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EPT12 Barcelona: Wilfried Harig leads to end record €10K High Roller Day 1

Many of the stories emanating from the first day of a tournament revolve around numbers -- namely, the ones representing how many entrants there are, what the prizes will be, and the amount of chips those who survive the day accumulate.While we shared some of the other stories th...more

by Martin Harris on August 29, 2015 1:17 AM

EPT12 Barcelona: Peter Eichhardt no longer the worst, leads Day 4

Peter Eichhardt: No longer the worst, now the bestWell this is awkward.EPT Barcelona has just completed its fourth full day, after which, according to the schedule, 16 players should remain in the hunt for a first prize of €1,420,500. But this festival has torn up the script on n...more

by Howard Swains on August 28, 2015 11:35 PM

EPT12 Barcelona: Bubble and Badugi talk with Team Pro Online's Matthias 'Mat

Mati312, a boss at BadugiWhen we dream about how an upcoming poker tournament is going to go it's safe to say that in no scenario does this dream involve us hugging the bubble and just barely scraping into the money. But that's the exact scenario that confronted Team Pro Online's...more

by Nick Wright on August 28, 2015 4:59 PM

2016 PCA to be biggest PokerStars festival in history

If you have ever thought about going to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, this is the year to book your ticket. If you have ever thought about trying to qualify for the PCA Main Event, this is your time. Today, PokerStars announced it will be hosting the biggest poker festival ...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 28, 2015 11:44 AM

EPT12 Barcelona: Olekseii Khoroshenin heads the hunt for €1.4m

Oleksii Khoreshenin: Leading the wayDay 3 of the Main Event on the European Poker Tour is the favourite of pretty much all the people involved. For one thing, it's always when the bubble bursts, guaranteeing heartache and elation in equal measure, and it's also when players begin...more

by Martin Harris on August 27, 2015 9:21 PM

WCOOP: The most wonderful time of the year!

Earlier last week, my employer reminded me that I had promised to let her know what days I could work in September. I told her I would and filed it in my mental 'to do' list. Finally today, while on my lunch break, I opened my daytimer and started to look for availability. Wel...more

by Adrienne "talonchick" Rowsome on August 27, 2015 9:07 PM

EPT12 Barcelona: Martin Finger wins EPT €25K High Roller, €865,900

Day 2 of the "Single Day" €25K High Roller was not part of the original plan at EPT12 Barcelona. But while the first day was a marathon, the second added one was a sprint, ending in short order with Martin Finger earning the trophy and €865,900 first prize.Martin Finger, EPT12 €2...more

by Martin Harris on August 27, 2015 6:30 PM

EPT12 Barcelona: Spaniards collecting silver spades

Host countries for every European Poker Tour stop tend to be well represented in the festivals they stage. Indeed, for the larger countries they almost invariably tend to have the highest percentage of players in every field, and for that reason alone -- and perhaps the less tang...more

by Martin Harris on August 27, 2015 12:19 AM

EPT12 Barcelona: Big day for Akkari but it's Petrangelo who leads at the clo

Today was almost proof that Brazilians would dominate the festival headlines. It's not just for SEO purposes that we once more mention Neymar Jr. Anyone doubting the sincerity of his enthusiasm need only examine his schedule today - it started with training, continued with a €500...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 26, 2015 8:19 PM

All aboard for EPT Malta

Portomaso Casino, MaltaAnd all of a sudden the poker world starts get busy again. Less than two weeks away from the new season of the EPT in Barcelona, we're already looking ahead to what will come after. In this case EPT Malta.That's right. You haven't even felt the sand in your...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 26, 2015 5:41 PM