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EPT Prague €10,300 High Roller Event Final Day Already in Full Swing

The Final Day of the EPT Prague €10,300 High Roller event is in full swing at the Casino Atrium in the Hilton Hotel in the Czech Republic.

The last day of the EPT Prague High Roller event started with only 18 players returning to take their seats and try to win the event’s trophy, as well as the lion’s share of the accumulated prize pool. The one who got to the beginning of the day as a chip leader was the 2016 EPT Prague Main Event winner, Jasper Meijer Van Putten from the Netherlands.

Van Putten starts as one of the main contenders for the winner’s place, with 2,297,000 in chips at the beginning of the High Roller’s final day. He is followed by Henrik Hecklen from Denmark who has a stack of 1,512,000 in chips. Close behind him is the British poker player Niall Farrell, who had 1,404,000 in chips when the final day of the event started.

It would not be an easy fight for Jasper Meijer Van Putten to keep his pace, as there are seventeen more poker enthusiasts who are willing to emerge victorious from the competition and to take home the event’s title.

Only 18 Players Returned for EPT Prague €10,300 High Roller Final Day

This year, the EPT Prague €10,300 High Roller event, which started on December 16th, accumulated a total player field of 248 entries (including 57 re-entries) by the time the chips were bagged and tagged. That made this year’s event bigger than the one held in 2017, which accumulated a total player field of 256 entries, with Danny Tang conquering the winner’s title and a prize pool cash portion estimated to €381,000.

The quality of the player field which this High Roller tournament gathered, resulted in an unpredictable Day 2, with only half of the overnight players progressing through to the money.

The recapitulation of Day 2 of the €10,300 High Roller event was a good one for the players who managed to get a short stack, too, with some of the players making the game really difficult for their competitors. The money bubble was burst on Level 18, with the Bulgarian Krasimir Yankov being eliminated.

As mentioned above, there were 18 players who returned to the Final Day of the €10,300 High Roller event of the 2018 EPT Prague. By the first break for the day, the number of competitors has declined to 11, with the Canadian Daniel Dvoress heading the field, with 2,300,000 in chips at the time. Jasper Meijer Van Putten, who entered the last day of the event as a chip leader, was second in chips at the time of the first break, with a stack of 2,275,000 in chips. Alexandre Reard from France was not so far behind, with 1,700,000 in chips.

 Author: Benjamin Barry

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