What pops up in your mind when you think of the European Poker Tour (EPT)? The €5,300 EPT Barcelona Main Event started off at Barcelona Casino maintaining its 15 years long tradition. The event day completed 1A creating a huge impact in the history of Barcelona.
Day 1A of the ME lured as many as 726 participants out of which 259 have survived and secured their place for the upcoming Day 2. Although the participation of 2018 was much higher than 2019 (1,931 entries), there’s one starting flight still to be played and we will require 1,200+ entries to beat last year’s field.
The current chip leader is French player Benjamin Chalot who ended the day with 300,000 chips. Sweden’s Simon Mattsson has held his position tightly in the 10-hour long flight and giving his best to gather 292,000, currently second in chips.
Nonetheless, the Main Event attracted fellow Indian players too namely, Rajat Sharma who claimed 30,500, followed by Kavin Shah with 32,600 and Sahil Chutani with 75,000 which is interesting to note in order to encourage more Indians in the near future to participate in the spectacular event.
Another major stack was put forward by PokerStars ambassador Kalidou Sow (160,000). Others running in the event include Andre Marques with 269,700 followed by Jean-René Fontaine with 217,000 in the top 10 chip stacks.
Day 2 will also witness many known players like Alex Keating (218,800), Govert Metaal (207,500), 2010 EPT Copenhagen Main Event champion Anton Wigg (205,000), Triple Crown champion Davidi Kitai (142,800), Isaac Haxton (74,800), Gaelle Baumann (41,300), Faraz Jaka (25,200), and others.
The Main Event kicked off on August 26 which will continue till September 1. Runners who wish to re-enter and have the opportunity to try their skills on August 27 at noon local time for Day 1B. Keep following GutshotMagazine.com for updates on the EPT Barcelona Main Event that is among the most striking global poker events.
Offer: 200% bonus up to $1,000 or $100 in instant rewards on first deposit
Sign-up with Gutshot
Offer: Get ₹100 FREE
Sign-up code: GUT100
Offer: Get ₹50 FREE Bonus
Offer: Get ₹50 Sign-up Bonus FREE
Sign-up code: NA
Offer: Get up to 50% Rake Back on PLO Tables
Offer: Deposit ₹100 using code 'SHIP200' & Get Up To 200% Bonus
Sign-up with code "GUTSHOT"
Offer: Welcome Bonus - 100% upto $600
100% Bonus On 1st Deposit
Offer: Use Code: GUTSHOT
Sign Up and Get ₹1000 FREE (₹250 Instant)
Sign-up with "GUTSHT"
Offer: Get FREE Rs.100 (50 Instant & 50 Locked)
Sign-up with code PHGUTSHOT
Offer: Get 100% Bonus on First Deposit using code GSFTD
Use code: WELCOME1000
Offer: Get ₹1000 Bonus
Sign-up with "GUTSHOT"
Offer: Get FREE Rs.100
Use Code: GSMAG
Offer: Sign Up And Get ₹100 FREE
Use code GUTSHOT
Offer: Sign up and get ₹50 FREE
SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE
SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE