Partypoker signs Russian superstar Anatoly Filatov
The first Partypoker Million in History started with a bang as Partypoker announced the signing of Russian superstar Anatoly „nl_profit“ Filatov.
Filatov has more than $3,6 Million in online winnings, is team captain of GPL Team Moscow Wolverines and has hosts of the most popular Twitch Poker streams.
After the recent signing of fellow Russian Igor “lechuckpoker” Kurganov and choosing Sochi for the first ever Million Partypoker undermines, that its focus is on the Russian poker market.
Watch the presentation of Anatoly Filatov as new Partypoker Pro here:
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Anatoly also went Bungee Jumping:
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But Partypoker was not the only sponsor of Anatoly Filatov as he is part of our Twitch Team and Team VIP-Grinders since Day 1.
He was joined by Super Tuesday Winner Andrew “SupaJah“ Horinov and Fedor Kazantsev, who made the final table at EAPT Sochi a couple of weeks ago.
The most successful of our players was Roman “Romaha” Kolotiuk, who took down the $440 Turbo Side Event
Partypoker Million Sochi huge success with 1,170 entries
The inaugural Partypoker Million in the brandnew Sochi Resort and Casino. It exceeded all expactions with a staggering 1,170 entries!
This means the 1 Million Dollar Guarantee was boosted by more than $100,000 ($1,134,900).
Biggest names in the field were new Partypoker ambassador Sam Trickett, EPT Champion , Dzmitry Urbanovich (picture below), Anatoly Filatov as well as WPT Champions Dmitry Gromov and Alexy Rybin.
None of them made it to the final table so, which was full of Russian players. However, in the end Ukrainian Dmitry Chop prevailed taking down the staggering first prize of $225,000.
Result and Payouts of the Partypoker Million Sochi
- 1. Dmitry Chop – $225,000
- 2. Lev Mnatsakanyan – $150,000
- 3. Pavel Kovalenko – $90,000
- 4. Roman Korenev – $60,000
- 5. Asker Aloev – $40,000
- 6. Arkadij Oganisyan – $30,000
- 7. Boris Yanpolskiy – $22,500
- 8. Mikhail Korotkikh – $15,000
- 9. Rinat Shakirov – $11,150
- 10. Alexander Kuznetsov – $9,250
Next Stop: Partypoker Million Nottingham April 18th – April 23rd
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View the best pictures from Partypoker Million Sochi: