The latest European Poker Tour Main Event champion is Oleksii Khoroshenin after he came out on top of a tough final table in Vienna to secure the title. Day 6 of the event saw the final table of eight do battle to establish the winner but it was the player that was the chip leader on Day 1a that came through to win the €578,392 first place payout.
Anthony Ghamrawi started the day with the chip lead and although he could not quite come out on top against Khoroshenin during heads up, he will no doubt be extremely happy to finish in second place.
That heads up session might have seemed a formality at the start as Khoroshenin had a chip advantage of 20.7 million to that of the 6.5 million held by Ghamrawi, yet it took a good 45 minutes for him to see off his opponent.
That final hand saw both players go all-in on the flop of 5s-7c-4s with Khoroshenin holding the Ks-3s and his opponent the 7h-6d. The 10s on the turn meant that it was over for Ghamrawi and the Ad on the river was never even needed. Ghamrawi earned €446,481 for his efforts and will be delighted to have made such a big score here.
Others that took part on the final table included the likes of Marko Neumann, Pablo Gordillo and Rumen Nanev, each taking home big scores and fond memories from this event.
We now have just two more stops on the EPT tour in Season 10 with the next one coming next month in Sanremo. We will be here as per usual to report on the action and let you know which players are storming to the final table and which ones are struggling to make an impression.
How It Finished
1st) Oleksii Khoroshenin – €578,392
2nd) Anthony Ghamrawi – €446,481
3rd) Marko Neumann – €638,127
4th) Pablo Gordillo – €262,150
5th) Timo Pfutzenreuter – 203,900
6th) Simeon Naydenov – €151,000
7th) Frei Dilling – €108,100
8th) Rumen Nanev – €77,000
Watch some interesting videos, including an interview with the winner of the Main Event below: