177 out of 322 players made it to Day 2 of EPT Vilamoura. Notable players that made it this far with decent stacks were the PokerStars PRO's Luca Pagano, JP Kelly, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier and Henrique Pinho. Unfortunately neither of them came to be among the 69 players who made it to Day 3 of the tournament. Jeff Sarwer, the chip leader as Day 2 started, keept the lead all day 2 and will bring 549,800 chips to Day 3 of the tournament.
Team PokerStars PRO's that made it to Day 3 of the tournament are Jude Ainsworth (230,600), Jan Heitmann (173,800), Johannes Strassmann (120,700), Nuno Coelho (28,900), and Alexander Kravchenko (27,100). 48 of the remaining 69 players will receive a piece of the total prizepool of €1,561,700. The winner will however receive nothing less than €404,793.