Another occasion at the 2016 PokerStars.es EPT Season Barcelona, another record broken with Pratyush Buddiga and David Yan completed first and second individually to win €690,275 and €704,755 after an arrangement was made. A year ago's competition, which saw a field of 152 couldn't complete in the expected one day, so the current year's rendition began at 10:30 a.m. nearby time and saw a group of players hit the poker space for the €25,500 Single-Day High Roller.
Players began with 100,000 in chips and levels were 30 minutes in length all through. In spite of the early beginning time, the assigned tables topped off rapidly. There was a relentless stream of new players and players re-entering right until enlistment shut after the developed meal break. Altogether the occasion saw 165 aggregate sections, comprising of 131 exceptional players and 34 of them utilizing their single reentry choice. That made a prize pool of well over €4 million with barely short of a million for first.
As was normal, players broke out left and right the whole day because of the quick paced structure. With a €25,000 prize tag to enter, pretty much the greater part of the players could be portrayed also known. The most elite turned out for this occasion, and some affluent beginners went along with them to fight it out for grandness, a sweet trophy and a mess of money.
Gerard Pique, in the wake of having officially played the €50,000 Super High Roller prior this celebration, showed up. He accumulated a major stack at an opportune time, yet in the long run fell several spots shy of the cash in a hand against inevitable last tablist Talbot Parker.
With such a large number of entering, a considerable measure left flat broke and, apparently, frustrated. Like Pique, enormous names like Anthony Zinno, Timothy Adams, Adrian Mateos, Jason Mercier, Shaun Deeb and a year ago's victor Martin Finger all fell well before the cash.
Dutch hot shot Robert Soogea would turn into the air pocket kid in this single-day undertaking. His disposal began first when he lost a major hand with a flush draw that didn't appear. The rest of his chips were lost against Dmitry Yurasov where the last made top pair with ruler jack against the expert five of Soogea. With that, the rest of the 23 players were in the cash gaining an ensured €46,900.
One youthful player from Germany played particularly well throughout the day, particularly for somebody considered a poker fan. He didn't appear to be upset by the enormous names encompassing him and wasn't throwing in the towel to anybody. Fedor Holz, a self-announced retiree from poker, struggled the whole day and in the long run profited for a min money. When he broke out, whatever is left of the field could inhale a major moan of help as they now authoritatively had a battling possibility. Holz, of who some tongue in cheek say he's simply playing the "retiree" diversion to have the capacity to join the One Drop Extravaganza in Monaco in October, left with €46,900, barely short of what he purchased in for.
After Holz broke out in 23rd spot, the line at the payout work area would stay occupied for quite a while. While the air pocket hadn't didn't keep going long, play was still moderately shallow and pre-flop pushes were more regular than post flop pots. Players like November Niner Vojtech Ruzicka (eighteenth for €50,940), WSOP Main Event champion Martin Jacobson (fifteenth for €62,660) and One Drop player Christoph Vogelsang (fourteenth for €62,660) all made profound runs yet stumbled before the last table was come to. While Russian normal Dmitry Yurasov made it to the last table in play, his ninth spot complete implied he had authoritatively percolated the last table.
With eight players remaining, the play did not take care of at all. Sergey Lebedev was the first to pursue his expert five didn't cleave (not to mention beat) the pro four of his compatriot Andrey Shatilov. A four on the failure and Lebedev hit the rail in eighth spot for €117,640. Parker Talbot, joyful as ever - or if we say dapper - hit the rail in seventh spot as his pocket tens kept running into the pro lord of David Yan. The expert on the turn destroyed him and Talbot got a €160,080 check for his seventh spot wrap up.
Alex Komaromi wound up sixth after he lost an essential flip against Andrey Shatilov with pro eight against deuces. In spite of getting a cluster of outs to fake his rival he in the end wound up with simply pro high. He got €216,250 for his sixth spot. Long time Global Poker Index leader Steve O'Dwyer went home in fifth spot after his ten-eight neglected to enhance against the lord four of Pratyush Buddiga. The €278,900 he got for his fifth spot completion was the thirteenth greatest score of his profession.
Tobias Reinkemeier left the competition in fourth place for €347,650 after his expert six lost to Buddiga's pro three, affability of a three on the turn. The last 3 players instantly began talking shop after the shorties had all been disposed of. David Yan, Pratyush Buddiga and Andrey Shatilov didn't require long to shake hands and sign the ICM-bargain papers. David Yan got €704,755, Pratyush Buddiga got €690,275 and Andrey Shatilov ensured himself €606,020. Part of the arrangement was to bet everything blind till somebody had every one of the chips and could guarantee the trophy.
The completion just grasped two hands as the initially killed Andrey Shatilov and handicapped David Yan. Pratyush Buddiga ruled after one more flip to end it all. He didn't leave the greatest champ money savvy, yet he received the PokerStars spade trophy and was sufficiently blessed to act for the victor photograph like an outcome.