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Jan Sorensen Wins the 2008 Master Classics of Poker

Danish Player Takes Home €623,100 for the Win

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Jan SorensenThe final table at the €6,000 Lido Poker no-limit hold'em main event took place on Friday, Nov. 14, and it played into the wee hours of Nov. 15. Here are the summary statistics for the tournament and standings at the beginning of the final table.

Number of entries: 335
Buy-in: €6,000
Total prize pool: €2,010,000
First-place prize: €623,100
Places paid: 37

Final-Table Chip Counts:

Nokolas Liakos -- 995,000
D. Larrson -- 628,000
R. Neilsen -- 576,000
Edwin Tournier -- 485,000
G. Ekerot -- 482,000
A. Sanhaji -- 319,000
Jan Sorensen -- 278,000
Steve Jelinek -- 185,000
R. Refos -- 118,000

Notable Cashes: Sorel Mizzi (15th), Johan Storakers (17th), Michael Martin (20th), Rolf Slotboom (21st), Davidi Kitai (22nd), Surinder Sunar (26th)

The final table was won by Jan Sorensen from Denmark, and he took home €623,100 in prize money. Sorensen hails from Odense, Denmark, which is also the hometown of newly-crowned world champion Peter Eastgate. Sorensen fought through a tough field that featured all of the well-known professionals who cashed above, as well as hometown favorite Noah Boeken in the €6,000 no-limit hold’em championship event. Below are the results from the final table:

1: Jan Sorensen -- €623,100
2: G. Ekerot -- €357,780
3: D Larrson -- €207,330
4: Nokolas Liakos -- €132,660
5: R. Neilsen -- €106,530
6: R. Refos -- €84,420
7: A. Sanhaji -- €64,320
8: Steve Jelinek -- €44,220
9: Edwin Tournier -- €32,160