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Dermot Blain Wins Stacked €5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Tournament

• Taso 9: 600-1,200, 200 ante

According to PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker Ambassador and APPT Macau champion Dermot Blain won the €5,000 No-Limit Hold'em tournament for €200,900 on Wednesday after beating Russian player Aslan Daurov in heads-up play. The tournament attracted 187 entries and generated a prize pool of €906,950 that was distributed to the top 27 players.

Blain, ranked #5 in Ireland, is an EPT regular and now has more than $1.75 million in life tournament winnings. The $541,100 he earned in his Macau victory back in 2009 was the start of a sensational live poker career which includes a fifth-place finish in the 2011 WSOP Europe Cannes Main Event in for €275,000.

Dermot Blain

1stDermot BlainIreland€200,900
2ndAslan DaurovRussia€135,600
3rdPatrick BruelFrance€93,350
4thDavid VamplewUK€76,100
5thThomas MuhlockerAustria€60,600
6thGeorgios KarakousisGreece€46,600
7thMax GreenwoodCanada€33,900
8thMike McDonaldCanada€24,600

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