The European Poker Tour Stage in London officially ended with Jan Hamilton’s triumph. Birmingham Padezhm became the first British to win the EPT main tournament in his native land in the last 9 years.
During the final table of Hamilton’s face was carefully hidden under the dark hooded hood of sweatshirts and sunglasses. Only after victory 31-year-old player smiled sincerely on camera. This victory became the biggest in the modest career of Birmingham poker.
It took 5 full game days to identify from 749 players to identify the participants of the final table of the main event EPT in London. Ba-in event of this tournament was £ 5,300. Many loud names came down from the distance before. A good result was shown by such famous players as the 9-time WSOP bracelets Eric Sideel (12th place), "bronze medalist" Main Event WSOP-2017 Benjamin Pollak (11th place) and the lord of the poker world series Harry Lodge (8th place).
Eric Sidel at EPT London Main Event tournament / Photo PokerNews.com
Jan Hemilton gave way to the experience of most players of the final six. Especially to his compatriot and future rival in hedz-opa Jack Sincler, which is considered one of the best tournament players of the UK. Hemilton was happy. At some moment he was ready to say goodbye to the tournament, getting up from the table, but on Rivara came the only necessary map and Birminghamets remained in the game.
Hemilton was constantly hiding his face behind the hood of sweatshirts and large sunglasses. The harshness and simple strategy of the game proved that it is a high -level player. While in the top 50 from the beginning of the second day of the tournament, he kept high positions in chip caunta to the very final table.
Jan Hemilton plays a hedz-up with Jack Sincler / photo winamax.Fr
Sometimes I had to wait long and rely on intuition. Even in the hedz-opa with Sincler, when he had a huge advantage in chips, Hemilton stood, leveled behind the stacks and broke the game in his favor. The victory brought a 31-year-old Birmingham poterist over $ 750,000, that is 80% of his profute for the whole career.
Jan Hamilton with EPT Cup / Photo PokerNews.com
Main Event Ept London ended with a bright tournament and opened a new name in European poison. The next stage of EPT will be a stop in Prague, where the competitions will be held from 7 to 18 December.