2021 World Series of Poker Europe

Starting Flights Close for Mini Main Event; 211 Players Advance to Day 2

• Level 19: 10,000-20,000, 20,000 ante

Day 1c of Event #3: €1,350 NLH Mini Main Event wrapped up in the early hours of the morning on Thursday, November 25 at King's Resort, Rozvadov

There were a total of 679 entries with only 102 players finding a bag for Day 2. Across the three starting flights there was a record breaking 1,397 entries, with only 211 advancing to Day 2. The event's €600,000 guarantee was obliterated with the final prizepool being a whopping €1,592,580.

All players who have progressed have secured a min-cash, payouts have yet to be finalised although it has been confirmed that the winner will be walking away with a six-figure payday as well as a ticket to the €10,350 WSOPE Main Event.

Amit Yacov topped the chip counts at the end of the day with a stack of 2,720,000 and goes into Day 2 as the overall chip leader. Notable names who survived Day 1c include EPT Winner Salvatore Bonavena, WSOPE 2019 Main Event Winner Jack Sinclair, Michal Mrakes, Narcis Nedelcu and Emil Bise.

All 211 players who made it through to Day 2 will take their seats at 2 p.m. CET on Thursday, November 25 where they we will be battling it out for a spot at the final table. Action for the second stage of the event will close when 9 players remain.

Those who make it through to Friday's, November 26 Day 3 will then take their seat at the feature table at 6 p.m. CET.

As always, PokerNews will be providing all the updates as the action unfolds so stay tuned so you don't miss a beat.

Day 1c Top 10 Chip Counts

RankNameCountryChip Count
1Amit YacovIsrael2,720,000
2Emil BiseSwitzerland2,032,000
3Bljerim ImeriNorth Macedonia1,942,000
4Ugo FaggioliFrance1,700,000
5Symeon AlexandridisGreece1,620,000
6Kourka VlantoutsGreece1,583,000
7Kacper SwiderskiPoland1,569,000
8Anders AusetNorway1,504,000
9Tim SchmittGermany1,477,000
10Dawid SmolkaPoland1,469,000

Tags: Jack SinclairMichal MrakesNarcis NedelcuSalvatore Bonavena