PokerStars recently invited the special celebrity guest, Zedd, to play in the 2017 PokerStars Championship in Barcelona.
“It’ll be something new for me to attend a tournament as huge as PokerStars Championship Barcelona,” Zedd said when it was first announced he’d be playing. “I’m looking forward to experiencing the atmosphere and playing against some of the world’s greatest poker players.”
Despite Zedd‘s rise to the charts, Zedd didn't manage capture that triumphant rise against some of the world's best poker players. Zedd was knocked out in Level 4 (150/300/50). Zedd did manage to outlast a few players such as Niall Farrell, Jason Wheeler, and Jeff Sarwer.
Zedd did make a bit of a come back though in Event #25 where he finished third out of a total of 226 plays for $51,944. “I loved it. Had a drink, talked to some people, found out who they are,” Zedd tols the reporter. “I I obviously don’t play poker that much, but the experience I have are fairly quick tournaments, that’s what I always play. Whenever I play at home, it’s usually pretty quick so I’m used to being under pressure. It felt a little easier for me than the long tournaments.”