While major portions of online poker fraternity were seen in action in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) by PokerStars for 2015, the biggest poker room in the world fans glued to the TV screens across the world, as two poker millionaires were in the making, battling in a couple of Millionaire Finals event held on Sunday, 10 May.
As a part of the promotion of the “PokerStars Makes Millionaires” campaign, PokerStars has already dished out $1million to “CccpVodka” of Russia and “bladsonpoker” of Poland, Millionaire Final has provided both “Citoject” of Bulgaria’s and Juanyi “JUANYI828″ Lin of Taiwan’s an opportunity be earn the life-changing cash prize spelled in seven digits.
The absorbing battle was viewed by 5,000 poker enthusiasts over Twitch.tv, the PokerStars client. A total of 12 players were present on the two tables and these players have been winners of qualification through the Challenge All-In Shootout events hosted in April. During the Millionaire Final contests the players once even had to fight it out for the joined pool prize of $2.3 million and 4 million Frequent Player Points where they did not have the prospect of making a deal.
Both these players had to play more than CccpVodka” and “bladsonpoker,” the end saw them taking home huge amount of money.
Lin said even before the start of the event that it is totally unimaginable for her to win the event and such huge prize. But dreams sometimes do come true and after pronouncing the statement the factory worker from Taiwan, became the 27th millionaire of poker in the history of the online game, as the 37-year old took home a million.
It was “citoject’s” time to become a millionaire, and 15-minutes before Lin became victor, he left the room with $1ml in pocket. The victory was eventful as he “agafon666”, the Russian player did not appear at the table or which he became eligible.