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European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011 Winner is Bertrand 'ElkY Grospellier

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
May/07/2011
European Poker Tour Grand Final 2011 Winner is Bertrand 'ElkY Grospellier

Team PokerStars Bertrand 'ElkY Grospellier has won the €25,000 High Roller event at the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Grand Final in Madrid.

The Frenchman, who now calls London his home, topped the field of 58 worldclass players after defeating Benny Spindler heads-up to scoop the €525,000 first prize.

Bertrand has won both a World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour during his career and is one of the best known names in poker today (even if his name is hard to pronounce). 

His accomplishments thus far:

 

3rd - KBK Jeju  (Seoul, South Korea)

2nd - World Cyber Games 2001 (Seoul, South Korea)

4th - World Cyber Games 2002 (Daejeon, South Korea)

4th - SKY 2 Ongamenet Starleague (Seoul, South Korea)

2nd - Ongamenet WarCraft Retail League (Seoul, South Korea) [WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos, all others StarCraft: Brood War]

1st - Euro Cyber Games 2003 (Paris, France)

5th - World Cyber Games 2003 (Seoul, South Korea)[

top 16 - World Cyber Games 2004 (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)

His live poker winnings to date are well over $6 million.

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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