20 Nov
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Robert Berglund emerges victorious at the 2016 Battle of Malta


Just like Robert, the event was dominated by his fellow Scandinavian players with Sweden’s Jonas Hähnert finishing in 9th for €14,540 ($15,997), and Norway’s Robert Eik in 7th for €29,000 ($31,906). Interestingly, Robert’s friend Rasmus Eriksson too took home €67,000 ($73,713) after finishing third.

Nine players made it to the final table. After a series of elimination, Berglund and Ireland’s John Linkins were left to fight it out for the title. The heads-up battle didn’t last long as Robert outclassed his final opponent.

Linkins had to settle for a second place finish for  €110,000 ($121,021), while Berglund was crowned champion for the 2016 edition of the record-breaking Battle of Malta.

Final Table Payouts:

1: Robert Berglund €160,000

2: John Linkins €110,000

3: Rasmus Eriksson €67,000

4: Gonzalo Fernandez €56,000

5: Lawrence Brandt €46,500

6: Flaviano Cammisuli €37,500

7: Robert Sverre Eik €29,000

8: Giorgio Ligasacchi €21,400

9: Jonas Hähnert €14,540


Kai started working in the Gaming Industry in 2001 when he managed a Horse Betting Shop in Germany. With the more and more upcoming needs for Sportbetting Solutions for the German speaking market he moved in 2003 in Malta where he built up TopSportWetten, one of the first Sportbetting operators working from Malta with a Remote Gaming License.

In 2005 he moved to a new venture and joined the newly formed Team of BetUnited, a Company that had the goal to target the German speaking online market with a full portfolio of Betting, Poker, Casino and Games of Skill.

In 2007 he left BetUnited and concentrated on helping new Companies coming to Malta to obtain a remote gaming license and establish operators on the island.

In 2011 he founded Simka Consulting to combine his knowledge in the operational part of the IGaming Business with the Marketing expertise of Simona.

Past Projects:

  • TopSportWetten - Managing Director and Key Official
  • Bet United - Managing Director and Key Official
  • MMBet - Managing Director and Key Official
  • Olympia Bet - Managing Director and Key Offical
  • Production Planning and Project Manager - Infratec Pro Ltd.

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