Benzimra wins €35K EPT freeroll!

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posted Thursday May 3rd 2012 at 05:58 PM

by Oscar Vallet

Former EPT Warszawa winner Christophe Benzimra wins tournament buy-ins for €35,000 in free roll at the Tournament of Champions season finale in Monte Carlo.

With typical buy-ins priced between €5,000 and €10,000 it can quickly get expensive to travel around Europe searching for EPT glory. 


One player doesn't have that to worry about in the foreseeable future: Christophe Benzimra of France just got €35,000 worth of entries for the EPT 2012-13 season. 


By winning the Tournament of Champions Free Roll in Monte Carlo the 49-year-old businessman has more than enough to cover a few entries. 


"It feels fantastic! I'm very happy," said Benzimra afterwards. "I haven't been playing much this season but I will be next season."


The biggest cash of Benzimra's career came in 2009 when he took home €400,000 by winning EPT Warszawa. We'll be seeing a lot more of him next season!



Final results: 


1. Christophe Benzimra (EPT Warszawa) €35.000


2. Zimnan Ziyard (EPT Loutraki) €25.000


3. Jake Cody (EPT Deauville) €17.500


4. Arnaud Mattern (EPT Prague) €10.000


5. Frederik Brink (EPT Madrid) €7.500


6. Mohsin Charania (EPT Grand Final) €5.000


 


Article photo by PokerStars: Pierre Neuville and Christophe Benzimra 

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