(Way Outside) the Epic Poker League – Final Table

by , Sep 10, 2011 | 7:06 am

Mike McDonald picked up an early birthday present early Saturday morning, defeating David Steicke heads-up to win the Epic Poker League Main Event at the Palms in Las Vegas. McDonald, who turns 22 on Sunday, moves over $3,600,000 in live tournament results with his result, along with locking up a sport in the $1,000,000 freeroll at the end of the EPL season.

Fabrice Soulier finished third, Erik Seidel earned his ninth six-figure cash of 2011 with a fourth place finish. Nam Le finished fifth, followed by Isaac Baron, Pro/Am qualifier Sean Getzwiller and Dutch Boyd. The final table recap by AlCantHang can be read here.

The next Epic Poker League event is scheduled for December 9-18th at the Palms. First is the $1,500 Pro/Am with nine $20,000 Main Event seats guaranteed. At this moment, the Main Event is scheduled to be a heads-up no-limit hold’em tournament, but there’s rumblings that this will be changed. Stay tuned for further developments.

Final table results:

1. Mike McDonald – $782,410
2. David Steicke – $506,260
3. Fabrice Soulier – $299,160
4. Erik Seidel – $184,100
5. Nam Le – $126,570
6. Isaac Baron – $92,050
7. Sean Getzwiller – $69,040
8. Dutch Boyd – $57,530

Elsewhere, the World Poker Tour stop in Paris has reached their final table with Byron Kaverman leading the final six players. A live stream is available here.

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