The European Masters of Poker Malta main event was won by Simone Lombardo after he beat 240 other players including heads-up opponent Mathias Fricke.The Italian received €63,000 for his victory in the €1,500 + €150 buy-in main event as a deal was made heads up which meant that Fricke would walk away from the Casino di Venezia with €81,590 for his runner-up finish.The ultimate hand of the event saw Lombardo bet out 130,000 and Fricke call to see a 7 6 5 flop. The two then got it all in – Lombardo with J 9 and Fricke with 8 6 . The turn was the 3 but the river was the 2 to flush Fricke out in second place.Here are the final results and payouts:1. Simone Lombardo – €63,000 (Italy) 2. Mathias Fricke – €81,590 (Germany) 3. John O´Shea – €36,150.00 (Ireland) 4. Johan Berg – €22,410 (Sweden) 5. Henrik Waltersson – €17,350 (Sweden) 6. Jan Bures – €14,090 (Czech Republic) 7. Raul Gonzales – €12,290 (Spain) 8. Jari Kylmälä – €10,480 (Finland) 9. Christoffer Gross – €8,670 (Germany) 10. Manfred Wartenberg – €7,230 (Germany)Interestingly, Fricke qualified online via a €1 satellite for Wasino.com Facebook fans. While fourhanded he lost his Internet connection, but when it returned he was dealt pocket aces twice in a row and used them to get heads up. He then beat his final opponent with A-Q versus 5-5. Due to the deal, the German managed to turn his €1 into €81,590.The next and final stop of the EMOP kicks off on Dec. 5 on a cruise ship on the Mexican Riviera, and will run until Dec. 12. To add to the excitement, the top 16 players on the leader board will fight it out for 4 percent of all the EMOP main event prize pools from the season.Preparing for battle now are Manig Löser, Simone Lombardo, Primož Urek, Manfred Kåvestam, Maciej Lipny, Mathias Fricke, John O´Shea, Henri Ovaska, Povilas Purtokas, Erik Skarp, Kalle, Björn Lundgren, Vladimir Mefodichev, Timothy Timotheou, Matias Knappinen, and Giovanni Sutera.
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