Daniel Pidun, Griffin Benger win EPT Berlin Titles

Daniel Pidun wins EPT Berlin Main Event
Daniel Pidun wins EPT Berlin Main Event

While the path to the final table was very slow and long, the actual main event final table lasted only six hours and Daniel Pidun utilised his big stack to great advantage to win Season 9 European Poker Tour(EPT) Berlin title here today. The German who finished 17th in this event last year  pocketed Euro 880,000.

Robert Haigh who entered the final table as chip leader finished second and won Euro 531,000. Lasse Forest was third as Pidun single-handedly went about destroying poker players at the table. Roman Herold who was chip leader on Day 4 had to be happy with sixth position.

In the EPT Berlin, High Roller Event, Birthday boy Griffin Benger of Canada defeated Aaron Lim to win Euro 429,000 the biggest live cash of his career. He also took a trophy and the Shamballa bracelet. Benger is a member of Team Ivey and was ecstatic after this maiden win. Lim, who was riding high on his WSOP APAC Bracelet win and the APPT Seoul Main Event Title recently was richer by Euro 240,100. The seven handed final table was mostly dominated by Benger.

EPT Berlin Main Event Final Table Results:

Rank Player Name Prize
1. Daniel Pidun €880,000
2 Robert Haigh €531,000
3 Lasse Forest €325,000
4 Pascal Vos €255,000
5 Alexander Helbig €202,000
6 Roman Herold €155,000
7 Julian Thomas €110,000
8 Roman Korenev €77,000