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€1,700 NLH Main Event



€1,700 NLH Main Event
Day 2 Completed

Selvakumaran Leads 59 Survivors After Day 2 at King's Resort

zedmaster84 • Level 18: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Mahersh Selvakumaran
Mahersh Selvakumaran

The 2022 WSOP International Circuit Rozvadov €1,700 Main Event is one step closer to crowning a champion at the King's Resort in Rozvadov. Only 59 players out of 808 total entries remain in contention after an eventful Day 2 and they have all locked up a portion of the €1,189,780 prize pool. Besides their cash prizes, the top 12 finishers will also receive an entry for the 2022 WSOP Europe €10,300 Main Event as well.

Best-positioned to battle for the coveted WSOP Circuit gold ring is Dutchman Mahersh Selvakumaran with a massive stack of 2,507,000. He ran hot towards the second half of the day and was also responsible for bursting the money bubble. In somewhat remarkable fashion, Enrico Campanile was the last to leave empty-handed after suffering the same fate in the 2021 WSOPE Main Event at King's Resort as well.

Second in chips is Ronnie Lemmens with 1,912,000 and another six players claimed a seven-figure stack to their name. This includes Simone Andrian, who won his maiden WSOP gold bracelet at King's during the 2021 WSOPE festival. Andrian was at risk with kings versus aces on the direct money bubble but survived and subsequently spun it up to 1,703,000.

2022 WSOPC Rozvadov €1,700 Main Event Day 2 Top 10 Counts

PositionPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Mahersh SelvakumaranNetherlands2,507,000157
2Ronnie LemmensNetherlands1,912,000120
3Simone AndrianItaly1,703,000106
4Matteo CirilloItaly1,700,000106
5Cecil MoagiGermany1,395,00087
6Albert HoekendijkNetherlands1,216,00076
7Ioannis ChaitasGreece1,060,00066
8Matteo CalzoniItaly1,052,00066
9Simone MiracoliItaly989,00062
10Gertjan AlbersNetherlands980,00061

Notables with decent stacks sizes for Day 3 include Simone Miracoli, Aleksandar Tomovic, Josef Gulas, Claudio Di Giacomo, and Marius Gicovanu. Five WSOP bracelet winners are also still in the mix. Besides the big stack Andrian and Albert Hoekendijk, this also includes Dalibor Dula, Alessandro Pichierri and Sergiu Covrig.

Campanile eliminated on Bubble
Enrico Campanile eliminated on the bubble

The last player to leave without anything to show for was once more Italy's Enrico Campanile. For the second major tournament at King's Resort in a row, he departed the poker arena as the bubble boy after running ace-queen suited into pocket aces while holding an average stack.

Among the players that cashed but ran out of chips in the frantic final stages at the end of the night were notables such as Aleksandar Trajkovski, Michael Strauch, Jan Bendik, Raoul Refos, Ion Tabacaru, Mark Bongaerts and Mark Helou. All 59 survivors have €3,730 locked up for their efforts and the next pay jump is already in sight as of 55th place, which comes with a prize worth €4,156.

The returning blinds for Day 3 as of 2pm local time will be 8,000-16,000 with a big blind ante of 16,000 and the penultimate tournament day will whittle down the field to the official final table. All levels will continue to last 60 minutes each and the action will be broadcasted on the King's Resort Twitch channel for the remainder of the tournament. As usual, the PokerNews live reporting team will be on the floor as well to provide as many key hands as possible.

Main Event Day 3 Seat Draw

zedmaster84 • Level 18: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
381Andreas GondromGermany677,00023
382Luis Miguel MaganSpain207,0007
384Sharon Ben DavidIsrael337,00011
385Lois DufouleurFrance578,00019
386Stefan BittgerGermany422,00014
387Thomas VassDenmark824,00027
388Matteo CalzoniItaly1,052,00035
391Braz Borges Fagundes JuniorPortugal330,00011
392Gheorghe ButucMoldova620,00021
393Aleksandar TomovicSerbia817,00027
394Michael UgucctoniItaly949,00032
395Jorden VerbraekenBelgium400,00013
397Valon OlluriRKS455,00015
398Albert HoekendijkNetherlands1,216,00041
1341Dalibor DulaCzech Republic646,00022
1342Antonio CrocettaItaly948,00032
1344Armand MuratogluFrance240,0008
1345Matteo BaroniItaly482,00016
1346Josef GulasCzech Republic731,00024
1347Sharon SadeIsrael412,00014
1348Simone AndrianItaly1,703,00057
1351Laviniu DavidRomania300,00010
1352Karel NovotnyCzech Republic831,00028
1354Jacek SkiscimPoland420,00014
1355Mahersh SelvakumaranNetherlands2,507,00084
1356Gordon HegnerGermany550,00018
1357Marius GicovanuRomania596,00020
1358Do TranGermany735,00025
1361Matteo CirilloItaly1,700,00057
1362Martin PaapNetherlands207,0007
1363Mihaita GeorgitaRomania399,00013
1364Adam OndrikSlovakia240,0008
1365Joachim BeilharzGermany680,00023
1366Simone MiracoliItaly989,00033
1367Fulvio SansanelliGermany671,00022
1368Frank GrieseGermany508,00017
1491Sergiu CovrigRomania490,00016
1492Oliver MihajlovskiMacedonia159,0005
1493Josef HuberSwitzerland300,00010
1494Daridge SaidiFrance381,00013
1495Philip HolledererGermany812,00027
1496Feyzullah KaraarslanTurkey942,00031
1497Claudio Di GiacomoItaly654,00022
1498Ioannis ChaitasGreece1,060,00035
1501Rama MulajKosovo740,00025
1502Gertjan AlbersNetherlands980,00033
1503Roman ChocholaCzech Republic675,00023
1504Jaroslav PeterCzech Republic549,00018
1505Cristian Nogales BravoSwitzerland383,00013
1506Claudio DaffinaItaly151,0005
1507Cecil MoagiGermany1,395,00047
1508Volkan AlkanGermany245,0008
1511Benny KneepkensNetherlands224,0007
1512Dmytro BystrovzorovUkraine664,00022
1514Mattia VerzelettiItaly683,00023
1515Ladislav KellnerCzech Republic870,00029
1516Ronnie LemmensNetherlands1,912,00064
1517Pierre MothesGermany359,00012
1518Alessandro PichierriItaly471,00016

