Inaugural Global Poker League Championship Concludes

Montreal Nationals take the $100,000 main prize

The inaugural season of the Global Poker League Championship played out this week with the Montreal Nationals besting the Berlin Bears across 11 games to claim the $100,000 main prize.
This series has seen a number of high profile poker players in the various GPL teams, including Faraz Jaka, Phil Galfond, Maria Ho, Olivier Busquet, Chance Kornuth, Marc-Andre Ladouceur and Anatoly Filatov.
Presented with plenty of showmanship razzmatazz in a large and hi-tech glass cube, the final playoff list gives an idea of the quality of the finalists in the two surviving teams:
Sorel Mizzi (Bears) vs. Mike McDonald (Nationals)
Bill Perkins (Bears) vs. Pascal Lafrancois (Nationals)
Brian Rast (Bears) vs. Jason Lavallee (Nationals)
Bill Perkins (Bears vs. Mike McDonald (Nationals)
Brian Rast (Bears) vs. Jason Lavallee (Nationals)
Sorel Mizzi (Bears) vs. Pascal Lafrancois (Nationals)
Bill Perkins (Bears) vs. Mike McDonald (Nationals)
Brian Rast (Bears) vs. Jason Lavallee (Nationals)
Sorel Mizzi (Bears) vs. Pascal Lafrancois (Nationals)
Sorel Mizzi (Bears) vs. Mike McDonald (Nationals)
Brian Rast (Bears) vs. Pascal Lafrancois (Nationals).
Pascal Lefrancois claimed the final victory against Brian Rast and was the star of the show after losing only one of the heads up competitions in the finals.

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