event
The high stakes action at the Triton Poker – Super High Roller Series Europe makes it possible for only the best high stakes players in the world to take part and hence the competition at these high stakes events are really very tough. Ivey showed his class yet again as he ran through some of the best poker players in the world to take the first place and take home $640,000.
A total of 32 poker players took part in this event which brought the total prize pool to $1.6 million. American poker player Dylan Weisman made the final table and finished in 5th place to take home $112,000. Finnish poker players Eelis Parssinen and Joni Jouhkimainen also had a good run which resulted in Parssinen finishing in 4th place for $176,000 while Jouhkimainen took the 3rd spot for $256,000.
The final two players at the table was Ali Imsirovic from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Poker Hall of Famer (PHoF) Phil Ivey. Imsirovic has established himself as one of the most respected young high stakes poker players with over $17 million in prize money to his name. He put up a good fight but Ivey ended up running through him and claimed yet another first place finish.
Ivey has now pushed his tournament winnings to over $2.8 million.
$250,000 Super High Roller Bowl
There is still a lot of action left with the $250,000 Super High Roller Bowl scheduled to take place this week. Ivey is currently at the top of the SHRS Europe Championship Standings and a first place finish at the $250,000 Super High Roller Bowl will make it easier for him to win the leaderboard and another $25,000 leaderboard prize.