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Eureka Prague 2013 – End of Day 1A Chip Counts

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Dec/09/2013
Eureka Prague 2013 – End of Day 1A Chip Counts

Tonight, no one will sleep better than Jean-Yves Mallat from the United Arab Emirates. He has bagged the most chips out of 113 players who made it through a hectic 10 levels of play in the Eureka Prague Main Event today. Mallat will start day 2 of the €1,100 event on Tuesday with 246,500 chips and is currently the only player who has managed to get over the 200K mark. A total of 366 players started today and hundreds more are expected for Day 1b, making it the biggest Eureka event ever held.

Click for: provisional list of Day 1b players | Day 1a players | schedule

Here is the top 10 for day 1a... 
1. Jean-Yves Mallat, United Arab Emirates - 246,500 
2. Pavel Meshkov, Belarus, PokerStars qualifier - 188,100 
3. Avi Cohen, Israel, PokerStars qualifier- 178,800 
4. Lukasz Pezda, Poland, PokerStars qualifier - 175,800 
5. Peter Macej, Slovakia, PokerStars qualifier - 148,800 
6. Joseph Fulford, USA, PokerStars qualifier - 138,200 
7. Kostadin Golemeev, Bulgaria - 135,500 
8. Evgeny Kocherov, Russia - 134,000 
9. Stephane Benoit, Spain - 131,100 
10. Mathias Siljander, Finland, PokerStars qualifier - 120,200

The EPT & Eureka Prague Poker Festival has kicked off with the first flight of the €1,100 Eureka Main Event. Among those who bust on Day 1a were Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov, EPT Player of the Year Jan Bendik, French veteran Roger Hairabedian and Eureka Croatia champion Achilles Bozso.

Among those set to compete on Day 1b include Team PokerStars Pros Christophe and Matthias De Meulder, Marcin Horecki, Martin Hruby, Alex Kravchenko and Henrique Pinho.

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