Mega Poker Series Vienna Won By Marian Fridrich

Mega Poker Series Vienna Won By Marian Fridrich Slovakia’s Marian Fridrich has won the Mega Poker Series Vienna, after defeating a field of 443 players over three days on his way to lifting the title and collecting the €54,000 first place prize.
The €770 buy-in tournament took place at  Montesino in the Austrian capital and by the time the final table of nine had been reached Marian Fridrich was way out in front as the chip leader. The Slovakian (A-10) then kicked-off the proceedings by eliminating Poker770 Pro Dominik Kulicki (A-J) in 9th for €4,300.
Next, last woman standing Virginie Debreuille was dealt A-K and shoved her 20bb stack all-in, only to be called by Jeremy Mayeur with 7-7. Unfortunately for the Belgium the board rolled out J-5-5-3-4 to eliminate her in 8th for €5,700. She was followed by Alexander Markovic in 7th (€7,700), whose 6-5 preflop shove foundered against the J-10 of Germany’s Adrian Apmann, and then Dragomir Catalin in 6th (€11,100) holding A-2 and heavily dominated by Apmann’s A-A.
Chip leader Marian Fridrich (10-10) subsequently flopped a full house to send Jeremy Mayeur (A-7) to the rail in 5th (€14,500), while local favourite Phillip Schagerl was unlucky to exit in 4th (€20,500) holding K-J against the Q-J of Poland’s Kamil Jedrzejczyk.
Adrian Apmann then found his tournament on the line after shoving his 4h-5h on a Qd-6h-2d-Kh. However, Marian Fridrich made the call holding Q-J and after a 6c fell on the river Apmann exited in 3rd (€29,000), thus heralding in the heads-up phase of the competition. At this stage, Marian Fridrich held a 2.3 to 1 chip lead over Jedrzejczyk and before long it was all over with the Pole shoving his Q-9 into the A-7 of Fridrich. The 3-J-J-8-2 sealed Jedrzejczyk’s fate and so he finished the runner-up for €39,000, while Marian Fridrich was crowned the Mega Poker Series Vienna 2013 Montesino champion.
The final table payouts were as follows:
1: Marian Fridrich — €54,000
2: Kamil Jedrzejczyk — €39,000
3: Adrian Apmann — €29,000
4: Phillip Schagerl — €20,500
5: Jeremy Mayeur — €14,500
6: Dragomir Catalin — €11,100
7: Alexander Markovic — €7,700
8: Virginie Debreuille — €5,700
9: Dominik Kulicki — €4,300

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