Robin Ylitalo is EPT London Main Event Champ

EPT LondonSwedish Poker Player Robin Ylitalo overcame a field of 604 players to capture the EPT London Main Event crown taking home a cash prize of £560,980. The week long event of European Poker Tour and UKIPT have seen a lot of poker action and many new champions. From Vanessa Selbst to Phil Helmuth to Martin Finger, everyone is taking back a piece of history from The Grand Connaught Rooms in London,

Ylitalo defeated Georgios Karakousis in heads up action in a fast paced day. The runners up won £349,200 for his effort. Leo McClean came in third while Ludovic Geilich was placed fourth.

In other news from the EPT, Jason Lavallee won the £10,300 High Roller Event winning a pay cheque of £357,700. Simon Higgins came in second in a final table which was dominated by poker players from Canada and UK.