€100,000 EPT Super High Roller
€100,000 EPT Super High Roller
Dia 1 Terminado

Ahadpur Khangah Leads After EPT Barcelona €100,000 Super High Roller Day 1

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Ahadpur Khangah
Ahadpur Khangah

Ahadpur Khangah finished second in last year's EPT Barcelona €100,000 Super HIgh Roller, and is now in pole position to better that result after having bagged the chip lead at the end of Day 1.

This year's field is already larger than last year's, as 57 players jumped into the biggest buy-in event that EPT Barcelona has to offer.

Only two years ago, the largest buy-in event at the festival was a €50,000 Super High Roller, but with the changing High Roller landscape pushing buy-ins and payouts ever higher, a big field was almost expected today.

This has already generated a prize pool of over €5.5 million, but with late registration open until the start of Day 2, expect that number to grow further still.

Previous EPT Barcelona Super High Rollers

YearBuy-InEntriesPrize PoolWinnerFirst Prize (in EUR)
2012€50,00064€3,072,960Dan Smith€962,925
2013€50,00051€2,448,765Vitaly Lunkin€771,300
2014€50,00077€3,697,155Olivier Busquet€896,434
2015€50,00099€4,753,485Sylvain Loosli€1,224,000
2016€50,000102€4,947,000Fedor Holz€1,300,300
2017€50,00086€4,129,290Igor Kurganov€1,084,100
2018€100,00054€5,239,080Mikita Badziakouski€1,650,300
Teun Mulder
Teun Mulder

Chip Leaders

Teun Mulder was responsible for the first two eliminations of the day, with Michael Zhang and Daniel Dvoress eliminated, and he moved up to well over 650,000 in chips.

He enjoyed a quiet day from then on, content to relinquish the chip lead to the likes of Timothy Adams, Sam Grafton, Ahadpur Khangah and Sergio Aido, before regaining it in spectacular fashion late on.

He flopped two pair with ten-seven from the big blind to crack the pocket aces of Ben Heath and send the Brit to the rail. However, there was still time for last year's runner-up Khangah to fire back against the Dutchman, with the Iranian bagging the chip lead with 1,390,000 ahead of Mulder's 966,000.

EPT Monte Carlo €100,000 champion Sergio Aido bagged 852,000, with Michael Addamo (835,000) not far behind him.

Day 1 Eliminations

It wasn't such a good day for the aforementioned Zhang, who fired two bullets unsuccessfully, and he was joined on the rail by Joris Ruijs, Chris Hunichen, Ramin Hajiyev, Cary Katz and Vladimir Troyanovskiy.

Another player who busted on Day 1 was EPT Monte-Carlo €100,000 Super High Roller runner-up Jesus Cortes, who can still jump in at the start of Day 2 if he wants to better his result from earlier this year.

Stay tuned to PokerNews for continued coverage of the festival, including the €25,000 Short Deck High Roller, starting on the 25th August, and of course the €5,300 Main Event, starting on the 26th August.

Tags: Ahadpur KhangahBen HeathCary KatzChris HunichenDaniel DvoressJesus CortesJoris RuijsMichael ZhangRamin HajiyevSam GraftonSergio AidoTeun MulderTimothy AdamsVladimir Troyanovskiy

End of Day Chip Counts (Completo)

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Ahadpur Khangah ir 1,390,000 540,000
Teun Mulder nl 966,000 -374,000
Sergio Aido es 852,000 -98,000
Michael Addamo au 835,000 380,000
Gakuto "Gackt" Oshiro JP 764,000 284,000
Steve O'Dwyer ie 720,000 220,000
Linus Loeliger ch 704,000 254,000
Sam Grafton gb 505,000 -295,000
Sam Greenwood ca 503,000 453,000
Luc Greenwood ca 494,000 49,000
Sergi Reixach es 493,000 -77,000
Timothy Adams ca 484,000 -46,000
Mikalai Vaskaboinikau by 476,000 226,000
Danny Tang hk 454,000 -96,000
Kahle Burns au 444,000 154,000
Mike Watson ca 434,000 4,000
Patrik Antonius fi 426,000 56,000
Michael Soyza my 408,000 153,000
Bryn Kenney us 366,000 -24,000
Pauli Ayras fi 332,000 -238,000
Luuk Gieles nl 303,000 153,000
Christoph Vogelsang de 277,000 -123,000
Tsugunari Toma jp 260,000 16,000
Daniel Dvoress ca 250,000 -5,000
David Peters us 189,000 59,000

