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Welcome to Day 3 of the 888Live Barcelona Main Event

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Cate Hall lads from Marco Recognaschi going into Day 3

The final day of the 888Live Barcelona Main Event will get under way at 2.00pm local time and when it does, the American poker pro Cate Hall will resume with the chip lead after a dramatic Day 2 saw her edge out Italian player Marco Recognaschi for the chip lead.

Hall and Recognaschi are the only players above two million chips, but there are plenty of other big names still involved, with William Kassouf well place on 902,000.

"What a day." he said, when we caught up with him to discuss Day 2. "It was such a rollercoaster, I'm happy to be still in with a chance and above average. It would be great to get to the final table and imagine taking on Cate Hall heads-up - what a challenge."

Kassouf avoided Hall in the Day 3 table draw, but will have the opportunity of grabbing some of Marco Recognaschi's chips. Other players come into the final day with work to do. Fellow British player Chuc Khuu needs a double-up quickly, sitting on just 320,000 chips, and home country hopes Francesc Mateu Munoz Bieto (258,000),, Jose Alberto Lopez Gonzalez (254,000) and David Xarau Navarro (200,000) all have work to do to put a Spanish name on the final table.

Here is the table draw in full:

TableSeatPlayerCountryChip Count
11Luigi ShehadehItaly964,000
12Marco RegonaschiItaly2,150,000
13William KassoufUK902,000
14Carlos Garcia RodriguezSpain810,000
15Hamza MiriGermany392,000
16Chuc KhuuUK320,000
17Alessio SardoneItaly975,000
18Besmir HodajItaly690,000
19Stefan ErikssonSweden958,000
     
21Jaime Rueda SampedroSpain611,000
22Jaakko WilskaFinland1,069,000
23Jose Alberto Lopez GonzalezSpain254,000
24Fernando Campomar ConchaSpain600,000
25Jose Manuel CesepimpsSpain359,000
26Do Chung TranGermany1,237,000
27Giovanni di CeglieCroatia138,000
28Francesc Mateu Munoz BietoSpain258,000
     
31Filippo LazzarettoItaly465,000
32Jonas KannostoFinland925,000
33Cate HallUSA2,467,000
34Francisco Jose Garcia MartinSpain677,000
35Javier de Vicente MiquelSpain515,000
36Marco HakliSpain267,000
37David Xarau NavarroSpain200,000
38Marwan SalamounUSA116,000

Play resumes at 2.00pm local time and Pokernews will be following all the action to bring you the best of the bust-outs, the cream of the check-raises and of course that eventual winner interview and glittering trophy presentation.

Let's find a winner here a the 888Live Barcelona Main Event!

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