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Tureniec Tops Tough EPT

Swede Masters Scandinavian Slaughterhouse

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: May 01, 2011

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Swedish professional Michael Tureniec took home €496,271 and his first European Poker Tour title from the 2011 PokerStars EPT Copenhagen, bringing his career earnings to $3,422,518. Tureniec came very close to winning an EPT title once before, when he took second place at EPT London in 2008. Other notable finishes included the runner-up showing from long-time chip leader in the event, Per Linde. The fellow Swede took home €328,612 in second place after falling to top Tureniec. An eighth-place finish was booked by Finnish professional Juha Helppi, who was awarded €39,755. Here is a look at the chip counts when the final table began: Andrea Dalle Molle (Italy) 417,000 Per Linde (Sweden) 4,980,000 Nikolas Liakos (Sweden) 1,493,000 Mudassar Khan (Denmark) 823,000 Kevin Iacofano (USA) 1,844,000 John Eames (UK) 1,060,000 Michael Tureniec (Sweden) 1,310,000 Juha Helppi (Finland) 1,470,000 It was the most well-known professional at the final table who was the ...


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