Germany's Ole Schemion Wins EPT Sanremo High Roller

Germany's Ole Schemion Wins EPT Sanremo High RollerThe 21-year-old German Wunderkind Ole Schemion has won the 2014 EPT San Remo High Roller, after besting a field of 105 players over three days on the way to capturing his tenth career title, as well as the top prize of €265,000 ($366,589).
Schemion now boasts $4,706,151 in live career earnings, and commenting on his latest victory in north-western Italy, stated: “I’m obviously very happy to win the Sanremo High Roller. It was a very tough field, and a tough final table as well. It was a great tournament and a nice experience to win it.”
The €10,300 EPT High Roller was held at Casino Sanremo and amongst the fifteen players cashing in at the event was Canada’s Jason Lavallee in 11th (€21,600), and David Vamplew in 10th (€21,600).
At the final table of eight, Ole Schemion (A-K) proceeded to eliminate Griffin Benger (A-5) in 6th for €60,700, before an hour later being dealt A-7 and making a better two pair on a 9-4-7-A-Q board against Mustapha Kanit (A-4) to send Italy’s remaining finalist to the rail in 5th for €77,700.
Continuing his roll, Ole Schemion (A-A) got into an all-in raising war with fellow big stack Philip Sternheimer (J-J), and after the board ran out Q-7-4-7-K the American, too, exited in 4th for €96,700. The very next hand, Schemion (A-7) then called Alex Bilokur’s (J-2) check-raise all-in on an A-6-2 flop, and with a meaningless 3 and 8 falling on turn and river, Bilokur collected €119,400 for his 3rd place finish.
As the final heads-up battle commenced, Schemion held a 2-1 chip lead over Canada’s Max Greenwood, and just 20 minutes is all it would subsequently take before both players were all-in preflop with Schemion’s A-J well ahead of his opponent’s As-4s. The dealer then put out an J-9-4-6-10 board to consign Max Greenwood to a runner-up finish worth €182,100, while Schemion added yet another title to his ever-expanding collection.
Final Table Results:
1. Ole Schemion (Germany) €265,000
2. Max Greenwood (Canada) €182,100
3. Alex Bilokur (Russia)  €119,400
4. Philip Sternheimer (US) €96,700
5. Mustapha Kanit (Italy)  €77,700
6. Griffin Benger (Canada) €60,700
7. Tamer Kamel (UK)        €47,800
8. Imed Mahmoud (Tunisia)  €36,550

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