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Garnelis Georgios Tops Pack of 38 Day 1c Survivors in Event #5: €550 No-Limit Hold'em COLOSSUS

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Greece's Garnelis Georgios (630,000) topped the end of day chip counts in Day 1c of Event #5: €550 No-Limit Hold'em COLOSSUS which played out at King's Resort, Rozvadov. The starting flight, which wrapped up after 18 levels of play had just 38 of the 363 entries bagging and tagging for Day 2.

Andreas Kuecuekkaplan (542,000) and Israel's Yosef Levi (542,000) round of the top three stacks advancing to the next stage of the event. Kuecuekkaplan knocked out Gudmundur Sigurjonsson with a turned full house.

The latter asked Kuecuekkaplan if he was slowrolling him as he took his time to call when the Icelandic player moved all-in.

Notable names who were who fell at the first hurdler include Krzysztof Dulowski, Ali Sameeian, Peter Da and WSOP bracelet winner Sebastian Langrock.

Liverpool's Daniel Myers fell late on in the night after moving all-in with top two pair, but found himself behind the flopped straight made by Volodymyr Siekhov. Despite not making Day 2, he secured a cash prize of €983.

Top 10 Day 1c Chip Counts

RankNameCountryChip Count
1Garnelis GeorgiosGreece630,000
2Andreas KuecuekkaplanGermany542,000
3Yosef LeviIsrael521,000
4Tobias BoettcherGermany499,000
5Stylianos KollatosGreece490,000
6Volodymyr SiekhovUkraine467,000
7Riadh FarhatFrance431,000
8Darko SveskoSerbia407,000
9Ciro FasonoItaly350,000
10Georgios KoliofotisGermany327,000

With the recent government announcements in the Czech Republic, there will only be four total flights for this event. Starting tomorrow, there will only be one flight per day with a 1,000 player cap, starting at 10 a.m. each day. Day 2 players will also be returning at 10 a.m. and playing down to a final table, which will then be carried out on Day 3.

Event #5: €550 NLH COLOSSUS Schedule

DATEDAYSTART TIME (CET)PLAY CONCLUDESTotal EntriesAdvancing
Thursday, November 25Day 1b12 p.m.After Level 1842743
Thursday, November 25Day 1c6 p.m.After Level 1836338
Friday, November 26Day 1d10 a.m.After Level 18--
Saturday, November 27Day 1f10 a.m.After Level 18--
Sunday, November 28Day 22 p.m.9 Players Remain--
Monday, November 29Day 31 p.m.End of Event  

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