Noah Boeken Wins 2016 MCOP High Roller € 10.250
Noah Boeken, one of the most successful Dutch poker players can add a new title to his poker portfolio. Boeken was victorious in the 2016 MCOP € 10,250 High Roller 8-Max Re-Entry tournament that took place took place in Holland Casino Amsterdam. Boeken dominated the tournament and raked in € 217,069. He also received a special MCOP plate of the event.
Boeken managed to defeat his 74 opponents and took the majority of the prize pot, ten other players split a portion of the prize money totaling € 732,604. Although the high roller event was scheduled for two days there was an additional third day needed to determine the winner.
Of the 74 participants Boeken finally ended heads-up with the British Charlie Carrel. Despite the excellent poker skills of the Englishman, it was the Dutchman who eventually took first place.
Carrel was already on a roll this year in the MCOP: the British player has collected four MCOP event money prizes worth more than € 200,000. A few days ago, he finished 3rd in the inaugural MCOP € 25,000 Super High Roller tournament, good for transfer to his bank account of € 64,350. Carrel collected more than twice that amount – € 144,615 to be exact – for his runner-up finish in the € 10,250 High Roller event in which he had give the win to Boeken.
Including the most recent victory the balance of the bank account of Boeken also looks pretty good; the player now has a bankroll of more than $ 2 million in tournament winnings, making him the ninth most profitable player in the Netherlands. Boeken is known in the poker community as the first Dutch player to have ever won an EPT Main Event. He did this in 2005, during the first season of this popular poker event. Boeken survived the tournament on the EPT Season 1 DKR20,000 Copenhagen Main Event and won $ 191,355 in prize money.
His performance in his home country is pretty good too and he has had a frequent mention in MCOP events over the years. In 2013 he even won the € 4,250 Main Event with his highest prize money so far: a whopping € 306,821.