Amateur Poker Player Takes Down EPT Warsaw

ept.jpgThe PokerStars European Poker Tour Warsaw wrapped up yesterday with an interesting champion. It was french amateurpoker player Christophe Benzimra who walked away with the title and €360,000.Benzimra has said that he plays more for love to the game than for money. “I think I was lucky today,” said Christophe Benzimra, after defeating Italian professional poker player Alfio Battisti heads-up.”I am not a professional player, I play for fun. I really enjoyed it, but I’m not giving up work. I play poker just for the pleasure of it.” he said.Currently, the winner owns a Plexiglas factory in Romania and has been playing poker for three years, being present at almost every EPT event. This is his first cash and title.Warsaw ended up being the least attended EPT stop, 203 players showed up making a €1.1 million prize pool.