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Brito Busts Hollink in European Poker Tour High Roller

Portuguese Player Tops 72-Stong Field In Vienna For €90,000 Payday


Runner-up Rob HollinkFernando Brito has won the European Poker Tour Vienna High Roller event, dashing the hopes of season I Grand Final winner Rob Hollink to win the €10,000 buy in event.

Brito, a 51-year-old father-of-four from Portugal, won €90,000 for topping the 72-strong filed and continues a great EPT run having finished sixth in the EPT London main event recently as well as winning the penultimate event of the festival, and coming sixth in an EPT Vilamoura side event.

“I have only been playing poker 18 months but I have always been someone who, when I do something, I want to win. I’m the same whether it’s business or whether it’s poker,” he said.

The EPT Vienna €10,000 attracted players such as Dario Minieri, Jose Barbero, Fabian Quoss, and Tobias Reinkemeier.

Hollink received €50,000 for his second place finish in the event.