Monday August 8,2011 : FIVE DAY BATTLE IN EUROPEAN POKER TOUR TALLINN
 
Swiss player takes the honours and the money in Pokerstars' Estonian epic
 
The PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Tallinn main event in Estonia took five days of tough, uncompromising poker to find a winner over the weekend, with Swiss player Ronny Kaiser starting and finishing as the chip leader after a hard-fought final day against an impressive final table roster.
 
282 players ponied up the hefty Euro 4,250 entry fee for the event, being reduced to a final table comprising: Ronny Kaiser – chip leader on 2,394,000; Grzegorz Cichocki on 2,059,000; Sami Kelopuro on 1,325,000; Raigo Aasmaa (904,000); Jani Sointula (769,000); Stuart Fox (514,000); Arvi Vainionkulma (258,000) and Erlend Melsom (326,000). 
 
Kaiser held on to his chip lead during the fifth day to emerge as the winner of the four-hour-long final table, despatching his heads up opponent Grzegorz Cichocki in a brisk finale which resulted in Kaiser becoming the first Swiss player to earn an EPT title.
 
"It's very nice to win," the Swiss player told reporters. "I've been the chip leader for three days, but I've got deep before and always finished 20th. This time I thought, ‘I should win this.'"
 
Kaiser's main prize payday was worth Euro 275,000.