End-of-Day 2 Counts (full)

zedmaster84 • Level 18: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante
Mahersh Selvakumaran NL
Mahersh Selvakumaran
NL 2,507,000 -93,000
Ronnie Lemmens nl
Ronnie Lemmens
nl 1,912,000 612,000
Simone Andrian it
Simone Andrian
it 1,703,000 253,000
Matteo Cirillo it
Matteo Cirillo
it 1,700,000 -20,000
Cecil Moagi de
Cecil Moagi
de 1,395,000 -80,000
Albert Hoekendijk nl
Albert Hoekendijk
nl 1,216,000 956,000
Ioannis Chaitas gr
Ioannis Chaitas
gr 1,060,000 60,000
Matteo Calzoni it
Matteo Calzoni
it 1,052,000 352,000
Simone Miracoli it
Simone Miracoli
it 989,000 69,000
Gert Jan Albers nl
Gert Jan Albers
nl 980,000 650,000
Michael Ugucctoni IT
Michael Ugucctoni
IT 949,000 -51,000
Antonio Crocetta it
Antonio Crocetta
it 948,000 948,000
Feyzullah Karaarslan tr
Feyzullah Karaarslan
tr 942,000 -208,000
Ladislav Kellner CZ
Ladislav Kellner
CZ 870,000 -130,000
Karel Novotny cz
Karel Novotny
cz 831,000 741,000
Thomas Vass DK
Thomas Vass
DK 824,000 124,000
Aleksandar Tomovic rs
Aleksandar Tomovic
rs 817,000 217,000
Philip Hollederer DE
Philip Hollederer
DE 812,000 412,000
Rama Mulaj kv
Rama Mulaj
kv 740,000 740,000
Do Tran de
Do Tran
de 735,000 335,000
Josef Gulas cz
Josef Gulas
cz 731,000 501,000
Mattia Verzeletti IT
Mattia Verzeletti
IT 683,000 547,000
Joachim Beilharz DE
Joachim Beilharz
DE 680,000 383,500
Andreas Gondrom de
Andreas Gondrom
de 677,000 677,000
Roman Chochola cz
Roman Chochola
cz 675,000 -525,000

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Ta Felted by Cirillo

zedmaster84 • Level 18: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

Matteo Cirillo had previously moved all-in to force a fold from Gordon Hegner and leaped well above one million in chips.

Shortly after, he took on Luc Ta in a preflop contest and both players flipped over pocket pairs.

Luc Ta: {2-Spades}{2-Hearts}
Matteo Cirillo: {8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}

The deuces found no help on the {a-Clubs}{q-Spades}{9-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds} board and Ta became one of the last casualties on Day 2.

Matteo Cirillo it
Matteo Cirillo
it 1,720,000 720,000
Luc Ta de
Luc Ta
de Busted
Mase IT
IT Busted

Five More Hands for Day 2

zedmaster84 • Level 18: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

The clocks have been stopped with 65 players and they will play a maximum of five hands until bagging and tagging.

Bongaerts Felted by Andrian

zedmaster84 • Level 18: 6,000-12,000, 12,000 ante

Mark Bongaerts faced a raise to 27,000 by Laviniu David followed by the calls of Simone Andrian and Gheorghe Butuc. The Dutchman then jammed for 270,000 and Andrian called, the other two opponents folded.

Mark Bongaerts: {6-Clubs}{6-Spades}
Simone Andrian: {a-Hearts}{q-Spades}

The [Qh8d5] flop vaulted Andrian into the lead while Bongaerts picked up a gutshot on the {4-Diamonds} turn. However, the {3-Clubs} river was a blank and Bongaerts was eliminated.

Simone Andrian it
Simone Andrian
it 1,450,000 300,000
Mark Bongaerts nl
Mark Bongaerts
nl Busted

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