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Prize Pool: $6,511,754
Entrants: 848

EPT London Main Event

  • Sep 29, '10 - Oct 04, '10


Updates on Final Day (Oct 04, 10)


David Vamplew is PokerStars EPT London Champion (£900,000)

David Vamplew WinsJohn Juanda moves all in for 3,435,000 and David Vamplew makes the call.

Juanda: KDiamond Suit 2Diamond Suit
Vamplew: AClub Suit 3Heart Suit

Board: ADiamond Suit 3Spade Suit 10Spade Suit 9Spade Suit 6Spade Suit

Vamplew takes the title and £900,000 while Juanda goes home with the second place prize of £545,000.

Player Tags: John Juanda,   David Vamplew

Vamplew Fights Back

David Vamplew has been taking pot after pot from John Juanda.

In the latest pot, John Juanda bet 600,000 and Vamplew called. The flop came K-8-8 and Vamplew check-called a bet of 800,000 from Juanda. The ASpade Suit came on the turn and both players checked. On the JDiamond Suit river Vamplew bet 1.8 million and Juanda folded falling to 7 million. Vamplew has 18 million in chips now.


Juanda Takes Control

After some back and forths, John Juanda has gotten the better so far of Scottish youngster David Vamplew.

Here are the current chip counts:

Juanda: 17,235,000
Vamplew: 7,925,000


Quick Break

Players are now on a 15-minute break.


Here We Go Again

David VamplewJohn Juanda raised to 400,000 from the button and Vamplew made the call. The flop came
AClub Suit KHeart Suit 4Heart Suit and both players checked.

The turn was the JClub Suit and David Vamplew bet 625,000. Juanda popped it to 1,850,000 and then Vamplew moved all in. John Juanda made the call and they flipped over their cards:

Vamplew: AClub Suit 6Club Suit
Juanda: ASpade Suit 10Heart Suit

It wasn’t going to be that easy for Juanda as the river fell the 3Club Suit to even stacks out once more, with Vamplew slightly in the lead.

Player Tags: John Juanda,   David Vamplew

It's Not Over Yet

David Vamplew moves all in for 4,620,000 and John Juanda calls.

Vamplew: 10Club Suit 9Club Suit
Juanda: AHeart Suit 5Spade Suit

Board: 6Club Suit 5Heart Suit 2Club Suit 10Spade Suit QDiamond Suit

The cards were tantalising as they fell, but ultimately resulted in a prolonged match as the two now go back at it.


War of Wills

John JuandaBack after dinner break and the heads up players are definitely not slowing down as the evening progresses. On a ASpade Suit JHeart Suit 6Spade Suit flop, David Vamplew checked and John Juanda bet 700,000. Vamplew called and the turn was the 8Spade Suit. Both players checked and the river was the 6Heart Suit. Vamplew checked and Juanda bet 2,025,000. Vamplew raised it to 4,900,000 and sat very still. Juanda stared at his opponent for quite some time and then moved all in. Vamplew instantly folded and Juanda raked in the pot.

Player Tags: John Juanda,   David Vamplew

Level 32 Begins

The final two players are back from dinner break and the blinds are now 100,000-200,000 with a 20,000 ante for the start of level 32. The chip counts are as follows:

John Juanda: 14,550,000
David Vamplew: 10,705,000


High Roller Report: Jose Barbero Wins!

Jose Barbero WinsTeam PokerStars pro Jose Barbero has added another tournament title to his collection along with £556,000 in prize money. Jani Sointula is the runner up with and he takes home £335,000.

On the final hand Barbero raised to 80,000 preflop from the button and Jani Sointula reraised all in for 600,000. Barbero made the call and they flipped over their cards:

Barbero: ADiamond Suit JClub Suit
Sointula: KHeart Suit 4Club Suit

Board: ASpade Suit 3Club Suit 2Heart Suit Qx Qx

Barbero won the hand and the tournament and Sointula finished runner up.

Player Tags: Jani Sointula,   Jose Barbero

Dinner Break

Players are now on a 60-minute break.

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