Among those to take their seats during the first level still were Alexandre Reard and his better half Aurelie, Louis Linard, Pierre Merlin, former PMU.fr online promotion and team pro Damien L'Hommeau - who qualified for this event online, as well as Spaniard Francisco.
Alexandre Reard and Linard share the same starting table and the latter was involved in a three-bet pot agains the player in the cutoff. Linard checked behind a flop of before the on the turn was checked to him. Linard made it 1,100 to go and forced a fold. After having finished 7th in the MAD 20,000 High Roller last night, Linard is off to a good start again.