The Flying Dutchman flies high and more tourney results

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 02, 2013 Posted in Poker News | No Comments »

World-Series-of-Poker-July-2010-dealer-tables-300x200What a start to 2013 it has been for Team PokerStars Pro Marcel Luske. The longtime poker pro has been MIA since the early days of the poker boom when he was a focus of the television cameras thanks to his impeccable attire, penchant to break into song without warning, and upside down sunglasses, but as the focus shifted to the “Young Guns” Marcel’s fifteen minutes seemed to have passed. However, it now seems that Marcel has once again hit his stride as a poker player, evidenced by his 2013 results, including a pair of wins at the recently concluded EPT Berlin series (in both instances Marcel made a deal during heads-up play).

In Event #21, Marcel defeated a field of 119 players to win the €1,100 PLO tournament:

1. Marcel Luske, Netherlands, Team Pro, €32,000

2. Carsten Joh, Germany, €28,000

3. Jason Lavallee, Canada, €12,700

4. Hermenegildas Zilys, Lithuania, €10,100

5. Filip Szpak, Poland, €7,800

6. Michel Leibgorin, France, €5,770

7. Ramzi Jelassi, Sweden, €4,600

8. Glen Cymbaluk, Canada, €3,460

And in Event #33 Marcel triumphed over a small field of just 21 players to win the €1,100 Seven Card Stud tournament:

1. Marcel Luske, Netherlands, €7,170

2. Leonardo Ebeling, Germany, €8,100

3. Julian Herold, Germany, €3,050

4. Jens Lakemeier, Germany, €2,050

Here is a look at some more tournament results from the past week or so.

Jeremy Ausmus wins Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza II Main Event

A pro-laden field of 222 players registered for the $2,500 Main Event that concluded the latest Deepstack tournament series at the Venetian, and in the end it was 2012 October Niner Jeremy Ausmus who would claim the top spot:

1. Jeremy Ausmus – $121,853

2. Ali Fazeli – $75,142

3. Ryan Welch – $50,771

4. Andrew Mackenzie – $36,048

5. Allyn Jaffrey Shulman – $27,924

6. Darren Rabinowitz – $22,847

7. Edmond Barna – $19,039

8. Jay Hong – $15,993

9. Stephen Bokor – $13,201

Mike Linster wins WPT BestBet Open

It was yet another good turnout for the World Poker Tour in the Sunshine State, as 351 players turned-out for the $3,500 buy-in tournament, with Mike Linster capturing his first major tournament title when the dust settled.

1. Mike Listner – $321,521

2. David Bell – $175,712

3. Danny Schechter – $115,311

4. Pete Chwala – $79,619

5. Pete Tinnesz – $58,754

6. David Diaz – $46,673

Pieter de Korver wins opening tournament at the EPT Berlin

Marcel Luske wasn’t the only well-known Dutch poker player to book a win at the EPT Berlin. In Event #1, a €1,100 buy-in NLHE event, Pieter de Korver came out on top of a massive field of 911 players.

1. Pieter de Korver, Netherlands, €145,400*

2. Sebastian Gohr, Germany, €93,600*

3. Anatoly Filatov, Russia, €126,000*

4. Jonas Garstick, Switzerland, €53,000

5. Esben Guenther, Norway, €41,000

6. Erik Scheidt, Germany, €31,000

7. Gokhan Onal, Germany, €23,000

8. Vladimir Geshkenbein, Russia, €16,870

9. Eddy Scharf, Germany, €13,000

10. Jonas Klausen, Denmark, €13,000


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