Welcome back to the Pokerstars Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT) at Casino Barcelona during the 2023 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona. With four starting flights down and four more to go, the action continues today with Day 1e of Event #1: €1,100 Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event beginning today at 11 a.m. local time.
The first four starting flights attracted a total of 1,928 entrants, with 289 advancing to Day 2 and making the money. Pavlos Xanthopoulos of Greece currently holds the overall chip lead after bagging an impressive 799,000. Other notables to advance to Day 2 so far include Jack Salter (410,000), Carl Shaw (322,000), Antoine Saout (219,000), Uri Reichenstein (213,000), Team Pokerstars Pro Arlie Shaban (206,000) Andres Korn (192,000), Martin Jacobson (103,000) and Alexandre Reard (75,000).
Top Ten Chip Counts After Four Starting Flights
|3||Jose Rodriguez Zurita||Mexico||610,000|
Players will start with 30,000 chips and play 40-minute levels. One reentry per flight is permitted, and late registration closes at the end of Level 10. Play will continue until only 15% of the field remains and at that point, all remaining players will advance to Day 2 and make the money. There will be a 25-minute break every three levels with a 75-minute dinner break scheduled after Level 10 (at approximately 6:40 p.m. local time).
Stay tuned to PokerNews for all your live coverage needs from Day 1e of the €1,100 Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event as this gargantuan field continues to grow.