There’s a special buzz in Casino Barcelona these days with €3,000 Mystery Bounty soon coming to an end. Similar to World Series of Poker, the Mystery tournament was a big hit at EPT Barcelona as well and all big prizes were already given out.
What is Mystery Bounty tournament? Instead of getting a set money prize if you knockout a player, whoever secures an elimination on Day 2 of the event gets a special ticket for a big raffle where cash prizes ranging from €1,000 to €250,000 are given out. With two extra envelopes added from PokerStars giving out Platinum Pass to the PokerStars Player Championship and Red Spade Pass to the Brazilian F1 Grand Prix.
In all there were 475 mystery prizes and here’s their breakdown:
- 1 x €250,000
- 1 x €100,000
- 1 x €75,000
- 1 x €50,000
- 2 x €25,000
- 7 x €10,000
- 14 x €5,000
- 21 x €2,000
- 425 x €1,000
- 1 x Red Spade Pass
- 1 x Platinum Pass
Of course, everyone was eying the biggest quarter million Euros prize. The luckiest player yesterday who took home €250,000 money prize was France’s Johann Zeitoun in the cover photo. "I was telling my friends that if I got a bounty I would go directly to the desk," he told PokerNews. "I'm really happy. I play lots of tournaments, but now I'm really happy."
€100,000 mystery bounty went to French singer-songwriter, actor, poker enthusiast and co-founder of Winamax Patrick Bruel, Red Spade Pass to Sweden’s Anders Wessman, while Yamato Nakail will fly to Bahamas for Player’s Championship with a package worth $30,000.
Tournament is not over yet, there’s still 5 out of 1,132 total players left and winner will walk away with €326,792 plus all the bounties amassed during the event.