Remi Castaignon Leads at Final of 2013 EPT Deauville

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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