The 32 year old Bruno Benveniste topped 421 entries to claim the coveted WPTDeepStacks Deauville Main Event title for a hefty €93,700 top prize (including a €2,000 package to the WPTDeepStacks Berlin €1,500 Main Event). The final day of the event saw 16 survivors returning back to play down to a champion and finally it was Benveniste who remained the last man standing.
Benveniste entered final table as the chip lead after exploiting bubble stage of the event. The short-stacked Jean Sarfati became the first casualty on the final table after losing out to Julien Sitbon. After few hands, it was Robin Visconti who ended his game in 8th place. Following him were Julien Sitbon and Miroslav Alilovic who fell in a single hand at 7th and 6th places respectively.
The final table saw Tobias Peters leaving in the 5th place. A few hands later, Ekrem Sanioglu was eliminated in 4th place while Jean Claude Loustau got busted in 3rd place.
Finally, the heads-up began between Benveniste and Sandro Pitzanti. Both players were very close in chips and hence it was tough to say as to who would win the title? However, it was Benveniste who managed to seal the deal after knocking down his opponent Pitzanti in 2nd place.
Final Table Results (EURO):
1. Bruno Benveniste – €93,700*
2. Sandro Pitzanti – €65,200
3. Jean Claude Loustau – €42,150
4. Ekrem Sanioglu – €30,590
5. Tobias Peters – €22,366
6. Miroslav Alilovic – €18,195
7. Julien Sitbon – €15,050
8. Robin Visconti – €11,930
9. Jean Sarfati – €9,300
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