Aussie Victory In Sydney Poker Championship

By Brian Cullingworth, Last updated Aug 22, 2014

Martin Kozlov bests 235 to win a first prize of A$171,080

Aussie pro Martin Kozlov demonstrated his talent and class this week in not only taking down, but totally dominating the A$3,000 buy-in NLHE 2014 Sydney Championship Main Event at The Star Casino in that city.
He not only bested a field of 234 other players, but singlehandedly demolished all but one of the nine players around the final table to claim the main prize of A$171,080.
Kozlov was on fire for much of the three day event, and entered final table action with a daunting chip advantage that helped him dismantle the opposition, comprising: Bernard Beh, Sam Capra, Andrew Yam, Daniel Neilson, Steve Pappas, Jarred Graham, Ismail Ismail and John Parker.
The heads up saw Bernard Beh putting up a solid fight, but he was simply overwhelmed by Koslov's big stack and aggressive playing style, and had to be content with the runner up prize of A$108,570.
The win boosted Kozlov's online career earnings to around $500,000… a third of what he has earned in online clashes.

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We first met in January 2001 at the ICE in London where I observed him going booth to booth interviewing online casino, software, and licensing jurisdiction representatives. Brian was also heavily involved with our forum as “Jetset“, he was involved as an informal consultant to eCOGRA, the OPA, and was a player advocate who assisted countless aggrieved players with his connections to industry folks. He also published “Casino Cautions” via Infopowa news for quite a number of years. These can be found in our news archives.

His passing in February 2019 was a dark day for us. He will be forever missed.

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