Tournament Report: Stammen’s EPT, Cambodia and more

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 14, 2012 Posted in Tournament News | No Comments »

Keven Stammen’s massive EPT San Remo

The headlines around the poker world last week let us all know that Keven Stammen was the runner-up at the recently concluded EPT San Remo High-Roller tournament, but overlooked in his impressive run that ended at the hands of Benny Spindler was the fact that Stammen also won a side event in San Remo, a €2,100 8-handed Turbo NLHE tournament that saw Stammen add another $120k to his $250k haul in the high-roller tournament.

Final table results for the €10,000 High-Roller tournament:

1. Benny Spindler – $325,736

2. Keven Stammen – $257,499

3. Joel Nordkvist – $126,818

4. Joseph Cheong – $95,403

5. Kent Roed – $74,160

6. Philipp Gruissem – $53,045

7. Igor Kurganov – $42,628

8. Igor Yaroshevskyy – $32,003

Final table results for the €2,100 8-handed Turbo NLHE event:

1. Keven Stammen – $121,137

2. McLean Karr – $67,740

3. Antanas Gueorguiev – $40,618

4. Shannon Shorr – $29,013

5. Roman Romanovskyi – $23,210

6. Kent Lundmark – $19,364

7. Alexander Zyamin – $15,517

8. Jacques Torbey – $11,605

Dan Heimiller wins the WSOPC stop in Elizabeth, Indiana

Dan Heimiller is one of the consummate tournament grinders, having been a part of the poker tournament trail since the early 1990’s. In the course of his 20 year poker career Heimiller has won over $3.4 million, and captured a WSOP bracelet back in 2002. But it’s been a long time since Dan won a major tournament, a drought that ended recently when he won the WSOPC stop in Indiana. Heimiller won over $100,000 for the ninth time in his career.

Here is a look at the final table payouts from the WSOPC Elizabeth Main Event:

1. Dan Heimiller — $117,300

2. Jonathan Taylor — $72,517

3. Chad Eveslage — $52,903

4. Timothy Chang — $39,240

5. Sean Winter — $29,560

6. Ki Kim — $22,609

7. Joseph Worth — $17,545

8. Charles Furey — $13,811

9. Kevin Davis — $11,027

FTOPS coming back in December

As we reported last week Full Tilt poker will be relaunching on November 6th, 2012, and just a month later they will also be reintroducing the FTOPS to the online poker world. You can read more about the FTOPS XXI tournament series HERE: http://pokernewsboy.com/online-poker-news/ftops-returning-to-full-tilt-poker-in-december/13176

Poker’s new hotspot… Cambodia?

At PokerForums.org there is a thread about an upcoming tournament in of all places Cambodia (not exactly known as a poker hotspot) which is being presented as one of the biggest tournament series in the region.

So if you are planning on a vacation to Angkor Wat and are going to be in the area you can get all of the information on the series here: http://www.pokerforums.org/general-poker-discussion/40088-psw-poker-tournament-cambodia-2012-a.html

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