Only 135 players survived at the end of the Main Event-Day 2 - EPT London 2014
After three days of poker battle at the Grand Connaught Rooms (London), the Main Event of the European Poker Tour London concluded Day 2 flight with only 135 poker players (of the 675-player field) remained in contention for the title. Many notable names in the poker industry joined the Grand Connaught Rooms poker room, but most failed to qualify for the next round: Daniel Colman, Christoph Vogelsang, Ole Schemion, Viktor Blom, Dermot Blain, Andrew Chen, Luca Pagano, Joao Nunes, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Leo Margets, Jennifer Shahade, Ike Haxton, Mikhail Shalamov, Rob Hollink, Michael Tureniec, Frederik Jensen, Davidi Kitai, Rupert Elder, Dominik Panka and Fedor Holz are among them.
Raffaele Sorrentino cruises on top of the chip count at the end of Day 2 with 491,400 chips. Sebastian Pauli and David Cabrera also have a comfortable stack heading to Day 3 battle, with 419,500 and 418,500 chips respectively. Listed on the chip count-Top 10 with more than 310,000 chips include Jareth East, Sergio Aido, Simon Deadman, Artur Koren, Salman Behbehani, Anatoly Filatov and Alexander Trevallion. A number of poker stars also make it through Day 3. Fatima Moreira de Melo, Mickey Petersen, Marc-Andre Ladouceur, Bertrand Grospellier, Eugene Katchalov, Johnny Lodden, Jake Cody and Liv Boeree remain in the hunt for the £ 499,700 first-place prize. Day 3 will take place on Thursday with 135 survivors; play will be set on six levels of 90 minutes. Only 95 players would make the money, and that the one to fall to 95th place will leave the room with £ 7,750 payout.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
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