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Remi Castaignon Leads at Final of 2013 EPT Deauville

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Feb/08/2013
Remi Castaignon Leads at Final of 2013 EPT Deauville

French player Remi Castaignon, 29, has a massive chip lead going into the final of EPT Deauville with 9,900,000, more than 40% of the chips in play. Three Lebanese players have also made the final and now account for 37.5% of the field, from the 1.92% who started the event. Lebanon is the current EPT Country of the Year.

The €5,300 main event attracted 782 players, creating a €3,753,600 prize pool. In addition to the title and cash prize, the EPT Deauville champion will also receive a stunning watch worth more than €5,000 from luxury Swiss brand Slyde, the Official Watch Sponsor for EPT9 Main Events. The EPT joined forces with the national France Poker Series this season to create a mega ten-day, 48-event festival in Deauville, making it one of the biggest events ever held in France.

Remi Castaignon, France, 9,900,000 


Walid Bou-Habib, Lebanon, PokerStars qualifier, 3,835,000 


Enrico Rudelitz, Germany, 2,690,000 


Noel Gaens, Belgium 1,720,000 


Joseph El Khoury, Lebanon, 1,710,000 


Robert Romeo, Belgium  PokerStars qualifier, 1,440,000 


Franck Kalfon, France, 1,195,000 


Jeffrey Hakim, Lebanon PokerStars player, 895,000

Source: www.pokerstars.com

 

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