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Pieter de Korver Wins First Ever Berlin Cup Poker Tournament

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Apr/21/2013
Pieter de Korver Wins First Ever Berlin Cup Poker Tournament

EPT5 Grand Final champion Pieter de Korver has won the inaugural Berlin Cup after defeating German pro Sebastian Gohr heads-up. De Korver, 30, cut a three-way deal with Gohr and Russian player Anatoly Filatov to take €145,400 for his win.

Although de Korver, who comes from Leeuwarden in the Netherlands, has been taking a two-year break from EPTs, he has had a phenomenal run in the last few months including runner-up in the Amsterdam Master Classics in November and third place in the Hold'em Challenge Winter Edition in Namur in December.

1, Pieter de Korver, Netherlands, €145,400 
2, Sebastian Gohr, Germany, €93,600 
3, Anatoly Filatov, Russia, , €126,000 
4, Jonas Garstick, Switzerland, €53,000, 
5, Esben Guenther, Norway, €41,000, 
6, Erik Scheidt, Germany, €31,000, 
7, Gokhan Onal, Germany, €23,000, 
8, Vladimir Geshkenbein, Russia, €16,870,

The event started on Wednesday with 911 players from 53 countries, creating a €883,670 prize pool. Among the 112 players who cashed were Eddy Scharf, Jonas Klausen, *****************, Manfred Hammer, Frederic Vacher, Paul Nunes, Team Pro Max Lykov, Ismael Bojang, Erich Kollmann, Pascal Hartmann, Alfonso Amendola, Paul Testud, Mario Puccini and EPT Player of the Year Ondrej Vinklarek

 

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