EPT Deauville: Ayman Zbib, chipleader at the beginning of the Day 2 of the Main Event
After the France Poker Series (FPS), the poker festival in Deauville continues with the European Poker Tour (EPT). Renowned players have taken part in this main tournament with a buy-in of 800, following the example of the winner of the PCA, Dominik Panka, the winner of the WSOPE 2013 David Vamplew, Eugene Katchalov, Bertrand « ElkY » Grospellier, Adrian Mateos Diaz, Guillaume Diaz, Dominik Nitsche, Jake Cody, Patrick Bruel, Gaëlle Baumann as well as Bruno Lopez alias « Kool Shen ». Davidi Kitai, holder of titles EPT, WPT and WSOP, was also present in this Deauville poker appointment. 667 players registered at the Main Event at the end of the two departure days. On Sunday, the Day 1A was marked by the participation of 234 players, among whom 137 survived at the end of the day. The English Christopher Day was the chipleader of the Day 1A with 154,100 chips. He precedes Anton Wigg and Barny Boatman, the two other players having more than 100,000 chips at the end of this day. But other players such as Quentin Lecomte, Eric Sfez, Eugene Katchalov, Romain « Neuville25 » Baert, Dominik Nitsche or Brian Benhamou, have also managed to qualify for the Day 2.
258 players have survived at the Day 1B out of the 433 registered, reducing the number of survivors of the Day 2 to less than 400 players. After eight levels of 75 minutes, the Lebanese Ayman Zbib is at the top of the chipcount at the end of the Day 1B, with 181,000 chips. The winner of the France Poker Series, Niels Van Leeuwen, occupies the second place with 141,400 chips. The Day 2 will also be marked by the participation of some players such as Patrick Bruel, Antony Lellouche, Kool Shen, Nicolas Lévi, Philippe Ktorza, Jeremy Nock, Gaëlle Baumann, Ilan Boujenah, ElkY, Benjamin Pollak, Darko Stojanovic as well as Florian Ribouchon.
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
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