A total of 7,874 players jumped into Event #65 $10,000 NLHE Main Event World Championship, and now only 109 players remain as Day 5 ended in a rather peculiar way. Day 5's chip stack hero is Houston resident Michael Dyer with 12,180,000.
On Saturday, Dany Parlafes from Bucharest, Romania, sat down at the final table of the EPT Deauville Main Event with 44 per cent of the chips in play. Parlafes eventually made it to heads-up against Ognyan Dimov, who brought the second largest stack to the final table.
The EPT Deauville Main Event final table of six is set after four intensive days of play. Just like all previous days, Day 4 ended with a brand new chip leader. This time it was 30-year-old Dany Parlafes from Bucharest, Romania, who bagged 7,585,000 and the chip lead after an exciting day of poker. According to PokerStars Blog, Parlafes' trick to success has been.... eating hotdogs!
Day 3 saw the return of 36 players, including notables such as Kevin MacPhee, Guillaume Darcout, Benjamin Pollak, and Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier. Just as planned, the tournament director called it a day when 16 players remained on Day 3.
The World Poker Tour Prague main event attracted a field of 571 players and became the biggest European WPT event ever (the previous attendance record was set by WPT Vienna last season). Now, after 4 days of play, the tournament is down to a final table, and these are the players that will do everything in their power to take down the tournament and the first place prize of $630,263.