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04/05/2011

San Remo Title Goes to Elder


Posted by: pokercannon.net

24 year old Rupert Elder is a former economics student. Most recently, his career led him to the EPT San Remo, where he managed to achieve 1st place with a cool €930,000 in prizes. He also wins two seats, the EPT Final and a seat for the Champion of Champions. This win makes him the 4th British winner this season.

Xuan Liu, the 25 year old Canadian player, is also worth a mention. She managed to finish 3rd and put herself in the spotlight as the first female to get on the final table this season! She was closely followed by Max Lykov who managed to pick up 4th.

The entry was big, with nearly 1,000 players from nearly 60 countries entering the €5,300 main to create a huge pot of €4,786,950!

The next round in the EPT will be the Final which will be hosted in Madrid.

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