After 5 days of play, it finally came to be poker pro Anton Wigg, 22, from Stockholm, Sweden, who took down EPT Copenhagen and the first place prize of 3,675,000 DKK (about $670,000). Wigg played very well on the final table and it looked like nothing could stop him for a while. However, when the final table was down to heads-up, Wigg had a really hard time against his final opponent Francesco de [...] Read more » Swede takes home EPT Copenhagen
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$670k sounds like a nice bankroll boost. Of course, winning a tournament like that means more than just the prize money. Some corporation, say online poker site, might be interested in offering him staking for further live tournaments in case he does not already have a sponsor. In any case, winning something like that is a merit for any tournament player.
I really mind for Francesco de Vivo; it was first partecipation in an EPT tournament and he had sponsorship to pay his roll only few days before the start. It was a dream for him and I'm sure he will dream again.