The world series of poker (WSOP) is the most prestigious poker brand which hosts most of the poker tournament in the world. When it comes to the poker WSOP is the big name. Let’s take a look at the winner of WSOP Europe main events since its beginning in 2007.
2007:- Annette Obrestad wins the first event WSOPE Main
Annette Obrestad, the youngest woman poker player in the history won the £10,000 buy in main event of No Limit Hold’em. She was just 18 years and 364 days of age at that time and took home a real big amount of £1 million and a gold bracelet. She then topped a field of 362 entries and collected the first prize. The runner up of the 2007 main event was John Tabatabai.
Some other Events and winners of WSOPE 2007:-
£2,500 H.O.R.S.E attracted 105 entries to which Thomas Bihl won the first gold and collected £70,875.
£5,000 PLO attracted 165 entries and the winner Dario Alioto took home earned £234,390.
2008:- John Juanda of Indonesia wins the WSOPE Main Event:-
The £10,000 main event of 2008 saw a new champion in the poker history. This was the fourth Gold bracelet win by John Juanda. Total entries to the competition was same as previous year i.e. 362 and the winner Juanda took home a massive £868,800 as well as the title of the championship.
He made some fabulous steps forward and played very well till the end of the game and became a winner.
Other Events in 2008:-
£1,500 NLH attracted 410 entries and the winner Jesper Hougaard wins £144,218.
£2,500 H.O.R.S.E. attracted 110 entries and winner (Farnood) took home £76,999.
2009:– Barry Shulman topped the field and won the main event
The next year of the prestigious world series of poker Europe got a new champion named Barry Shulman. He won a cash prize of £801,603 and defeated a pro Daniel Negreanu who took home £495,589 as runner up.
This was the £10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main event to which Shulman did really well and collected the first prize as well as a gold bracelet. Players like Saout and Akenhead were participating to the main event who was November niner for that year.
Other Events in 2009:-
£1,500 NLH got 608 entries and the winner J.P. Kelly wins a very good £136,803.
$2,500 POL: – Total 158 entries and the winner is Erik Cajelais (£104,677).
2010:- James Bord of won the final table
In the year 2010 of WSOP Europe, James Bord won the £10,350 Main Event and collected the first prize of £830,40. Total 346 entries generated a cash pool prize of £3.46. He defeated a player named Fabrizio Baldassari who took home £513,049.
Some of the big name players playing at the final table were Roland de Wolfe got 4th position and took home £278,945, and Dan Fleyshman booked for 7th place and earned £118,643.
Other Events 2010:-
£2,650 6 Handed NLH:- 244 Entries generated £610,000 and the winner Phil Laak wins the first gold bracelet as well as an amount of £170,802.
£5,250 PLO: – Got 120 Entries and Jeff Lisandro, earned £159,514 as the winner.
2011:- An American Elio Fox won the €10,400 Main Event of WSOPE Cannes
2011 was a superb year for the world series of poker Europe. The main event was very successful. It was the largest WSOP Europe main event in the history which attracted 593 entries.
The total number of entries generated a cash pool prize of €5.7 million, whereas the winner of the game Elio Fox took home a massive amount of €1.4 million as first prize. Fox defeated a player named Chris Moorman who got €124,584.
Some other players were:-
Moritz Kranich (3rd – €550,000),
Brian Roberts (4th – €400,000),
Dermot Blain (5th – €275,000),
Buchanan (6th – €200,000),
Other Events/Winners 2011:-
€2,680 6 Handed NLH:- The event attracted 360 entries and the winner Guillaume Humbert got €215,999 as first prize.
€1,090 NLH: – Attracted 771 entries and the Australian pro Andrew Hinrichsen won the first prize of €148,030 and a gold bracelet.
2012:- Phil Hellmuth Wins the Title held in Cannes
This year’s tournament was also very successful. Phil Hellmuth of America won the main event of WSOP Europe for the year 2012. This was the 13th gold bracelet win by Hellmuth at World Series of poker tournament. The buy in for the main event was €10,450 and total number of entries was 420. Phil collected €1,022,376 and topped the field of 420 players.
Other Events 2012:-
€2,700 Six-Max NLH: – This event Attracted 227 players and the winner of the event was Imed Mahmoud of Tunisia, who collected €147,099 as first prize money and gold.
€1,100 NLH: – Got 626 Entries in total. Antonio Esfandiari was the winner of the event and took home €126,207.
€5,300 PLO saw 97 entrants and the winner of the event was a Frenchman Roger Hairabedian. He took home a very good cash amount of €142,590.
2013:- Spanish Adrian Mateos, a 19 years old won the main event in France
Adrian Mateos, a 19 years old poker pro of Spain wins the title of World Series of poker Europe, Main event back in the year 2013. He topped a field size of 375 and grabbed a handsome amount of €1,000,000 as cash prize. He defeted a French player named Fabrice Soulier who collected €610,000. The third place of this particular main event goes to Dominik Nitsche. He won his winning share amount of €400,000.
Other Events in 2013:-
€1,100 Ladies Event: – Jackie Glazier topped the field of 65 players and added €21,850 in her account.
€1,100 NLH Reentry: – A Swedish player Henrik Johansson took home €129,700 and defeated 659 entrants.
€1,650 PLO:- The event drew 184 players and the winner of the game Jeremy Ausmus wins the first prize and booked for €70,324 of cash.
€2,200 NLH: – Got 337 entries and a native French pro Roger Hairabedian wins €148,820.
2015:- Kevin MacPhee was the king of Berlin
WSOP Europe hosted the prestigious tournament at Spielbank Casino in Berlin. Kevin MacPhee, an American pro won the title of €10,450 buy in main event. The tournament was hosted in Germany for the first time and drew 313 entries. Kevin topped the field and earned €883,000 as first prize and a gold bracelet.
Some other events and their winners of 2015 WSOP Europe:-
The Oktoberfest attracted 2,144 entries and Dietrich Fast of Germany won this event and cash of €157,749.
€3,250 Eight-Handed PLO attracted 161 players and an Englishman Richard Gryko won €126,345.
€1,650 buy in Monster Stack attracted 580 players to which an American Ryan Hefter did well and won the first prize €176,205.