EPT9 Grand Final: Matthew Ashton beats Schemion and Schwartz to €43,600 in the 8-game

Mixed game specialist Matthew Ashton won the €5,300 8-Game here in Monaco beating, among others, Ole Schemion (who had won side event already) and fellow Brit Luke Schwartz. Ashton finished 6th in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship at the 2011 WSOP for $101,813, just one spot behind Tom Dwan.

EPT9 Grand Final, event #29
Date: 11 May, 2013
Buy-in: €5,300
Game: 8-Game
Entries: 12
Prize pool: €97,000

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Matthew Ashton

1. Matthew Ashton, United Kingdom, €43,600
2. Ivan Kudriavtcev, Russian Federation, €29,100
3. Ole Schemion, Germany, €14,600
4. Luke Schwartz, United Kingdom, €9,700

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