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Team Ivey's Griffin Benger Wins EPT Berlin High Roller for €429,000
On Saturday, Griffin Benger’s 28th birthday, the Canadian member of Team Ivey won the European Poker Tour Season 9 Berlin High Roller, earning €429,000, a trophy and of course, the Shamballa bracelet. It is the largest live score of his career, trumping his previous largest score by over half of a million U.S. dollars, and his second career first-place finish. Benger defeated Aaron Lim heads up.
Lim, who recently won the 2013 APPT Seoul Main Event and a bracelet at the 2013 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific, earned €240,100.
EPT Berlin High Roller Final Table Payouts
Place Player Country Prize
1 Griffin Benger Canada €429,000
2 Aaron Lim Australia €240,100
3 Philippe Ktorza France €144,000
4 Max Lykov Russia €102,900
5 Martin Kabrhel Czech Republic €82,300
6 Joni Jouhkimainen Finland €68,600
7 James Mitchell United Kingdom €54,900