€25,000 No-Limit Hold'em II

O’Dwyer, Pardo and Mateos Among Biggest Stacks In Day 2 of €25,000 No-Limit Hold'em II

Adrian Mateos

Day 2 of €25,000 No-Limit Hold'em II at the 2022 PokerStars and Barcelona©Casino European Poker Tour gets underway shortly at 12:30 p.m. local time and leading the 12 remaining players is Ireland’s Steve O’Dwyer with a stack of 679,000. Day 1 saw 40 entries join the field to create a prize pool of €960,400 but will sure to be more with late registration and reentries still available up until start time.

O’Dwyer got off to a hot start when he got aces all in against the tens of Orpen Kisacikoglu early on and kept the momentum until the end of the night. More notables who found a bag include Juan Pardo (566,000), Adrian Mateos (480,000), and Nick Petrangelo (340,000) who will all be chasing this EPT title.

Top Ten Chip Counts

1Steve O'DwyerIreland679,000135
2Eelis ParssinenFinland597,000119
3Juan PardoSpain566,000113
4Adrian MateosSpain480,00096
5Sergio AidoSpain437,00087
6Nick PetrangeloUnited States340,00068
7Timothy AdamsCanada251,00050
8Sam GreenwoodCanada218,00043
9Artur MartirosianRussia202,00040
10Michael AddamoAustralia107,00021

Many players came into yesterday with hopes of a deep run but did not find a bag included Erik Seidel, Seth Davies, Juha Helppi, and high stakes regular Patrik Antonius who will all have another chance to hop in the action before start of day.

The blinds resume at Level 11 with blinds at 2,000/5,000 with a 5,000 big blind ante and action will play down till a winner is crowned. Like all high rollers tournaments, players will have a 30-second shot clock and will receive five more time cards to start the day.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be on the tournament floor to bring you all of the up-to-date action from the start until a winner is found.

Tags: Adrian MateosArtur MartirosianEelis ParssinenErik SeidelJuan PardoJuha HelppiMichael AddamoPatrik AntoniusSam GreenwoodSergio AidoSeth DaviesSteve O’DwyerTimothy Adams