Day 2

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EPT10 Grand Final: Steely Vladimir Troyanovskiy heads massively depleted field

Howard Swains

The PokerStars and Monte-Carlo®Casino EPT Grand Final got serious today, with the announcement of the prize-pool, the accumulation of some enormous stacks and the departure of some all-time heroes in circumstances you wouldn't wish on anyone. All of it is usually covered by the blanket heading "That's poker!" but when the stakes are so high and the competition so fierce, it demands a closer look.