Greek Poker Player wins $1.000.000

Anestis Metsas from Greece was the last man standing yesterday at Betfair Poker Free Million Dollar Game, only 23 years old but already a poker millionaire after yesterdays poker tournament where 18 amateur poker players clashed in London fighting for an astonishing first prize of $1.000.000 sponsored by Betfair Poker.

Freerolls since April

Betfair Poker has since April had freerolls running into this Free Million Dollar Game and Anestis Metsas qualified easily from the Greek online poker tournament and later went on to also win the live qualifier tournament to secure his seat for the $1.000.000 guaranteed first prize poker tournament at the Empire Casino in London. Today he is a millionaire and most likely the happiest poker player around.

The final took 10 hours before it was decided who won life changing money and at the end Anestis Metsas only needed to get past Piergiorgio D’ ancona (Italy) and Kevin Michoud (France) to ensure his success and to become one of the most famous poker players from Greece. The French player could not outdraw Anestis Metsas in the last hand where Anestis Metsas holding AJ beat Michoud’s K9 with a flush draw on the table.

Anestis Metsas will share some of his winnings with family and friends and as one of the first things to spend the cash on, he is going to visit Thailand as this has always been a dream of his. The Greek player will stay in London and participate in the £1000 No Limit Event tonight where he surely will be congratulated by each and every player at the table. Hopefully Anestis Metsas can make a back to back win as it is often seen that players in form creates multiple good poker tournament results in a row.

A big congratulation

We congratulate Anestis Metsas for his major achievement at the Free Million Dollar game and hope many others will support Betfair Poker and take part in their always fantastic promotions.

Another Free Million Dollar game is not yet planned but already this coming Sunday Betfair guarantee players 2 seats in the Last Chance satellite to WSOPE.

New players at Betfair Poker will receive up to $1000 in deposit bonus and will be invited to all Betfair Pokers promotions in the future.

Betfair showed yesterday that each and everyone playing poker has a chance to eventually become a millionaire without risking a lot of money yourself.


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