Day 1a Chip Counts

Play is over, and following a massive hand right at the death, Soufiane Ouadoudy, already the chip leader, is now heads and shoulder above the rest of the field on 268,200. Day 1a saw a total of 92 entries, putting…

Lappin, Lap-Out

I arrived tableside just in time to witness the demise of David Lappin at the hands of Anas Tadini. A simple coinflip: Tadini: 9h-9c Lappin: Ks-Qs Board: a thoroughly decisive 9d 4s 4c Jh 5c Tadini is up to around…

Passing Me Buy

We have been pleasantly surprised, and, if we’re honest, really quite impressed with the enthusiasm our runners seem to have for the unlimited rebuys – we’re up to over 90 entries already without ever having had six full tables, and I’ll…

Lappin It Up

I’m not sure what Ayoub Khlifi had for dinner, but we wouldn’t mind some of that at the bloggers’ desk. Just now I witnessed him betting out 4k on the turn of a 8s Td Kd Qs board, eliciting a…

Guess Who’s Back?

The remaining 38 in the MPNPT Morocco €550 Main Event – that’s who.  The green 25 chips have been coloured up (i.e. removed) so it’s easier to count the stacks.  Before a more comprehensive count, it’s worth noting that our…

Still They Bust

Although the bustouts and subsequent rebuys have been pretty fast and furious so far (we’ve seen a handful of players rebuy three times, and one gent who shall remain nameless at least until the end of today has had four;…

Khlifi Takes on Lithuanians

Sitting between Donatas Grabarciukas (his left) and Edgaras Bacinskas (his right, pictured), Ayoub Khlifi seems to be getting pretty busy in Level 8 (the last before a one-hour dinner break).  Just now he quickly three-bet Bacinskas who’d opened under the…