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2011 European Poker Tour London: Side Event Recap Part 1

David Williams

The 2011 European Poker Tour London Poker Festival is more than just the Main Event. There have been many great events going on, producing hefty prize pools and packed fields. Some of the events included at this year's London Poker Festival are the £20,000 High Roller and European 8-Game Championship. PokerNews would like to highlight some of the results from a handful of the events that have been completed so far. Team PokerStars Pro David Williams and Michael Benvenuti are among the winners so far.

Event #1: £1,100 No-Limit Hold'em

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
£1,000 + £100150£145,500
1Michael Benvenuti£45,500
2Andrew Bedecker£25,500
3Melanie Weisner15,300
4Christopher Lastiwka£10,900
5Deborah Worley-Roberts£8,800
6Richie Allen£7,250
7Nick Yunis£5,800
8Ilias Macropoulos Lalaounis£4,350

Notable finishes: Dylan Wilkerson (11th - £2,900)

Event #3: £550 5-Card Pot-Limit Omaha-8 or Better

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
£500 + £5047£22,795
1Jonathan Roux£8,440
2Victor Ramdin£5,500
3Alessandro Nocerino£3,200
4Peter Charalambous£2,300
5David Kolmberger£1,800
6Nick Gibson£1,555

Event #5: £330 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
£300 + £30129£37,539
*1Nathan Lee£10,200
*2Christopher Gordon£6,700
*3Markus Herbel£5,150
*4Gary Lindsay£4,000
5Mickey Petersen£2,450
6Yaron Malki£1,900
7Ayaz Manji£1,500
8Jonathan Layani£1,139

*Denotes four-way deal

Event #8: £1,050 No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha Bounty

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
£500 + £500 + £50108£52,380
1David Williams£17,300
2David "Devilfish" Ulliott£9,950
3Ian Taylor£5,800
4Gary Lindsay£4,600
5Gabriel Forde£3,530
6Nik Persaud£2,600
7Paul Kuzmich£2,050
8Jonas Ovestad£2,050

Event #10: £2,100 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Bounty

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
£1,000 + £1,000 + £100126£248,220
1Jacques Torbey£39,700
2Kunimaro Kojo£22,000
3Roger Hairabedian£13,400
4Derek Lawless£9,800
5Saar Wilf£7,900
6Walid Bou-Habib£6,100
7Andreas Hoivold£4,900
8Vladimar Sliozberg£3,700

Notable finishes: Eddy Sabat (14th - £2,200)

Event #13: £330 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Win the Button

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
£300 + £3093£27,063
1Age Stalheim£7,460*
2Nik Persaud£7,440*
3Bulent Demirtas£3,250
4William Cheung£2,450
5Flavia Gomes Guedes£1,900
6Vasile-Calin Zagon£1,350
7Kishan Mithani£1,100
8Andre Klebanov£793

*Denotes two-way deal

Notable finishes: Cecilia Pescaglini (9th - £660)

There are still plenty more events going on in London and PokerNews will have the reports of a few of them when they are complete.

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