Forty-two survive France Poker Series Day 1A

ps_news_thn.jpgMore than 100 people started Day 1A of the France Poker Series, and at the end of the day, only 42 remained. Today, those people are enjoying the skiing and atmosphere around Lake Geneva in Evian, France as Day 1B play gets underway.

The second day 1 flight of the €1,100 main event drew the famed Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Arnaud Mattern, and Eugene Katchalov to the felt today. They're joined by celebrities Marion Nedellec, Cathy Serrat, Nicolas Lambert, and Celine Bastian.

Nicolas Beker from Switzerland finished Day 1 A with the chip lead and 196,400 in his stack. Team PokerStars Pro Matthias de Meulder is close behind with 186,800. Paul Testud completes the top three with 129,100 chips. Team Pro Julien Brécard has finished Day 1A with 85,000 and is also in the top 10.

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Matthias de Meulder

Sponsored by PokerStars, the France Poker Series continues through this weekend. The main event highlights a week-longseries of events, including rhe €3,000 High Roller on March 24.

To learn more about FPS Snowfest, visit the official website of France Poker Series.

Follow the event as if you were there, live on PokerStars Live.

FPS Staff
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