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This Week's Big Winner: Jan Bendik Wins EPT Grand Final Main Event In Monte Carlo

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jun 22, 2016


Jan Bendik is no stranger to final tables on the European Poker Tour, having finished sixth in the 2010 EPT Prague main event and fifth in the 2011 EPT San Remo main event. He even recorded three EPT preliminary wins in London, Monaco, and Deauville in 2013. But, until May of this year, he hadn’t broken through yet for a major score. It was the EPT Grand Final main event in Monte Carlo where Bendik got his big win. The Slovakian poker player navigated his way through a field of 1,098 players to earn his first EPT main event title and a whopping €961,800 payday. Bendik now has more than $3.1 million in career tournament earnings, which gives him the most winnings of any poker player from Slovakia, more than three times his closest competitor. Here are the five biggest hands that propelled Bendik to the win. Tournament: EPT Grand ...

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