Stephen Chidwick won €725 000 in Super High Roller tournament at EPT Prague
The buy-in for EPT Super High Roller tournament was €50 000, but this big sum didn’t scare the famous poker players. In total, the event collected 44 entries, which allowed to make the prize pool in the amount of €2 134 000.
Six famous players got to the final. Ben Heath and Jean-Noel Thorel were the first who left the game in the 6th and 5th places accordingly. Then the Irish player Steve O'Dwyer left the game in the 4th place and earned €245 000.
Last week, Adrian Mateos won the first EPT Prague 2019 tournament and he was close to the second EPT victory. The poker player started to play on the final day as a chip leader, but during the course of a tournament the Spanish player spent a lot of chips.
The last Adrian’s hand in the tournament was a hand in which he went all-in with A-10. Stephen Chidwick made a call with Q-J and a pair of jacks was enough to knock Mateos out of the game.
After that, the decisive heads-up of the tournament started. Chidwick fought against French player Bertrand Grospellier in this battle. Chidwick had a six-fold advantage in stack and it gave a little chance for Grospellier.
Stephen Chidwick managed to win the tournament. This victory brought the British player €725 000 of prize money.
The results of EPT Prague Super High Roller final table
|1||Stephen Chidwick||United Kingdom||€725 000|
|2||Bertrand Grospellier||France||€501 000|
|3||Adrian Mateos||Spain||€320 000|
|4||Steve O'Dwyer||Ireland||€245 000|
|5||Jean-Noel Thorel||France||€192 000|
|6||Ben Heath||United Kingdom||€149 000|