The first big event at EPT Barcelona took place at Casino Barcelona. Markku Koplimaa won the title and the €585,500 grand prize at the €1,100 EPT National event. A total of 4682 players took part in the tournament and the prize pool was €4541540. The final table was attended by representatives of 8 different countries. In heads-up Markku Koplimaa has defeated Adam Hendricks whish is a professional in mixed games.
Koplimaaa won over $7 million in online tournaments and over $1 million in live tournaments. He now has a record winnings among Estonian players, and is also the first in the list of the most successful Estonian players in live tournaments.
“This is amazing. I can’t find the right words for that. It happens once in a lifetime. You’ve been playing for 4 long days and giving away everything, it’s really hard to describe.
|Place||Player||Country||Prize in €||Prize in $|
|2||Adam Hendrix||United States||€346,500||$386,734|
|7||Jai Saha||United Kingdom||€95,100||$106,143|
|8||Lawrence Whyte||United States||€67,500||$75,338|
|9||Jose Prieto Pulido||Spain||€54,670||$61,018|