Eureka4 Vienna: Day 2 level 17-20 updates (6,000/12,000 ante 2,000)

12.25am: Done for the day
Play is now over and just 47 players remain. Click here for a full recap of the day's action.

12.10am: Eiler eliminated
In what can only be described as the "blogger's curse", Michael Eiler has been knocked out at the end of the second day. Sorry Michael.

11.59pm: Eiler hanging in there
If you wanted to look up "patience" in a dictionary today, you'd find a picture of former EPT Vienna winner Michael Eiler staring right back at you. The German started today with 182,500 and has been stuck on around that amount for the vast majority of the day, never really getting a big stack but never seemingly dropping too low. He's currently on 250,000 and if he can bag a double up or two then he'd really be a threat to this tournament.

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Michael Eiler

11.40pm: Boros turns set; wins huge pot
Matyas Boros just won a huge pot from Markus Stoger to take the chip lead. The flop was 2♠9♣5♠ and Stoger had fired 66,000 only for Boros to raise to 142,000. Stoger made the call before leading out for 142,000 on the 4♦ turn. This time Boros just flat-called to see the A♠ on the river. Stoger bet 284,000 this time and Boros wasted little time in making the call. Stoger showed K♦9♦ but Boros slammed down 4♥4♠ for a turned set. The Hungarian has 1,450,000 and the chip lead.

11.21pm: Level up, blinds are now 6,000/12,000 ante 2,000
This is the last level of the day.

11.16pm: Nesterenko leaves by the back door
Vasily Nesterenko has been eliminated. Short-stacked, he moved all in with T♥9♠ but found Joao Brito calling with K♣Q♣. Nesterenko flopped a pair but Brito managed to make a straight on the river when it came 9♦8♦A♦J♠T♣.

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The sun is setting on this tournament day

11.10pm: Recent exits
55. Pal Koppegodt €4,000
56. Yaniv Peretz €3,240
57. Akos Pasztor €3,240
58. Harald Wagner €3,240
59. Ozkan Atalay €3,240
60. Mateusz Warowiec €3,240
61. George Phiniotis €3,240
62. David Barnes €3,240
63. Robert Haigh €3,240
64. Johann Arnar Johannsson €3,240
65. Beasha Hanauer €3,240
66. Vallo Maidla €3,240
67. Vincent Andre Meli €3,240
68. Dragos Vasile Alinei €3,240
69. Andrey Shtern €3,240
70. Thomas Andreas Rettenbacher €3,240
71. Sergey Pakhomov €3,240
72. David Vedral €2,780
73. Adrian Apmann €2,780
74. Nicolas Cardyn €2,780
75. Felix Paul Lambertz €2,780
76. Ivan Soshnikov €2,780
77. Francis Alfred Klar €2,780
78. Markus Herbel €2,780
79. Arne Ruge €2,780
80. Benjamin Lamprecht €2,780
81. Moser Nuno €2,780
82. Zslot Szabo €2,780
83. Dimitrios Barmpathanasis €2,780
84. Antal Roth €2,780
85. Robert Matusek €2,780
86. Mike Hill €2,780
87. Christophe Stammet €2,780
88. Cihan Bicik €2,780

10.52pm: Aidonopolos makes a big fold
On the river of a Q♠4♦9♦3♠5♦ board Theodoros Aidonopoulos fired out a bet of 110,000 only for Markus Stoger to raise to 325,000. Aidonopoulos thought for about five minutes before folding 4♥4♠ face up. Aidonopoulos dropped to 740,000 while Stoger is now chip leader with 1,350,000.

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Markus Stoger is the current chip leader

10.41pm: Hero call
Stefan Schillhabel just made a massive call on the river of a 3♥4♦6♦3♣Q♠ board. Michail Karapanos had bet 150,000 on the end and Schillhabel opted to make the call with just A♣7♠. Karapanos could only show K♦8♦ and tapped the table in respect. The Greek player was left with 250,000 while Schillhabel now has 990,000.

10.35pm: Chip counts

Table 1
Robert Malinowski 143,000
Mateusz Warowiec 465,000
Kristiyan Ivanov 400,000
Konstantin Karras 450,000
Blazej Przygorzewski 970,000
Igor Salomasov 395,000
Aleksandar Lalovic 122,000
David Kaufmann 1,000,000

Table 2
Mario Re 560,000
Antony Hallam 200,000
Michail Karapanos 556,000
Konstantinos Stratopoulos 173,000
Stefan Schillhabel 803,000
Bryan Paris 100,000
Vincent Meli 91,000

Table 3
Roman Korenev 1,042,000
Shlomi Elimeleh 407,000
Eli Heath 252,000
Stavros Kalfas 130,000
Tudor Purice 523,000
Robert Haigh 116,000
Ward De Bruyn 660,000

Table 4
Johann Johannsson 125,000
David Barnes 221,000
Christian Bauer 810,000
Pawel Czartoryski 410,000
Daniel Stacey 428,000
Benjamin Pollak 555,000
Ivan Sebeledi 285,000
Jakub Kotas 233,000

Table 5
George Phiniotis 242,000
Philipp Lutkemeier 179,000
Ilya Gorodetskiy 163,000
Dmitry Yurasov 136,000
Markus Stoger 1,070,000
Akos Pasztor 161,000
Valentino Konakchiev 480,000
Theodoros Aidonopoulos 1,123,000

Table 6
Ozkan Atalay 537,000
Mantchev Franyzis 220,000
Simeon Spasov 240,000
Max Pescatori 406,000
Denis Chiginev 438,000
Do Chung Tran 418,000
Zimnan Ziyard 570,000

