The WPT500 Barcelona had run from 8th to 12th March and gathered 2,763 entries through three online and seven live starting flights creating a prize pool of €1,340,055. Poland’s Lukasz Fraczek claimed his maiden WPT title and also his career-best score of €215,000 ($242,797) with this win.
The final day of the event started with 34 players and after 26 eliminations, right-handed final table was formed. Fraczek amassed the second biggest stack by the time final table started and defeated Federico Piroddi in the heads-up play. Ultimately, Fraczek defeated the Italian pro and claimed his title.
Some notables who finished in the money included Tobias Peters (11th for $17,920), Florian Faore (14th for $13,440), Stephen Elliott (23rd for $7,000) and Jean-Pierre Fontaine (39th for $3,640).