EPT9 Grand Final: On form Paul Volpe calls time on Mike McDonald, wins €130,500

May 13, 2013

Paul Volpe is currently one of the world’s most on form players, as proved by his €130,500 win here in Monaco. Volpe clocked up his fourth six-figure score of the year by beating Mike ‘Timex’ McDonald to bring his 2013 live tournament winnings up to $1,566,464.

Volpe has been happy to sit on his big payday while McDonald is trying to spin his up in the €100,000 Super High Roller. You can check out his progress by clicking through to our live coverage here. And in case you don’t know who McDonald is, he’s the youngest Main Event winner in EPT history. Click through to see just how… young McDonald looks.

EPT9 Monaco, event #33
Date: 12 May, 2013
Buy-in: €10,300
Game: NLHE turbo 6-handed
Players: 36
Prize pool: €352,800


Paul Volpe

1. Paul Volpe, USA, €130,500
2. Mike McDonald, Canada, €84,600
3. Jean-Noel Thorel, France, €49,400
4. Bulat Bikmetov, Russia, €35,400
5. Timothy Adams, Canada, €28,200
6. Senh Ung, UK, €24,700

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