Tuesday April 23, 2013 : BIG TURNOUT FOR DAY 1B OF THE EPT BERLIN MAIN EVENT
565 entries brings the overall main event field this year to 912
Top international poker ace Michael Mizrachi was among a star-studded Day 1B starting field of 565 players in the Pokerstars European Poker Tour Berlin main event Monday…and he ended the second starter day as the chip leader on 175,400.
The big Day 1B registration list brought the total number of players competing in this year's main event to 912 – well ahead of last year's 745 entries.
Among the A-list players around the tables were Sorel Mizzi, Vanessa Selbst, JC Alvarado, Kitty Kuo, Tobias Reinkemeier, Theo Jorgensen, Jake Cody, Mickey Petersen, Benny Spindler, Bryn Kenney, Sam Grafton and Marvin Rettenmaier.
Top three finishers on the day were:
Michael Mizrachi 175,400
Robin Ylitalo 172,800
Daniel Reijmer 162,600
Ronny Voth, the Day 1a chip leader is the overall chip leader going into Day 2 today. With a main prize of around Euro 880,000 to be won, competition is likely to be fierce.