PokerStars EPT San Remo Event Heating UpNovember 5, 2009 11:31 pm
The PokerStars European Poker Tour is on it’s 10th event out of the 11 events that were scheduled for the fourth season of the PokerStars EPT. The tour is still in San Remo, Italy and getting ready for play to resume. This event is going to finish on Saturday when there is just one players left and that player is expected to take home $1.3 million dollars.
This was the first ever EPT event held in Italy and 700 players turned out and paid the €5,000 buyin. There were so many players that half played day one and then the other half had to play their day one the next day and now 100 players remain in the event.
The first half started on Tuesday as day 1A and the rest of the field started out on Wednesday at the Casino San Remo. The player in the lead is Han Heitmann with 211,000 chips followed by Todd Brunson with 163,000 chips.
After this event there will be one left, the EPT €10,000 buyin Grand Final which starts on April 12th through April 17th. If you want to be one of the players competing in the Grand Final you can play in online qualifiers at PokerStars.
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