Annette Obrestad wins WSOPE Main Event

Annette Obrestad
Annette Obrestad - WSOPE Main Event champion

Norwegian poker sensation Annette Obrestad made it all the way in the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event. The 18-year-old online prodigy "Annette_15" defeated a field of experienced pros and walked away with the £1 million first prize.

The final table of the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event was largely a Scandinavian affair, with two Norwegians, two Swedes and one Dane at the felt. They were accompanied by three British players and one American.

Obrestad came into the final day in fifth place, but managed to climb her way up through the field, and finally she was playing heads-up with John Tabatabai for the title and the £1 million prize.

The final hand of the tournament was a spectacular one. Annette_15 moved all-in when the flop showed 7c-6-c-5h, and Tabatabai called. Obrestad had pocket sevens for a set, while Tabatai was in big trouble with 6-5 for bottom two pair.

Tabatabai didn't get the runner-runner miracle he needed and Obrestad became WSOPE champion. The 18-year-old Norwegian is the youngest ever to win a WSOP bracelet - a record which will be hard to beat given that you have to be 21 to play in events in the United States.

In the Live Tournaments Section here at you can find an exclusive interview with Obrestad. You will also find hand reports, photos, results and much more from the spectacular final day of the World Series of Poker Europe.

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