Monday, 11 February 2013
There was a home win to report at the latest leg of the European Poker Tour as 29-year-old Remi Castaignon took the honours at EPT Deauville.
The 29-year-old started the final with more than three times the chips of his closest rival and put his big stack to good use during a rapid-fire final table.The insurance broker from the tiny village of Saint Aunix Lengos in the Pyrenees beat Walid Bou Habib heads up to win the title, sealing victory when his pockets 3s held against the Lebanese player's K8.“I felt like I had it the whole time,” said Castaignon, whose win in Deauville was his first live result. “Even after I lost a lot calling with 55, I still believed that I would win it – and I just kept on believing it.”The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1. Remi Castaignon (France), €770,0002. Walid Bou Habib (Lebanon), €475,0003. Robert Romeo (Belgium), €275,0004. Enrico Rudelitz (Germany) €215,0005. Franck Kalfon (France), €165,0006. Joseph El Khoury (Lebanon), €125,0007. Noel Gaens (Belgium), €87,8008. Jeffrey Hakim (Lebanon), €60,000The EPT crosses the Channel for it's next stop with the massive EPT London festival taking place next month. The 11-day festival will feature 39 events including teaming up with the popular UKIPT London event.Qualifiers are up and running at PokerStars where new players can bag a 100% first deposit bonus of up to $500. Sign up here.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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