EPT11 Prague: Yaxi Zhu on side-event success
The EPT Prague Poker Festival has been a roaring success, with massive fields in all of the marquee events matched by huge turn-outs across the board. It has made for some huge prize pools and some notable champions, including Yaxi Zhu, from China.
Zhu first appeared on the European Poker Tour at the Grand Final last season, when she was among the Asian contingent that came to Europe for some massive cash games and the wide array of tournaments. She has since returned with her friend Kitty Kuo and picked up her first trophy in a €2,000 side event in Prague.
Laura Cornelius, of PokerStars.tv, talked to her and learns that she didn't get dinner, but did get a title: