EPT9 Monaco: Gleb Privalov beat Artem Litvinov to the PLO punch, wins €48,000

Gleb Privalov collected the first trophy of the EPT Monaco festival beating the excitable Russian Artem Litvinov heads-up. German player Privalov collected €48,000 whereas Litvinov - who is well known for his martial arts antics away from the table - pocketed a healthy €35,600.

Litvinov has chalked up six Main Event cashes since he first made the money at EPT Kiev in August 2009, most recently a 3rd place finish at EPT Sanremo for €283,000. That was his second six-figure score following Litvinov's 5th place in the €25,000 High Roller here in Monte Carlo last year.


Artem Litvinov (behind Aaron Lim)

EPT9 Monaco, event #3
Date: 6 May, 2013
Buy-in: €5,200
Game: PLO six-max turbo
Players: 28
Prize pool: €135,800


Gleb Privalov

1. Gleb Privalov, Germany, €48,000*
2. Artem Litvinov, Russia, €35,600*
3. Uladzimir Zakharau, Belarus, €24,800*
4. Lieven Ketels, Belgium, €12,600*
5. Weikai Chang, United States, €9,800*
6. Grzegorz Derkowski, Poland, €5,000*

*relates to a six-way deal.

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