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Edgars Augstkalns Wins European Masters of Poker Riga

Local Keeps Final Season III Title In Latvia As Season IV Details Announced


EEMOP Riga winner Edgars AugtkalnsDetails of season IV of the European Masters of Poker have just been released as Lativan Edgars Augstkalns lifted the sixth and final EMOP title of season III in Riga at the weekend.

Augstkjals took down €57,491 for topping the field of 175 in the €1,650 buy in event ahead of Swede ahead of Joakim Fredriksson who came second having had his work cut out to overturn a 5-1 chip defecit heads up.

The final table payouts for the main event at the Royal Casino in the Latvia capital were:
1: Edgars Augstkalns (Latvia) — €57,491
2: Joakim Fredriksson (Sweden) — €39,993
3: Maris Keiriss (Latvia) — €29,994
4: Martin Dahlqvist (Sweden) — €22,496
5: Eduards Rakuss (Latvia) — €14,997
6: Simon Löfberg (Sweden) — €11,872
7: Anton Astapau (Bulgaria) — €9,373
8: Branko Stupar (Sweden) — €7,498
9: Kimmo Kurko (Finland) — €5,623

The other EMOP champions of season III were:
Anders Hagen of Norway
Soren Larsen of Denmark
Abdul Atila Seiar of Romania
Jukka Koskela of Finland and
Stefan Hansen of Norway

Elsewhere details of the season IV stops on the European Masters of Poker tour have been revealed with things kicking off in Prague in February:

The line up is:

EMOP Prague, Czech Republic — Feb. 2-5
EMOP Lisbon, Portugal — Mar. 29–Apr. 1
EMOP Bulgaria — Jun. 5-12
EMOP Barcelona, Spain — Sept. 13-16:
EMOP Dublin, Ireland – November

Online qualification for Prague will begin soon on the Entraction poker network – check for further details.