Sam Greenwood wins short-deck event at British Poker Open

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The fourth event of the inaugural British Poker Open went to Canadian tournament superstar Sam Greenwood, twin brother of Luc who won the opening event of the series. Greenwood added £110,400 to his stellar tournament resume that totals $20.3M, which puts him 25th all-time.

“I registered, went on this crazy heater and won every all-in basically,” said Greenwood moments after his victory. “It happens a lot in short deck; people go from having all the chips to having no chips. I spun 100,000 up to 1.5M.”

The final table started with five players and Danny Tang was unfortunate to bust out on the bubble. Cary Katz busted in fourth for £24,000 when he ran aces into the Q-10 of Greenwood, who made two pair. Anson Tsang busted in third when Greenwood made trip kings and a few hands later the tournament was over. Flink made a straight against Greenwood’s flush to end the tournament.

Place, Player, Country, Prize
1st, Sam Greenwood, Canada, £110,400
2nd, Robert Flink, Sweden, £67,200
3rd, Anson Tsang, Hong Kong, £38,400
4th, Cary Katz, United States, £24,000

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