The last eight’s final table is all set in the European poker Tour Grand Final 201 € 100000 super high roller no-limit hold’em eight-max event that began at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and Casino on Monday.
The huge buy-in that equates roughly $ 132000, was placed a total 45 times, along with a number of poker players’ re-entry after missing on their primary attempt. This made a prize kitty of $ 5853559. Only 6 poker players will get the money along with a min-cash worth $ 408921 and the winner garner $ 2163324. After 2 days of game, 8 of the top names remain in the game. Justin Bonomo with 4393000 chips keeps a huge chip lead, or about forty-one percent of the entire chips in play.
Even with such a huge lead, Justin will have to confront some of the best players in the game. Masa Kagawa, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, Daniel Negreanu and Tobias Reinkemeier and all have over one million in chips along with the blinds at 12000 – 24000 with 3000 ante. The short stacks are also dangerous, as the poker players behind them are Jonathan Duhamel, Eugene Katchalov and Patrik Antonius.
At present, Duhamel ranked at 4th in the Card Player of the Year race, along with 6 previous final table ends, 1 title as well as $ 1.34 million in profits already in the year 2012. Duhamel could catch up with lead by ending 2nd spot or higher in this championship, as he is 450 points behind the Oliver Speidel, the current leader.