Day 2 of the EPT Barcelona is underway and leading the way is Luis Rufas of Spain with more chips than anyone else. In second, with the second most chips is Giuseppe Pantaleo of
Italy Germany(?) who’s currently stacked with less chips than Luis Rufas but more than US American Bryn Kenney, who is currently third in chips, and everyone else.
Of note, Leo Margets, a woman, is still in.
Proof that the poker scene is still going strong in Europe, a healthy 758 players entered the €5K buy-in EPT Barcelona Main Event, generating a total prizepool of €3,790,000. The winner will take home €825,000, or about $180 mil US.
Read more about the EPT Barcelona on the PokerStars Blog.
In other tournament poker news we’ll feign interest in, Stanely Quinn outlasted a Friends and FamilyTM loaded field at the WSOP Circuit event in Lake Tahoe. Quinn collects $86,789 for the win, or about €3 for those in Europe. The $1,600 buy-in circuit event drew a non-“!” worthy 246 entrants. A record November snow-storm is to blame for the smaller-than-expected tournout. For a complete weather report and story about the event, go here.