2012 World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris

Main Event
Days: 5

Seat 2: Philipp Gruissem (776,000)

Philipp Gruissem
Philipp Gruissem

Philipp Gruissem, known as "philbort" online, is a very agressive German with over $2.7 million in live career earnings. Gruissem's largest cash came in 2011 when he took down the £20,000 high roller at EPT London for $703,657. Two months earlier Gruissem took down another event on the EPT, winning a €10,000 tournament in Barcelona for $337,838.

Unafraid of a high buy in, Gruissem has participated in two of the biggest events this year. He played the $1 Million Big One for One Drop, busting short of the money, and nearly final tabled the HK$2,000,000 Macau High Stakes Challenge, finishing in 10th ($587,778).

Gruissem enters the final table with the second-shortest stack, but with his aggressive style anything is possible.

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