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Pauli Leads on Day 4, Cody in Great Shape For Title No. 2

Jake Cody

We are down to 16 players in the European Poker Tour London Main Event but only eight will make the final table today. All remaining players are guaranteed at least £22,500 but all eyes will be on the £499,700 top prize that's to be awarded late on Saturday night. To be in contention for that prize you'll have to survive today's battle that looks to be a very tough one.

A strong line up of players remains on Day 4 including three former champions, EPT Deauville winner Jake Cody sits in second while EPT Berlin champ Kevin MacPhee and EPT London champ Benny Spindler face an uphill battle.

All players are trailing German pro Sebastian Pauli who's looking to make his first EPT final table on just his second cash on the tour. Pauli has two World series of Poker final tables under his belt but making the final table could already break his biggest live tournament cash record.

Pablo Gordillo from Spain is the youngest player left in the field and he's coming off a fourth place finish in the EPT Vienna Main Event and Simon Deadman's took down the Hollywood Poker Open in Las Vegas this past summer for $351,097 after finishing second in the FPS High Roller during EPT Deauville for €87,280.

The Germans are very well represented in this Final 16 with, besides chip leader Pauli and former winner Spindler, accomplished players in Artur Koren and Jonas Lauck. Lauck finished runner-up in an event at the WSOP this past summer and he won the FPS High Roller in Deauville 2013 for €163,700.

UKIPT Dublin winner Kevin Killeen and one of Portugal's finest, Joao Vieira, are also a strong contenders to make this into an amazing penultimate day of poker in London. Stay tuned to all throughout the day as we bring you all the big hands and updates from the floor starting at 12:00 p.m. local time.

Tags: Artur KorenBenny SpindlerJake CodyJoao VieiraJonas LauckKevin KilleenKevin MacPheeSebastian PauliSimon Deadman