EPT Deauville: Koren wins the Deepstack Turbo; Yurasov leads €2k

EPT11 London finalist Artur Koren has won the €300 Deepstack Turbo. Koren was among five players who came back for a second day at 4pm this afternoon after the tournament ran until 5am this morning. Koren beat a field of 201 players to win €12,240 with Artur Rudziankov finishing second for €8,240.

Other players to cash included Sofia Lovgren (7th - €2,070), Viacheslav Goryachev (13th - 940) and Luca Moschitta (31st - €570). There is another one of these events with the same structure beginning tonight at 9pm.


Artur Koren

Elsewhere, the €1k PLO has just reached the final table with Paul Testud (who has apparently played every single EPT Deauville since it began), Saber Harrizi (who took fourth in the €500 + €500 Bounty earlier this week), Olof Haglund, Billy Chattaway and former EPT winner Anton Wigg. There's €19,490 for the winner of this event and every player will make at least €1,930.

The €2k is down to just 13 players with Dmitry Yurasov leading on 431,000 with the blinds about to go 2,500/5000 (500) with Ludovic Geilich, Artem Litvinov, Dominik Nitsche and Davidi Kitai all still involved. There's €82,050 for the winner and players who have cashed so far include Joao Viera (19th - €4,450), Robin Ylitalo (22nd - €4,080), Yury Gulyy (23rd - €4,080) and Simeon Naydenov (24th - €3,710).

Registration for the €1k Limit Hold'em event is closed with a total of 21 players having entered, four places will be paid with €8,470 for the winner.


Ludovic Geilich in the €2k Event today

There were 136 players in Flight 1a of today's €500 NL Single Re-entry tourney with 14 re-entries. Ismail Babayev from Kazakhstan leads the 40 players who made it through to Day 2 tomorrow. He has 77,500 with Russian pro Andrey Gulyy second in chips with 76,200. Gulyy has a lot of stamina - he was railing Vladimir Troyanovskiy's victory in the FPS High Roller until 5.30am this morning. Others flight 1a survivors back tomorrow include Fabio Sperling, Ilan Boujenhan, Bernd Vogelhuber, Jonas Lauck, Govert Metaal, Kent Roed and Bryan Paris. Flight 1b of today's €500 NL Single Re-entry just started at 7pm and is expected to conclude around midnight.

For a full list of all the results so far at the EPT Deauville Poker Festival, click here

Chris Hall
@PokerStars in European Poker Tour