The main event of the European Poker Series in Malta left for the Belarusian player Alexey Boyko.
Despite the fact that Malta – a perfect place for poker in Europe in the autumn, a series of the EPT is losing popularity on the island year after year. Less players in the « Maine » was only during the 2012 EPT Copenhagen
So it is very likely that this step would in any case, the latest in Malta, and not the fact that it will receive « Festival » status in 2017.
But let him come back to the tournament, which was held at the Casino Portomaso, where the day after tomorrow will start the jubilee « Battle for Malta ».
The brilliant success of Boyko
So, Alexey Boyko became the second representative of Belarus, who won a stage of the EPT series. The first four years ago was Kursevich Vadim, who won the EPT Deauville – 2012.
Another two titles belong to the Russian players – Maxim Lykov (EPT Kiev – 2009) and Andrey Pateychuk (EPT San Remo – 2011).
In fact, in December in Prague, all of them will be the last chance to become a double champion of the EPT, for 13-year-old series will be history.
A final table of the current phase began with the clear leadership of the Swedish veteran Mats Karlsson, who at one point was in front of 9 million pieces of 14.