WSOPC: Pierre Neuville leads Day 2 of Mini Main Event

Posted On 07 Oct, 2019 0

The popularity of poker is shining in Europe at the moment with the ongoing World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) series taking place in Rozvadov. The autumn edition of WSOPC is lined up with a variety of events attracting poker fanatics from various nations. Recently, the Mini Main Event saw Neuville Pierre claiming top honours on Day 2 at the King’s Casino.

The Day 1F of the Mini Main Event €500,000 GTD saw a total number of 884 entries (including 204 re-entries) registering for a buy-in of €250. As the tournament progressed, only 107 players survived to head into Day 2 of the event. Ivan Curic bagged 13,19,000 chips after topping the massive field. Other notable players include Michal Bartisz Janicki with 1209000 chips, Terenzio Ciafardo with 1163000 chips, Milad Oghabian with 1156000 chips and so on.

Dominique Potenza emerged as the chip leader claiming Day 1G of the Mini Main Event. The Belgian topped a field of another 641 entries (including 176 re-entries). With an impressive number of participants, only 77 survived to move forward. Potenza’s was last recorded to have finished 9th in 2019 €110 Saturday Night Turbo, German Pokerclub Championships, Rozvadov.

Day 2 registered another 337 unique players who entered for a buy-in of €250. Amassing the largest stack of the day was Belgium’s Pierre Neuville with 1809000 chips. Pierre is a well-known player in the poker circuit sitting in 2nd position in Belgium’s All-Time money list with a massive total earning of $4.75 million. The new 76-year-old player, of course, is most famous for his deep finish in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event where he finished in 7th place for an impressive $1.2 million payday.

Top 10 chip counts at the end of Day 2

  1. Neuville Pierre - 1809000
  2. Dominique Potenza - 1600000
  3. Nino Wagner - 1419000
  4. Maciej Ludwik   Kondraszuk - 1350000
  5. Ivan Curic - 1319000
  6. Rachid Zariouh - 1210000
  7. Michal Bartosz Janicki - 1209000
  8. Terenzio Ciafardo - 1163000
  9. Milad Oghabian - 1156000
  10. Alberto Panzeri – 1146000

Down to the final 325 players who will continue the battle to reach the final table of this Mini Main Event which comes a guarantee of €500,000. So lots of cookies to play for if you get into the final table. For more updates on poker news and industry keep reading GutshotMagazine.com and stay tuned!

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