Half an hour before end of play today, he tweeted: "Helps to be winning huge flips on tv table.
Table 6 6, 1, Paul Berende, Netherlands, PokerStars player, 193,000 6, 2, Kitty Kuo, China, PokerStars qualifier, 162,000 6, 3, David Ulliott, UK, 250,000 6, 4, Sebastian Mueller, Germany, PokerStars player, 346,000 6, 5, Nicolau Villa-Lobos, Brazil, PokerStars player, 244,000 6, 6, Taneli Salonen, Finland.
The 27-year-old from Gothenberg, who made the final of EPT8 Campione, beat Greek player Georgios Karakousis heads-up to win his first EPT title and a stunning watch from Official EPT 10 Main Event Watch Sponsor slyde.Just 16 players remain in the chase for a first prize of 560,980.Final table player profiles following shortly.Other finalists include Swedish pro Robin Ylitalo and EPT3 London finalist Jan Olav Sjavik.Seat 1: Georgios Karakousis, 63, Livadia, lucky emperor casino bonus codes Greece PokerStars qualifier - 4,390,000.Table 5 5, 1, Yngve Steen, Norway, PokerStars player, 190,000 5, 2, Leo McClean, UK, PokerStars qualifier, 227,000 5, 3, Steven Warburton, UK, 599,000 5, 4, Kuljinder Sidhu, UK, 609,000 5, 5, Steven Watts, UK, 355,000 5, 6, Martin Kozlov, Australia, PokerStars player, 1,351,000.
The Italian player took home a 125,000 first prize and the IPT trophy after he agreed a deal with his two final opponents.The ukipt London Main Event also had a load more Americans in the field up from 2 of the field in March to 4 now.However there was also a marked increase in American players at this event - up 3 on the EPT9 event in March, as well as French players.Table 1 1, 1, Thomas Muhlocker, Austria, PokerStars qualifier, 207,000 1, 3, David Yan, New Zealand, PokerStars player, 1,046,000 1, 4, Wai Kin Yong, Malaysia, PokerStars player, 267,000 1, 5, Kent Roed, Norway, PokerStars qualifier, 441,000 1, 6, Ruben Velasco, Spain, PokerStars qualifier, 473,000.The 26-year-old, who won the anzpt event in his home city for A195,700 in 2010, has 1,351,000.PokerStars qualifier Karakousis has been playing poker for around 30 years but started with the Greek version of poker which uses just 40 cards out of the deck.Italian player, federico Piroddi ( online qualifier) beat a field of 1,010 entries here in Sanremo, where the Italian Poker Tour generated a 617,211 prize pool.Piroddis heads up opponent was PokerStars qualifier.Dario Sammartino who took second place for 95,000.
There have, however, already been a number of trophies awarded here at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Holborn, and yet more will be contested over the remaining two days of tournament action in the EPT London Poker Festival.
Table 3 3, 1, Javier Etayo, Spain, PokerStars player, 559,000 3, 2, Jeffrey Rossiter, Australia, PokerStars player, 601,000 3, 3, Christoph Weckmann, Germany, PokerStars player, 331,000 3, 5, Gino Gabriel, UK, PokerStars qualifier, 352,000 3, 6, Tudor Purice, Romania, Live Satellite, 824,000 3, 7, Shannon.