Alexander Stevic, as reported earlier today, was the winner of the first ever EPT 10 years ago right here in Barcelona. He seems to have shaken off the years and is right back in the groove, currently sitting on a stack of over 93,000. Here’s a flavour of perhaps how he got it.
With one card to come on a board of , Gustav Nordh, a PokerStars qualifier from Sweden, checked and Stevic bet 1,500. Nordh called. The river was . Nordh checked, Stevic bet 2,500 and Nordh raised him to 7,500. Stevic shrugged and threw out the extra chips. “You got it.” Said Nordh and Stevic turned over for the low end of the straight. Asked if he wasn’t worried he was beat, Stevic replied, “It was a crying call.”