Estrellas Ibiza winner to pocket €65,800
The Estrellas Poker Tour continued Thursday with 154 more players. On those Day 1B players, 37 qualified on PokerStars. When play concluded for the day, there were 72 players remaining. A total of 121 players will return Friday for Day 2 of the €1,000+€100 Estrellas Poker Tour Ibiza Main Event.
Casino Ibiza plays host to this event, the second time the tour has visited the Med's favourite party island. A total of 269 players from 29 different countries have participated in this leg, including 47 Swedish players. In total, 32 players will cash, with the winner taking home €65,800 from a total prize pool of €258,240.
It was once again a tough day on the felt here in Ibiza, with many players being eliminated, including Estrellas Poker Tour 2011 Tournament Leaderboard winner (Álvaro Santamaría Velasco) and runner up (German player Fabian Deimann). Team PokerStars Online Javier Dominguez Gomez and Team PokerStars Pro Ana Marquez are other players who now have more time to concentrate on the remainder of the SCOOP schedule.
Team PokerStars Pros Juan Manuel Pastor and Jaume Niell Alomar, a finalist in Valencia, have both made it through the day and will be back on Friday for Day 2.
The overnight chip leader is Jaume Niell Alomar with 111,700 chips, followed by Pablo Rojas, who has 96,300 chips. In third position is Carlos Sanchez Brito, with 77,900.