Jordan Saccucci Leads €5,300 EPT Main Event on World Cup Sunday
A champion will be crowned today. Sure, later today eyes will be on the World Cup FInal as France and Argentina battle for their title. But that's thousands of miles from the trophy that will be lifted here first at the beautiful Hilton Prague. Here, four players play down to a champion of the 2022 PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague €5,300 Main Event.
Cards will fly at 10:30 a.m., so our coverage will begin at 11:00 a.m. in harmony with the livestream on the PokerStars YouTube and Twitch channels.
Just two teams left to play on the pitch later, there are still four left to battle it out here on the felt. It's Jordan Saccucci leading the pack with 12,925,000, or 86 big blinds. With a prize of €1,054,500 going to the champion, he'll look to stay in that spot at day's end.
Final Day Seating Assignments and Chip Counts
|Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
However, three other players look to overtake him for the largest share of the €6,144,950 prize pool. Two other threatening stacks sit just behind the chip leader, Istvan Pilhofer (10,600,000) and Antoine Saout (10,400,000). Rounding out the final four is Jun Obara with 3,875,000.
Main Event Final Table Results and Remaining Payouts
|Place||Winner||Country||Prize (in EUR)|
|8||Javier Gomez Zapatero||Spain||€126,700|
The action starts with 69 minutes left on the clock in Level 31 with blinds of 100,000/150,000 and a big blind ante of 150,000. Players have already locked up fourth-place money of €361,950.
Before we find out who lifts the trophy in Qatar, start the day with us here at PokerNews , and find out who lifts the trophy in the Czech capital and becomes the next acclaimed EPT Main Event champion.