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2021 EPT Online Day 3: Nevanlinna Bags Short Deck High Roller Title

Jussi Nevanlinna EPT Online 07 Short Deck High Roller

Day 3 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Online saw the biggest buy-in event of the festival so far, with the $5,200 Short Deck High Roller won by Finland's Jussi "calvin7v" Nevanlinna.

Meanwhile, the $1,050 NLHE 8-Max is down to just 12 players with Czech player Vojta "vojta555cz" Škalák in pole position for the title and $43,909 in first prizes.

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Vojta "vojta555cz" Škalák Leads EPT Online 06: $1,050 NLHE 8-Max

Vojtech Skalak

Just 12 players remain in EPT Online 06: $1,060 NLHE 8-Max with Czech player Vojta "vojta555cz" Škalák (pictured) leading the way.

A field of 214 entries saw 27 making the money, with PokerStars Ambassador Fintan "easywithaces" Hand just missed out on the final day, finishing in 15th place for $3,5434.

EPT Online 06: $1,050 NLHE 8-Max Top 10 Chip Counts

Skalak and Ukraine's "Remi Lebo_10" are the only players with three million or more in chips, with several other notables still in contention.

1Vojta "vojta555cz" ŠkalákCzech Republic3,853,748
2Remi Lebo_10Ukraine3,592,970
3Timothy "TruthBeTold7" RutherfordCanada2,486,020
4Ronan "Sw33ney" SweeneyUnited Kingdom2,117,527
5Luiz "justholdplz" DuarteBrazil2,114,505
8Andrew "stato_1" HulmeUnited Kingdom1,145,756
9Vicente "vicenfish" DelgadoAndorra1,128,937

Jussi "calvin7v" Nevanlinna Wins EPT Online 07: $5,200 Short Deck High Roller

The EPT Online Short Deck High Roller attracted 26 players, including SCOOP Main Event champion "Alexgirs" along with WCOOP champion Rinat "Zapahzamazki" Lyapin, Sergi "srxakgirona" Reixach, Denys "SantaZzz" Chufarin and PokerStars Ambassador Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot.

However, only three places were paid in this $150,000 guaranteed tournament. After "ytrer" was eliminated in third place, "flowerloveeee" and Jussin "calvin7v" Nevanlinna chopped the remaining prize pool, with six-time WCOOP champion Nevanlinna emerging victorious.

EPT Online 07: $5,200 Short Deck High Roller Final Table Payouts

RankPlayerCountryPayout (USD)
1Jussi "calvin7v" NevanlinnaFinland$62,768.25*

*denotes heads-up deal

2021 EPT Online Events Scheduled For December 11

Four more events will play out on December 11 with the fourth trophy event, EPT Online 09: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Win The Button] kicking off at 18:05 GMT.

Be sure to come back to PokerNews to get the scoop on all the latest action from the 2021 EPT Online Series.

12:05Event #08: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]$200,000
12:05Mini Event #08: $55 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]$100,000
13:05Event #09: $1,050 NLHE {8-Max, Win The Button] - Trophy Event #4$150,000
13:05Mini Event #09: $11 NLHE [8-Max, Win The Button Mini]$75,000
  • Nevanlinna added an EPT Online trophy to his nine PokerStars WCOOP titles after winning the $5,200 Short Deck High Roller

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