Chanracy Khun Wins WPT Barcelona for $232k

Chanracy Khun Wins WPT Barcelona for $232kChanracy Khun has won the 2013 World Poker Tour Barcelona, after overcoming a field of 249 players on his way to capturing the title, and collecting the €181,400 ($232,487) first place prize.
By the time the €3,200 buy-in tournament reached its final table of six, Chanracy Khun was the chip leader. He then proceeded to
eliminate all the other remaining finalists on his way to victory.
First to leave the arena was days 1b and Day 3 leader Sergio Fernandez, holding A-9 to the the pocket sixes of Khun. After the board rolled out 7-3-5-K-6, Sergio Fernandez found himself out in 6th for a $47,813 payday.
On the very next hand, it was Chanracy Khun who this time held A-9 and decided to call Bruno Garcia Cotelo’s all-in. Fortunately for Khun, his opponent held a dominated A-6 and soon after Cotelo headed to the rail in 5th place ($59,443).
Continuing his steamroll of the final table, Chanracy Khun (K-10) eliminated Tahiri Najib    (A-6) in 4th for $80,119, while Antonio Alfaia (9-9) looked good to double-up against Khun, who called his all-in holding A-5. Unfortunately for Alfaia, though, a harmless Q-10-4-10 board produced an A on the river to send him out of the tournament in 3rd for $107,256.
As the heads-up phase of the competition then got underway, Khun held a 5.84 million chip advantage over Benjamin Pollak on a 1.63 million stack. After a brief battle, Pollak (K-7) subsequently found himself all-in against the pocket eights of his opponent, and after the board rolled out A-9-9-J-7, Pollak had to content himself with a runner-up finish worth $162,822, while Chanracy Khun was crowned the 2013 WPT Barcelona champion.
The final table payouts were as follows:
1st Chanracy Khun    $258,448
2nd Benjamin Pollak    $162,822
3rd Antonio Alfaia    $107,256
4th Tahiri Najib    $80,119
5th Bruno Garcia Cotelo    $59,443
6th Sergio Fernandez    $47,813

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