Pieter de Korver Captures his First Ever EPT Berlin Cup

Pieter de Korver after winning the title
Pieter de Korver after winning the title

Former European Poker Tour Grand Final Champion, Pieter de Korver, has won his first ever European Poker Tour Berlin Cup on Sunday. This year 911 players participated in the championship which kicked off on Wednesday. De Korver who grabbed the title in €1,100 buy in event, also walked away with a prize money of €145,400. Earlier in November and December, he marked some of his best performances and secured second and third place in Amsterdam Masters Classics and Hold’em Challenge Winter Edition respectively.

On the final day, Russian Pro Anatoly Filatov was in the lead with maximum numbers of chips on the final table. De Korver was on the fifth place, but his outstanding display of poker game won him the title. He came from behind and proved himself better than others on the final table. Sebastian Gohr of Germany was the runner-up and Russian pro Filatov came third.


Final Table Result of Berlin Cup

  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