Table 7
Simon Fleischer 350,000
Sangkhadech Fremming 1,400,000
Damian Mizinski 396,500
Vasily Nesterenko 86,000
Michael Eiler 340,000
Harald Wagner 389,000
Stjepan Jokic 470,000

Table 8
Ori Beeri 620,000
Bence Paris 295,000
Joao Brito 740,000
Andreas Freund 225,000
Vallo Maidla 100,000
Pal Koppegodt 150,000
Erik Scheidt 355,000
Milan Simko 235,000

Table 9
Marko Kolega 350,000
Matyas Boros 760,000
Beasha Hanauer 43,000
Yaniv Peretz 142,000
Zoltan Gal 920,000
Horst Riedlinger 320,000
Carter Swidler 285,000

10.20pm: Level 19, blinds 5,000/10,000 ante 1,000

10.05pm: Final break
The players are on the last break of the day. Two more levels after this and we will be done for the night.

9.43pm: Purice's double knockout
Tudor Purice has just eliminated two players in one hand, thanks to a dominating ace.

Purice: A♣K♠
Adrian Apmann: A♦Q♣
Nicolas Cardyn: A♠J♦

The board was 8♦6♠5♦9♥5♣ and Purice moved up to about 700,000.

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Zimnan Ziyard, one of two former EPT winners still in the hunt

9.27pm: Bauer wins one million chip pot
A huge all-in battle between Christian Bauer and Robert Matusek has left the former as the only one standing. Bauer had A♠A♦ to Matusek's K♠K♣ and the board came 7♥9♥J♣7♠T♦ to put the German among the chip leaders.

9.13pm: Level up, blinds 4,000/8,000 ante 1,000

9.11pm: Recent eliminations

89. Michał Starzec €2,780
90. Peter Turmezey €2,780
91. Franck Yenigotchian €2,780
92.
93. Mario Reyes Navarro €2,780
94. Vladimir Litinskiy €2,780
95. Sasa Zivkovic €2,780
96. Chris Oliver €2,420
97. Gavin O`Rourke €2,420
98. Pius Heinz €2,420
99. Abou Saleh Elias €2,420
100. Tomi brouk €2,420
101. Stefan Rapp €2,420
102. Azmi Korkmaz €2,420
103. Bence Zoltan €2,420
104. Ashot Kagramanov €2,420
105. Sergey Baburin €2,420
106. Valeri Savov €2,420
107. Szabolcs Mayer €2,420
108. Martin Mydlarik €2,420
109. Rafał Kaczmarski €2,420
110. Stelios Mavrogenis €2,420
111. Anthony Faisca €2,420
112. Ami Barer €2,420
113. Heinz Holeczek €2,420
114. Petri Leino €2,420
115. Thomas Panek €2,420
116. Christian Chardron €2,420
117. Pietro Paolo Sibione €2,420
118. Ylva Kim Thorsrud €2,420
119. Manuel Zapf €2,420
120. Sochor Gerald €2,080
121. Sebastian Marquardt €2,080
122. Igor Jelcic €2,080
123. Peter Kamaras €2,080
124. Miroslav Ostatnik €2,080
125. Markus Feurle €2,080
126. Hans Mager €2,080
127. Mario sakic €2,080
128. Patrick Kubat €2,080
129. Richard Larsen €2,080
130. Andras Matrai €2,080
131. Thomas Nierula €2,080
132. Victor Terente €2,080
133. Richard Kapun €2,080
134. Razvan Bordei €2,080
135. Arie Kliper €2,080
136. Sven Wendt €2,080
137. George Cvjekovic €2,080
138. Michael Preyss €2,080
139. Salim Alibas €2,080
140. Kevin Iacofano €2,080
141. Milan Joksic €2,080
142. Patrick Schopf €2,080
143. Jean Antoine Marlin €2,080
144. Amir Mozaffarian €1,890
145. Harald Indrich €1,890
146. Sorin Flutur €1,890

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Sangkhadech Fremming

9.06pm: The Fremming Express
Sangkhadech Fremming started today 399th out of 399 players, he had 9,800 at 800/1,600/200. Around nine hours later, he's now the chip leader and the first player over the 1-million chip mark. A rather pleasant turn of events for the Danish player. Other big stacks include David Kaufmann (920,000), Markus Stoger (920,000) and Matyas Boros (750,000)

8.44pm: Heinz busted
Former WSOP champion Pius Heinz has been knocked out, he'd pushed all in with pocket tens but Do Chung Tran was behind him with pocket queens.

8.26pm: Panek suffers brutal beat
Thomas Panek was all in blind-on-blind with A♠A♦ and a strong favourite to double up against Michail Karapanos - the Greek player was holding K♠J♠. But the board proved otherwise as Karapanos flopped a flush when it came T♠9♠8♠9♣5♥. Panek couldn't make a bigger flush or hit running cards for a full house and was eliminated.

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Ylva Thorsrud

8.14pm: Thorsrud eliminated
Ylva Thorsrud might have wished she had stayed on dinner break a little longer. The Norwegian PokerStars player moved all in for her final 70,000 with T♠T♦ but found Joao Brito behind her with J♣J♦. The Q♠Q♦7♣5♠6♣ board changed nothing and it was the Portuguese PokerStars qualifier who took all the chips.

8pm: A return to action
After a hearty 75-minute break, the remaining players have returned for the final four levels of the day. Blazej Przygorzewski remains the chip leader with nearly 900,000 but can he stay there until the end of the day?

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Blazej Przygorzewski

Chris Hall
@PokerStars in Vienna