Live Events 2
£2,200 High Roller

Event Info

Buy-in £2,200
Prize Pool £136
Players 69

Level Info

Level 23
Blinds 40,000 / 80,000
Ante 10,000



£2,200 High Roller
Day 2 Completed

Jamie Lunt Wins 888Live London Festival High Roller

Yardley • Level 23: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Jamie Lunt - 888Live High Roller Winner
Jamie Lunt - 888Live High Roller Winner

Jamie Lunt is the 2017 888Live London Festival High Roller Champion taking home £34,985.

Lunt came out on top after a marathon Day 2 that finished at 6 a.m. when be defeated Jonathan Bowers in a relatively short heads up after a deal was agreed. Bowers took home £36,115 but Lunt has the trophy and the title,

A total of 69 entries contributed to the guarantee smashing £136,626 prizepool.

Many of the biggest names on the U.K poker scene and beyond turned up for the festival’s High Roller including WSOP Main Event Champ Martin Jacobson, Team 888Poker Ambassador Chris Moorman, Niall Farrell, Ludovic Geilich, Tom Hall, Jack Salter and a brief appearance on Day 2 from another 888 Ambassador Dominik Nitsche.

The Day 2 players were being eliminated at a brisk pace but that slowed down a little as the final table approached and the money bubble loomed.

The Final table of nine looked like this…

TableSeatPlayerChip Count 
Final Table1Orpen Kisacikoglu697,000 
Final Table2Jamie Lunt652,000 
Final Table3Ludovic Geilich1,165,000 
Final Table4Oliver Price890,000 
Final Table5Aymon Hata571,000 
Final Table6Johnathan Bowers630,000 
Final Table7Fabio Spelling801,000 
Final Table8Iaron Lightbourne1,529,000 
Final Table9Giovanni Rizzo365,000 

With 8 places paid it was Orpen Kisacikoglu who bubbled when his flopped set lost out to a turned flush of Iaron Lightbourne for all the chips on the river.

From then the payouts came as follows…

1Jamie Lunt£34,985 
2Jonathan Bowers£36,115 
3Ludovic Geilich£20,000 
4Iaron Lightbourne£15,100 
5Oliver Price£11,000 
6Aymon Hata8,200 
7Fabio Sperling£6,220 
8Giovanni Rizzo£5,000 

That concludes coverage of the High Roller but PokerNews will continue to bring you coverage of the 888Live London Poker Festival from Aspers Casino with Day 1b of the Main Event at 6 p.m. Friday 13th October.

Tags: 888PokerDominik NitscheGiovanni RizzoJamie LuntKatie MoormanLudovic GeilichMartin JacobsonNiall FarrellOliver PriceOrpen Kisacikoglu

Recap Shortly

Yardley • Level 23: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

We have a winner. A brief recap will be up soon.

Deal Agreed Heads Up

Yardley • Level 23: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante

Jonathan Bowers takes £36,115.

Jamie Lunt takes £33,985.

They are playing on for £1,000 and the trophy.

Ludovic Geilich Eliminated in 3rd Place

Yardley • Level 23: 40,000-80,000, 10,000 ante
Ludovic Geilich - 3rd Place
Ludovic Geilich - 3rd Place

Jonathan Bowers opened for 125,000 and Ludovic Geilich three-bet to 380,000.

Bowers called all the streets and a shove on the end from Geilich.

The final board read {4-Hearts}{2-Spades}{4-Clubs}{10-Spades}{q-Spades}.

Bowers had {a-Hearts}{2-Hearts} which was good against the {k-}{5-} of Geilich.

Geilich didn't have many chips after that and they were soon gone.

Jonathan Bowers gb
Jonathan Bowers
gb 4,020,000 2,220,000
Jamie Lunt GB
Jamie Lunt
GB 2,808,000 8,000
Ludovic Geilich gb
Ludovic Geilich
gb Busted

Tags: Ludovic Geilich