Day 2 Chip Counts

Giorgi Tsintsadze 275,400 Artur Yarovoy 256,100 Ben Middleton 238,100 Dusan Vasiljevic 218,600 Marko Maher 205,200 Alan Hayter 199,600 Michael Abaev 193,100 Konstantin Hammermüller 189,400 Andrej Cintula 187,200 Henrik Jacobsen 184,700 Franz Wilcek 183,600 Hao Wu 183,000 Christian Robisch 182,300 Alexander…

Ansarian Disappears

Payam Ansarian is no more. Like many players with a shortstack right now, he was desperate to get back into contention. Jamming 10 big blinds or so with Ks Jh was a utterly defensible play – however his timing was…

Sumek Surges

I arrived at the table to find a full board of 9d 2h Tc 3c 2c laying on the felt. Tomasz Sumek had bet out 27k, and Markus Hofer had disappeared into the tank. Eventually he called, leaving himself less…

King Jari Reigns

  Jari Hurri is an unstoppable force of nature right now. The poker gods are certainly giving him a helping hand however. Every time we visit the Finn, he has pocket Kings and 2 other players are all-in! The unfortunate…

Chip Counts!

With the end of the day just a few levels away, here are the current chip standings so you can see how the field is panning out. Interesting hand involving fourth placed Jari Hurri just coming up… Giorgi Tsintsadze –…

Lalos Loses

Just a couple minutes into Level 10 and we’re down to just 166 players. The most recent casualty was Sasa Lalos, whose last few chips went in on an As Qd Jh flop with Jd-2c. He got looked up by…

The Lay of the Land

At present, we have 329 official registrants today – though this number could rise yet further. There are 176 players left in the tournament from today, although as we saw yesterday, this will likely fall substantially before the day is…