After a hard-fought, 13-hour-long battle, Titan Poker player Ragen wins First Prize of $525,000 at the huge online poker tournament.
Online poker room Titan Poker player ‘Ragen’ has ascended to poker glory after winning 1st place in the $2,500,000 Guaranteed tournament staged on March 8th, 2009. After playing for a total of 13 hours and 28 minutes, he won the top prize of $525,000.
- Ragen, outlasted second place finisher gwka, who won a huge cash prize of $275,000.
In the final hand of Heads-up play, Ragen had Ace of Spades and Ten of Hearts versus gwka’s pair of Jacks. gwka went All-in before the Flop. The Flop brought a pair of Kings and a four. But the tournament win was assured for Ragen when the Turn brought him an Ace of Clubs.
The $2,500,000 Guaranteed Prize tournament started on March 8th, but lasted into the early morning hours of March 9th. A total of 1,370 players participated in the tournament.
The $2,500,000 qualifying satellite tournaments had buy-ins as low as $2.75 + $0.20, so players could potentially win a share of $2,500,000 for an investment of less than three dollars. Players could also skip the satellites and buy-in directly to the Main Event for $1,500 + $80.