World Series of Poker Europe EPT Copenhagen Day 3: Langsat, Nielsen Lead Final EPT Copenhagen Day 3: Langsat, Nielsen Lead Final 0001

Forty players returned on Friday for Day 3 action in the European Poker Tour stop in Copenhagen, Denmark. Norwegian Anders Langsat led all players as the first cards were dealt, and parlayed those chips into the lead entering Saturday's final table. Langsat more than tripled his chips on the day, finishing at 1,119,000 in chips. Langsat will be closely followed by Denmark's Rasmus Nielsen into the final. Nielsen began Friday in second place behind Langsat, and finished the session the same way, ultimately bagging up 1,031,000 in chips. Jussi Nevanlinna enters the final in third at 894,000, well ahead of the other five surviving players, which includes Peter Hedlund and Jonas Klausen.

Several of the biggest names left at EPT Copenhagen departed on Friday, though all 40 starters were guaranteed a cash in the event. Cashing but exiting short of the final were Ola Brandborn (39th, €8,9290, Markus Lehmann (38th, €8,929), Remy Biechel (37th, €8,929), Roberto Romanello (34th, €8,929), Andrea Benelli (32nd, €11,906), Frederik Hostrup (27th, €11,906), Martin Wendt (24th, €16,371), Ramzi Jelassi (19th, €16,371), Thor Hansen (17th, €16,371) and Andreas Hoivold (12th, €38,694). Sweden's Mikael Lundell bubbled the final table, finishing ninth for €49,112.

The seating assignments and chip counts for Saturday's EPT Copenhagen final:

Seat 1: Jussi Nevanlinna (Finland) — 894,000

Seat 2: Peter Hedlund (Sweden) — 367,000

Seat 3: Jens "Jeans" Kyllönen (Finland) — 366,000

Seat 4: Jonas Klausen (Denmark) — 262,000

Seat 5: Eric Larcheveque (France) — 221,000

Seat 7: Petter Petersson (Sweden) — 407,000

Seat 8: Rasmus Hede Nielsen (Denmark) — 1,031,000

Seat 9: Anders Langset (Norway) — 1,119,000

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