The 2014 EPT Barcelona Super High Roller (buy-in €50,000) attracted a total field of 77 entries - which makes it the biggest Super High Roller in EPT history! Now, after 2 days of play, there are only nine players left with the chance of taking down the tournament and its €1,016,700 first-place prize!
The 2014 UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) is currently in Nottingham, a city famed for its links to the legend of Robin Hood. Two of three starting days of the £1 MILLION GUARANTEE MAIN EVENT are already in the books and 155 players of 594 entries are through to Day 2 so far.
According to PokerStars Blog, the 2005 WSOP Main Event winner and Team PokerStars Pro Chris Moneymaker fell during Day 1B. It will be interesting to see if he uses his second bullet to play Day 1C. You can follow the action from UKIPT Nottingham on the live stream below.
Live Stream Schedule: May 11 at 15:00 CET (13:00 GMT) and May 12 at 16:00 CET (14:00 GMT)
It took about five hours of play for 17 players to become a final table of 8 in Day 5 of the 2014 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo EPT Grand Final Main Event. Great Britain's Jack Salter will lead the way to the final with 5,170,000 after an amazing comeback in the past 2 days.
It's high time to update everyone on the European Poker Tour Vienna (Austria) Main Event. A field of 910 entries has been narrowed down to 56 players over three days of play. Pablo Gordillo, a PokerStars qualifier from Spain who has a little more than $3k in tournament winnings to date, will lead the remaining 53 players to Day 4 (begins in a few hours) with 2.1 million in chips (about 600k more than his closest opponent).
It's not only in Vegas that big sums of money are at stake at the moment, because today a HKD 1 million buy-in (approx. USD$130k) tournament kicks off in Macau, China. Guangdong Ltd Asia Millions (2 re-buys maximum) is hosted by PokerStars Live at the City of Dreams (PokerStars LIVE Macau) and will run until June 7, 2013, with live streams. Chinese businessman and several well known poker pros (Gus Hansen, Isaac Haxton, ElkY, Jonathan Duhamel, Erik Seidel and a few others) are due to attend the event, which is expected to become one of the biggest high roller events in history!
THE WEBCAST BROADCAST DATES: DATE: WEDNESDAY 05/06/2013 EVENT: $100,000 HKD DAY 1 START TIME: 15:00 local time in Macau (GMT +8) from level 1 END TIME: APPROX. 00:30 local time in Macau (GMT +8) to end of level 8
DATE: THURSDAY 06/06/2013 EVENT: $100,000 HKD DAY 2 START TIME: 15:00 local time in Macau (GMT +8) from level 9 approx. END TIME: APPROX. 00:30 local time in Macau (GMT +8) to 8 players
DATE: FRIDAY 07/06/2013 EVENT: $100,000 HKD DAY 3 FINAL TABLE START TIME: 15:00 local time in Macau (GMT +8) from level 1 approx. END TIME: APPROX. 21:30 local time in Macau (GMT +8) to winner
The final table of the World Poker Tour main event is set after 4 days of play. The six finalists (no notables) are already guaranteed $47,813 each but, of course, the $258,448 first prize (+a seat in the WPT Final) will make sure that everyone play their very best game and make it an interesting final table! Below are the finalists:
1 Chanracy Khun (picture) 2,393,000 2 Benjamin Pollak 1,899,000 3 Tahiri Hassani Najib 1,636,000 4 Bruno Garcia Cotelo 722,000 5 Sergio Fernandez 548,000 6 Antonio Alfaia 273,000 Average Chip Count: 1,245,000
The final table is set and today at 4:00 pm ET you will be able to follow the action (30-minute delay with hole cards and commentary) via the WPT Live Stream. When play begins in about 12 hours, there are about 5 minutes left in Level 21, and the blinds will then increase to 8k-16k with a 2k ante. Below is the official chip counts, with the big blinds calculated at 8k-16k.
Seat 1. Steven Brackesy - 1,807,000 (112 BBs) Seat 2. Daniel Santoro - 1,163,000 (72 BBs) Seat 3. Christian Harder - 1,293,000 (80 BBs) Seat 4. Bob Carbone - 588,000 (36 BBs) Seat 5. Andy Frankenberger - 374,000 (23 BBs) Seat 6. Eli Berg - 496,000 (31 BBs)
After 5 days of play, the EPT San Remo main event field has been narrowed down from 837 to 8 players. These 8 players will in a few hours time return to the theatre of Casino San Remo and fight for a first prize worth €800,000. Daniel Nielson, from Australia, will bring the largest stack to the final table. With 6,7 million chips Nielson has about a 2,3 million lead over Dimitar Danchev, from Russia, in second place.