There were 92 entrants to the Marrakech Poker Open High Roller including 21 re-entries, and there are currently 13 remaining. 32 started the day, in a field which included British pros Ludovic Geilich and Kuljinder Sidhu. November Niner Pierre Neuville was also present with an above average stack, but he would bust early on when his clashed with his opponent's on a board, with the Belgian coming off second best.
11 players will make the money in the tournament, with a min-cash worth 30,300 Dirhams (€2,815). However, each player will be eyeing up the first prize of 300,000 Dirhams (€27,878), the trophy, and the title of High Roller Champion.
Still in the mix is 2016 WSOP International Circuit winner Mathieu Selides, as well as his compatriot Paul Guichard and Arthur Conan. There are also home names still in the mix, including Abdelhadi Kondah and Houssine El Otmani.