O'Dwyer Leads a Stacked Final Table
Bonjour, and welcome to the sixth and final day of the Season 9 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final Main Event. Today, we will crown a champion, and for once on the EPT, we can guarantee the winner will already be a household name.
The eight remaining players in this prestigious €10,000 event have a combined $39 million in career live tournament earnings. Steve O'Dwyer enters the final table as the chip leader with 4,452,000 chips, and looks to do what he couldn't at the EPT8 London Main Event final table — close. O'Dwyer finished runner-up, earning $726,790, and then finished fifth in the EPT9 London Main Event.
Joining O'Dwyer at the final table are Team PokerStars Pros Daniel Negreanu, Jason Mercier, Jake Cody, and Johnny Lodden. All four of these players can make history with a win — Negreanu would achieve the Triple Crown, Mercier or Cody could become the first ever two-time EPT champion, and Lodden would record his first million-dollar score.
Also at the final table are Andrew Pantling, Grant Levy, and Noah Schwartz. Levy already has Asia Pacific Poker Tour and Australia New Zealand Poker Tour titles, Schwartz is a member of the World Poker Tour Champion's Club, and Pantling is a revered online cash game player, who grinds under the handle "ClockWyze."
The cards will be in the air around 13:00 CET, but our coverage won't begin until 14:00 CET when the stream goes live. Be sure to check back then for all of the updates right here on PokerNews.com.