Sander Lylloff from Copenhagen, Denmark outlasted a field of 543 players to win the opening event of the fourth season of the PokerStars.com EPT. The former junior chess champion and world class backgammon player can now add poker to his mastery of games after his first place victory at the EPT Barcelona.
Hand #105: Lylloff raises to 120,000, Teltscher re-raises to 260,000, Lylloff moves all in and Teltcher calls. Teltscher turns over while Lylloff shows . The flop is . The turn is the , making Lylloff trips. The river is the and Sander Lylloff is the 2007 EPT Barcelona Champion, winning €1,170,700. Teltscsher receives €673,000 for his runner-up finish.
Hand #103: Lylloff raises in the dark to 120,000 and Teltscher calls. The flop is Q-J-7 rainbow and both players check. The turn is a 9. Check-check again. The river is a 5. Lylloff bets 40,000 and Teltscher folds.
Hand #104: Teltscher raises to 120,000 and Lylloff calls. The flop is . Lylloff checks, Teltscher bets and Lylloff folds.
Hand #99: Sander Lylloff raises to 140,000, Greg Dyer moves all in and Lylloff calls. Lylloff shows the while Dyer is behind with . The flop is , the turn is the and Dyer is drawing dead. The 20-year old Harvard student will take €388,800 back to Boston for his third-place finish (that's $530,285 U.S. dollars!)