Friday, 28 October 2016 07:13

Poland's Jakub Michalak wins big at the EPT Malta Single-Day High Roller

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Jakub Michalak emerged victorious at the €10,200 EPT Malta Single Re-entry High Roller, beating 64 players to walk away with a cool €178,133 ($193,789). The event, hosted at the Casino at Portomaso, offered a prize pool of €814,800.

Thanks to this win, Michalak’s live career earnings increased to $1,280,460. Interestingly, this was his second biggest career win.

Some of the big names, who participated in the event included Max Silver and Steve O’Dwyer.

Nine players made it to the final table and after a series of eliminations, it was left for Jakub and Rocco Palumbo to fight it out for the coveted prize.

The heads-up battle was wrapped up rather quickly after Michalak's K9 was too good for Palumbo's pocket twos.

Final Table Results:

1: Jakub Michalak Poland €178,133
2: Rocco Palumbo Italy €138,763
3: Charlie Carrel UK €170,754
4: Orpen Kisacikoglu Turkey €80,250
5: Scott Seiver USA €63,550
6: Behzad Ahadpour Iran €49,700
7: Pratyush Buddiga USA €39,100
8: Adrian Mateos Spain €30,550
9: Morten Mortensen Denmark €23,200

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