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13/05/2011

Ivan Freitez Strikes Gold As The New EPT Champ


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The EPT Grand Final was one that plenty of people were watching with curiosity, thanks to it being broadcasted on EPT Live across the glove. Each player had one thing on their mind, aiming for that all important 1st prize to take the €1,500,000 home. Not only that, but a seat to the Champion of Champions would also be awarded to the winner.

Freitez was on the move from hand one, knocking out the majority of the other players, right up to the point of knocking Torsten Brinkmann out in the heads up battle. Brinkmann entered the battle heads up and eventually lost. The decider really came when Brinkmann held pocket queens. Freitez called the all in with ace and a five, which allowed him to knock out Brinkmann and take 1st place.

Brinkmann showed plenty of strength during the early hands of the table. A few bad hands meant that Brinkmann found himself a major underdog in the heads up battle, which was going to be the point where he really felt the pressure, finishing in a strong 2nd place.

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