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The Weekly PokerNews Quiz: Name These EPT Main Event Champions

12-10-2016 17199 responses Top results

The European Poker Tour Prague festival is underway, and before it is done the 115th and final EPT Main Event champion will be crowned.

The PokerNews live reporting team has already begun to arrive. Coverage from EPT Prague starts tomorrow, highlighted by three different high rollers — the €10,300 High Roller, the €25,500 Single-Day High Roller, and the €50,000 Super High Roller — and, of course, the €5,300 Main Event.

Speaking of EPT Main Events, there have been a number of memorable EPT Main Event winners over the years, including several players who thanks to their wins on the EPT joined the ranks of the most well known players on the tournament circuit.

For today's installment of "The Weekly PokerNews Quiz" we're continuing our look back at the EPT's history with eight questions about past Main Event winners. See how many you remember, then check the "Top results" afterwards to see how you stacked up against others taking the quiz — and who is the current champion among the quiz-takers.

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Question 1

This player was the first from Finland to win an EPT Main Event when he captured the EPT Baden Classic in Season 2. He also once won a $1,356,946.50 pot-limit Omaha hand playing online versus Viktor “Isildur1” Blom.

Question 2

This player was the first woman to win an EPT Main Event, and also wrote a book that included the story of her win at EPT London in Season 3.

Question 3

The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure began to be counted among EPTs during Season 4, and this top-ranked StarCraft player from France won that year’s PCA Main Event.

Question 4

This Russian player won the only ever EPT Main Event played in Kiev, Ukraine at the start of Season 6.

Question 5

Later in Season 6, this U.K. player won the EPT Deauville Main Event, won the WPT London Main Event later that year, then in 2011 won a WSOP bracelet to complete a rapidly-earned “triple crown.”

Question 6

This player from the U.S. won the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo that concluded Season 9, a tournament featuring a memorable final table including Jason Mercier, Noah Schwartz, Jake Cody, Daniel Negreanu, and Johnny Lodden.

Question 7

This Spanish player followed up his 2013 WSOP Europe Main Event title by winning the EPT Grand Final in Season 11.

Question 8

In 2014, Dominik Panka became the first Polish player to win an EPT title when he won the PCA Main Event. Who was the second, winning his at EPT Dublin in Season 12?

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