Final Starting Flight of FPS Main Event Kicks Off at Noon
The inaugural PokerStars European Poker Tour Paris stop at the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile continues today with Day 1c of the French Poker Series (FPS) €1,100 Main Event, which gets underway at 12 p.m. local time.
The survivors of today's flight will join the 179 survivors from Day 1a and 65 survivors from Day 1b, including France's Jean Labryga and the United States' Joey Weissman, who bagged the chip leads in their respective flights.
Other big stacks who advanced to Day 2 include French natives Steeve Sultan, Alan Ouegoasd and Damien Luis, Armenian Vardan Zakaryan and American Michael Rocco.
Some notables who will be in the Day 1c field include Gaelle Baumann, Alexandre Reard, Tom Vogelsang, Conor Beresford, Danut Chisu, Chris Da Silva, Nils Pudel and PokerStars Ambassador Ramon Colillas.
Following the same format as the previous two flights, Day 1c will kick off with blinds of 100/100/100 and will play for 14 levels lasting 40 minutes in duration. There will be a 20-minute break after Levels 3, 6, and 8, and players will take a 75-minute dinner break after Level 11.
With registration already closed for the event, prize pool information should be available early in the day.
Follow along as the PokerNews live reporting team is on-site here in France and ready to bring readers all the updates.