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TODAY’S LIVE ACTION: Tuesday, December 17

MIKALAI POBAL REWRITES RECORD BOOKS AND WINS ELUSIVE SECOND EPT
Entries: 1,154 (inc. 294 re-entries) | Prize pool: €5,596,900 | First: €1,005,600

We were beginning to think it might never happen, but a 35-year-old from Belarus named Mikalai Pobal became the first man, and only the second player, to win a second EPT title.
FULL REPORT | AS IT HAPPENED | PAYOUTS

TOMA AT THE DOUBLE; JAPANESE ADDS SECOND HIGH ROLLER TITLE
Entries: 194 (inc. 61 re-entries) | Prize pool: €2,473,500 | First: €523,120

Only a week after winning a single-day high roller, Tsuganari Toma went even better by taking down the official €10K High Roller for another half a million.
AS IT HAPPENED


EPT PRAGUE MAIN EVENT NATIONALITIES

The 860 players contesting the EPT Prague Main Event came from 65 countries, underlining the global appeal of this destination. France was the single most represented country, with 87 participants, followed by Germany (69), Italy (52) and Russia and the UK (50 each).

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Full nationality breakdown:

87 – France; 69 – Germany; 52 – Italy; 50 – Russia, UK; 36 – Sweden; 33 – Netherlands; 31 – Poland; 29 – Czech Republic; 28 – China; 23 – Romania; 21 – Spain; 20 – Israel; 19 – Hungary, Ukraine; 18 – Greece; 17 – Canada, Turkey; 16 – Finland; 14 – Bulgaria, Denmark, USA; 13 – Lithuania; 12 – Austria; 11 – Belarus; 9 – Belgium, Lebanon, Norway, Switzerland; 8 – Japan, South Korea; 7 – Australia, Ireland, Slovakia; 6 – Estonia, Portugal; 5 – Armenia, Hong Kong; 4 – Brazil, Iran; 3 – Latvia, Malaysia, Morocco, Singapore; 2 – Azerbaijan, India, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, Taiwan; 1 – Argentina, Croatia, Egypt, Ghana, Chile, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Mongolia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Thailand.


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Everything changes, and everything stays the same
Five predictions for the EPT Prague High Roller
Another one for O’Dwyer after chop with Greenwood in €25K
Ben Heath reflects on his $5m 2019
Evgenii Shibaldin wins Prague flipout and PSPC Platinum Pass
Ridiculous bad beat in Prague: Like adding Mentos to Diet Coke
High Roller Series crusher Jans “Graftekkel” Arends moves to bricks and mortar
Chin Wei Lim’s hot streak continues in $25K single-day
Chidwick the €50K champ as money-list crushers slug it out
Kravets turns €1,100 into €262K in National Championship
Reard takes down €2,200 EPT National High Roller for €342,810
Mateos fastest out the blocks in Prague, wins €177,500 in €10K opener

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