Monday, 28 November 2011
It was a case of Dutch delight in Dublin over the weekend as Luke Martens took down the Boyle Poker International Poker Open title.
Just like the WSOP and the Partouche Poker Tour, the International Poker Open stopped its Main Event when play reached the final table. The eight finalists from the 1,388 starters resumed battle at Ken Doherty's Dublin Snooker Academy over the weekend with the best part of €180,000 still up for grabs.Irishman Paul Purcell couldn't overturn a three to one heads up chip deficit leaving Martens to celebrate the biggest win of his career.The final positions and payouts were as follows:1 Luke Martens — €51,3502 Paul Purcell — €36,1003 Rory Brown — €25,0004 Guy Webster — €20,1305 Laurent Galaup — €15,4056 Rik Snoeijink — €12,8407 Mark O’Connor — €10,2708 Daniel Watson — €7,700
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