PCA Main Event Won By Dimitar Danchev For $1.86m

PCA Main Event Won By Dimitar Danchev For $1.86mBulgarian pro Dimitar Danchev has won the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $10,300 event, after defeating a field of 987 players over six days to lift the title and collect the $1,859,000 first place prize.
With his latest win in The Bahamas, Danchev not only sit atop Bulgaria’s all-time leaderboard with $2,895,854 in earnings, but he also becomes the country’s first PCA title holder. Commenting on his remarkable achievement the 27 year old said:
“It feels amazing, really. I really felt the support. This is for them, too..Bulgarian poker is developing really good and will be top level very soon.”
By the time the last day of action had been reached, Dimitar Danchev was the second shortest stack at the eight handed final table. As the players then starting to fall around him, Danchev managed to hold on until three-handed play along with Jerry Wong and US pro Joel Micka, In a crucial hand, Wong (Ad-Qd) then three-bet Joel Micka (8h-6h), who called to see an Ah-Kc-5h flop fall. All the chips subsequently found themselves pushed to the centre of the table, and after an 8 and 6 fell on the turn and river, Wong finishd 3rd for $725,000 while Danchev and Micka went heads-up for the title.
At this stage, Joel Micka held a 2 to 1 chip advantage over Danchev. However, the Bulgarian soon managed to double-up holding 2-2 to his opponent’s A-K, and eventually won the title after a preflop all-in with Micka holding 4-4 to Danchev’s A-Q. The board subsequently rolled out A-6-2-10-7 to relegate Joel Micka to a runner-up finish worth    $1,190,000, while Dimitar Danchev was crowned the champion.
The final table payouts were as follows:
1. Dimitar Danchev – $1,859,000
2. Joel Micka – $1,190,000
3. Jerry Wong – $725,000
4. Jonathan Roy – $560,000
5. Owen Crowe – $435,000
6. Andrey Shatilov – $325,000
7. Yann Dion – $230,000
8. Joao Nogueira – $165,900

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