EPT Barcelona: Chip count, level 5
He was up, then he was down, now he's up again. Maximilian74 moves in mysterious ways, and from being on his knees with around 2,000, he's flying high again with 13,000. How did he do it? No idea, folks - the man's a wonder. The blinds are now 150/300.
Selected Team Poker Stars approximate counts:
Luca Pagano: 17,000
Katja Thater: 30,000
Humberto Brenes: 9,000
Katja doubled up with Q-Q vs A-A, all-in pre-flop, and finding the lady when she needed her.
Selected Poker Stars qualifiers:
Farune: 14,000 - Frank Silverstein (USA)
News on the good doctors? Both Dark Swan and Demon1 were still in at the last look, the Swan moving serenely enough, though a little short-stacked perhaps - beneath the surface he's paddling frantically...
Dmmikel (11,000) reports that Phil Ivey (30,000) is playing tight to his left. It's all relative.