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Poker Player Esben Guenther Leads After Day 2 of 2013 Berlin Cup

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Apr/18/2013
Poker Player Esben Guenther Leads After Day 2 of 2013 Berlin Cup

Norwegian player Esben Guenther is leading the remaining 281 players as the €1,100 Berlin Cup goes into Day 2. There were 638 players today and 196 made it through, including EPT Snowfest champion Vladimir Geshkenbein, EPT Berlin winner Kevin MacPhee, Erich Kollmann, Jan Collado, EPT Player of the Year Ondrej Vinklarek, EPT Kyiv winner Max Lykov, Pieter de Korver, Max Heinzelmann, Kevin Vandersmissen and Ana Marquez They will be joining the 85 Day 1a survivors for Day 2.

The 911-strong starting field has created a €883,670 prize pool with €180,000 for first place. 112 players will get paid. Nearly half the field (435 players / 48%) came from Germany - more than ten times the number from the next biggest country Russia, which has 5% of the field with 43 players. It's the first time the Berlin Cup has ever been held and the €883,670 prize pool far exceeds the €500,000 guarantee.

There were 85 survivors from yesterday's 273-strong Day 1a field yesterday including German Team Pro Jan Heitmann.

Today's Day 1b players included Team Pros Alex Kravchenko, Sandra Naujoks, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Michael Keiner, George Danzer, Juan Manuel Pastor and Marcin Horecki as well as Pierre Neuville, Pieter de Korver, Kevin Stani, Toby Lewis, Marius Pospiech, EPT presenter Natalie Hof, Kevin Vandersmissen, Torsten Brinkmann, Jeffrey Hakim and Walid Bou Habib.

Source: www.pokerstars.com

 

 

 

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