Jan Skampa wins Betfair Poker Live! Prague
Monday, 1 November 2010
The Betfair Poker Live! series took to Prague over the weekend and the home rail had plenty to cheer with Jan Skampa taking the honours.
Skampa outlasted a 113 runner field that had representatives from as far and wide as Russia, Bulgaria, Poland, Estonia, Ukraine, Latvia, Slovakia, the UK, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Norway and of course the Czech Republic.
The 2009 EPT Prague champion sealed the win in the €100,000 event after winning a classic race against another home player, Miroslav Zaruba. Skampa's pocket tens held up against Zaruba's Ace King giving him the Betfair Poker Live! Prague title as well as €30,000 in cold, hard cash.
The final positions and payouts were as follows:
1. Jan Škampa CZE €30,000
2. Miroslav Záruba CZE €20,000
3. Jan Medek CZE €14,000
4. Nikolay Losev RUS €10,150
5. Radoslav Jedynak POL €8,100
6. Tapani Unga FIN €5,750
7. Vojtech Ružicka CZE €4,000
8. Peter Simakov RUS €3,000
9. Nikolay Kurakin RUS €2,000
10. Elena Doroginskaya RUS €1.000
11. Ilyaz Posikov RUS €1,000
12. Tomáš Petru CZE €1,000
Vienna will be the venue for the next Betfair Poker Tour Live! Event from 2nd to 5th December. Qualifiers are currently up and running at Betfair Poker.
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