Yesterday the second starting day of the Main Event of the Pedro Poker Tour took place.
186 players bought 36 re-entries and ensured that the guaranteed prize pool of € 150,000 rose to € 86,020. 22 further participants could qualify for the final on Sunday.
With Manuel Blaschke there is a superior new Chipleader. He was able to pack 2,214,000 chips at the end of the day and has more than twice as many chips as the leader of Day 1a, Christian Eisenstein, with 997,000 chips.
Today on Saturday, the last start day of the Main Event will take place. The regular Heat starts at 3 pm, the Turbo Heat at 7 pm and the Last Chance Hyperturbo Heat at 10 pm.
Previously, 100 players had registered for the satellite. After 37 re-entries another 12 tickets could be assigned. The last 13 players in the tournament agreed on a deal. Everyone paid € 5, so even a 13th ticket could be issued.
Attila Kassitzky wins the Highroller Event
At the Highroller Event of the Pedro Poker Tour, 16 players started and bought 8 re-entries. € 9,600 ended up in the prize pool. The first four players collected prize money. Attila Kassitzky nabbed the victory and a prize money of € 4,250.
Bernhard Haider wins the PLO Event
The Pot Limit Omaha tournament brought 60 players to the poker tables. After 20 re-entries, € 8,200 ended up in the prize pool. The first eight places were happy about the prize money. The victory went to Bernhard Haider, who won € 2,540.
All photos of the day can be found in our photo gallery.
The live report by Andreas Lettmayer from Day 1a you will find here.