Leia tudo

Six More Hands

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Tournament officials have stopped the clock and drawn for the number of hands left tonight.

They presented Orpen Kisacikoglu with the {3-Hearts}, {4-Hearts}, {5-Hearts} and {6-Hearts} and shuffled them.

"They were really badly shuffled," said Haxton who offered to shuffle them himself.

"Well," said Kisacikoglu. "If I tracked them correctly, then this should be the {6-Hearts}."

He reached forward and duly turned over the {6-Hearts} which elicited groans from the rest of the tournament field.

There will be six more hands before players bag up for the night.

Khoroshenin Burns Last Three Time Extensions

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Danny Tang bet 22,000 out of the small blind on a {9-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{k-Hearts} turn. Oleksii Khoroshenin called in the big blind and Bryn Kenney then raised to 57,000 in late position. Tang quickly folded.

Khoroshenin tanked, pushing out two time extensions at once. He quickly burned his way through those and pushed out his last time extension. After that was used up, he folded and Kenney took down the pot.

Danny Tang hk 550,000 -80,000
Bryn Kenney us 390,000 140,000
Oleksii Khoroshenin ua 60,000 -190,000

Tags: Bryn KenneyDanny TangOleksii Khoroshenin

Toma Jams on Haxton

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Tsugunari Toma opened to 12,000 from the hijack and Isaac Haxton defended from the big blind. The flop fell {9-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{3-Clubs} and Haxton checked-called a bet of 23,000 from Toma.

The turn was the {q-Spades} and Haxton tapped the table again. Toma didn't want to let the hand go any further as he jammed all in for around 200,000. Haxton wasted little time before dumping his cards to the muck and Toma raked in the pot.

Tsugunari Toma jp 244,000 44,000
Isaac Haxton us 213,000 -37,000

Tags: Tsugunari TomaIsaac Haxton

Action Pot Fails to Materialise

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Joining a pot on a {8-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{j-Clubs} board, there was already 150,000 in chips in the pot between Danny Tang, situated in the small blind, and Kahle Burns on the button.

Both players checked and the river was the {2-Hearts}. Tang eventually checked and Burns snap-checked behind.

Tang showed {j-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} and Burns pulled a face.

"I've got you in jail on the flop," said Burns. "Absolute jail."

"This?" said Tang, showing his hand.

"King-nine of diamond," replied Burns.

Danny Tang hk 630,000 272,000
Kahle Burns au 290,000 63,000

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Mulder Pulls In Largest Pot of the Day

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Teu Mulder
Teu Mulder

Ben Heath and Teun Mulder were heads-up in a pot with the board reading {10-Spades}{7-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{q-Diamonds}. With around 90,000 in the middle, Mulder led out for 100,000 from the big blind. Heath called from under the gun and the {5-Diamonds} completed the board.

Mulder used up a time extension before announcing all in, putting Heath to the test for his remaining 315,000 chips. Heath also used his last time bank before splashing in some chips to indicate a call.

Mulder flipped over {10-Clubs}{7-Spades} for two pair while Heath could only muster one pair with {a-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}. Mulder cracked the aces to scoop the largest pot of the day and take over the chip lead.

Teun Mulder nl 1,340,000 600,000
Ben Heath gb Eliminado

Tags: Ben HeathTeun Mulder