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Who Will be Crowned Champion of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona Main Event?

Stephen Chidwick

The official final table of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona €10,300 Main Event has been set and the eight remaining finalists all have a payday of €225,000 locked up for their efforts. However, the the lion's share of the €11,397,500 prize pool of the 1,175-entry strong field is still up for grabs. First place comes with plenty of bragging rights, the trophy and a massive €1,700,000 prize, the biggest amount of money to ever be awarded at a poker tournament in Casino Barcelona thus far.

After storming to the top of the counts throughout Day 2, Pascal Lefrancois has maintained his top spot and bagged up 248.4 million, but several other big names are vying to give ensure that the Canadian won't have an easy ride to victory. Four-time WSOP bracelet winner Dominik Nitsche follows in second place with 232.9 with Jan-Eric Schwippert (216.3 million) and Diogo Veiga (213.8 million) notfar behind.

Triple Crown champion and €25,500 Super High Roller II winner Davidi Kitai (91.1 million), Thomas Boivin (66.5 million), €101,000 Super High Roller runner-up Stephen Chidwick (65.2 million) and Adam Owen (41.6 million), who can usually be found on the mixed game tables during the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, round up the final table line up. Chidwick is aiming for his second seven-figure payday after recording a new career-best result here in Barcelona just a few days ago.

Final Table Seat Assignments

SeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Jan-Eric SchwippertGermany216,300,000108
2Davidi KitaiBelgium91,100,00046
3Pascal LefrancoisCanada248,400,000124
4Adam OwenUnited Kingdom41,600,00021
5Stephen ChidwickUnited Kingdom65,200,00033
6Dominik NitscheGermany232,900,000116
7Thomas BoivinBelgium66,500,00033
8Diogo VeigaPortugal213,800,000107

The action will recommence at 12 p.m. local time with 46 minutes left in level 32 at blinds of 1,000,000/2,000,000 with a button ante of 2,000,000 and the live stream with hole cards displayed will be broadcasted on a security delay of 30 minutes. The PokerNews live reporting team will be publishing all key hands according to the live stream.

Tags: Adam OwenDavidi KitaiDiogo VeigaDominik NitscheJan-Eric SchwippertPascal LefrancoisStephen ChidwickThomas Boivin