What a performance by the Italian Poker champion Mustapha kanit? He created history and won the largest buy in event i.e. €25,750 High Roller at European poker tour Dublin and carried away the hugh first prize of €501,640. Kanit was looking tired, frustrated and rigorous but he was lucky enough to won this prestigious award of High Roller at EPT#12 Dublin. The biggest buy in ever of €25,750 High Roller took place at Ireland’s capital city in Dublin to which top eight most renowned poker players of the world including UK’s Charlie Carrel, Argentinean Ivan Luca, Nick Petrangelo and Anton Bertilsson of Sweden were participated.
Mustapha Kanit was leading the Day 2 of the High Roller by having 5,460,000 chips with him and Anton Bertilsson was at second place with total 3,850,000 chips.
The event attracted 70 entries out of which 58 were unique and 12 were reentrants, which generated a hugh prize pool of €1,715,000.
The play started at 12:30pm with final eight players sitting around the table. The first elimination from the table was of Ivan Luca (Argentina), who got busted to eighth place with an amount take home €65,170. Nick Petrangelo, completed seventh and took home €84,040.
After few more hands Keith Johnson of United Kingdom and Jeff Rossiter of Australia took the rail to 6th (€106,330) and 5th (€137,200) places.
Now it was the time for Swedish guy Anton Bertilsson to hit the rail against Kornuth( runner up). Bertilsson won €176,640 and finishes at fourth place.
Another Swedish player Martin Jacobson, got busted yesterday and was at ninth position for an amount €49,730
Final Table Result EPT#12 Dublin €25,750 High Roller:-
- Mustapha Kanit, Italy, €501,640
- Chance Kornuth, United States, €360,150
- Charlie Carrel, United Kingdom, €234,100
- Anton Bertilsson, Sweden, €176,640
- Jeff Rossiter, Australia, €137,200
- Keith Johnson, United Kingdom, €106,330
- Nick Petrangelo, United States, €84,040
- Ivan Luca, Argentina, €65,170
- Martin Jacobson, Sweden, €49,730
Though Kanit was not playing his kind of game, but he won the championship and was very happy to do that. “It feels great and I am really good at talking and I’m Italian!” Mustapha said after winning this great shot.