Christopher Puetz overcame a player pool of 510 participants and won $300,000
Christopher Puetz, a player from Germany, won the World Poker Tour Germany Main Event for €270,000 and has become the newest member of the WPT Champions Club. Now the 23-year-old poker player is getting ready for the WPT Tournament, scheduled for the end of the year, that will bring all Champions together in one place. To take part in this spectacular event Christopher needs to win a $15,000 seat for the tournament in addition to his prize money.
Puetz defeated Laszlo Papai, a poker player from Hungary, at King’s Resort, Rozvadov. Papai received 174,500 euros of prize money. The current WSOP Main Event Champion of 2019 Hossein Ensan also reached the final table. He took 7th place and went home with € 40,000 cash reward. The 8th and 9th places also went to players from Germany. As a result, Renato Nowak increased his winnings for €31,000 by taking 8th place. The 9th place went to Rifat Gegic providing him 24,000 euros.
WPT Germany Main Event Results
|Place||Player`s Name||Country||Prize pool (EUR)||Prize pool (USD)|
|1||Christopher Puetz||Germany||€ 270,000*||$288,900*|
|2||Laszlo Papai||Hungary||€ 174,500||$186,715|
|3||Joep van den Bijgaart||Netherlands||€ 125,000||$133,750|
|4||Josef Gulas||Czech Republic||€ 91,000||$97,370|
|5||Gianluca Speranza||Italy||€ 68,000||$72,760|
|6||Farukh Tach||Netherlands||€ 52,000||$55,640|
|7||Hossein Ensan||Germany||€ 40,000||$42,800|
|8||Renato Nowak||Germany||€ 31,000||$33,170|
|9||Rifat Gegic||Germany||€ 24,000||$25,680|