Bonaccorso – a former croupier at The Star Gold Coast – scored a massive $21,239 and the trophy after a lengthy heads-up battle against Lloyd Godsland and negotiating her way through a star-studded final table which included Najeem Ajez and Mike Maddocks.
Kai Yeung, who finished in fourth place, will be coming back tonight for the $440 Teams Event alongside PMA‘s own Josh Emerton after winning our special Facebook competition.
STAR GOLD COAST CHAMPS $1,100 NLH ($1,100 buy-in, 59 entries, eight players paid)
Rounding out yesterday’s proceedings was the $330 Bounty Event, with Michelle Cochrane storming home to victory over Jonathan Levy heads-up from a field of 185 entrants.
For her victory, Cochrane earned $9,527 and eight bounties worth $100 each. The final table also featured Jack Brown, Omer Silajdzija, Shem Goltz and Chris Zenonos.
STAR GOLD COAST CHAMPS $330 BOUNTY ($330 buy-in, 185 entries, nine players paid)
The PMA Live Reporting Crew will be back on deck tomorrow to bring you all the live action from Day 1 of the $660 Big Wave from 3.30pm AEST.