EPT London: Thorson wins the $2K, Karr the $10K

ept-thumb-promo.jpgJens Thorson has beaten Team PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree heads-up to win his first major title and a £92,650 first prize. Thorson's previous best result was 22nd for €30,000 in San Remo last year. A total of 147 players entered the three-day
£2,000 No Limit Hold'em event creating a prize pool of £285,180.

1 Jens Thorson, Sweden, £92,650
2 Liv Boeree, UK, Team PokerStars Pro, £51,330
3 Jake Cody, UK, £31,370
4 Nicolas Chouity, Lebanon, £22,800
5 Stuart Rutter, UK, £18,540
6 Veronica Dabul, Argentina, Team PokerStars Pro, £14,250
7 Yevgeniy Timoshenko, USA, £11,400
8 Richard Toth, Hungary, Team PokerStars Pro, £8,580
9 Bharminder Maker, UK, £5,140
10 JP Kelly, UK, Team PokerStars Pro, £5,140
11 Pieter de Korver, Netherlands, Team PokerStars Pro, £4,560

12 Andrew Lichtenberger, USA, £4,560
13 Asa Smith, UK, £3,990
14 Saar Wilf, Israel, £3,990
15 Daniel Bodin, Denmark, £3,440
16 Dylan Hortin, USA, £3,440

£10,000 High Roller 6-Max Turbo
American Mclean Karr beat WSOP November Nine finalist Joseph Cheong, also USA,
heads-up to win the £10,000 High Roller event for a first prize of £270,500. A total of 69 players entered including Team PokerStars Pros Leo Fernandez, Jason Mercier and Jose 'Nacho' Barbero. The total prize pool was £676,200.

1 Mclean Karr, USA, £270,500
2 Joseph Cheong, USA, £162,280
3 Chino Rheem, USA, £94,670
4 Dori Assad Yacoub, United Arab Emirates, £67,600
5 Sorel Mizzi, Canada, £47,350
6 Terje Augdal, Norway, £33,800

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Jens Thorson pictured at EPT Tallinn

Simon Young
@MrSimonYoung in European Poker Tour