EPT Vienna: Sebastian Trisch, chipleader of the 189 survivors of the Day 2
The European Poker Tour (EPT) of Vienna is a real success. More than 900 players were registered in the Main Event at the end of the two departure days. The 341 incomers of the Day 1A were joined by 559 players at the beginning of the Day 1B, making the total number of participants to 910. This important field has generated a prizepool of 4,413,500 which will be shared by the 135 best players of the tournament. This poker event guarantees a minimum prize of 8,700, while the winner will leave with the amount of 816,000. At the start of the Day 2, about 500 players came back in the sumptuous Hofburg Palace transformed in huge poker room for the occasion. The German Sebastian Trisch is the best placed at the end of the day out of the 189 survivors.
Trisch will start the Day 3 with a stack of 568,500 chips. The second place of the chipcount is occupied by another German Artur Koren (463,000). He is followed by Ali Abdalla (451,800), Marko Neumann (421,900) and Ivan Neytchev (377,100). Numerous renowned players qualified also at the end of this day. It was the case of Jonathan Roy (337,900), Sam Trickett (290,000), Gus Hansen (221,000), Robert Haigh (186,500), Alex Kravchenko (165,600), Carter Swidler (155,900), Ludovic Riehl (139,600), Marc-Andre Ladouceur (128,700), Miroslav Alilovic (125,400), Johnny Lodden (125,000), Marcel Luske (122,800), Fabrice Soulier (116,300), Viktor Blom (93,400), Jamil Kanji (88,600) or Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier (61,300). The tournament will resume in March 26th with a day having paid places as stake.
Thursday, 27 March 2014
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