BoM Final 9: Julien Stropoli, 29, Lyon, France (4,600,000)

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Julien Stropoli is from Lyon, France, but now lives in Sliema. Like chip leader Maxime, he also arrived in Malta at the end of February/early March. He’s been playing poker seriously for two years but other than has always played poker for fun.

Stropoli was also a semi-professional in Magic: The Gathering and he played big tournaments when he was younger.

Best online result: €80,000 (Million Event)

About the BoM:

“Marvellous welcoming, super organization, great buffet and rake is also good. This is rare.”

About the Final Table:

“There are 3 short stacks and a lot of ICM. We’ll not really have time to talk about strategy, but I’ll play my game. And I will give everything and do my best tomorrow.”