2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event won by Manig Loeser for €603,777


The 2019 European Poker Tour Monte Carlo €5,300 NLHE Main Event is now in the books, with Manig Loeser emerging on top of a 922-player field to win his first-ever EPT Main Event title.

The 30-year-old from Bad Homburg, Germany won the first prize worth €603,777 (US$676,230) after a final table showdown that lasted 15 hours.

Loeser began the final day in 4th place in chips.

When there were only 5 players left, the battle went on for over nine hours.

Afterwards, when there were only 3 players remaining, they were able to reach an agreement an hour into their play. The players will get the following payouts: Wei Huang – $618,303, Viktor Katzenberger – $593,272 and Manig Loeser – $588,802.

The three set aside $87,428 and the Main Event trophy for the eventual winner.

Viktor Katzenberger was the first to be eliminated by Wei Huang.

Heads-up play started with Loeser having around a 5-to-4 chip lead over Huang.

The final hand showed:

Huang got K-8
Loeser had Q-8

The board ran J-9-5-10-A, with Loeser getting a straight and thus securing the pot and title.

According to the Hendon Mob, Manig Loeser is 10th in his home country’s All Time Money List, with current total live earnings at the $10 million mark.


2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event Final Table Results










 

Player

Country

Prize (in EUR)

Prize (in USD)

1

Manig Loeser

Germany

€603,777*

$676,230

2

Wei Huang

China

€552,056*

$618,303

3

Viktor Katzenberger

Hungary

€529,707*

$593,272

4

Ryan Riess

United States

€265,620

$297,494

5

Nicola Grieco

Italy

€206,590

$231,381

6

Luis Medina

Portugal

€152,800

$171,136

7

Rustam Hajiyev

Azerbaijan

€109,510

$122,651

8

Timothy Adams

Canada

€78,030

$87,394

*reflects the deal of the final three players

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