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EPT Madrid Main Event: Ivan Freitez is the winner! (€1,500,000)

Tags: Alex Gomes, ept madrid main event, Ivan Freitez, Torsten Brinkmann.
Posted on 13 May 2011 by "T".

In the picture you can see the 8 finalists who battled it out on the EPT Madrid Main Event final table yesterday. After many hours of play, Ivan Freitez, from Venezuela, and Torsten Brinkmann, from Germany, were the last 2 players.

Freitez had the poker gods on his side and nothing could stop him from winning the heads-up and lay hands on the first place prize of €1,5 million, as well as a place in the champion of champion tournament. Below are the final table results.

1st. Ivan Freitez, Venezuela, €1,500,000
2nd. Torsten Brinkmann, Germany, €900,000
3rd.Tamas Lendvai, Hungary, €550,000
4th. Andrey Danilyuk, Russia, PokerStars qualifier, €400,000
5th. Juan Maceiras, Spain, Team PokerStars Pro, €315,000
6th. Eugene Yanayt, United States, €250,000
7th. Alex Gomes, Team PokerStars Pro, Brazil, €185,000
8th. Andrew Li, United States, SuperNova Elite, €130,000

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7 comments on "EPT Madrid Main Event: Ivan Freitez is the winner! (€1,500,000)"

 SuperNoob13/05/2011 14:09:18 GMT
freitez had a big chip lead when final table started and he was a favorite to win it, but still nothing is easy in such a big tournament. he did well winning it and got nice first prize for it.
 Macubaas13/05/2011 19:51:48 GMT
Big congrats for Ivan Freitez, i actually watched some hands he played at the final table and i really liked his style of play. I agree that he had a good stack at the beginning of the final table but of course all this things are pretty much unimportant since everything can change at the final table of this kind of tournaments like EPT or WSOP.
I was almost 100% sure that the big prize would not be win by a poker player from Spain or Brazil, they usually play way too aggressive for tournaments, they style of play could work on cash tables but not on tournaments, but this is a strictly personal opinion. I also want to congratulate Torsten Brinkmann for the second place, he really played very good at the final table and i know him from the online world where he is also a very good poker player.
 over2sky14/05/2011 15:48:56 GMT
Congratulations for Freitez, he played very good and he got a good prize for doing so Tongue
The stack thing is not very important i agree with Macubaas.
 Gegante14/05/2011 18:38:05 GMT
Мои поздравления из России, Андрею Донилюку.
Спасибо. Рад что русские тоже что то показываю.
 Fakiry14/05/2011 19:14:27 GMT
Wow, and the pokerstars qualifier made till the 4th place, what a great prize for him. Dont know him from anywhere but i guess it should be the lower in the ranking among all the players in the final table, and he did very well.
 scaramoes15/05/2011 10:19:12 GMT
the best man won,and i hope that ill make it 1 that far.
 kissthefrogg15/05/2011 19:06:06 GMT
Is there a full video of the final table?
Can anyone post a link?

PS. Congrats to Freitez!

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