Roland De Wolfe, from London, won the European Poker Tour (EPT) Dublin event Sunday to take home €554,300. With a win at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Season 4 Grand Prix de Paris already under his belt, this latest win makes him the first person to be both an EPT and WPT champion.
"This week I didn't have the luck of the Irish, I had the luck of the whole of Europe," said Roland De Wolfe. "It's an honor to be the first person to win an EPT title and a WPT title when there are so many good players out there. I'm thrilled."
The Dublin event brought out 389 players from all over the world who Roland de Wolfe managed to topple to take his slice of the €1,847,750 prize pool.
The players who made it to the final table with de Wolfe were U.K. players Rob Yong, Gavin Simms, and Nick Slade as well as William Thorson, of Sweden; George McKeever, from Ireland; and Patrick Bueno and David Tavernier, both from France.
The final table results were:
|1st||Roland De Wolfe||€554,300|
The next EPT will take place January 17-20 in Copenhagen, Denmark. For more information about this and other EPT events, visit www.europeanpokertour.com.