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   Tuesday, June 25 2024 
WSOPE Cannes: A record field for the Event # 2

If the verdict of the World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Event # 1 was already known, the Event # 2 is still played. This tournament which is a € 1,090 buy-in NL Hold'em registered a record field of 771 participants. Yet last year, the event gathered 608 players. According to this turnout, the French edition of the WSOPE promises to register an unprecedented success. Indeed, on Day 1A, 381 players joined the poker room of La Croisette while on day 1B, 390 players were present in the playroom. Thus, the event generated a total prize pool of € 740,160 which will let to provide to the champion a prize of € 148,032 in addition to the precious bracelet. For the runner up, a prize of € 91,261 is to win while for the place of bronze, the prize will reach € 67,280.

Many top players was part of the starting field of this event. If some had to leave the game early, much of them still managed to qualify for the second day of competition. At the end of Day 1 A, there were only 54 survivors and for day 1B, 51 players were qualified for the rest of the tournament. In total then, 105 players will return to the gaming tables to play on Day 2. Note that 81 players will have access to the money list and a prize minimum of € 1,843 is to win.

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