Denes Kalo is a professional poker player from Hungary where he is ranked in the top. His most notable finishes are his second places in the EPT Baden and EPT Monte Carlo and European Poker Masters – all in the same season (2008).
He has established a strong presence in the European poker arena. That he has been consistent in his performance is well evident from his final-table finishes in most of the tournaments that he has played in.
His first major tournament was the Austrian Classics/European Poker Masters (EPM) Event held at the Concord Card Casino. Denes Kalo competed in the No-Limit Hold’em event against 106 other entrants and finished as the runner-up on October 3, 2006. This impressive performance at the final table earned him 50,440 EURO from a prize pool of 321,000 EURO.
Denes Kalo had his first six-digit cash-in at the Baden Poker Festival 2007/European Poker Tour (EPT) Event – Season 4, which was held at the Casinos Austria Baden. In the 8,000 EURO No-Limit Hold’em event, which had an enormous prize pool of 2,256,000 EURO and 281 entries, Denes Kalo played well enough to finish second and walked away with a whopping 375,000 EURO on October 10, 2007.
However, the biggest success of his career, till date, came on April 17, the following year, in the EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final held at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. In the EPT No-Limit Hold’em event, the stage was set for 842 entries who contributed to a prize pool of 8,420,000 EURO, and Denes Kalo played. He went on to finish second in the race for the title and bagged a mind-blowing 1,179,000 EURO for his fine performance at the table.