Martin Kozlov won the Main event - Sydney Poker Championships
The edition 2014 of the Sydney Poker Championship concluded Monday with Martin Kozlov beating Bernard Beh in the heads-up clash. This Australian poker pro bested the 235-player field of the $ 3,000 Sydney Champ Main Event. Actually those players generated a prize pool of $ 658,000, the amount of which was shared out by the 24 ITM survivors of this poker tournament. Day 1A brought together 111 entries led by chip leader Danny Zhong with a stack of 170,200 chips. He shared the table with 59 survivors. Among the 124 registered players on the second and final Day 1 flight of the Main Event, only 73 managed to qualify for Day 2. Esan Tabrizi led the chip count on Day 1B with a stack of 144,400 chips. Of the 132 players who made it through to Day 2 battle, just 19 were qualified to make the final day.
The final nine table began on Monday after nine players including Alex Lee, Leo Boxell, Jarred Graham Daniel, Neilson and Suzy Khoueis were eliminated from the race. Entering the game with an impressive stack, Martin Kozlov dominated the final table and claimed his second title in career after the one he grabbed at the ANZPT Melbourne in 2010. The Australian poker pro cashed $ 171,080 for his win over Bernard Beh in the heads-up. The latter consoled himself with $ 108,570 for his runner-up place in this poker event. 2009 Aussie Millions Main Event final tablist Sam Capra finished third for a prize of $ 61,194. Andrew Yam fell to 4th place for $ 49,350. He was followed by Daniel Neilson ($ 41,125), Steve Pappas ($ 34,545), Jarred Graham ($ 27,965), Ismail Ismail ($ 21,385) and John Parker ($ 16,450).
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
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