GPC: Doron Michelson leads among 18 survivors
With various tournaments taking place around the world, the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic is hosting partypoker LIVE Germany Pokerclub Championship (GPC) €500,000 GTD Main Event which kicked off recently. Czech has always attracted poker players from various regions and countries.
An enormous entry field was recorded here too, through the 6 starting flights (Days 1A – 1F). Out of 1,362 participants, Day 1F saw 334 re-entries and the entire field of 1,692 was narrowed down before players headed towards Day 2. With a buy-in of €255 and total prize pool of €475,000 being created, only 18 survived going into today's day.
Day 2 was topped by Doron Michelson bagging 27,275,000 chips, subsequently Enrico Linke progresses with 16.5 million chips. Out of massive number of entries, a small chunk of players will head to play the final two tables. Other major notable poker players include Justin Julien Frolian with 16.4 million chips, Alexander Lange bagging 16.1 million, Hussein Said with 12.1 million, and Andrej Imrich with 11.6 million chips.
Indian participation can be seen world-wide. Be it in live World Poker Tour (WPT) Vietnam and GPC or any others. The initial flights saw 7 Indians progressing from Day 1A to Day 1F, but all eventually busted. The event paid out 157 participants ranging from €648 to €2,916 for the last bust out. Many Indians cashed but the best of them was Ankit Kapoor who ended in 20th place after initially leading Day 1A. Here, he bagged €2,916 (~INR 2.3 Lakh).
King’s Casino has always been on the top priority due to inexpensive location always attracting people from various nationalities. All eyes are stuck on the huge prizes sti to be given away in this €500,000 GTD tournament and you can keep reading GutshotMagazine.com for more interesting updates and stay tuned!
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