Monday, 5 March 2012
Ruslan Vlasov has bagged his second live title in a month after taking down the Fox Poker Club Main Event over the weekend.
The former DTD dealer got his live career off to a flying start in Birmingham last month by winning the first ever Genting Poker Series event and added another £9,370 to his bankroll after outlasting a 105-runner field at the Fox.Ruslan sealed the win against Adrian Smith, when his pocket tens held on against Smith's Ad2d. Two diamonds on the flop gave Ruslan a sweat but the turn a river were blanks, consigning the unfortunate Smith to his second runner up finish in the Fox Main Event this year. £7,470 should provide some consolation though.The final table positions and payouts were as follows: 1 Ruslan Vlasov £9,370 2 Adrian Smith £7,470 3 Jen-Yue Chiang £4,130 4 Leo Lim £3,070 5 Grant Pirie £2,130 6 Rashid Elqmache £1,500 7 Peter Vu £1,260 8 Tim Maxwell £940 9 Roland Redhead £630 Qualifiers are up and running at the Fox and online at Genting Poker for Leg 2 of the Genting Poker Series which takes place at the Shaftesbury Avenue venue from 17th April until 1st April.
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