Bernabeu wins Mega Poker Series Madrid
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
The name Bernabeu is synonymous with Spanish sporting success being, as it is, the home of Real Madrid. The poker world also got introduced to a Bernabeu over the weekend as Samuel Bernabeu took the Madrid leg of the Mega Poker Series.
The Spaniard pocketed a first prize of €65,000 after outlasting a large 507 runner field at the Spanish capital's Gran Casino. Holding a massive chip lead, Bernabeu secured his biggest live pay day after agreeing a chop with Manuel Ledesma and Inigo Rodriguez when play went three-handed.
The final table positions and payouts were as follows:
1 Samuel Bernabeu Spain €65,000
2 Manuel Ledesma Spain €48,000
3 Íñigo Rodríguez Spain €35,000
4 Antonio Diéguez Spain €28,000
5 Enrique Carneros Spain €19,350
6 João Ibrahim Portugal €14,500
7 Alex Casals Spain €11,100
8 Álvaro Suárez Spain €7,700
9 Amaury Legait France €5,800
The next Bluff Europe ranking event is the Forges-les-Eaux leg of the Partouche Poker Tour which gets takes place from 28th June until 1st July.