The finale of the Stadium Series Heat 17-M: $215 NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO], $500K Gtd event featured a heads-up battle between ftruncev and mahairong. When the final cards were dealt, ftruncev earned $31,874.95 for the win, while mahairong settled for a consolation prize of $31,873.03.
- PocketFivers who reached the money in this tournament made the countries of Mexico and Brazil proud, just to name a few.
- Gregoas, who finished in third place, earned 7.13% of the prize pool.
- Among those PocketFivers narrowly missing out on the final table in this tournament was Cr1s5t1, who finished in 10th place and cashed for $2,087.20.
- The average cash in this tournament was $736.89.
- The first place finish by ftruncev was worth 505.67 PLB Points.
- Non-PocketFivers at the final table combined for a total of $77,846.39.
- The total number of players to cash in this tournament was 347.