As Benny Spindler secured his win in the ETP Main Event, his fellow countryman Philipp Gruissem took the first prize in the EPT High Roller Event, giving him a neat payout of £450,200. The final battle was decided on Kurganov's Qd-6s and Gruissem's 9c-9h.
1. Philipp Gruissem, Germany £450,200 2. Igor Kurganov, Russia £318,300 3. Rob Akery, UK £205,500 4. Olivier Busquet, USA £171,200 5. Adrian Bussman, Sweden £102,250 6. Joel Nordkvist, Sweden £72,950 7. Sam Trickett, UK £68,800 8. Michael Tureniec, Sweden £58,400
There are now only 8 of 75 players with chips left in the EPT London high roller event. This means that the final table is set and all players are guaranteed at least £58,400 each from the £1,485,000 prizepool. The winner will take home amazing £511,300 while the runner-up will get £321,000.
In a big lead is Igor Kurganov (picture), from Germany, with 854,000. In second place is Robery Akery, from UK, with just about 622,000. Three players to keep an eye on the final table today are Olivier Busquet, Samuel Trickett and Michael Tureniec - great tournament players with fantastic results in the past!
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