Play-by-plays, features and results from the European Poker Tour’s annual shindig in Monaco. 
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€5,300 Main Event Final
Entries: 922 | Prize pool: €4.47 million
Germany’s Manig Loeser survived a 15-hour epic to claim first EPT title and deny Wei Huang an unlikely success for China.
FULL RECAP
AS IT HAPPENED | FULL MONTE CARLO RESULTS

€25,000 EPT High Roller final
Entries: 142 | Prize pool: €3,374,630
Benjamin Pollak beat Koray Aldemir after a marathon heads-up match to claim another major title. They agreed a deal after Martin Czuczor departed in third, with Pollak taking €705,840 to Aldemir’s €655,840.
FULL RECAP | AS IT HAPPENED

Event #35: €2,200 NL Hold’em Deepstack
Georgios Kitsios, who came second in Event #1 this week, goes one better to top a 160-entry field in the final €2,000 tournament of the week. The Greek player takes €72,170, beating Enrico Rudelitz heads up.
AS IT HAPPENED | ALL MONTE CARLO RESULTS

Event #36: €25,000 Two-Day High Roller
Entries: 53 | Prize pool: €1,272,530
Rainer Kempe outlasted a field of 53 entries — including the two Brazilians Joao Simao and Andre Akkari, who finished second and third respectively — to win the final High Roller event of the festival. He took the best part of €400,000.
AS IT HAPPENED | ALL MONTE CARLO RESULTS

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FEATURE COVERAGE

PokerStars qualifiers shine in Monte Carlo
With their number including former WSOP champion Ryan Riess, the cohort of online qualifiers in Monte Carlo this week was always likely to shine. Riess made the final, and Jason Kirk takes a look at how the others fared.

Scott Wellenbach adjusts to his new normal
After a third-place finish at the PCA, and a flurry of media attention thanks to his habit of donating all his poker winnings to charity, Scott Wellenbach admits to Jason Kirk that he’s still coming to terms with how his life panned out.

Meet Steve Enríquez: One of our new Twitch streamers
Jack Stanton introduces the world to one of PokerStars’ latest acquisitions, and Right To Play tournament champion, Spain’s brilliant poker streamer Steve Enríquez.

Seth Fischer knows the pain of poker
If one card had fallen more favourably, Seth Fischer would be a WSOP bracelet winner and a household name. He tells Jason Kirk why he isn’t, what he’s done about it, and why it still hurts.

Evy Widvey Kvilhaug’s wild EPT Monte Carlo ride
It’s one thing qualifying online for an EPT Main Event, it’s quite another making it through to the top 30 and Day 4. Norwegian qualifier Evy Widvey Kvilhaug tells us how she did it.

Maria Konnikova isn’t going anywhere
Now three years into her “experiment” as a poker player, Maria Konnikova is still having fun, and so sees no reason to stop now. The PokerStars Ambassador tells Jack Stanton how everything is going for the world’s premier poker-playing writer.

The world according to Boutros Naim
You probably haven’t heard of him, and that needs to change. Just read this interview with Monaco resident Boutros Naim and improve your day no end.

Previous features:
Kalidou Sow reaches the unreachable
From Macau to Monaco for $3
The EPT for couch potatoes
Charlie Carrel is all grown up
Is it a hoodie? Or is it a ball? It’s both…and a whole lot more
6+ Hold’em live at EPT Monte Carlo


Krzysztof Magott: PLO Champion!

LATEST RESULTS

Event #24: Single-Day Pot-Limit Omaha
Date: May 1-2, 2019
Buy-in: €5,200
Entries: 85 (inc. 25 re-entries)
Prize pool: €412,250

POS NAME COUNTRY PRIZE
1 Krzysztof Magott Poland €113,370
2 Alexandre Amiel France €80,570
3 Ivan Leow Malaysia €52,770
4 Wai Leong Chan Malaysia €40,610
5 Anson Tang Hong Kong €32,160
6 Sergey Verkhoturov Russia €25,150
7 Helmut Schott Austria €19,790
8 Basil Yaiche France €15,460
9 Andreas Freund Austria €11,750
10 Konstantinos Bouloutsos Greece €10,310
11 Paul Leckey Ireland €10,310


FULL RESULTS FROM EPT MONTE CARLO

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