Byron Kaverman Wins European Poker Tour London £25,000 High Roller

The 2022 European Texas hold’em Excursion London event began today at the Hilton Park Lane. The 49-event series runs from Oct. 18-28, with the centerpiece of the entire event being the ₤ 5,300 buy-in centerpiece to be held from Oct. 22-28.

Outside the centerpiece, there are events at every cost point on the timetable, with buy-ins ranging from ₤ 330 to ₤ 50,000. The first of numerous high-roller events on offer operated on Thursday, Oct. 20. The first of a number of ₤ 25,000 buy-in no-limit hold ’em single-day high-roller occasions attracted a field of 30 access, producing a reward swimming pool of ₤ 720,300 ($ 806,954 USD).

American casino poker professional Byron Kaverman came out on top after approximately 13 hrs of high-stakes activity, earning the prize and the top prize of $306,555 USD. This was the 42nd profession rating of six numbers or extra made by Kaverman, a Globe Series of Texas hold’em arm band victor from Ohio. He now has more than $17.7 million in tape-recorded event earnings to his name.

Along with the title and the cash, Kaverman was additionally awarded 336 Card Player Gamer of the Year points. This was his sixth final-table finish and also his very first title of the year. With $1,250,931 in year-to-date POY profits and also 1,620 complete factors, Kaverman currently sits inside the leading 200 in the 2022 POY race sponsored by International Online poker.

Only the top five finishers made the cash in this occasion. Bracelet victor as well as high-stakes normal Sam Greenwood was knocked out accurate bubble, running Q-J right into the K-9 suited of Steve O’Dwyer, which made a flush by the river. Greenwood was sent home in 6th area, making certain that the staying 5 all cashed for at least $76,642 USD.

That amount was ultimately granted to British arm band victor Ben Health, that called all-in from the big blind for just eight big blinds with K-4. He was ahead of Kaverman’s J-3, which he had shoved from the little blind, yet a jack-high runout saw Heath sent out home in fifth area.

Ruling WSOP main event champ Espen Jorstad was the beside drop. He got all-in for less than 3 large blinds with Q-J tracking the K-8 of Orpen Kisacikoglu. The board enhanced neither gamer and also Jorstad was knocked senseless in fourth place ($ 94,797 USD). This was his second POY-qualified score of the year, behind his $10,000,000 win on the planet champion. He additionally won the tag-team event at the WSOP alongside companion Patrick Leonard. Jorstad currently beings in 25th location in the POY standings consequently.

Kisacikoglu racked up another large removal thanks to a small-blind shove with 10-9. Steve O’Dwyer called out of the huge blind for just shy of 11 big blinds with K-4 fit. Kisacikoglu flopped a nine to take the lead as well as held from there to send out O’Dwyer packing in 3rd location ($ 131,096 USD). This was the 2013 EPT Grand Final main event champion’s 9th final-table showing of the year, with 3 success accrued along the way. He is now placed 17th on the POY leaderboard.

Heads-up play started with Kisacikoglu holding a 2:1 chip lead over Kaverman. The very early going saw Kaverman shut the void and afterwards surpass the lead. He had the ability to extend his benefit to greater than 3:1 by the time the final hand was dealt. He open-shoed from the switch with JHeart Suit9Club Match and also Kisacikoglu called with AClub Suit6Club Match. The KClub Suit9Spade Suit2Club Suit flop boosted Kaverman to a set of nines while offering Kisacikoglu the nut flush draw. The 7Diamond Suit on the turn altered nothing, leaving Kisacikoglu in need of a club or an ace on the river to prolong the tournament. Instead, the 3Heart Fit finished the board, locking up the title for Kaverman. Kisacikoglu gained $197,646 as the runner-up finisher, raising his life time tournament earnings to greater than $9 million at the same time.

Here is a look at the payouts and POY points awarded at the final table:

Place Player &Earnings POY Points
1 Byron Kaverman -$306,555 336
2 Orpen Kisacikoglu-$197,646 280
3 Steve O’Dwyer-$131,096 224
4 Espen Jorstad-$94,797 168
5 Ben Heath-$76,642 140

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