Candido Gonsalves just ended up all in with against Joel Nordkvist's and the board ran out . Gonsalves was all in for 76,500 and doubled up to around 160,000 chips. Nordkvist is now sitting on 215,000 and that's still plenty to play with.
The European Poker Tour Season 10 Player of the Year race is on, and as you know players will be able to accumulate points in all events throughout Season 10, regardless of the buy-in level. In addition, all of the Festival Events (Estrellas, UKIPT, Eureka, FPS, IPT) that combine with an EPT tour stop will be eligible for Player of the Year points. The winner of this season’s award will walk away with €50,000 in Main Event buy-ins, good for any PokerStars or Full Tilt sponsored event.
The Global Poker Index (GPI) points formula, which will be used to determine the EPT10 POY, is a bit complicated, but you can read about all the details here.
Here are the current top ten on the EPT10 POY Leaderboard:
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We'll be bringing you daily updates on the Player of the Year race, so be sure to keep an eye out for those.
The EPT Quote Board brings you some of the choice quotes from the festival. We can’t promise controversy, but we can certainly try our best. Check it out at the PokerStars Blog, featuring quotes from Daniel Negreanu, Vanessa Selbst, Marcin Horecki, Bill Perkins and more.
Shannon Shorr has dropped down to less than 100,000 after he called Georgios Karakousis all-in on the river of a board. The latter showed and Shorr mucked his hand but due to it being an all-in showdown, his was flipped over by the dealer.
Karakousis has about 350,000 now, a very healthy position indeed.
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Antonin Duda is the latest player to be eliminated, he couldn't beat Robin Ylitalo's on a board and had to hand across all 200,000 or so of his chips. The Swede has over three-quarters of a million now and is the chipleader.