Local Businessman Kevin Tedesco Crowned Fourth PMU.fr WPT National Cannes Champion

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After 4 days of poker action at the sunny Cote d’Azur, local businessman Kevin Tedesco won the heads up battle against Jose Besalduch for €90,000 in the PMU.fr WPT National Main Event.

The 431 player field found its way down to 2 players and after a 30 minute heads up Kevin found [Kh] [Th] in the BB having a 3 times bigger stack than his opponent Jose Besalduch, who was holding [Ah] [8d ]. Jose raised to Kevin who packs out a 3bet which ends on a 4bet shove from Jose. After a short cogitation Kevin calls. The board reveals [4d] [2s] [3h] [3s] [Tc]! The river giving Kevin two pair and the win of PMU.fr WPTN Cannes.

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Kevin Tedesco, who only plays poker as a hobby, managed to leave a big field of professional players behind him including WPT Champions Club member Guillaume Darcourt, PMU pro Romain Paon, PMU pro Erwann Pecheux , PMU pro Brian Benhamou, PMU pro Damien Lhommeau , Unibet Pro Quentin Leconte, PKR Pro Patty Baumier, WSOP Bracelet Winner Antonin Teisseine and much many, to score his biggest ever live cash.

Final Table Payouts:

Rank Player Prize
1 Tedesco Kevin €90,000
2 Besalduch Jose €63,000
3 Benyeffou Ikam €41,000
4 Steinmetz Ronald €30,100
5 Cefali Charles €22,900
6 Zocchetti Ludovic €18,200
7 Ta Sebastien €15,300
8 Hamouni Nicolas €12,200


Saturday night Les Marches opened its doors for a night to remember at the official WPT player’s party sponsored by PMU.fr. Free drinks, a buzzing DJ and the beautiful view over the harbour in Cannes created a heated party atmosphere and players used the night to dance, drink and socialise off the the tournament floor.

Players Party Players Party Players Party Players Party Players Party Players Party

Click here for the live updates: http://poker.blog.pmu.fr/category/coverage_live/wptn-cannes-2015/ and use this link to watch the livestream: http://poker.blog.pmu.fr/coverage_live/wptn-cannes-2015/wptn-cannes-day-3-le-live-stream-cest-ici/

That’s a wrap from PMU.fr WPTN Cannes, but the next WPTN summer stop is Gioco Digitale WPT National San Remo 12th – 15th June with the €990 Main Event. Check out the official WPT.com event page for further information: http://worldpokertour.com/event/national-events-gioco-digitale-wpt-national-san-remo-season-2015-2016/#eventTab1


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