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Poker News: London High Roller Champion Announced

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Oct/02/2009

American high-stakes player Matt Glantz is the new PokerStars.com EPT London high roller champion after beating Canadian Erik Cajelais heads-up.

Glantz snatched the title and £542,000 first prize shortly after the dinner break.

The final table of the £20,000 event featured two Team PokerStars PROs - Dennis Phillips from America and Leo Fernandez from Argentina.  Phillips came sixth for £60,000 while Fernandez finished fourth for £104,000.  75 players entered the three-day event creating a total prize pool of £1,500,000. It was the first of 16 events taking place during the eight-day EPT London Poker Festival.

NB: I'll be sending a link later on for high res images. 

Position    Name    Country    Status    Win

1    Matt Glantz    USA        £542,000

2    Erik Cajelais    Canada        £326,000

3    Eugene Katchalov    USA        £193,000

4    Adolfo Vaeza    Uruguay        £141,000

4    Leo Fernandez    Argentina    PokerStars Team PRO    £104,000

6    Ilari Sahamies    Finland        £74,000

7    Dennis Phillips    USA    PokerStars Team PRO    £60,000

8    Shane Reihill    Ireland        £45,000

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