David Yan from New Zealand has won the EPT Malta High Roller event. He managed to beat a field of 46 players at the Portomaso Casino in St. Julian's. For his victory he received a price money of €465,800.
The only 23-years old said after his win: 'I’m pretty happy with it. It’s tough to explain, but it feels pretty nice. It’s pretty cool.'
The final table with 6 players started with the knockout of German top pro Ole Schemion in 6th place after he ran with into of Ramin Hajiyev.
It now took a while until we got our next knockout and found it in Mikita Badziakouski in fifth place when he didn't manage to win with his to Max Silver's .
Silver ended up being the 4th place nevertheless when he lost his remaining chips in a race with to his friend David Yan ().
After Hajiyev went broke with his against Khoroshenin's , we had found our headsup players.
The headsup would end quickly after Hajiyev unsuccessfully tried to bluff David Yan's on a bord with his .
New Zealand pro David Yan now boasted his live career earnings to over $3 million after finishing also 2nd in the EPT Barcelona €25,500 High Roller event for €704,755.
Final Table Results:
1: David Yan (NZ) €465,800
2: Ramin Hajiyev (AZ) €334,400
3: Oleksii Khoroshenin (UKR) €217,400
4: Max Silver (UK) €164,030
5: Mikita Badziakouski (BY) €127,400
6: Ole Schemion (GER) €98,740
7: Davidi Kitai (BEL) €78,050
8: Patrick Leonard (UK) €60,500
9: Adrian Mateos (SPN) €46,180