EPT Prague 2019: Sam Greenwood is a champion of €25 000 Single-Day High Roller II
The second Single-Day High Roller tournament for €25 000 was held at EPT series in Prague. The event collected 66 entries (including 23 reentries) and its total prize pool was €1 584 660.
In order to determine the winner, it took more than 14 hours and 23 full levels of the game. The outcome of tournament was determined in one hand after Sam Greenwood agreed to a heads-up deal with Steve O'Dwyer.
The guys agreed to split the money in the following way: €411 311 for the first place and €384 969 for the second one, and in order to determine the champion – it was needed to play one hand.
However, in order to keep things fair, the guys decided that Steve, as a chip leader, would get not one hand, but the two ones in this hand. But, this didn’t help him, because only one hand was enough for Greenwood to beat his high roller colleague and become the champion of event.
- Steve O'Dwyer, hand #1: 2♦ A♦
- Steve O'Dwyer, hand #2: 5♠ 8♠
- Sam Greenwood: 8♣ J♥
Board: 9♣ 7♥ 4♦ A♥ 10♠.
A few days ago, Greenwood took the 5th place in another EPT Prague 2019 High Roller tournament with €25 000 buy-in (+ €64 000). This time, he was able to improve his result and took the 1st place in the event.
The Canadian player got a trophy and €411 311 of prize money for the victory. It increased his already impressive results in the live tournaments, the amount of which exceeds $20 million. At the same time, Greenwood was one of the first players to register in the event, and one of the first to lose all the chips. However, he almost immediately returned to the game and managed to win.
The final table results of PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague €25 000 Single Day High Roller II:
|Place||Player||Ciountry||Prize money (in euro)||Prize money (in dollars)|
|1||Sam Greenwood||Canada||411 310||457 380|
|2||Steve O'Dwyer||Ireland||384 970||428 090|
|3||Sam Grafton||United Kingdom||216 310||240 540|
|4||Jans Arends||Netherlands||163 220||181 500|
|5||Danny Tang||Hong Kong||126 770||140 970|
|6||George Wolff||United States||98 250||109 250|
|7||Matthias Eibinger||Austria||77 650||86 350|
|8||Mustafa Jukovic||Sweden||60 220||66 970|
|9||Joris Ruijs||Netherlands||45 960||51 110|