EPT Deauville: Jake Cody rules Deauville as double-champion hoodoo endures

The European Poker Tour is no stranger to breaking new ground and welcomes players from across the globe. Last week it was in the Caribbean, soon it will be the ski-slopes of Austria, after it hits Berlin for the first time. Its 51 champions hail from 15 countries, and today in Deauville, there was ...more

by Howard Swains on January 25, 2010 4:40 PM

EPT Deauville: Final table, level 33 live updates

11.46pm: Jake Cody wins EPT Deauville for €847,000 Teodor Caraba runner up for €516,000 It's over! And after a final full of skill and flair, it was fitting that this ended when two monster hands collided. Teodor Caraba raised to 800,000 and Jake Cody re-raised to 1,760,000. Caraba then moved all ...more

by Simon Young on January 25, 2010 4:32 PM

EPT Deauville: Final table, level 31 live updates

8pm: Dinner time That's the end of the level as players take a one hour dinner break. They'll each be required to eat different meals from the buffet so that if one gets food poisoning the other two will be able to play to a finish. Teodor Caraba -- 10,090,000 Jake Cody -- 8,320,000 Mike McDonald...more

by Simon Young on January 25, 2010 12:37 PM

EPT Deauville: Final table, level 30 live updates

6.25pm: Break That's the end of the level. We're on a 15-minute break. 6.20pm: Aces for Caraba Jake Cody started this one off with a bet of 260,000, and Teodor Caraba called. On the T♠7♣5♣ flop, Caraba bet 500,000, Cody re-raised to 1,500,000 and Caraba called. Both checked the J♦ turn, ...more

by Simon Young on January 25, 2010 10:40 AM

EPT Deauville: Final table, level 29 live updates

4.40pm: Level end That was the last hand of the level and we'll see how it affects the chip counts very soon. Join us in level 30. 4.35pm: Cody double up; Did Timex miss a trick? Jake Cody is back and fighting, but Craig Bergeron is running very short. The hand could have been even bigger, but Mi...more

by Howard Swains on January 25, 2010 9:10 AM

EPT Deauville: Final table, level 28 live updates

3pm: Level over That was the last meaningful action for the level and we'll now take a break. It's scheduled to last 15 minutes, but to be honest it could be anything up to an hour. 2.50pm: Threesome For what seems to be the first time in this final, three players see a flop. Teodor Caraba raised...more

by Simon Young on January 25, 2010 7:25 AM

EPT Deauville: Day 5, level 27 live updates

1.20pm: Level ends with a three-bet Mike McDonald has now given Jake Cody a taste of his own medicine. The British player opened and McDonald three-bet. Cody folded. Just as it's hotting up, we take a break. That's the end of the first level of the final. Full chip count to come. 1.20pm: The far...more

by Simon Young on January 25, 2010 7:08 AM

EPT Deauville: Final table player profiles

With the elimination of Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier at the end of day four, our final table of eight players for EPT Deauville was set. The Romanian Teodor Caraba leads, but there are two other major talking points from the final line-up: can the Team PokerStars Pro Peter Eastgate add EPT glory to h...more

by Howard Swains on January 24, 2010 2:05 PM

EPT Deauville: Teodor Caraba leads final eight

Regular readers of the PokerStars Blog EPT coverage will be familiar with a relentless obsession with finding a first double winner of an EPT. To those inside the game and particularly those whose lives are spent following this bandwagon across Europe, it's the new frontier, like a Mars colony or...more

by Stephen Bartley on January 24, 2010 1:30 PM

EPT Deauville: Day 4, level 26 live updates

7.10pm: Ay Caraba! Stephane Albertini opened from early position, making it 110,000, and Jake Cody called late. The pot wasn't done, however, as Teodor Caraba squeezed to 355,000 from the small blind. Albertini was persuaded out of it a little quicker than Cody was, but they eventually both did le...more

by Simon Young on January 24, 2010 11:04 AM
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