Action for Day 1b has come to a close. There are approximately 112 players left. The remaining players will return for Day 2 on Thursday. As soon as the end-of-day chip counts are official, they will be updated in the "chip counts" tab at right.
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On a board of , Daniel Negreanu moved all in for his last 8,000. Lex Veldhuis called with . Negreanu flipped over . Veldhuis had plenty of outs with two overs and a flush draw. Negreanu dodged a close one and his pair of sevens held up when Veldhuis could not catch any of his outs.
Full payout information is now available under the "Prizepool and Payouts" link on the right-hand side of the screen. 56 places will be paid, and those making the money will be guaranteed at least €10,500 for their efforts. First place will win €1,170,100.
Rolf Slotboom (Holland) had been card dead for most of the day. He pushed all in with 9-9 and was called by a player with A-10. He led until the river when a ten fell, and was eliminated from the tournament.
A middle-position player limped, the small blind raised to 2,500, Daniel Negreanu called from the big blind and the MP limper folded. The flop was . The small blind checked, Negreanu bet 3,600, and the small blind called. The turn was the and both players checked. The river was the . The small blind bet 8,000 and Negreanu immediately mucked his cards.