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EPT Copenhagen: Anton Wigg wins marathon final in Copenhagen

Copenhagen has never really conformed to the eight-handed, eight-hour thank-you-very-much final. An early hours finish in season two, the flip-flop heads-up of Grospellier-Petersson in season three, and the five-hour marathon in season four. Casino Copenhagen seemed to have shed its malingering re...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 21, 2010 5:06 PM

EPT Copenhagen: Final table, levels 28, 29 & 30 (60,000-120,000)

1.20am: Anton Wigg wins EPT Copenhagen, earning 3,675,000 DKK Francesco De Vivo runner up, earning 2,275,000 DKK After a titanic heads-up battle, Anton Wigg wins the EPT Copenhagen title and a monster pile of cash amounting to nearly half a million euros. Wigg, from Sweden, opened the pot with a ra...more

by Simon Young on February 21, 2010 2:50 PM

EPT Copenhagen: Final Table, Level 26 and 27 (30,000-60,000 5,000 ante)

8pm: Dinner That's it, we're on a dinner break. Just the 45 minutes, so don't go far. 7.55pm: New chipleader! Monster hand alert.... Francesco De Vivo has doubled up through Anton Wigg to take the chip lead. De Vivo had opened with a raise to 160,000, Wigg re-raised to 425,000, then the Italian fir...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 21, 2010 11:01 AM

EPT Copenhagen: Final Table, Level 25 (20,000-40,000 4,000 ante)

4.50pm: Break time And that's the end of the level. Blinds up and a 15 minute break. 4.45pm: Jesper Ptersen eliminated in 8th place (282,800 DKK) Jesper Petersen managed to get his chips in first this time and with the best hand but it hasn't stopped him being eliminated. Chip leader Anton Wigg op...more

by Marc Convey on February 21, 2010 7:56 AM

EPT Copenhagen: Final table player profiles

We'd reached the end of level 24 last night and, with nine players left, a break was called for. Ten minutes rest as the clock struck 10.15pm. Weary heads dragged the bodies they were attached to for a short run-around, re-invigorating the blood in their shoulders, legs and feet which had been lef...more

by Howard Swains on February 21, 2010 7:01 AM

EPT Copenhagen: De Vivo snatches lead at end of Guldhammer's day in the sun

Poker strategies change like the wind, from the "fold everything but aces" of the old school to the "five bet with air" of the new guard. But whatever the fashion, one truism will endure: if you're on a heater, you should ride it. Morten Guldhammer has been on the mother of all heaters over the pas...more

by Howard Swains on February 20, 2010 7:12 PM

EPT Copenhagen: Day 4, Level 24 (15,000-30,000 3,000 ante)

10.15pm: You know what, why not stop now? All the players and staff have agreed that the end of this level offered a convenient opportunity to end this one for the night. That's it - we'll play a nine-handed final table tomorrow. A full wrap of today's events, when we went from 24 down to nine, wil...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 20, 2010 2:50 PM

EPT Copenhagen: Day 4, levels 22 and 23 (10,000-20,000 2,000 ante)

8.37pm: That's the break Up a level, right after a ten minute break. 8.35pm: Loving the flop Morten Guldhammer was on the rail shrugging off the hand, but the only concern for Yorane Kerignard is that he just used up all of his good fortune in one go. Kerignard opened for 55,000 and Guldhammer ...more

by Howard Swains on February 20, 2010 11:31 AM

EPT Copenhagen: Day 4, Levels 20 and 21 (6,000-12,000 1,000 ante)

5.28pm: Break time That's the end of the level. All done for 15 minutes. 5.25pm: Wigg wham Anton Wigg continues to take pots. On this one Mads Wissing raised to 38,000. It was folded around to Wigg on the big blind, who called. They both checked the 7♣A♠6♥ flop, but on the 5♦ turn Wigg bet ...more

by Stephen Bartley on February 20, 2010 7:33 AM

EPT Copenhagen: Making 24 look like eight

And so we enter the closing straight. Four days ago, 423 players arrived to Casino Copenhagen to comprise what is commonly regarded to be the toughest EPT field of the season. There were major established champions mingling with internet sensations mixed in with the best "local" players on the whol...more

by Howard Swains on February 20, 2010 7:24 AM
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