Day 1 completed
Day 1 completed
After just over seven hours of action, the latest 2020 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Online competition has reached its first-day conclusion.
Day 1 of EPT Online 11: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Deep Stacks] drew 436 unique players who re-entered 201 times to get to a total of 637 entries, generating a $637,000 prize pool.
Once the prize pool was official, 254 players remained but only 79 found themselves a spot in the money.
Leading the remaining 79 players by a wide margin is Andreas "mrAndreeew" Berggren with 8,422,617. Berggren sat atop the chip counts throughout the entire day but he extended his lead in the last hand of the night after eliminating Kelvin "kelvin_fp:ar" Kerber on the money bubble.
Following behind Berggren is Gediminas "Gedis92" Uselis with 5,058,473, while "SoulRead93" (4,995,888), "JackRipperJr" (4,122,033), and "Genyss13" (3,838,175) round out the top five stacks.
Top 10 Stacks Heading Into Day 2
|1||Andreas "mrAndreeew" Berggren||Sweden||8,422,617|
|2||Rob "batoelrob" Hollink||Lithuania||5,058,473|
|7||Akira "Clutch Hero" Ohyama||China||3,747,856|
|9||Ivan "zufo16" Zufic||Croatia||3,497,406|
|10||Peter "pitabread189" Chien||Canada||3,351,706|
Players who took a shot but failed to make it into the money include Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas, Christian "Gambler444" Nolte, Rui "sousinha23" Sousa, Pablo "pabritz" Brito, and Ben "Spraggy" Spragg.
For the remaining 79 players who found Day 2 appearance, each have secured $2,262 for a min-cash, but they'll be looking to grab the $111,009 that remains up top once play resumes on Friday at 7:05 pm CET. They'll pick-up action in Level 20 where blinds are 25,000/50,000/6,000 and will play down to a winner.
Make sure to come back to PokerNews to find out who takes down this EPT 8-Max Deep Stack Event
With 79 players remaining, the money has been reached and play has ended for the evening. End of day chip counts and recap will follow.
Andreas "mrAndreeew" Berggren raised to 110,000 from the hijack and was called by Kelvin "kelvin_fp:ar" Kerber from the button, along with "renemastermi" from the big blind.
The flop was checked to Berggren who continued for 124,930 and only Kerber called to to see the appear on the turn.
Berggren fired out 375,000, Kerber called and the paired the board on the river. Berggren moved all in for 6,053,680 and Kerber called off his 966,077 stack.
Kerber rolled over strong hand holding eights full but it wasn't good enough as Berggren showed to win the pot and Kerber fell on the money bubble.
PokerStars Blog has been on the floor to report on every major High Roller at every European Poker Tour stop, until this year of course. But while we can’t be there in person, we can still bring you some EPT action thanks to EPT Online.
We’re now in the High Roller stages, with the $10K playing down to a champion tonight and the $25K Super High Roller kicking off tomorrow (Friday, Nov 12).
So what better time to take you on a trip down memory lane and tell you some of the most memorable High Roller moments from EPTs past.
"JackRipperJr" opened under the gun for 101,000, "T0X16-" called from from the next seat over and action folded to Rui "sousinha23" Sousa who three-bet all in for 1,103,745 from the cutoff.
"JackRipperJr" folded while "T0X16-" called and the two players tabled their hands.
Rui "sousinha23" Sousa:
It was a classic race with Sousa looking to pair either of his overs but things got cloudy after a queen appeared in the window on the flop.
The turn kept Sousa tournament hopes alive drawing to broadway but the appeared on the river ending his tournament.