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Dragan Kostic Leads After Day 1a of EPT Barcelona Main Event 2013

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Sep/01/2013
Dragan Kostic Leads After Day 1a of EPT Barcelona Main Event 2013

Jovial Mallorcan Dragan Kostic, who was runner-up in Barcelona in Season 8, is chip leader at the end of Day 1a of the EPT Barcelona Main Event. Kostic, who was born in Serbia but has lived in Spain for the last 20 odd years, has 215,000.

Among the 288 Day 1a survivors are Team PokerStars Pros Jan Heitmann, Vanessa Selbst, Marcel Luske - winner of the Mixed Games Award at last night's ceremony, 2010 world champion Jonathan Duhamel, Leo Margets, Jason Mercier, Eugene Katchalov plus the first ever EPT champion Alex Stevic. Some 518 players competed on Day 1a.. 430 are already registered for day 1b.

ESTRELLAS HIGH ROLLER 
The €2k Estrellas High Roller event is still in contention and, at the time of writing, the four remaining players were discussing a deal. The current chip leader is German player Jonathan Currle with 3,484,000. Next up is Niko Mykkanen from Finland with 2,786,000, who was chip leader coming in to Day 2, closely followed by Germany's Maurice Schepp with 2,634,000. Currently fourth is Aku Joentausta, who won the EPT Sanremo €4k NL Turbo event and also finished 14th here in Barcelona in the EPT Main Event last season. He has 1,516,000.

- Source: www.pokerstars.com

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