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EPT Monte Carlo: The High Roller event is on!

Tags: elky, ept monte carlo, gus hansen, high roller, Tobias Reinkameier, tony g.
Posted on 30 April 2010 by "T".

113 players paid the buy-in of €25,000 and entered the High Roller Event at EPT Monte Carlo. As you can imagine there were quite a few notables! Just to mention a few,Gus Hansen, Tony G, Barry Greenstein, Jason Mercier, Daniel Negreanu and Vanessa Rousso.

Anyhow, Day 1 of the High Roller Event has now passed. 41 players will return today to play Day 2 of the tournament. Among these players we find notables such as ElkY, Gus Hansen, Tony G, Sorel Mizzi etc. In the chip lead is Tobias Reinkemeier (457,300) with Luke Scwartz (300,500) and Markus Goiser (291,000) close behind.

The total prize pool is €2,825,000. In other words, lots of money up for grabs! But these guys are used to these kind amounts, so they will for sure treat this tournament just like any other major tournament and play their game.

 


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12 comments for "EPT Monte Carlo: The High Roller event is on!"

 MANUEDO30/04/2010 12:15:18 GMT
Maybe is this the real tournament; so may champions play together, also because only top players can face buy in amount Blink
Forza Dario
 shokaku30/04/2010 12:42:44 GMT
That is how you get a pro to win a big tourney: make the buy in so high that only pros can afford to play the tourney. Blink
 B1gfoot30/04/2010 14:49:27 GMT
@shokaku also let yor sponser pay, so it does not matter when you donk out like most of them seam to.
So many bad hands getting played.
 DAGOR01/05/2010 08:00:04 GMT
Hello everybody!
It's clear it's easier to play without pressure with a buy-in paid by the sponsor.
See you soon for new posts lol!
 ciango01/05/2010 14:01:06 GMT
hmm, nice prize pool...

2,825,000 euro is amazing prize for me. hm, only first place winning? or first 10?

who can tell me how much can winner get money Smile
 SCDossett01/05/2010 14:18:27 GMT
With a field like that i wouldnt be suprised to see final table pay. FIrst place likely taking about 1 million from the prize pool. But these numbers are pure speculation
 leroi2101/05/2010 14:42:26 GMT
normaly 10% of the players make the money in this cas normaly 10 to 11 people should make money and i agree this tourney is like one of the event of the wsop with a buy-in of 40 000$$$$
 ZmxPowah01/05/2010 19:19:57 GMT
25k euro.... if i have that amount of cash someday... hehe....
I would never waste that cash for a tournament xD
But ofc for them 25k it's nothing ^^.
 CiCoro02/05/2010 16:58:45 GMT
Too bad Viktor Blom didn't win. Would have been fun to see him flush away his winning on full tilit Smile!
 SuperNoob13/05/2010 15:44:38 GMT
obviously a lot of money will be grabs if the buyin is so high, but it will reduce the number of players too. so the first place will be winning a lot.
 foliflorin10/05/2012 16:56:08 GMT
ok man!!!
 damosk10/05/2012 21:20:29 GMT
Have I missed the buy in? LOL.

WOW. Wouldnt it be ace to be able to buy in at that level. Keep on dreaming....or rather...playing and doing your best BRM'ers.

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