242 Players Remain After Day 2

Published on September 3rd, 2013 7:46 pm EST

European Poker Tour (EPT) - BarcelonaPablo Alexander Tavitian will have the chip lead when Day 3 of the EPT Barcelona main event gets underway on Wednesday afternoon.

242 of the original 1,234 entrants for the EPT Barcelona main event are still alive heading into Day 3 on Wednesday. This field of 242 players includes the likes of Oscar Kroon, Victor Ramdin, Shannon Shorr, Erik Freiberg and David Benefield. All 242 players are chasing after the first place prize of €1,067,000, which works out to about $1.4 million USD.

The turnout for this year's EPT Barcelona main event is a story by itself. As mentioned, 1,234 players ended up turning out for this year's event, easily topping the old record of 1,082 players. According to Pokerstars, this year's EPT Barcelona main event was the second highest turnout for a non-PCA EPT event in the history of the tour, just behind the 1,240 players that turned out for the EPT Sanremo main event in Season 6.


The money bubble will break shortly after the start of Day 3, as the top 183 spots pay out a minimum of €8,680.

Here are the final table payouts:

1. €1,067,000
2. €625,000
3. €440,500
4. €328,000
5. €253,000
6. €188,000
7. €143,000
8. €102,430
9. €79,000


Day 3 will resume on Wednesday afternoon. The current average chip stack is 152,975.


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