EPT Deauville High Roller: The players are gathering...
Dominik Nitsche, Marvin Rettenmaier and Thomas Butzhammer (who recently busted the Main Event after losing a big pot with ace-king to Gordon Huntly's ace-queen) are stood talking to one side of the High Roller. EPT runner-up Kevin Vandermissen and EPT winners Michael Tureniec, Anton Wigg and Dimitar Danchev are all seated. Another EPT champ is on his way in the form of cheeky-chappy Roberto Romanello. Candian grinder Chris McClung is also in the field.
Starting stacks are 50,000 with blinds kicking off at 100-200, ante 25 with 10 one-hour levels set to play. Registration and re-buys are open until the start of play tomorrow.
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Rick Dacey is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.