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Football Star Gerard Piqué Ready For Day 2 of EPT Barcelona High Roller

Tags: barelona, ept barcelona, Gerard Piqué, high roller, poker.
Posted on 06 September 2013 by "T".

Gerard Piqué, a Spanish footballer who plays as central defender for FC Barcelona, is doing very well in the €10,000 High Roller! In fact, he built a sweet 308,500 stack during Day 1 and is currently ranked 5th of the remaining 98 players (168 entries in total). Leading the way into Day 2 is Ole Schemion who bagged up 393,600 thanks to some big pots during the last stages of the day.

Besides Schemion and Piqué, big names such as Eugene Katchalov, David Benefield, Chino Rheem and Ludovic Lacay will all bring healthy stacks to Day 2, which begins on Friday at 12 p.m. with registration open until 11:45 a.m. Friday morning. In other words, we might see some late entrants and some players using their second bullet.


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8 comments on "Football Star Gerard Piqué Ready For Day 2 of EPT Barcelona High Roller"

 lukasb06/09/2013 20:54:31 GMT
Some guys just seem to have it all geez... makes a ton of money playing football, has a very very VERY sexy girlfriend and now he's even doing good at poker?!? Hey GOD! what about the rest of us????
 Phisix06/09/2013 22:23:28 GMT
We have our socks, work rubbish jobs and have small bank rolls. Oh how to have his life eh. Big Smile
 damosk07/09/2013 11:20:05 GMT
I guess from a purely sychophantic perspective, its all about doing your best to be the best at whatever it is you choose to do. You guys chose not to be footballers and probably also not very good poker players! (I could be wrong though!)
 Macubaas08/09/2013 06:39:38 GMT
This is quite of surprise actually, i never heard before that he also plays poker.

It's interesting to see that more and more sport players also explore the poker action Smile
 pochui08/09/2013 07:06:18 GMT
so i guess he is "seriously injured" since he doesn't have to show up in training and travel with team to matches...if that's really the case, then i don't see anything wrong here, i think he earns ~100K a week, so that buy-in of 10K looks really funny to him...and when you play relaxed, with no stress over the money matter- you usually do a lot better huh?
 noonlion09/09/2013 13:02:03 GMT
Why the fuck not I guess.

When failing to defend well, and tired from banging Shakira in the sound booth - why the fuck not.

Plenty sports people love poker - and in Spain in think poker is pretty popular.
 mascona09/09/2013 13:18:21 GMT
It's been a rough year for the footballer, but at least he has his millions of dollars to ease the pain.
26-year-old Gerard Piqué has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid footballers for 2013 with an estimated $82 million in combined earnings.

In 2011 it looked like the footballer’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, he was back on top. People With Money reports on Sunday (September 8) that Piqué is the highest-paid footballer in the world, pulling in an astonishing $82 million between August 2012 and August 2013, a nearly $50 million lead over his closest competition.

So, it looks like that 10 K Euro buy-in is his 1 hour income. Agree
 doubletop77717/11/2013 13:09:51 GMT
This guy has got it all. Plays football for the best team in the world, has got a drop dead gorgeous girlfriend and plays high roller poker in his spare time. We call this High Roller but to him its one mornings pay!

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