Both starting days of EPT Deauville have now been completed. Day 1b of the Main Event, which was played yesterday, saw a field of 550 players and many recognizable faces in the poker world. Big names such as Viktor Blom, Vanessa Selbst, Dario Minieri and Jude Ainsworth were eliminated during the early stages of the day, while notables such as Vanessa Rousso, Nacho Barbero, and Team PokerStars SportStar and Olympic Gold Nedalist Fatima Moreira de Melo (picture) made it through the day.
Day 2 of the tournament kicks off at 12:00 p.m. local time and an approximate total of 546 players will continue the long road towards the final table where some serious cash is up for grabs. The 889 entrants have created a prize pool of amazing €4,267,200 and the winner will get €875,000 of it. In total, 128 players will receive a piece of the enormous prize pool.