Aaron Gustavson is the Champion of the EPT London

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Everybody talked about Peter Eastgate (including us in poker-on-line), coming into the European Poker Tour final table in London. We all expected the young phenomena, who won a WSOP main event at the age of 22 to finally win another big title, and silence voices in the pro poker world, claiming his big victory in the 2008 WSOP was the result of sheer luck. 

Gustavson, who entered the final table as the chip leader was definitely not at the spotlight of the EPT final table coverage. The PokerStars qualifier had done pretty well in past tournaments, like a PokerStars Sunday warm-up, WCOOP. But none of his accomplishments came near his heads up opponent, Peter Eastgate. 

This, however did not bother Gustavson, a 23 years old American when he beat Eastgate in what will surely be registered as one of the quickest heads up matches in the EPT history. It took him less than 10 hands to send Eastgate home and win the EPT London champion title and a hefty cash prize in the amount of £850,000. Shocked Eastgate had to settle for second place. He could, however console with a cash prize of a little more than £500,000.