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EPT Berlin: Boris Becker Is Ready For Day 3 (175 Players Left)

Tags: Alex Kravchenko, boris becker, boris becker, ept berlin, european poker tour, germany, liv boeree, Theo Jorgensen.
Posted on 24 April 2013 by "T".

Many big names were lost during the second day of the EPT Berlin main event: Max Lykov, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Eugene Katchalov, Jeff Hakim, Tobias Reinkemeier, Mattias De Meulder, Benny Spindler, Jake Cody, Vanessa Selbst, and a few others. Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi, the Day 1B chip leader, also failed to make it through the day. Mizrachi was sent packing during the fourth level with the nut flush against the turned full house of Khiem Nguyen, a young German player.

Boris Becker is the most familiar name among the 175 players who will return to play in a few hours. The former German tennis pro will bring 113,000 chips to the tables, which is about average. He will be joined by notables such as Theo Jorgensen (171,600), Olivier Busquet (170,000), Alex Kravchenko (135,000) and Liv Boeree (85,400). The money bubble will burst when 136 players remain (€8,000 minimum cash) and the winner will take home an incredible €880,000!

 


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8 comments for "EPT Berlin: Boris Becker Is Ready For Day 3 (175 Players Left)"

 Sorin88824/04/2013 15:04:25 GMT
If you've been following the tweets of Boris Becker over the past couple of days (@TheBorisBecker), you'll notice a confusing and endearing habit of his to refer to himself in the third person. But because it's Twitter, he does it in abbreviated form, meaning "BB", as in "Into Level 14, average is 126, BB has 120".
 demodawggy24/04/2013 21:40:29 GMT
That's weird when folks refer to themselves in the third person...

Another guy who does that a lot is 'The Rock'....

I was watching a televised TV poker tournament a few months ago in which Boris was playing. He didn't seem to know what he was doing too well. When I first realized it was the famous Boris Becker,....I was SHOCKED at how old he looked.... He's an OLD MAN!!!

I think the last time I saw anything of him was about 10 or 20 years ago... Smile
 teddybears7324/04/2013 22:29:12 GMT
ah good old Boris,made his millions in tennis and now he's going to "boom boom " them in the poker world. Smile

Demo, i think he's younger than you mate. Big Smile
 djpremier24/04/2013 22:55:52 GMT
I watched todays livestream Smile Liv Boeree and Boris Becker at the feature table Tongue Both made it to the next day, Becker with ~12BB left and guaranteed 15k€ Tongue And what I'm also excited is that there are 3 finnish players in the top13 and one of them is the chipleader Tongue
 Fakiry25/04/2013 11:04:45 GMT
Those tweets from him must be very confusing for those who aren't into the scene of what he's talking about.
 buxtown25/04/2013 12:12:07 GMT
good old german "bumm bumm boris".
 demodawggy25/04/2013 14:29:28 GMT
Posted by teddybears73:

Demo, i think he's younger than you mate. Big Smile


Sure,...but if it wasn't for the banner across the bottom of the screen,...and the announcers saying his name,...I wouldn't have even knew who it was...

Back in the day,...he was in the news weekly and looked so young and vital!!!

Maybe poker has taken its toll on him and turned him into a withered old man..... Big Smile
 inra09/10/2014 19:42:17 GMT
work hard play hard

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