Khoroshenin Leads EPT Malta Special €25k High Roller at End of Day 1

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Khoroshenin Leads EPT Malta Special €25k High Roller at End of Day 1

EPT Vienna champion Oleksii Khoroshenin is leading the 43 players remaining at the end of Day 1 of the special €25k High Roller at EPT Malta.

He has 277,600 followed by American pro Nick Petrangolo with 239,000. Also still in are Poland’s Piotr Franczak, EPT Barcelona Super High Roller winner Dan Smith and German EPT Grand Final High Roller winner Philipp Gruissem. There were 86 entries today: 67 unique players with 19 re-entries. However players have until start of play tomorrow to enter, or re-enter, and grab a new 50k starting stack. For this reason, the Day 2 seat draw won't be published until start of play.

Top five chip counts: 
Oleksii Khoroshenin - 277,600 
Nick Petrangelo - 239,000 
Piotr Franczak - 205,600 
Dan Smith - 200,300 
Dzmitry Urbanovich - 199,800

Team PokerStars Pros set to attend the EPT Malta Poker Festival include WSOP Player of the Year George Danzer, EPT Sanremo champ Liv Boeree, 2010 world champion Jonathan Duhamel, the world’s top female player Vanessa Selbst plus Team PokerStars SportStar Fatima Moreira de Melo and PokerStars-sponsored PCA 2014 champion Dominik Panka.