PokerStars EPT Deauville Day 1b – Ostrom Leads

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The second flight of Day 1 kicked into action yesterday, with the PokerStars European Poker Tour Deauville Main Event Day 1b providing us with some top class poker action. The field on the day was 475, which created a total attendance of 883 for this event.

That has brought us confirmation of the events prize pool and of course payout structure, with the former being €3,753,600. There will be 120 players getting paid, with the winner taking home €770,000. Here is the remaining prize pool pay structure:

1st – €770,000

2nd – €475,000

3rd – €275,000

4th – €215,000

5th – €165,000

6th – €125,000

7th – €87,800

8th – €60,000

9th – 10th – €48,000

11th – 12th – €39,000

13th – 14th – €32,000

15th – 16th – €27,000

17th – 24th – €23,000

25th – 32nd – €19,000

33rd – 40th – €16,000

41st – 56th – €13,500

57th – 72nd – €11,500

73rd – 96th – €9,700

97th – 120th – €8,000

Of those that started the day, there are now just 254 of them that will be joining the 165 survivors from Day 1a into Day 2 of this event. The player that accumulated the most chips on Day 1b and in fact the most overall from both opening days was David Ostrom. He built up 212,600 chips after easily being the standout player on the day.

Big Names That Fell!

Amongst the droves of players that were eliminated yesterday were quite a few of the bigger names on the poker scene, with Luke Schwartz, Dominik Nitsche, Vicky Coren, Pierre Neuville, Alex Kravchenko, Liv Boeree and one of the form players of the moment Davidi Kitai being sent home early.

With regards to PokerStars Team Pro Liv Boeree, she did well to even take part after being hit with food poisoning the night before. She made a brave effort and almost made it into Day 2 before running her Ad-Kh into the pocket kings of Jean Pierre Petroli and unfortunately coming out second best.

Notables Still In The Event!

We need not worry however as there are still plenty of big names running in this event, with PokerStars Team Pros Jake Cody, Ana Marquez, Jose Barbero, Julien Brecard, Lex Veldhius, Bertrand Grospellier doing enough and more to see them through. They were also joined by the likes of Sandra Naujoks, Steve O’Dwyer, Freddy Deeb, Lucille Cailly, Jason Koon and Britain’s Roberto Romanello in Day 2.

The Top Ten From Day 1b!

David Ostrom – 212,600

Casey Kastle – 204,500

Ahmed Abd El Fatah – 185,000

Karim Abelmoumene – 175,800

Andrey Baturin – 162,300

Phillipe Boucher – 160,700

Ferit Gabriellson – 152,200

Enrico Rudelitz – 152,200

Andre Cyril – 150,000

Paul Guichard – 148,000