The fifth event at the Ladbrokes European Online Championship of Poker (LEOCOP) has been won by an online player who goes by the alias of eliman.

More players signed up to take part in this Beat the Team event than any other competitions in the series so far, with a total of 499 entering.

Participants who knocked out one of the members of the Ladbrokes professional poker team won bonuses.

The one to win the most was eliman who earned a total of $6,710, followed by GreenMan1 on $4,294 and lurvelegg with $2,818.

Edward Ihre, managing director of Ladbrokes Poker, commented: "This tournament is brilliant value and great fun."

"The Beat the Team event has been the most heavily subscribed of the festival so far but we knew it would be popular."

Ladbrokes' next event is a $200 Second Chance Plus competition for which the online gaming company has added $10,000 to the prize money.