2022 888poker XL Winter Series
EPT Barcelona Main Event
Days:
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EPT Barcelona Main Event
Day 1a Completed

Day 1a Complete

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Action for Day 1a has come to a close. There are 100 players left. The remaining players will return for Day 2 on Thursday. End of day chip counts are official, and have been updated in the 'chip counts' tab at right.

Day 1b will start at 5pm local time. Check back in with Poker News for live updates, photos, and videos.

Johnny Lodden Eliminated

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Johnny Lodden
Johnny Lodden
Johnny Lodden (Norway) got his money in with the best of it. Alas, his Big Slick lost to an opponent's A-Q when a queen spiked on the turn.

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Vos on the Rise

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Mark Vos
Mark Vos
Facing a 7,000 bet on the river with the board showing {K-Spades}{K-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{7-Spades}, Mark Vos called and was delighted to see his opponent's {Q-Spades}{J-Hearts}. Vos held {8-Clubs}{9-Clubs} and dragged a substantial pot, increasing his stack to 36,000.

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Mickey Wernick Doubles Up

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Mickey Wernick hit a runner-runner flush with his {A-Spades}{10-Spades} to double up his short stack vs. his opponent's set of sixes on a {6-Spades}{7-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{K-Spades}{2-Spades} board. Wernick was up to 17,000 after the hand.

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William Thorson Eliminated

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William Thorson
William Thorson
William Thorson (Sweden) moved all in for 2,500 from UTG+1 and the small blind called. Thorson turned over {A-Spades}{7-Hearts} and was dominated by his opponent's {A-Hearts}{J-Diamonds}. The board came {3-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{8-Diamonds}{5-Hearts} and Thorson was eliminated.

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The PokerNews Cup

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In case you didn't know, PokerNews is launching the PokerNews Cup in Melbourne, Australia this October.

There are several ways to qualify for this worldwide televised event (including CBS and EuroSport). You can qualify by:

- Joining Team PokerNews through a $5,000 freeroll
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We still have six PokerNews Cup freerolls on Duplicate Poker. To play these freerolls all you need to do is sign up to Duplicate Poker from our review, and make any deposit.

With a guaranteed $250,000 first prize and a expected $1M+ prize pool, PokerNews Cup Australia is sure to be a great event! Join us down under this October and get on TV all around the world!