Day 1c Completed
Day 1c Completed
Day 1c of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany €5,300 Main Event attracted 295 entries in total today of which 96 have managed to make it through to Day 2 tomorrow, February 16th. Together with the 303 entries of yesterday, the total has now gone up to 598 after three flights. In total 193 players have already made Day 2, and they will all be looking to make it through to the final day on February 18th.
The chip leader for this flight is Aristeidis Moschonas with 8,720,000. His biggest live cash actually took place at another partypoker LIVE event, the partypoker Grand Prix in Vienna, last year. He finished in 4th place back then, he will be looking to better that result. Second in the chip counts for this flight is Jon Kyte from Norway who managed to bag 8,185,000. He recently won the partypoker Nordic Poker Championships in Prague so he is no stranger to these tournaments.
Closing the podium for today’s flight is Jan Mach. The local player bagged 7,425,000 and has been steadily grinding his stack up all day. Other notables that bagged today and to keep an eye on for tomorrow include Jan-Peter Jachtmann (7,220,000), Team partypoker’s Philipp Gruissem (6,985,000), partypoker ambassador Joao Simao (6,150,000), Alexander Lakhov (4,070,000), Dominik Panka (3,500,000), Timothy Adams (2,880,000), and Andrei Boghean with 1,845,000 chips.
partypoker was well represented as expected but unfortunately Roberto Romanello, Anatoly Filatov, Joni Jouhkimainen[/b] and Marcel Luske didn’t make it through. They will try their luck again in Day 1d. Other notables failing at the hurdles include Tobias Ziegler, Felipe Ramos, Giorgios Zisimopoulos, Markus Durnegger, Kenny Hallaert, Ole Schemion, Vlad Darie, Martin Kabrhel, Jason Wheeler, Mustapha Kanit and James Akenhead.
The action is still going on heavily in Day 1d and all the updates can be followed here. The PokerNews live reporting team will be there until the very end to provide you with all the information.
Play has ended for today. A full recap and chip count will follow.
Lukas Berglund was all smiles and there were claps in the tournament room after the Swede had drawn the last three hands for the night. According to the screens, some 104 players out of 295 entries remain and they will be bagging and tagging shortly.
Panagiotou Vasileios raised to 130,000 from the hijack. Ihar Soika called from the cutoff and so did Martin Dzurenda in the big blind.
The flop came , Dzurenda checked, Vasileios bet 215,000, Soika called and Dzurenda folded.
The turn brought them the , now Vasileios check-called the 390,000 bet of Soika.
The river completed the board with the , Vasileios checked once more, Soika tanked and then bet 1,065,000. Vasileios snap-called. Vasileios showed for the turned straight and the pot.
Peter Jackson raised to 125,000 from the under-the-gun position and was called by Sandro Pitzanti in the cutoff and Panagiotou Vasileios on the button. Ihar Soika, in the small blind, shoved with the bigger stack. Jackson called and the rest folded.
The board ran out - Soika hit his king on the flop to eliminate Jackson from the tournament.
"Bigsmd" shoved all in for 535,000 from mid-position, Hamad Almannai also shoved all in for about 2,400,000 and the rest folded.
The board ran out - no help for Almannai and he had to pay out the double up for "Bigsmd".