Clutch performance from Kassam in Star Gold Coast Champs $550 Big Bounty Shot Clock

Rehman Kassam has added another major trophy to the Poker Palace cabinet, taking down the Star Gold Coast Champs $550 Big Bounty Shot Clock.

The Sydneysider – who flew in late last night with best mate and WPTDeepStacks Gold Coast Main Event Champion Will Davies – eliminated five out of the final nine players at the final table en route to his first major title since winning the Poker Palace Summer Championships Warm-Up Event last year.

Kassam topped a field of 179 entries, defeating Paul O’Brien heads-up for the top prize of $11,590, while Mike Maddocks, Simon Pedler, Robert Damelian, Ricky Kroesen and Antoine Follet were amongst those to have registered ITM results.

Images courtesy of The Star Gold Coast

STAR GOLD COAST CHAMPS BIG BOUNTY SHOT CLOCK – FINAL TABLE RESULTS ($550 buy-in, 179 entries, 23 players paid)*

1stRehman KassamEngland$11,590
2ndPaul O’BrienAustralia$7,775
3rdSimon PedlerAustralia$4,587
4thMike MaddocksCanada$2,790
5thRobert DamelianAustralia$2,155
6thMichael BlakeAustralia$1,786
7thHarrison DuceAustralia$1,522
8thMichal JalcAustralia$1,338
9thGloria MasonAustralia$1,159
*Payouts do not include bounties. Full results available at

PokerMedia Australia‘s Live Reporting coverage of the Star Gold Coast Champs continues for the entire duration of the $1,500 buy-in Main Event, before wrapping up with Day 2 of the $2,500 Shot Clock on Monday.

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