Day 1 of EPT Online 11: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Deep Stacks] drew 436 unique players who re-entered 200 times to get to a total of 636 entries, generating a $636,000 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 8:05 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.
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