France Poker Series

EPT Deauville: Troyanovskiy wins €2k High Roller at the death

After nearly eight hours on the third day of the FPS €2k High Roller, the tournament had looked as though it was going on hiatus for a second time due to the tournament room having to close at 5am. However Vladimir Troyanovskiy managed to take the title after being locked in a tough heads-up battle ...more

by Chris Hall on February 3, 2015 7:59 PM

EPT Deauville: Six remain in the FPS €2k HR

The delayed final table of the FPS €2k HR is picking up a decent crowd despite this late hour. They're separated into sections, so there's the Portuguese section for Rui Ferreira, the Polish section featuring Team PokerStars Pro Marcin Horecki and PokerStars sponsored-player Dominik Panka, the Frenc...more

by Chris Hall on February 3, 2015 2:49 PM

FPS Deauville: Main Event payouts

Below are the payouts for the FPS Deauville Main Event. Event #1, €1K FPS Deauville Main EventPlayers: 1,355Prizepool: €1,300,800Places paid: 200 1. Anthony Apicella (France) € 197,0002. Felix Lambertz (Germany) PokerStars qualifier € 125,5003. Nicolas Hamouni (France) PokerStars qualifier € 88,50...more

by Chris Hall on February 1, 2015 6:37 PM

FPS Deauville: Anthony Apicella wins FPS Deauville and €197,000!

"It's a marathon, not a sprint." The old adage proved true enough at the France Poker Series in Deauville as 1,355 players came to create the biggest ever event in the history of the FPS. A total of 260 more than were here in 2014. There were 199 places paid but three exits in one hand saw the numbe...more

by Chris Hall on February 1, 2015 6:24 PM

FPS Deauville: Level 35-36 updates (200,000/400,000/50,000)

1.26am: Anthony Apicella wins FPS Deauville for €197,000! Felix Lambertz eliminated in 2nd place (€125,500); The heads-up battle did not take long. Felix Lambertz limped in the small blind for 400,000 before Anthony Apicella made it 1,500,000 in the big blind. Lambertz, with around 12 million in chi...more

by Chris Hall on February 1, 2015 2:38 PM

FPS Deauville: Final table profiles

Seat 1 - Abdelkader Medjahed, 36, Val de Marne, near Paris, France - 3,800,000Abdelkader Medjahed - who prefers to shorten his name to Kader, is a French pro from Thiais, in Val de Marne near Paris. After earning his baccalaureate and working in customer service for France Telecom and Quick, Medjah...more

by Chris Hall on February 1, 2015 12:36 PM

FPS Deauville: Level 31-34 update (120,000/240,000/30,000)

For level 35 updates, please click here11.30pm: Break timePlayers are now on 20-minute break.11.23pm: Chip countsFelix Lambertz - 11,470,000Anthony Apicella - 9,815,000Nicolas Hamouni - 6,330,000Ivan Luca - 5,145,00011.15pm: Lambertz wins with a four-betAnthony Apicella opened to 550,000, Nicolas Ha...more

by Chris Hall on February 1, 2015 8:33 AM

FPS Deauville: Level 27-30 updates (50,000/100,000/10,000)

For the rest of the live updates click here5.10pm: Break timePlayers are on a 20-minute break.4.52pm: Medjahed doubles through LucaIt's not been a good ten minutes for Ivan Luca, Abdelkader Medjahed just shoved for his last 665,000 and Luca made the call with A♣3♦. Medjahed showed K♦3♣ and s...more

by Chris Hall on February 1, 2015 2:38 AM

FPS Deauville: PokerStars player Ivan Luca leads into the final day

With 152 players left on the second to last day of FPS Deauville, the chances of reaching the final table within eight levels always looked to be very slim. By the end of level 26 (20,000/40,000/5,000), there were still 22 players left, all vying for the €197,000 prize that awaits the winner of this...more

by Chris Hall on January 31, 2015 1:07 PM

FPS Deauville: Level 23-26 updates (20,000/40,000/5,000)

For level 19-22 updates, click here9.20pm: Play has nowFor a full recap on the day, please check back here shortly.9.16pm: Huge double for FigueirasA huge double up at the end for PokerStars qualifier Yohan Figueiras. He was all in for just shy of 1.3 million in chips with A♠Q♣ against chip lead...more

by Chris Hall on January 31, 2015 7:21 AM
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UKIPT5 Nottingham

Day 2
Level 16: 2,500/5,000 ante 500
Players: 156 of 1,026 (914 uniques, 112 re-entries)
Average stack: 164,500
Congratulations to Ivan Luca winner of the UKIPT5 Nottingham High Roller and £46,800