Eureka4 Prague: Taking one's queue
Having finished breakfast this morning at around 10.30am, I was struck by a peculiar sight when leaving the dining area. The queue to register for PS Live and the casino was right in front of me. At this point, it's important to note that to get from the breakfasting corner to the poker room involves crossing the floor, heading downstairs past the lifts before taking a left turn into the fenced-off part of the room where a person can register for anything and everything. In itself, that does not sound too substantial, but there were already over 150 players patiently waiting to play in the EPT Prague Festival.
With numbers expected to be twice to three times as many tomorrow, Neil Johnson and the floor staff would definitely recommend that you need to get here early tomorrow if you're planning on playing Day 1B. Or even better, register with the casino at some point tonight, it will save you a lot of time and stress.
Over in the tournament area, there are 452 players involved now with a number of players still going through registration. Putting this into context, at Eureka4 Vienna there were 457 players in total for Day 1A; there's still two hours of registration here.
Flying the flag for Team PokerStars Pro is Martin Hruby, the Czech player's best ever result was at EPT7 Vienna, where he finished second for €470,000. Former EPT9 Vienna winner Oleksii Khoroshenin has already been eliminated from the event. The Ukrainian player lost a big pot early on and then ran jacks into queens for the rest of his stack. Also playing is EPT7 San Remo winner Rupert Elder, the British player said he lucked out during registration after they opened up a second set of desks upstairs and he was the first person there.
- 452 players registered so far
- Level 2 is just finishing
- Players busted so far include, Stuart McDonald, Ardian Hodja, David Dolak and Sergey Pakhomov