Danes Dominate on Day 1A of the EPT Copenhagen

Danish girl on bikeDay 1A wrapped yesterday at the EPT Copenhagen with 84 of the 230 who started the day still in the hunt for a share of the record Scandinavian prize pool of nearly €3 million.

It was the local Danes who dominated play yesterday, with ten of the top 20 players and two of the top three all hailing from the land of smoking hot girls who fashionably ride bikes in heels and skirts everywhere they go. It’s one of our favorite things about Denmark and apparently we’re not the only ones who appreciate this phenomenon as this blog shows.

The day end chipleader was Peter Eastgate, a local, with 79,700 in chips, with Swede Ola Brandborn barely trailing with 79,300. Dane Mathias Andersen sits in third with 71,600 while a Canadian Tommy Pavlicek ended his day in fourth with 67,000.

Axed on day one were noted pros Daniel Negreanu, Gus Hansen, Sorel Mizzi and Annette Obrestad, a woman.

Day 1B is underway at the Casino Copenhagen and already Tony GKatja Thater, a woman, have busted. Other big names among the 230 who started today include Tom McEvoy, Roland de Wolfe, Luca Pagano, Marc Goodwin and Andy Black.

For reports on Day 1A and 1B action, go here.

* Photo above courtesy of Copenhagen Style Chic.

 

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