A massive field of 557 players packed the ballroom at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Berlin as the second starting day of the EPT Berlin Main Event kicked off. Out of the 557 players who started the day, roughly 300 players made it to Day 2 of the tournament.
Among them we find PokerStars PRO's William Thorson (133,100), Vadim Markushevski (93,800), Jude Ainsworth (138,100), Noah Boeken (54,100), Flori[...] Read more » EPT Berlin - Main Event: Massive field in Day 1b of the tournament!
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 42 (M)
All european tourneys are getting bigger each year that passes. This confirms what everyone has been saying, that poker is growing and more people are trying their luck at the big tables. Which is also a sign of the crisys, because when economy is going down, people tend to bet more on their luck. That can bring other problems related...
Joined: Nov '08
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 45 (M)
Just a random thought but... The surrounding hotels must love this poker boom! More rooms let out! Also the local economy must have a small uplift when more and more players are around the area? Dont know do you think it would be a noticable uplift? Tu Tuan To from Germany with 212,600 chips. thats a nice stack after only one day, I wonder what they started with? anyone know?