Main Event

Seat 2: Jason Tompkins (3,605,000)

Jason Tompkins

Jason Tompkins has been among the chip leaders in Sanremo since day one and has now become the first Irish player to reach an EPT Main Event final table since Mick Graydon in Deauville last season. Ireland is still searching for its first EPT champion and Tompkins has been followed throughout this event by numerous supporters on Irish poker forums and via Twitter. Known online as "blaaaaaah666", Tompkins actually prefers live poker and has live cashes dating back from 2007. He has made numerous final tables, including one of the UKIPT, and his biggest score was for $85,981 from a sixth place finish in Event 54: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em at the 2012 World Series of Poker.

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