February 23, 2017 VIP-Grinders News Zan

Great Success of a VIP-Grinders Member at the Premier Million Event!

Lately VIP-Grinders members have been crushing live and online events all over the world. One of the biggest recent successes is definitely the forth place finish of a Slovenian VIP-Grinders member, Nikola Čokeša at the Premier Million event.

Premier Million

Premier Million took place in the biggest Slovenian poker room, Perla from 2nd to 7th of February, 2017. It was the biggest tournament that ever took place in Slovenia.

premier millions payout

The buy-in to this record breaking tournament with a €1,000,000 guarantee was 700€. 1,659 players from all around Europe joined in the five starting flights. The event organizers claimed that the amount of entries was higher than they could ever expect.

After the buy-in period the total prize pool of this amazing tournament summed up to €1.061.760. The prize was divided among the top 130 finishers.

VIP-Grinders members were also there!

It is no surprise that a tournament with that big of guarantee attracted a wide variety of poker players from near and far.

As said, some VIP-Grinders members also competed for their share of a €1,000,000 guarantee.

Nikola Čokeša really made the VIP-Grinders team proud as he managed to secure a spot on the final table. His path towards the Premier Million title and a prize of €300,000 was cut short by two unsuccessful all-ins against Marco Iodice. He finished forth and took home €95.000!

Premier Million Event

Interestingly, the biggest tournament in Slovenian history also brought about the greatest live result of any Slovenian poker player.

The head of VIP-Grinders Slovenia, Jan Martinšek also played in the Premier Million event. Unfortunately he busted at end of day 1E. He did not manage to crack AA with KK.

Premier Million Event

Marc Iodice went on to win the tournament

The player that ended the tournament life of Nikola Čokeša, later went on and won the Premier Million title along with a €300,000 prize.

Premier Million Event Finalists

In the Heads-up part of the tournament Iodice managed to beat Stanislav Kolen from Slovakia. In an interview after the big win Marc Iodice shared the credit for this great success with his coach Dario Sammartino.

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