Germany's Soenke Jahn wins Estrellas Barcelona For €181,136

Germany's Soenke Jahn wins Estrellas Barcelona For €181,136German poker player Soenke Jahn has won the Estrellas Barcelona Main Event, after besting a field of 1,798 players on his way to capturing the title, and collecting a €181,136 first place prize.
The €1,000 buy-in tournament was the largest live event ever hosted by PokerStars and if not for a deal struck between the four remaining players, the eventual winner would have collected €298,600 for his victory.
By the time the final table of eight had been reached, Paul vas Nunes was way ahead as chip leader on a 14.47m stack, followed by  Paul Cusi (6.76m), and Jahn Soenke (6m). Also competing was Alin Sameeian (2.2m), Marcelo da Fonseca (2.1m), Lukasz Roczniak (1.6m), Marc Pujol (1.15m), and a short-stacked Alfonso Amendola on 700k.
Paul vas Nunes (Q-6) then proceeded to eliminate Marc Pujol (J-J) in 5th (€67,400), after which Jahn Soenke (K-Q) took care of Alin Sameeian (10-9) in 4th (€121,000), before Paul vas Nunes (A-6) dispatched Marcelo da Fonseca in 3rd (€158,475) to force the heads-up phase of the competition.
Just one hand later and Paul vas Nunes found himself all-in holding A-5 to Jahn Soenke’s A-J and after the board failed to come to his rescue, Nunes  had to settle for a runner-up finish, albeit one worth €204,589, while Jahn Soenke was crowned the 2013 ESPT Barcelona champion, and walked away richer to the tune of €181,136.
The final table payouts were as follows:
1 Jahn Soenke        €181,136
2 Paul vas Nunes   €204,589
3 M. da Fonseca    €158,475
4 Alin Sameeian    €121,000
5 Marc Pujol        €67,400
6 Paul Cusi        €53,800
7 Lukasz Roczniak  €41,100
8 Alfonso Amendola €29,000

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