EPT Malta: €119,000 for the winner of the €2k; Ladislav Mika wins the Turbo
It's six figures for whoever wins the €2k event. With registration shutting after the dinner break, there were a total of 315 entries in the end including EPT winners Davidi Kitai, Dimitar Danchev, Martin Finger, Martin Schleich and Toby Lewis. Mike Watson, Fabian Quoss, Ami Barer, Joni Jouhkimainen, Andrew Chen and Benjamin Pollak have all also registered for this event.
A total of 47 places are going to paid a minimum of €3,490 with the winner taking home a substantial €119,000. The players will play until later tonight with the survivors coming back tomorrow at midday to play to a winner.
In the €200 Deuces Wild event that began at 9.15pm, there are 176 players involved so far. They include Team PokerStars Pro Marcin Horecki, EPT Prague winner Salvatore Bonavena, Flipout winner Madis Muur, bracelet winner Dominik Nitsche and EPT Copenhagen runner-up Pierre Neuville. This event is scheduled to finish later tonight.
One event that has already finished is the €500 Turbo that began at noon today. This event had 215 runners and paid 31 places with the winner being Ladislav Mika of the Czech Republic. He picked up €21,000 for his victory beating EPT10 Prague runner up Georgios Sotiropoulos (€14,800) heads-up. Georgi Abuladze, who finished 6th in the IPT Malta main event yesterday, camet third for €10,500. Vitaly Lunkin came 21st for €1,130 while Joep van den Bigjaart finished in 28th place (€920).