Timothy Timotheau Wins European Masters of Poker Lisbon
A player from the UK has outlasted 394 other players in Portugal to take down the latest leg of the European Masters of Poker. Timothy Timotheau overcame an early short stack on day one to get heads up with Povilas Purtokas of Lithuania, only to dispatch him in just 6 hands, when he flopped a king with K9 against the pocket tens of Purtokas.
1. Timothy Timotheau - €86,680
2. Povilas Purtokas - €53,190
3. Henrik Torsteenson - €34,672
4: Diogo Borges - €22,064
5: Paul Lucey - €17,336
6: Joao Candeias – 13,396
7: Mikael Tholander - €11,820
8: Mariusz Beranden - €10,244
9: Pyry Oksanen - €8,668
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Daniel Blackburn Crowned UK Pub Poker Champion
A huge turn out at Dusk Till Dawn over the weekend as 384 players took part in the Redtooth Pub Poker Championship. It was the culmination of a year long pub league and in the end joiner Daniel Blackburn took down the event and the £5,000 first prize. The regular at the Airedale Heifer in Mirfield commented:
"I won a few hands when Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing was playing so I played it over and over in the last few hands and it really kept me going. I can’t believe I’ve won”
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