EPT9 Deauville in review: Remi Castaignon wins €770,000, keeps the trophy in

Frenchman Remi Castaignon snatched back the EPT Deauville title from foreign hands when he beat Lebanese tour regular Walid Bou Habib heads-up to win €770,000, becoming the eighth Frenchman to win an EPT Main Event. Castaignon and Bou Habib had come into the final first and second in chips and, desp...more

by Rick Dacey on February 13, 2013 4:18 AM

EPT Deauville: High roller Vladimir Troyanovsky tops the €5k turbo, Wigg and

Vladimir Troyanovsky is a name that the EPT presenters are going to have to get used to saying. The Russian made a big splash at this year's PCA when he finished second to Vanessa Selbst in the $25,000 High Roller for $792,180 and seventh in the $100,000 Super High Roller for $257,580. Not a bad hau...more

by Rick Dacey on February 12, 2013 5:31 AM

EPT Deauville: Matthias Gloppe takes the final turbo, pockets €3,524

Hyper turbos are fun, especially when you win. Matthias Gloppe must have been laughing all the way to the payout desk. Not only did he beat a field of 114 to €3,524 from a €120 outlay but he would have only taken a handful of hours to do so.EPT9 Deauville, event #39Date: 9 February 2013Buy-in: €120...more

by Rick Dacey on February 10, 2013 7:56 AM

EPT Deauville: A quick €52,400 for Jose Quintas as he takes down €2k turbo

Do you recognise Jose Quintas' name? Does it ring any bells? Maybe it strangely reminds you of the smell of suntan and the taste of conch (or more likely beer and rum). They'd be a reason for that: Quintas finished 25th in this year's PCA Main Event for $47,000. This EPT Deauville side event win pus...more

by Rick Dacey on February 10, 2013 7:31 AM

EPT Deauville: Shahin Baharan wins the Winter Deepstack Turbo

Frenchamn Shahin Baharan topped off a quartet of festival cashes with a €12,250 win in the Winter Deepstack Turbo. Baharan made two other final tables as well as €7,000 19th place finish in the France Poker Series High Roller. One to watch?EPT9 Deauville, event #37Date: 9 February 2013Buy-in: €330G...more

by Rick Dacey on February 10, 2013 6:39 AM

EPT Deauville: Zimnan Ziyard turns Main Event woes into a €33,000 win

Former EPT champ Zimnan Ziyard bust out of the Main Event in 69th place for €11,500. It was ultimately a disappointing finish for the Loutraki winner who had been chip leader for a time and best placed to achieve that elusive first double (well into the ninth season of the EPT we're yet to see anyon...more

by Rick Dacey on February 10, 2013 4:26 AM

EPT9 Deauville Day 6: A tale of two pocket pairs as Remi Castaignon enjoys t

An enormous chip lead coming into an EPT final table can be both a blessing and a burden. It brings with it great responsibility. Of course it is expected that you will mop up the short stacks to ensure a brief day for players and spectators alike, but it is also vital not to take your eye off the b...more

by Howard Swains on February 9, 2013 9:11 AM

EPT9 Deauville: Alexander Dovzhenko gets the trophy and €5,600 in the €330 t

lexander Dovzhenko turbo'd his way through the €330 to win €5,600, a lovely return on investment for a very quick event and a nice top up to the €19,000 he won for his 26th place finish in the Main Event. Well done, Dovzhenko.EPT9 Deauville, event #34Date: 8 February 2013Buy-in: €330Game: NLHE Turb...more

by Rick Dacey on February 9, 2013 9:09 AM

EPT9 Deauville: Benjamin Juhasz takes down the €2k to book a €57,800 win

Every stop on the EPT is jam-packed full of events and sometimes chunky scores can sail by almost without notice. Just take a look at Benjamin Juhasz who notched up the first win of his live poker career - and his biggest score to date - with a €57,800 first place win over Simon Mattsson. German Seb...more

by Rick Dacey on February 9, 2013 8:38 AM

EPT9 Deauville: Tobias Peters beats Casey Kastle and Marvin Rettenmaier to t

It takes some talent to beat a combination of reigning player of the year Marvin Rettenmaier and travelling poker pro Casey Kastle. Tobias Peters has added €6,700 to his $397,067 career winnings by doing just that. Retternamier, who has $3,877,900 in live cashes, slid in at third while Kastle, who h...more

by Rick Dacey on February 9, 2013 8:32 AM
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