German player Jens Kerper has been crowned the Grand Series of Poker Manchester Champion, at the Old Trafford Stadium. He defeated Norwegian Rolf Inge Kvanik heads-up after just four levels of play at the final table to take down this debutant event on the UK circuit, and the first prize of $81,175.
Although it took place in Manchester, this was a very International event, with 270 players from around the world. James Browning and Rob Sherwood represented the Brits at the final table, but were the first two players to bust out.
|1st: Jens Kerper, $81,175|
|2nd: Rolf Inge Kvanik, $51,570|
|3rd: Andis Netlaus, $35,908|
|4th: Johannes Erfurth, $28,268|
|5th: Karl Rosengard, $21,174|
|6th: Martinak Andras, $16,999|
|7th: Vizsnyiczai Zsolt, $13,752|
|8th: Rob Sherwood, $10,696|
|9th: James Browning, $8,786|
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