Krzystzof Grubka win European Masters Of Poker Grand Final

 Krzystzof Grubka win European Masters Of Poker Grand Final

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Krzystzof Grubka has won the final event of the inaugural European Masters Of Poker Tour in Malta. The Pole outlasted a field that included big names Mel Judah, Johnny Lodden and Jonas Kyllonen to claim the first prize of 95,000 euro.

291 players bought in for 1,500 euro boosting the prize pool to over 436,000 euro making it the biggest EMOP tournament this year. The final table was a truly international affair with players from Poland, Sweden, Finland, Germany and Norway all represented.

Finn Tero Aho was eliminated in third place to leave Sweden’s Joakim Sorensen and Grubka to battle for the title. With the difference in prize money between first and second place almost 45,000 euro a deal was struck between the heads up opponents. The Pole, holding 2.4m in chips to the Swede’s 1.9m agreed to take home 95,000 euro and the title with Sorensen taking 85,000 for his efforts.

The final table positions and payouts were as follows:

1 Krzystzof Grubka 95,000

2 Joakim Sorenson 88,000

3 Tero Aho 43,650

4 Lukas Baumer 26,190

5 Tobias Knutas 21,800

6 Christer Larsson 17,460

7 Martin Gudvangen 14,481

8 Leo Nordin 12,221

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