Quan Zhou took down the Single-Day High Roller event at the PokerStars Championship Macau, beating 50 players. The HK$206,000 (US$26,514) Single-Day High Roller, with 12 subsequent rebuys offered a prize pool of HK$12,152,000 ($1,563,622). Local boy Zhou took home a cool HK$3,645,000 ($469,090) for a first place prize.
The PSC Single-Day High Roller witnessed the likes of Steve O’Dwyer, Fedor Holz, Mustapha Kanit, Dario Sammartino, and Isaac Haxton falling just short of the money spots.
Quan Zhou made it to the final table in pole position and seized the initiative against his seven remaining opponents. After a series of eliminations, Zhou and Nick Petrangelo were left to fight it out for the title.
The heads-up duel lasted just one hand as Zhou made a straight to end the hopes of his opponents. Thanks to his latest win, Zhou took his live tournament earnings to $1,404,477.
Final Table Results:
1: Quan Zhou (China) $469,090
2: Nick Petrangelo (US) $339,602
3: Jack Salter (UK) $218,766
4: Davidi Kitai (Belgium) $166,000
5: Zuo Wang (China) $128,050
6: David Peters (US) $100,124
7: Shuo Li (China) $79,790
8: Mikita Badziakouski (Belarus) $62,407
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