EPT Baden: Under way

October 08, 2007

The official number of runners for EPT Baden is 282. The payouts will be announced soon, but in the meantime, here are a few players in the field:

Team PokerStars pros

Katja Thater
(c) Neil Stoddart

Noah Boeken
(c) Neil Stoddart

Andre Akkari
(c) Neil Stoddart

Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier
(c) Neil Stoddart

Dario Minieri

Luca Pagano

Vanessa Rousso
(c) Neil Stoddart

Barry Greenstein
(c) Neil Stoddart

Hevad “RaiNKhan” Khan
(c) Neil Stoddart

PokerStars players

Marcel Baran – Germany – Third in EPT London last week after qualifying on PokerStars

Sebastian Ruthenberg – Germany – Third in EPT Dortmund during season three

Chad Brown – USA – Eight cashes in 2007 WSOP among 19 career total WSOP cashes

Notable others

Katja Svenssen – Norway – Cashed in London last week as a PokerStars qualifier
Raymi Sanchez Thorn – Sweden – Had a great run in 2005 World Series after qualifying on PokerStars
Jan Sjavik – Third in EPT London during season three, plus two other EPT cashes and 11 WSOP cashes
Jani Sointula – Finland – Former Monte Carlo Millions champion
Paul Testud – France – Veteran of European poker scene; won $2,500 event at 2007 Bellagio Cup
Nicolas Levi – France – Made final table of EPT Dortmund during season three
Annette Obrestad – Norway – Youngest ever WSOP bracelet winner and online sensation

Mats Iremark – Sweden – EPT Deauville champion during season two

Rob Hollink – Holland – EPT Grand Final champion during season one
Surinder Sunar – England – WPT champion and British stalwart
Martin Wendt – Norway – Four EPT cashes, most recently in Barcelona in August

Marcel Luske – Holland – Hugely popular Dutch pro, with 17 WSOP cashes and final table in season two EPT Grand Final

Alan Smurfit – Ireland – WSOP bracelet winner in June; cashed in EPT London last month
Age Spets – Norway – Two EPT cashes and two WSOP cashes in brief career
Patrik Antonius – Finland – High stakes cash and tourmanet player; EPT Baden champion during season two
John Shipley – England – PokerStars qualifier – EPT London champion during season one; made World Series main event final table

Juha Helppi (right) – Finland – WPT champion among six cashes; 10 WSOP cashes; Sander Lyloff (right) – Denmark – EPT Barcelona champion in August this year

Andreas Hoivold – Norway – EPT Dortmund champion during season three
Jonas Molander – Sweden – Three EPT cashes and Bellagio Cup event winner 2007
Thang Duc Nguyen – Austria – Reigning EPT Baden champion
Ramzi Jelassi – Sweden – Two EPT cashes among consistent European tournament results
David Colclough – England – Former European Player of the Year and consistent majot tournament performer
Barny Boatman – England – Hendon Mobster with countless major tournament results
Lex Veldhuis – Holland – PokerStars SuperNova, exchanged W$ for entry into EPT Baden
Florian Langmann – Germany – Second place in EPT London last week
Julian Thew – England – Six EPT cashes including two final tables

Ram Vaswani – England – Leads all-time EPT leaderboard and has WSOP bracelet

Jeff Lissandro – Italy – Six cashes in 2007 WSOP including one win and one second place
Pascal Perrault – France – EPT Vienna champion during season one; cashed in London last week
Marc Naalden – Holland – Third in EPT Copenhagen during season two; here a PokerStars qualifier
Theo Jorgensen – Denmark – Two EPT final tables; two WSOP final tables
Mark Vos – Australia – WSOP bracelet winner 2006
Andy Black – Ireland – Made WSOP main event final table in 2005, among countless successes
Thomas Wahlroos – Two cashes in EPT Grand Finals and four in-the-money finishes in the 2007 WSOP

And some fashion among the PokerStars players and qualifiers:

Janne Juutilainen – PokerStars W$ player from Finland

Gunnar Rabe – PokerStars Qualifier from Sweden


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