Simon Deadman

Deadman ends year on a roll

Popular British grinder Simon Deadman capped a fantastic 2014 with a fourth-place finish in the EPT Prague High Roller from 15-17 December at the Hilton Prague Hotel. Deadman has had a remarkable 2014, one that is by far his best ever on the live tournament circuit and one that has seen him win more than…

Andrew Chen

Chen rocks in EPT London High Roller

Andrew Chen, who finished second to Davidi Kitai at EPT Berlin back in 2012, battled back from a short stack several times to win the £10,300 EPT London High Roller event for £394,200, after beating Fady Kamar heads-up. With 10 players returning at the start of the final day, Johnny Lodden was the first to…

Seb Pauli

Student Pauli proves the master at EPT London

Sebastian Pauli has won the London leg of the 11th season of the European Poker Tour, with the 25-year-old management and economics student at Ruhr-University in Bochum never surrendering the chip lead from the moment eight players sat down for the final table at the Grand Connaught Rooms. The German was the absolute measure of…

Andre Lettau

Lettau lands landmark EPT title

EPT Barcelona drew the largest ever field for an EPT main event, a total of 1,496 players turning out for the 100th edition and creating a €7,480,000 prize pool, with German online poker pro Andre Lettau taking it down for his first live title and €794,058. The 27-year-old entered the final table in the middle…

Ihar Soika

Soika wins record-breaking high-roller

The European Poker Tour Barcelona €10,300 High Roller attracted a massive 393 entries, smashing all previous records for an EPT high-roller event and the man to benefit most from the huge field was Ihar Soika from Belarus who took the title and €747,200 first-place prize. With just three tables left on Day 3 and the…

Olivier Busquet

Busquet a Super star in Barcelona

Olivier Busquet, who has accumulated tournament earnings of more than $4.5m in an outstanding poker career, had never before won a major tournament outside his native United States until he took down the EPT Barcelona Super High Roller from 18-20 August 2104. Suddenly his three runner-up finishes – in the Campione Main Event in Season…

Jack Salter

Salter falls at the final hurdle

It was a case of close but no cigar for England’s Jack Salter, whose fantastic run at the EPT Grand Final in Monte-Carlo from 26 April-2 May faltered at the final hurdle. It took more than 300 hands, nearly 18 hours of play, and seven eliminations on the final day before the 2014 PokerStars €10,600…

Jack Salter

Salter the chip leader in Monte Carlo

Britain’s Jack Salter goes into today’s final table of the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo as the chip leader with 5,170,000 chips after a remarkable turnaround over the past 48 hours. Salter went into day four as one of the shortest stacks but overtook Mayu Roca in the last hour of play on day…

EPT Super High Roller

EPT Season 11 to shuffle up in Barcelona

The Grand Finals of season 10 of the European Poker Tour are taking place in Monte Carlo until 2 May 2014 but preliminary details of season 11 have been announced, with this summer’s edition of the travelling tournament shuffling up in Barcelona on August 16. After kicking things off in Catalonia, the eleventh running of…

Vicky Coren

Vicky etches her name in EPT history again

Since the Barcelona Open in 2004, the EPT had crowned 97 champions before the main event in San Remo from 14-20 April 2014. Of those 97 champions only three were women, Victoria Coren at London in September 2006, Sandra Naujoks in Dortmund in March 2009 and Live Boeree at San Remo in April 2010. So…

Koutoupas

Koutoupas lands first for Greece

Sotirios Koutoupas became Greece’s first EPT champion when he outlasted 670 players to take the title in Deauville from 26 January to 1 February 2014. After six exits from the final table at Casino Barriere, Koutoupas faced Eugene Katchalov heads-up for the title. In the end, it was Katchalov who came up short, unable to…

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How to qualify for EPT events

PokerStars gives everyone a chance to turn just a few euros into a coveted seat at a European Poker Tour main event. There are cash satellites to suit every bankroll and you can even qualify for free using PokerStars frequent player points. Steps satellites are also a great way to win a seat – you…