Gabriele Re is the CasinoCoin High Roller Winner

1 Nov
Gabriele re wins casinocoin high roller poker tournament

In what turned out to be an impressive field of 150 players (with re-entries), the CasinoCoin Cup High Roller finally crowned a winner in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Gabriele Re beat his heads-up opponent Renato Messina to lock up his first prize of €40,000. 


CasinoCoin High Roller winner, Gabriele Re

Final Table at the Malta Poker Festival CasinoCoin High Roller Event


The final table of the CasinoCoin High Roller event at the Malta Poker Festival

It was a cracker of a final table with some well-known poker faces gracing the table. Johan Guilbert, better known as YoH ViraL is a Malta resident, and no stranger to the final table of big events. Re held it together, though, taking home the grand prize, as well as a trophy for his efforts. The prizes were as follows:

PlaceNamePrize
# 1GABRIELE RE 40,000.00
# 2RENATO MESSINA 26,000.00
# 3JOHAN GUILBERT 18,000.00
# 4KOENMEUTSTEGE 13,000.00
# 5ANGELO VIETTI 9,100.00
# 6EDVALDAS SKYRIUS 7,100.00
# 7THOMAS LANGELAND 5,400.00
# 8YOSSEF IFERGAN4,500.00
# 9CHRISTOPHER CALVERT4,000.00

 

Renato Messina

Renato Messina: Second Place

yoh viral

YoH ViraL: Third Place

 

Casino Coin Bounties

Along with the amazing high roller prize money, players also had the opportunity to win 1 million CasinoCoin (CSC). CasinoCoin is a digital currency, developed specifically for the regulated gaming industry. Five players had big red casino coin stickers and carried bounties of 1 million CSC. It added an extra something tasty to the already prestigious tournament, giving players the chance to bag a little extra. All bounty players were eliminated on day one.

CasinoCoin high roller

 

Well done to all the players who took part in this awesome event. Let's hope the next Malta Poker Festival high roller attracts even more players for even juicier prizes! We'll see you at the tables, until next time.

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