Saturday, 1 October 2011
A total of 280 players bought into the opening flight of EPT London at the Metropole Hotel yesterday and by the close just 162 were left in contention.
Leading the way Poland's Lukasz Golczyk with 211,600 followed by Italy's Mustafa Kanit, who enjoyed a deep run at WPT Malta, in second on 152,200. Scott Shelley heads the UK challenge on 119,100 with Paul Foltyn, Sam Grafton, Laurance Houghton, Roberto Romanello and Jake Cody all in the upper echelons.Other big names to survive the opening flight included Nick Binger, Barry Greenstein, Theo Jorgensen, Tobias Reinkemeier and defending champion David Vamplew. The average stack is 50,000 with blinds at 400/800 when Day 2 commences on Sunday.The Day 1B action starts at 2pm today.
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Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
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