Team PokerStars Pro Jose Barbero bags France Poker Series title

ps_news_thn.jpgThe 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.


Jose Barbero

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.

Simon Young
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