Team PokerStars Pro Jose Barbero bags France Poker Series title
The debut event of the PokerStars France Poker Series saw Team PokerStars Pro Argentina Jose Barbero taking the title, besting his French Team Pro colleagues.
Barbero, who already has a PokerStars LAPT win under his belt, was among the chip leaders at Beaulieu-sur-Mer, close to Monte Carlo, from the start of the two-day event and takes €40,123 back to South America.
He beat amateur player Philippe Zunino heads-up, and the €24,231 for second was the Frenchman's best result of his career so far. Third was Emmanuel Kahan, winning €17,308.
The rest of the final table ran out:
4th: Imed Ben Mahmoud, €12,588
5th: Alain Roy, €10,227
6th: Antoine Labat, €8,497
7th: Alan Smurfit, €6,923
8th: Steven Maurouard, €5,507
9th: Karim Benani, €4,248
For more details of the France Poker Series, and how you can qualifiy, please visit the tour's tournament page.