22 Year-Old Mike Schneider Defeats Kenna James to Win PartyPoker.com Million V

Schneidercheque2 Mike Schneider, a 22 year-old student at the University of Minnesota studying journalism, took out 42 year-old pro Kenna James to bank the $1 mil top prize and the PartyPoker.com Million V crown.

Schneider, who had many of his buddies there supporting him, has supported his college education by playing poker online.  This is Schneider’s second major tournament event, as he played a $2,500 buy-in limit hold’em tournament at the 2005 WSOP, finishing 30 out of the money. 

The rest of the final table results and pay-outs: 6) Devon Miller – $175,000, 5) Richard Joel (of Atlanta, GA) – $225,000, 4) Andrew Chitiea – $300,000, 3) Scott Buller – $500,000, 2) Kenna James – $700,000.

*Photo from the PartyPoker blog.

 

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