Austrian Asko Muratovič Wins Pedro Poker Tour Main Event for €36,000 07 Dec

Very successful Pedro Poker Tour festival concluded late Monday night with a spectacular final day at Card Casino Bratislava, where top European players gathered to compete in poker tournaments worth €400,000. Team was also in the capital of Slovakia, playing and reporting from the event.

Main Event

We’ll start at the end with the Main Event, which had a buy-in of €250 and a great guarantee of €250,000. At the start of the last first-day flight it was clear that GTD prize pool was surpassed with a total of 1023 entries.

103 players progressed to Day 2 with an already guaranteed €520 in their pockets, but players were of course eying the top money prize of €42,422 and additional €1,000 WPT Bratislava ticket.

We saw a lot of interesting battles in the second day of the Main Event, after which several big names from the poker scene such as Marek Blaško, Marián Fridrich and Ivan Sebelédi, along with a large group of Israeli players, bid farewell to the tournament.

At the end of the day, 16 best players secured a place in the Final Day. A pair of Slovakian representatives also qualified with Andrej Desset having 6th largest stack, while Martin Tóth bagged a few more chips for a current 4th place in the grand finale.

In the end, Austrian Asko Muratovič was crowned victories and took home €36,000 after a made deal with Israel’s Tal Herzog, who was happy with runner-up finish for a €31,072 money prize.

PokerPro Representatives

PokerPro Team had its own representatives at and off the tables. Here are all the guys who battled in different tournaments during Pedro Poker Tour festival.

Mario Šoštar
Matija Grgić

High Roller Omaha

At the beginning of the festival several other tournaments were played, including highly anticipated €1,000 PLO Highroller with €50,000 prize pool that PokerPro players just couldn’t miss.

Big Stack Turbo

Željko Blažić from Croatia narrowly missed the trophy in the PPT Big Stack Turbo but made it to the final table where he made an ICM split in 4th place out of 302 entries for €2,916 plus a €200 ticket to WPT Slovakia.

Slovenia’s Dejan Repovž finished 10th in the same event.

Cash Games

In addition to all great tournaments, juicy cash games were also played at Card Casino Bratislava. With more than 16 full tables and waitlist for even more, there was no shortage of big pots, straddles, bluffs, and more.

No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha from 1/2 to 5/5 were the most popular choices.

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Replay of the final table