We spend the morning looking at everything happening in Las Vegas, the Bahamas and Prague, focusing on the main events of each festival.
However, Juan Pardo from Malaga insisted that we dedicate a few paragraphs to the EPT High Roller Event for €10,300, which A classic event helps to spice up the end of every Pokerstars round.
Malacca ended the first day as the leader, but since registration was not yet complete we let it pass. 30 new players bring the tournament total to 240, with the number of candidates back to over 100 at the start of what was effectively a new tournament yesterday.
Anyway, Juan did it again and came away with more chips than anyone else, a slight difference from the previous day. There are only 26 players left and they are all in the money, which is pretty newsworthy.
The top five EPT finals
The main event also has a clear ruler. Norwegian pro Jon Kyte takes the chip lead on day four. As if that wasn’t enough, in the early stages of day five he found every possible hand to get three eliminations and built such a huge lead that he currently seems to be the only one in Able who can ruin himself poker player. EPT.
He held 60% of the chips in the five-man group and only lost one hand of his lead all day. China’s Zhao Cheng was the one who took on the task of running the event very briefly. Kate’s most experienced opponent appears to be Padraig O’Neill, if only because Italian Umberto Romingian and local hero Adam Wagner are relatively unknown.
In Las Vegas, the WPT World Championship ended day two with a dramatic bubble that ended with a busted ace.
The bubble was a tragedy for Roja. We escaped unscathed with only 5 chips, some of which were well below the tournament average of 800,000 points.