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Juha Helppi Gone

Long-time Finnish High Roller Juha Helppi just busted the EPT Main Event. Helppi open-shoved 14,600 from the cutoff and Pierre Calamasu looked him up on the button.

Some Soulier and More Montenegro

Fabrice Soulier raised to 1,700 and Dmitry Yurasov three-bet to 5,200 from one seat over. Soulier shoved and Yurasov folded.

More New Faces with Interesting Tables

Martin Finger, Juha Helppi, Morten Mortensen and Pratyush Buddiga have joined Day 1a. Helppi was sat at a table with Aleksandar Spadijer, Senh Ung, Fabrice Soulier and Vlado Banicevic whereas Buddiga faces Ben Heath one seat over.

Khoroshenin Busts Helppi

Oleksii Khoroshenin made it 3,600 to go and was called by Juha Helppi in the cutoff and Ole Schemion in the small blind. On the flop, Khoroshenin continued for 7,000 and just Helppi called.

Mateos Doubles Up Helppi

Juha Helppi was sitting under the gun and raised to 3,000. It was folded around to Adrian Mateos on the button and the Spaniard made it 8,000 to go. Helppi then shoved all-in for 20,800 total and Mateos immediately called.

Greenwood Builds Stack

Towards the end of the level, Sam Greenwood scooped two pots without showdown to slowly build his stack again. In the first hand, he checked on the turn and then faced a bet of 8,000 by Juha Helppi in under the gun.

Mateos Wins Two in a Row

Adrian Mateos just won back-to-back hands. In the first one, he raised to 1,800 and Martin Finger was his only customer. The flop came down and Mateos checked.

Second Bullet Better For Helppi

Juha Helppi finished empty handed with his first bullet, but his second attempt is off to a better start. Helppi opened to 1,300 under the gun and saw a flop with Behzad Ahadpour and Niall Farrell.

Helppi Busts

Juha Helppi got his chips in the middle holding , up against the of Jakub Michalak. The board ran out and Helppi had to say his goodbyes. He bought straight back in for another €25,750.

Badziakouski Leads

Juha Helppi opened the button for 525 and big blind Mikita Badziakouski called from the big blind.

Farrell Loses Some More

Niall Farrell got involved in another middle-sized pot soon after losing chips to Juha Helppi, this time sitting in the cutoff and facing Mikita Badziakouski from one seat over.

Helppi Takes from Farrell

Joining the action on the heads up turn of , Juha Helppi checked out of the small blind and then called a bet worth 3,600 by Niall Farrell in the big blind. Helppi checked again the on the river and Farrell eventually checked behind.

Who's Already here?

The two Satellite winners Martin Kozlov and Ali Reza Fatehi were there right at the start and EPT12 Malta Main Event champion Niall Farrell joked "I feel so responsible to be here on time" before cards even got underway.

Global Poker Index: Fedor Holz Still First, Nick Petrangelo Now Second

Fedor Holz leads overall Global Poker Index rankings and 2016 Player of the Year race for an 11th week; Nick Petrangelo now 2nd in both lists.

Juha Helppi and Vojtech Ruzicka Eliminated (19th, and 18th, for €50,940 each)

Parker Talbot open-shoved and Juha Helppi called all in for around 300,000 from two seats over in the hijack. Vojtech Ruzicka in the small blind asked the dealer "what is this?" and then called all in with more chips than Helppi.

Brauer Busts to Helppi

Jannis Brauer couldn't build up a stack recently and had dwindled into the danger zone. He then shoved from the cutoff and Juha Helppi in the big blind peeked at his cards three times.

Helppi Finds Kings and Doubles

Mikita Badziakouski raised to 33,000 from the hijack and Mustapha Kanit called from the cutoff. In the big blind. Juha Helppi moved all in and Badziakouski folded. Kanit asked for a count and tank-called.

Radoja Busts to Helppi

The board was already complete, showing , and the of Mark Radoja were taken into the muck. The dealer announced a set open and it was Juha Helppi in the big blind, who had flopped two pair with and held up to eliminate Radoja.

Helppi vs Benitez

On the heads-up flop of , Juha Helppi checked out of the big blind and initial raiser Francisco Benitez bet from the button for 4,000. Helppi called and the turn paired the board. A bet of 5,000 by Helppi did the trick, as Benitez folded.

Juha Helppi Eliminated by Stanley Choi

Stanley Choi moved all in from the button, and Juha Helppi moved all in himself from the small blind. Vladimir Troyanovskiy folded and the cards of the remaining two players were turned over. Choi held and Helppi .