At 4 p.m. local time Day 2 of the €1,100 888Poker LIVE Main Event kicks off where the 122 players who bagged in the first flights will return to be joined by the survivors from the turbo Day 1d flight, which kicked off at 11 a.m. local time, here at the beautiful Barcelona©Casino.
Spaniard Jordi Escriba (209,400) will come into the day as the chip leader having secured the biggest stack late last night in Day 1c. He will be closely followed by Day 1b chip leader Kristian Larsson (206,200) in second as well as Portugal's Nuno Duarte (187,400) in third.
Start of Day 2 Top 10 Chip Counts
|Rank||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|7||Juan Jose Garcia||Spain||152,400||127|
Notable players who secured a bag for Day 2 include 888Poker Ambassadors Alexandre Mantovani (80,200), Vivian Saliba (61,000), Ricardo Mateus (55,900) and Lucia Navarro (45,400). Alexandra Botez didn't manage to secure a bag yesterday but her father Andrei Botez (94,600) comes into the day with over 75 big blinds.
Day 2 levels will extend to 60 minutes in length with the money bubble expected to burst. The blinds will start at 600/1,200 with a 1,200 big blind ante. Late Registration remains open for the first two levels of play.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be on the floor in Barcelona©Casino to cover all the action from the €1,100 Main Event from start to finish until a champion is crowned on Monday 22nd May 2023.