Wetzel leads ESPT
PokerStars qualifier, Marcus Wetzel leads the field at end of Day 1a of Estrellas Alicante - posted 26-05-11
Estrellas Alicante started today with 154 players, and 72 of them qualified online on PokerStars. After 10 levels we are down to 48 players. This event will held at the Mediterraneo Casino, from 26th till 29th May.
With blinds at 500/1000 our current chip leader is PokerStars qualifier, Markus Wetzel from Germany with 185,900 chips, followed by Krystof Makil Grubka with 119,000 chips and the Spanish PokerStars qualifier Jesus Castrillo with 114,100.
It's been a fierce battle today at Alicante, with 106 players eliminated, including Alvaro Marino Nadal, "Dracu", TLB winner during last season.
The €910 + €90 Main Event will see its Day 1b tomorrow, when we expect an even larger amount of players coming to fight for a seat at day 2, including Team PokerStars Pros Juan Manuel Pastor and Juan Maceiras, together with Friend of PokerStars Poli Rincon.