Only nine players out of an 81-entry strong field remain in the EPT Online 10: $25,000 NLHE [8-Max, Super High Roller] and chase the title in the most expensive buy-in of the 2020 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) Online festival. The money bubble burst last night and ensured each of the finalists a slice of the $2,000,000 prize pool with ninth place guaranteed at least $62,353, the winner can look forward to a payday of $539,819 and the PokerStars EPT trophy.
Leading the charge is Romania's Andrei "ragAAAila19" Boghean leads the pack with nearly two times as many chips as the nearest follower as he will start the final table with 5,538,837. Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph sits in second place for the second EPT Online High Roller in a row with 2,794,731 to his name and three contenders behind that are within four big blinds including Eelis "EEE27" Pärssinen (2,368,588), Joao "Naza114" Vieira (2,297,306) and Artur "mararthur1" Martirosian (2,102,161).
Online poker coach and streamer Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle is in the middle of the pack with 1,854,998 and EPT Online 03: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] champion David "MonkeyBausss" Laka (1,263,703) chases a second title of the festival with the third-shortest stack. High Roller regular Juan "Malaka$tyle" Pardo (1,083,843) and Jamie "jamienixon90" Nixon (945,832) complete the line-up and Nixon is in for a spin, having won his entry in a winner-takes-all $75 Spin & Go.
The Finalists of EPT Online 10: $25,000 NLHE [8-Max, Super High Roller]
|Position||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Andrei "ragAAAila19" Boghean||Romania||5,538,837||79|
|2||Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph||Austria||2,794,731||40|
|3||Eelis "EEE27" Pärssinen||Finland||2,368,588||34|
|4||Joao "Naza114" Vieira||Portugal||2,297,306||33|
|5||Artur "mararthur1" Martirosian||Russia||2,102,161||30|
|6||Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle||Austria||1,854,998||26|
|7||David "MonkeyBausss" Laka||Spain||1,263,703||18|
|8||Juan "Malaka$tyle" Pardo||Spain||1,083,843||15|
|9||Jamie "jamienixon90" Nixon||United Kingdom||945,832||14|
The action resumes in the PokerStars client at 1.05 p.m. EST with almost the entire level 23 to play for at blinds of 35,000/70,000 and a running ante of 8,750.
The Final Table will be broadcasted on the PokerStars YouTube and Twitch channel with cards-up coverage and commentary on a security delay of half an hour. All PokerNews live updates will be published according to the stream delay. You can also check out all previous results and ongoing 2020 PokerStars EPT Online coverages right here.