£499,700 To Be Awarded To WinnerPublished on October 17th, 2014 9:39 pm EST
The 675 hopeful players who entered this year's EPT London main event have now been whittled down to just eight - Sebastian Pauli, Kevin Killeen, Kevin MacPhee, Artur Koren, Jonathan Bensadoun, Jake Cody, Jakub Mroczek and Pablo Gordillo.
One of these eight players will take home the first place prize of 499,700 pounds, which works out to about $800,000 USD. Taking down the tournament will be no easy feat as there are a number of highly skilled and well-known players who will be taking part in Saturday's final table.
Here are the chip counts heading into Saturday:
Sebastian Pauli, 6,130,000
Kevin Killeen, 2,470,000
Kevin MacPhee, 2,430,000
Artur Koren, 2,420,000
Jonathan Bensadoun, 2,340,000
Jake Cody, 2,156,000
Jakub Mroczek, 1,325,000
Pablo Gordillo, 975,000
All eight players are guaranteed a minimum of 51,900 pounds for making it to the final table.
A number of well-known players missed the final table but made the money, including:
Liv Boeree (27th place)
Johnny Lodden (43rd place)
Eugene Katchalov (74th place)
Bertrand Grospellier (80th place)
Sam Trickett (93rd place)
The final table will get underway at 2 pm local time on Saturday afternoon.
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