MicroMillions 5 Main Event Awards Record First Prize

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MicroMillions 5 Main Event Awards Record First Prize

Lithuanian player ‘stygher’ won the MicroMillions 5 $22 NL Hold’em Main Event yesterday, topping a field of 59,213 players to win the first prize of $160,726.14. It is the biggest individual prize for a MicroMillions champion, beating the previous record of $157,218.68, which was won by ‘SoyDelGlobo’ in the MicroMillions II Main Event.

Perhaps surprisingly, no final table deal was done, so the result looked like this:

1. stygher (Lithuania) – $160,726.14
2. S3XXYMUCK (Hungary) – $117,715.44
3. MarieKen2112 (Belgium) – $80,340.19
4. lacostae (Colombia) – $53,552.23
5. Legato (Sweden) – $34,805.40
6. Ramedium (Brazil) – $21,411.42
7. Mau9999 (Argentina) – $13,382.13
8. toril274 (Russia) – $8,041.12
9. Scrach face (Argentina) – $5,352.85

To read the full report from the event, check out the PokerStars Blog.

Series stats
The MicroMillions 5 festival saw a total of 1,295,761 entries with a total of $7,982,820.50 awarded to players.

Player of the Series
MicroMillions Player of the Series Leader Board winner is ‘JustProSkill’ from Russia, who racked up 460 points from 31 cashes, which included two final tables. He receives a $5,200 2013 WCOOP Main Event ticket, while second to tenth on the leaderboard get $1,050 WCOOP tickets and 11th-50th earn $215 WCOOP tickets.

Learn more here at PokerStars.com.