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2023 World Series of Poker Europe The Official WSOP Live Updates

Monday, November 06, 2023 to Tuesday, November 07, 2023

WSOPE Event #8: NLH GGMillion$

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  • Buy-in: €25,000
  • Prizepool: €2,079,930
  • Entries: 89
  • Remaining: 0


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Tuesday, November 7, 2023 2:31 PM Local Time
Blom Among First to Exit After Three-Way Cooler

Viktor Blom

Viktor Blom, Leonard Maue, and Niklas Astedt had gotten all of their chips in preflop. Blom was the one with the shortest stack, while Maue played the starting stack of 500,000 and Astedt covered them both.

Viktor Blom:   
Leonard Maue:   
Niklas Astedt:   

Astedt claimed he liked his chances, but the final king did not show itself on the       runout. Maue's aces held without a sweat, and he tripled up while Blom headed for an early exit.

On another table, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier was also eliminated.

Niklas Astedt1,900,000-400,000
Leonard Maue1,500,0001,000,000
Viktor Blom0-390,000
Bertrand Grospellier0-100,000
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 2:23 PM Local Time
Lakemeier Came to Play

Giuliano Bendinelli raised to 50,000 from the button and fresh entry Jens Lakemeier defended the big blind. The flop came down     and both players checked. Lakemeier checked again on the   turn and a 40,000 bet followed from Bedinelli.

Lakemeier then responded with a raise to 115,000 chips, and Bendinelli obliged with a call. The   river fell and quickly shoved all in, covering the 225,000 stack of Bedinelli.

Bendinelli went deep in the tank and spent several time bank extensions before laying his hand down. Lakemeier proudly showed    for a stone-cold bluff, which got some pleased reactions out of the other players at the table.

Jens Lakemeier695,000195,000
Giuliano Bendinelli255,000-175,000
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 2:18 PM Local Time
Rocco Strikes Early

Michael Rocco limped from under the gun and Gab Yong Kim did the same in middle position. Chris Brewer called in the small blind, while Viktor Blom checked his big blind option.

The action checked to Kim on the     flop, who fired 30,000. Brewer and Blom folded before Rocco called.

Both players then checked the   turn to see the   river. Rocco led out for 230,000, producing a fold from Kim to take down an early pot.

Michael Rocco1,850,000155,000
Gab Yong Kim860,000-55,000
Chris Brewer475,000-25,000
Viktor Blom390,000-50,000
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 2:12 PM Local Time
Complete List of New Entries

Fourteen players have made their (re)appearance, creating a total field of 89 entries, creating a prize pool of €2,079,930. Out of those, 42 remain in contention for the victory.

Payout info will be posted once it is announced.

Axel Hallay500,000500,000
Teun Mulder500,000500,000
Ian Bradley500,000500,000
Ren Lin500,000500,000
Chris Brewer500,000500,000
Fahredin Mustafov500,000500,000
Ben Heath500,000500,000
Johan Guilbert500,000500,000
Leonard Maue500,000500,000
Yulian Bogdanov500,000500,000
Daniel Rezaei500,000500,000
Jens Lakemeier500,000500,000
Wing Po Liu500,000500,000
Diego Zeiter500,000
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 2:02 PM Local Time
Start of Day 2 Slightly Delayed

With the new players having to be seated, and other administrative duties being taken care of, the start of Day 2 is delayed by a few minutes.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023 12:59 PM Local Time
Chen, Kabrhel Lead Star-Studded Field Into Day 2 of Event #8: €25,000 NLH GGMillion€

Martin Kabrhel

The chase for glory continues today at King's Resort in Rozvadov, as an impressive group of poker superstars resume their battle at the 2023 World Series of Poker Europe. Day 2 of Event #8: €25,000 NLH GGMillion€ begins at 2 p.m. local time, where James Chen will lead returning players into the hunt for a coveted WSOP gold bracelet.

Chen is followed closely on the leaderboard by Martin Kabrhel, who made the most of a late entry last night to finish second in chips when the clock ran out on Day 1. In all, a total of 75 entries were recorded so far, with 28 players finding a bag at the end of 14 levels.

Tamas Adamszki (2,760,000). Niklas Astedt and Patrik Jaros make up the rest of the top five, all ready to make their mark in Rozvadov today.

They will likely be joined by other superstars, as late registrattion remains open until the start of play today. From there, it will be a race to the bubble of this €25,000 buy-in event.

Day 2 Top Ten Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1James ChenTaiwan3,045,000122
2Martin KabrhelCzechia2,885,000115
3Tamas AdamszkiHungary2,760,000110
4Niklas AstedtSweden2,300,00092
5Patrik JarosCzechia2,300,00092
6Cedric SchwaederleFrance2,045,00082
7Santhosh SuvarnaIndia1,895,00076
8Jerry OdeenSweden1,775,00071
9Michael RoccoUnited States1,695,00068
10Daniel DvoressCanada1,650,00066
Niklas Aastedt
Niklas Aastedt

The final day of action will begin on Level 15, where blinds will rise to 10,000/25,000 with a 25,000 big blind ante. The tournament will now add 20-second shot clocks, which will be in play to begin the day. Players will receive six time bank cards to use as they please. Levels will continue at 40 minutes in length, with a break after every two hours of play.

Action will be streamed later this afternoon on a one-hour delay on the King's Resort official YouTube and Twitch channels.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be on hand to catch all of the action as the next WSOP bracelet winner is crowned.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023 12:47 PM Local Time
Day 2 Seat Draw
TableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
371James ChenTaiwan3,045,000122
372Nacho BarberoArgentina940,00038
373Aliaksandr ShylkoBelarus675,00027
374Laszlo BujtasHungary1,565,00063
375Cedric SchwaederleFrance2,045,00082
377Felipe KetzerBrazil380,00015
382Santhosh SuvarnaIndia1,895,00076
383Martin KabrhelCzechia2,885,000115
384Giuliano BendinelliItaly430,00017
385Stephen ChidwickUnited Kingdom660,00026
387Ole SchemionGermany1,545,00062
388Eelis ParssinenFinland1,005,00040
391Tamas AdamszkiHungary2,760,000110
392Timothy AdamsUnited Kingdom1,005,00040
394Ioannis Angelou-KonstasGreece1,505,00060
395Jonas HagströmSweden180,0007
396Sirzat HissouGermany755,00030
398Jerry OdeenSweden1,775,00071
401Joakim AnderssonSweden1,050,00042
403Viktor BlomSweden440,00018
404Michael RoccoUnited States1,695,00068
405Niklas AstedtSweden2,300,00092
407Gab Yong KimSouth Korea915,00037
411Orpen KisacikogluTurkey1,170,00047
412Patrik JarosCzechia2,300,00092
413Quan ZhouChina840,00034
414Bertrand GrospellierFrance100,0004
416Daniel DvoressCanada1,650,00066