EPT Baden: And the destruction begins
Sure enough, they've started to fall. We're now down to two tables of eight, meaning 16 players in total. Five have gone since the last update and there's a redraw underway.
17 - Alexander Kravchenko - Russia - €12,860
Ran into Pascal Perrault's aces.
18 - Hector Fuentes - Spain - €12,860
Lost with king-queen to Denes Kalo, whose jack-ten made two pair
19 - Victor Goossens - Holland - €12,860
Lost a chunk with queens against Vladimir Poleshchuk's aces. Then lost rest with ace-seven against Thierry van den Berg's K-J. Van den Berg rivered a flush.
20 - Alan Smurfit - Ireland - €12,860
Kings couldn't hold up against Julian Thew's ace-jack; ace on the flop.
21 - Kalil Rahal - France - €12,860
Queens against kings, all in pre-flop.
A reminder of the payouts:
1st - €670,800
2nd - €375,000
3rd - €225,000
4th - €160,820
5th - €132,900
6th - €105,000
7th - €83,600
8th - €60,000
11th-12th - €30,000
13th-14th - €25,700
15th-16th - €19,300
And the players chasing:
Thierry van den Berg - Holland - PokerStars qualifier - 230,000
Sebastian Ruthenberg - Germany - PokerStars player - 212,000
David Sonelin - Sweden - PokerStars qualifier - 202,000
Peter Gould - England - 114,000
Manfred Hammer - Germany - 101,000
Age Spets - Norway - 65,000
Vladimir Poleshchuk - Russia - 230,000
Hans Eskilsson - Sweden - 57,000
Anton Allemann - Switzerland - 160,000
Julian Thew - England - 320,000
Pascal Perrault - France - 193,000
Denes Kalo - Hungary - 435,000
Ted Lawson - USA - 150,000
Michael Durrer - Germany - PokerStars qualifier - 75,500
Gunnar Rabe - Sweden - PokerStars qualifier - 120,000
Thomas Fuller - USA - 120,000