Reece Lewis Wins 2013 WPT National London

Reece Lewis Wins 2013 WPT National LondonReece Lewis has won the WPT National London Main Event, after defeating a field of 218 players on his way to capturing the title, and collecting the £80,000 ($120,910) first place prize.
As the £1,650 buy-in tournament reached its final table at the Aspers Casino Westfield, Reece Lewis was lying in 3rd place (692k), behind Elior Sion (1.73m) and Rasmus Larsen (1.27m).
Reece Lewis (K-K) then proceeded to eliminate last woman standing Emma Tolley (9-9) in 8th (£10,000), before a short-stacked Carlo Citrone’s Q-3 shove into the pocket fives of Robin Fisher saw him exit in 7th for £12,500.
The tournament then witnessed a dramatic hand in which Elior Sion (10-10) was all-in in a three-way pot and had both his opponent’s covered in the guise of Wang Weikang (3-3) and Rasmus Larsen (A-K). Unfortunately for them, the board subsequently rolled out 2-4-8-9-9 to eliminate Wang Weikang in 6th place for £15,000, and Rasmus Larsen in 5th (£19,000).
Next, Kevin Williams three-bet shoved his K-10 into the K-J of Robin Fisher to depart in 4th for £25,000, but Fisher was later reduced to a short-stack and soon found himself all-in holding Qs-9s to Reece Lewis’ Ks-7s. When the board fell 2-6-A-2-7, Robin Fisher was eliminated in 3rd for £34,000, while also heralding in the heads-up phase of the competition.
As the the battle commenced, Lewis held a substantial 4,325,000 to 1,085,000 chip advantage over Elior Sion, and 30 minutes is all it would then take before the defining hand was played. By that stage, Sion had been reduced to a short-stack and after being dealt A-10 shoved his remaining chips into the centre of the table. Unfortunately for him, his opponent was holding pocket aces, and a few cards later Elior Sion had to settle for a runner-up finish worth £54,150, while Reece Lewis was crowned the 2013 WPT National London champion.
The final table payout were as follows:
1 Reece Lewis     £80,000
2 Elior Sion     £54,150
3 Robin Fisher     £34,000
4 Kevin Williams £25,000
5 Rasmus Larsen     £19,000
6 Wang Weikang     £15,000
7 Carlo Citrone     £12,500
8 Emma Tolley     £10,000

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