Event #32: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, Event #Main Event], $1.5M Gtd - Trophy Event #17
Event #32: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, Event #Main Event], $1.5M Gtd - Trophy Event #17
Day 2 Completed

Ramon Colillas Leads Day 2, "WhatIfGod" Seeking Another Trophy in EPT Online Main Event

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante
Ramon Colillas
Ramon Colillas

PokerStars ambassador Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas of Spain leads nine players left standing at the end of Day 2 in Event #32: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, Event #Main Event], $1.5M Gtd - Trophy Event #17 as part of the European Poker Tour Online on PokerStars. Colillas entered Day 2 as the big stack after bagging the Day 1 chip lead and ran it up to end the day with 20,433,453 chips.

Day 2 began with just 41 players in a tournament that attracted 402 total runners and generated a prize pool of over two million. Day 3 will commence on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 6:05 p.m. GMT with blinds at 90,000/180,000 and will play down to a winner, who will earn $363,641 in cash in addition to a prestigious EPT trophy.

Colillas, who has $5,793,811 in live tournament earnings, is fresh off of a deep run in the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event, in which he finished in 14th place for $380,050.

Final Table

 1Daniel "Oxota" DvoressCanada9,659,74254
 2Eduardo "Eduardo850" SilvaBrazil3,433,73419
 3Ramon "RamonColillas" ColillasSpain20,433,453114
 5Orpen "OrpTheTurk" KisacikogluUnited Kingdom3,402,56419
 6Benjamin "bencb789" RolleAustria4,797,80227
 7Pedro "pvigar" GaragnaniBrazil9,383,92252
 8Christian "WATnlos" RudolphAustria18,745,546104
 9Bruno "great dant" VolkmannBrazil14,094,03378

Sweden's "WhatIfGod," who bagged 16,549,204 chips, is seeking another EPT Online Main Event trophy after winning the event in 2020 for $1,019,082. Other players who made the final table include Austria based German poker pros Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph and Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle — another PokerStars ambassador — as well as Canada's Daniel "Oxota" Dvoress and Orpen "OrpTheTurk" Kisacikoglu of the United Kingdom.

Brazil will be the most represented country at the final table with Bruno "great dant" Volkmann, Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani and Eduardo "Eduardo850" Silva all making deep runs extending into Day 3.

Bruno Volkmann
Bruno Volkmann

Brunno "botteonpoker" Botteon was sent home on the final table bubble in a memorable cooler where he got his stack in with trips against the full house of "WhatIfGod."

Other players who didn't survive to see Day 3 include 2019 WSOP Europe Main Event winner Alexandros "mexican222" Kolonias, Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas, Benjamin "BC1989RF" Chalot, Joni "bustoville" Jouhkimainen, Christoph "26071985" Vogelsang, Lucas "YRWTHMELTHR" Greenwood, Patrick "pads1161" Leonard, Rafael "GM_VALTER" Moraes and David "MissOracle" Yan, who finished third in the 2020 event.

PokerStars TV will be streaming the final table beginning at 19:30 CET on YouTube and Twitch.

That wraps up PokerNews' coverage of Day 2 in Event #32: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, Event #Main Event]. The live reporting team will be back tomorrow to report on the final table action.

End of Day 2 Chip Counts (full)

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante
Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas ES
Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas
ES 20,433,453 833,800
Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph de
Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph
de 18,745,546 776,168
WhatIfGod se
se 16,549,204
Bruno "great dant" Volkmann
Bruno "great dant" Volkmann
14,094,033 -2,035,018
Daniel "Oxota" Dvoress
Daniel "Oxota" Dvoress
9,659,742 4,264,426
Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani
Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani
9,383,922 545,625
Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle de
Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle
de 4,797,802 -2,220,075
Eduardo "Eduardo850" Silva br
Eduardo "Eduardo850" Silva
br 3,433,734 -348,600
Orpen "OrpTheTurk" Kisacikoglu
Orpen "OrpTheTurk" Kisacikoglu
3,402,564 2,345,048

Day 2 is Over

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante

Day 2 has ended after the elimination of Brunno "botteonpoker" Botteon in 10th place. Stay tuned for a recap of Day 2's action.

Brunno "botteonpoker" Botteon Eliminated in 10th Place ($31,663)

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante

"WhatIfGod" opened to 360,000 from under the gun and Brunno "botteonpoker" Botteon defended out of the big blind.

Both players checked on the flop reading {5-Clubs}{7-Spades}{10-Hearts} and again on the {2-Clubs} turn. Botteon led out with a bet of 1,350,000 on the {2-Hearts} river and his opponent raised to 2,700,000. Botteon called off with his last 174,148.

"WhatIfGod" showed {10-Clubs}{10-Diamonds} for tens full house deuces, which was good against the trips of Botteon with {a-Diamonds}{2-Spades}. As a result of the cooler, Botteon was eliminated on the final table bubble in 10th place.

WhatIfGod se
se 16,549,204 1,839,148
Brunno "botteonpoker" Botteon br
Brunno "botteonpoker" Botteon
br Busted

Hand-For-Hand in Progress

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante

Hand-for-hand play is in progress with 10 players remaining and nine players advancing to Day 3.

Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas Eliminated in 11th Place ($31,663)

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante

"WhatIfGod" opened to 540,000 from the small blind and Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas defended from the big blind.

"WhatIfGod" checked on the {9-Diamonds}{q-Spades}{6-Hearts} flop and Bujtas bet 400,950. His opponent called. "WhatIfGod" checked again on the {2-Clubs} turn and called a bet of 1,008,450 from Bujtas.

"WhatIfGod" checked a third time on the {10-Clubs} river and Bujtas shipped it in for 1,664,588. "WhatIfGod" called.

Bujtas showed a bluff with {j-Hearts}{3-Hearts} and was eliminated in 11th place when "WhatIfGod" showed {q-Diamonds}{4-Hearts} for a pair of queens.

WhatIfGod se
se 14,710,056 7,605,088
Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas
Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas

David "MissOracle" Yan Eliminated in 12th Place ($31,663)

connorrichards • Level 31: 90,000-180,000, 22,500 ante

David "MissOracle" Yan open-shoved a stack of 3,359,567 from the cutoff and Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani called in the big blind from a bigger stack.

David "MissOracle" Yan: {k-Hearts}{10-Hearts}
Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani: {q-Spades}{q-Diamonds}

Yan needed help to stay alive and didn't get it as the board ran out {7-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{2-Clubs}{3-Clubs}{q-Clubs} to give Garagnani a set and to send Yan out in 12th place.

Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani
Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani
8,838,297 2,777,067
David "MissOracle" Yan NZ
David "MissOracle" Yan
NZ Busted