It took 22-year-old Anton Wigg of Sweden a tough four
hours to beat his final opponent in the heads up of the
PokerStars.com EPT Copenhagen in Denmark this week, but
it was worth the effort....he took home Euro 494 000, a
seat in the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo and the
respect of 422 other players who entered the tourney.
Wigg's heads up battle with runner up Francesco de
Vivo of Italy was the culmination of an entertaining and
successful tournament, and his first ever cash in an EPT
event. His previous major win was for Euro 55 000 in the
European Masters in Barcelona (see previous InfoPowa
Wigg won his seat in the Copenhagen
tournament in a $500 buy-in Pokerstars online satellite.
Among the star studded entry field were Bertrand
Grospellier and former World Series of Poker champion
Peter Eastgate, along with the headline grabbing Morten
Guldhammer, an erratic but exciting auto mechanic from
Denmark who won his EPT seat in a $1 PokerStars
competition arranged by local newspaper Ekstra Bladet.
Guldhammer's return on investment was extraordinary, as
he finished well in the money and took home over Euro 57
Total prize-pool for the event, held at the
Casino Copenhagen, almost reached $2 million.