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William Fry Wins EPT Hungarian Open

Englishman Lifts First EPT Budapest Title at Sell Out Event; Gives Portion to Charity


Twenty-eight year-old poker pro William Fry from England has won the first European Poker Tour Hungarian Open topping a field of 532 players to take down the €595,839.

Fry defeated Ciprian Hrisca heads up when raised preflop with J-J and his Romanian opponent pushed with A-6 William Frywhich Fry called. “They were the first good cards I’d had in ages,” he said. “Up until then I’d been re-raising with rubbish but if I get good cards, I can be pretty dangerous.”

Fry plans to give a portion of his winnings to charities raising awareness of third-world poverty.

The final table results were:

1st: William Fry (€595,839)
2nd: Ciprian Hrisca (€342,608)
3rd: Martin Jacobson (€197,904)
4th: Albert Iversen (€153,216)
5th: Marino Serenelli (€127,680)
6th: Gino Alacqua (€100,016)
7th: Zoltan Toth (€78,736)
8th: Johnny Lodden (€53,200)

You can read the full final table update with each exit hand at

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