Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament

On Sunday, Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal helped Barcelona FC at a 5:2 win over Real Betis in La Liga and the very next day they changed the football…

Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament

On Sunday, Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal helped Barcelona FC at a 5:2 win over Real Betis in La Liga and the very next day they changed the football pitch for poker felt. And how successful they were!
 
They both participated in a one day 25.000 € High Roller tournament at EPT Barcelona. The total prize pool of the tournament was a whooping 1.680.700 € with the winner taking home almost half a million euros. Among 70 participants Gerard Pique, a former Spain national team footballer managed to finish as a runner-up and won 352.950 €! He was outplayed only by his fellow countryman Juan Pardo, but this still makes for the best poker result in his “new career”.
 
This is Pique’s fifth similar “in the money” result, as he has won a total of 576.100 € in tournament prizes by now.

Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament
Scoring a goal in Spain league and 5. place at a High Roller.

His teammate at Barcelona FC, Arturo Vidal, managed to finish fifth at the same poker event. He won 134.460 €, which is his first such result and has now successfully put himself on the poker map.

Final results

1st Place Juan Pardo Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €491,600
2nd Place Gerard Pique Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €352,950
3rd Place Michael Addamo Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €229,420
4th Place Hirokazu Kobayashi Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €173,110
5th Place Artudo Vidal Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €134,460
6th Place Kazuhiko Yotsushika Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €104,200
7th Place Ramin Hajiyev Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €82,350
8th Place Joao Vieira Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €63,870
9th Place Mike Watson Barcelona stars Gerard Pique and Arturo Vidal won more than €500,000 in cash prizes in a poker tournament €48,740

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