Tuesday, 29 January 2013
The Euro Finals of Poker series at the Aviation Club has drawn to a close with Markus Ristola taking the honours in the Parisian club's showpiece Diamond event.
Numbers were substantially down in this year's Diamond tournament with 42 players buying in for €5,000 compared to the 109 who sat down in 2012. There was still plenty of class on view in that small field though with the Finn beating a final table that included Joni Joukimainen and 2011 EPT Loutraki runner up Hauke Hesding.The in the money finishers were as follows:1 Markus Ristola (Finland) €85,0002 Hauke Heseding (Germany) €62,3403 Michael Abecassis(France) €40,1854 Joni Joukimainen (Finland) €22,3255 Alexandre Amiel (France) €13,400 The other big winner during the Euro Finals of Poker Series were Laurent Polito who took home €82,000 after winning the WPT National Series and Basil Yaiche who beat a field of just five runners to take the €10,000 buy-in High Roller for €33,600.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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