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EPT Barcelona High Roller

Tags: bertrand grospellier, dan smith, ept barcelone, high roller, pokerstars team pro, taylor paur.
Posted on 24 August 2012 by "T".

The High Roller event ($10,000 buy-in) attracted a field of 111 players when it kicked off yesterday in the afternoon. Many players invested another €10,000 because it was possible to re-load one time, which made the total prize pool €1,087,800. In the picture you can see Dan Smith, the Super high Roller winner, capping his cards with a bundle of buy-in.

Now, Day 2 of the event is underway and 82 players still have a chance of taking home the first place prize of €359,000. Taylor Paur is the chip leader with 220,400. In the top of the field are also, for example, PokerStars Team Pros Jonathan Duhamel (140,100), Bertrand Grospellier (129,100) and Angel Guillen (123,700). 

 

 


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8 comments on "EPT Barcelona High Roller"

 noonlion24/08/2012 11:20:18 GMT
Elky is a beast in tourneys.

I'd hate to be at his table.

Could be interesting to see who takes this one down. Always surprised by how few americans enter these EPT events.
 Macubaas24/08/2012 21:06:53 GMT
Some pretty big names from what i see so it seems that the action should be pretty good indeed.

And yes, both Bertrand and Johnathan areawesome live tournament players and from what i see they have some pretty nice stacks now Big Smile
 nipitiri325/08/2012 08:47:47 GMT
i hope elky will win he is best one there at the moment anyways with little luck noone else has chance
 jessthehuman25/08/2012 10:07:07 GMT
The High Roller event ($10,000 buy-in) attracted a field of 111 players when it kicked off yesterday in the afternoon. Many players invested another €10,000 because it was possible to re-load one time, which made the total prize pool €1,087,800.

That's a bit weird mixing € and $ like that.. A $10K buyin even with 111 runners attracts a $1.1M prizepool + rebuy of $10K? or €10K? Not sure, it's written as € but that would be odd if the rebuy/addon was bigger than the original buyin.

At any rate, it's confusing when you jump from € to $ like that.. Just stick to one or write it out as both and as it is I am pretty sure it is erroneous anyway, since I am fairly sure its not gonna be a $10K buyin €10K addon.

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Also; agreed - Elky is awesome Smile
 srsm17h25/08/2012 17:00:20 GMT
Well people, same day I´ll get there! its possible for anyone get a seat in that event, have many tournament for qualify and maybe next year I'll get there! Can you tray too? Or we will only play in low stacks tournaments? I hope no! Thanks a lot and good play for everyone!
 wolfydan26/08/2012 14:47:45 GMT
wow very nice win.i would love to win that much cash but that is one nice buyin price. congrats to the winners of this one Smile
 GIOMi626/08/2012 17:29:52 GMT
For sure Jonathan Duhamel will win this poker tournament in my opinion, he is the best MTT poker player all-round.
 Mucking26/08/2012 23:59:10 GMT
"For sure Jonathan Duhamel will win this poker tournament in my opinion, he is the best MTT poker player all-round."

How did it go? Big Smile

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