Elton Tsang winner of the Big One for One Drop 2016
The Hong Kong based player won €11,111,111 after defeating 28 players who entered the tournament. The One Drop Foundation, founded buy Guy LaLiberté with the goal of helping to provide safe water access to people around the world. collected over 3 million euros.
The Big One for One Drop became the most expensive tournament ever after presenting a €1,000,000 buy-in. After three fabulous days of action, the 2016 Monte-Carlo One Drop Extravaganza €1,000,000-buy-in has crowned Elton Tsang. The player based in Hong Kong can say that he’s won the third biggest prize in poker history as he defeated a field of 28 entries (26 uniques, two reentries) to win a massive €11,111,111.
With such a big prize Tsang has vaulted from outside the top 3,000 to 21st on the all-time money list of Poker History.
He defeated a final table that included: Andrew Pantling, James Bord, Rick Salomon, Haralabos Voulgaris, Cary Katz, Brandon Steven and Anatoly Gurtovoy.
1° Elton Tsang (Canadian)€11,111,111
2° Anatoly Gurtovoy (Russia)€5,427,781
3° Rick Solomon (EEUU) €3,000,000
4° James Bord (UK) €2,100,000
5° Cary Katz (EEUU)€1,750,000
6° Andrew Pantling (Canadian) €1,500,000