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European Poker Tour -- Final Table set in Copenhagen

Multiple Scandis Headline the Final Table, including Chip Leader Per Linde, Juha Helppi, and Michael Tureniec


Per Linde Photo Courtesy of PokerStarsThe final table is set at the PokerStars European Poker Tour Copenhagen no-limit hold’em main event and the final day will take place tomorrow at noon local time (3 a.m. PT) in Denmark’s capital city. You can watch the action on the EPT Live video feed and there will be a recap of the day’s events on Card Player shortly after the conclusion of the tournament.

The final table is filled with headliners from Scandinavia, including chip leader Per Linde (4,980,000), Juha Helppi (1,470,000), and Michael Tureniec (1,310,000). It should be a final table filled with action when cards get into the air tomorrow with the aggressive players at the table. A few notableswere lost along the way to the final table today and they included Team PokerStars pro Florian Langmann (19th place), and Surindar Sunar (21st place).

The final eight from the field of 449 players will be chasing a top prize worth €496,271, and they are all guaranteed at least €39,755. Here is a look at the tournament statistics from the day:

Final-Table Chip Counts:

1 Andrea Dalle Molle Italy 417,000
2 Per Linde Sweden 4,980,000
3 Nikolas Liakos, Sweden, PokerStars player 1,493,000
4 Mudassar Khan Denmark 823,000
5 Kevin Iacofano, USA, PokerStars qualifier 1,844,000
6 John Eames UK 1,060,000
7 Michael Tureniec Sweden 1,310,000
8 Juha Helppi Finland 1,470,000

Final-Table Prize Money:

1st – DKK 3,700,000 (€496,271)
2nd – DKK 2,450,000 (€328,612)
3rd – DKK 1,400,000 (€187,778)
4th – DKK 1,000,000 (€134,127)
5th – DKK 750,000 (€100,595)
6th – DKK 600,000 (€80,476)
7th – DKK 450,000 (€60,357)
8th – DKK 296,400 (€39,755)

Day 4 Cashes:

9th. Joel Nordkvist, Sweden, DKK 220,000 (€29,508)
10th. Simon Hanninger, Sweden, DKK 220,000 (€29,508)
11th. Jens Lauridsen, Denmark, DKK 165,000 (€22,131)
12th. Simen Johannessen, Norway, DKK 165,000 (€22,131)
13th. Johnny Jensen, Denamrk, DKK 130,000 (€17,437)
14th. Lars Krogh, Denmark, PokerStars qualifier, DKK 130,000 (€17,437)
15th. Daniel Johansson, Sweden, DKK 105,000 (€14,083)
16th. Ivan Freitez, Venezuela, DKK 105,000 (€14,083)
17th. Helge Rahbek, Denmark, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
18th. Jan Sorensen, Denmark, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
19th. Florian Langmann, Germany, Team PokerStars Pro, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
20th. Alan Mclntyre, Ireland, PokerStars qualifier, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
21st. Surinder Sunar, UK, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
22nd. Mikhail Lakhitovto, Russia, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
23rd. Dmitry Vitkind, Russia, PokerStars qualifier, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)
24th. Pernille Ravn, Denmark, DKK 85,000 (€11,401)

Hand of the Day:

Joel Nordkvist Eliminated in Ninth Place

Joel Nordkvist moved all in preflop for 344,000 from the small blind and John Eames made the call from the big blind after spending some time in the tank. Their cards:

Nordkvist: JDiamond Suit 2Spade Suit
Eames: KDiamond Suit 9Spade Suit

Board: KClub Suit QSpade Suit 4Club Suit ASpade Suit JClub Suit

Nordkvist was eliminated on the hand in ninth place and play ended for the night. Nordkvist took home €29,508 in prize money and Eames will take 1,060,000 into the final table tomorrow.