2022 PokerStars EPT London

£2,200 UKIPT High Roller
Day: 1a
Event Info

2022 PokerStars EPT London

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
200,000 / 400,000
Players Info - Day 1a
Players Left

Hellmuth Leads 76 Survivors of Day 1a of EPT London £2,200 UKIPT High Roller

Level 17 : Blinds 3,000/6,000, 6,000 ante
Martin Hellmuth
Martin Hellmuth

The 2022 PokerStars European Poker Tour London continued today and the two starting flights of the £2,200 UKIPT High Roller played out on the felt at Hilton Park Lane.

There were 507 entries on Day 1a and players played down to 15% of the field. The number they played down to was 76 players, and they will all be in the money when they return for Day 2 and combine with the 29 survivors from Day 1b.

The two flights created a total prize pool of £1,345,920 from 701 total entries and the payouts will be announced before Day 2 for the 105 total players in the money.

£2,200 UKIPT High Roller Day 1a Top Ten Counts

1Martin HellmuthUnited Kingdom763,000127
2Christian DresslerGermany734,000122
3Gary MillerUnited Kingdom655,000109
4Leon SturmGermany644,000107
5Tamer KamelUnited Kingdom487,00081
6Ladislao DalfoSpain454,00075
7Jamie O'ConnorUnited Kingdom449,00074
8Daniel MeltenGermany433,00072
9Fabian BernhauserAustria433,00072
10Jen-yue ChiangUnited States416,00069

United Kingdom’s Martin Hellmuth bagged the top stack of Day 1a and will take 763,000 into the second day. Christian Dressler (734,000), Gary Miller (655,000), Leon Sturm (644,000), and Tamer Kamel (487,000) round out the top five stacks from the flight.

Others to bag a stack in Day 1a include Jamie O'Connor (449,000), Jinho Hong (273,000), Preben Stokkan (239,000), Antoine Saout (216,000), PokerStars Ambassador Parker Talbot (179,000), Roland Rokita (179,000), Dimitar Danchev (97,000), and Stefan Schillhabel (21,000).

PokerStars Ambassador Parker Talbot
PokerStars Ambassador Parker Talbot

Arie Kliper was eliminated on the money bubble when his flopped flush draw failed to improve against aces. Espen Jorstad squeaked into the money with a single T-5,000 chip, while Michael Schmitz made it with a single T-1,000 chip. Day 1a ended with 10:05 remaining in Level 17 with blinds at 3,000/6,000/6,000.

Day 2 will restart at 12:00 p.m. local time on Saturday, October 22. Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team continues to provide updates until a champion is crowned, along with coverage of other events from EPT London.

Tags: Antoine SaoutChristian DresslerDimitar DanchevEspen JorstadGary MillerJamie O'ConnorJinho HongLeon SturmMartin HellmuthMichael SchmitzParker TalbotPreben StokkanRoland RokitaStefan SchillhabelTamer Kamel