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Sebastian Malec Makes Waves on Day 4 at the 2016 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona Main Event

• Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Sebastian Malec
Sebastian Malec

With 24 players remaining, Sebastian Malec leads the field as just three tables of players head to Day 5 of the 2016 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona Main Event.

The day started with a flurry of action, bringing the field down from 98 players to 75 in the first level. We lost Van Hiep Tran, Tobias Revenas and Padraig O'Neill before we knew it, and they were swiftly followed out of the door by players such as Jerome Sgorrano, Ping Liu and Daniel Tang, whose pocket sevens lost to Pavel Veksler's pocket tens .

They weren't the only players to exit in their droves, as big names continued to fall on Day 4. Team PokerStars Pro Jason Mercier and Team Online PokerStars Pro Mikhail Shalamov both exited, ahead of Eugene Katchalov and Sam Grafton, who almost lasted the day before his hopeful move with ace-three suited ran into the monster hand of pocket queens for Anthony Chimkovitch.

Chimkovitch was one of the several players who looked certain to run up a huge lead only to crash into a brick wall just when the opportunity to do so arose. He was desperately unlucky not to eliminate Alexandru Baron when Baron's pocket tens spiked a set when committed pre-flop against Chimkovitch's pocket aces.

After exits for top professionals such as Byron Kaverman and local players such as Daniel Luis, who has now cashed twice in this EPT festival, we made it to 24 players. Sebastian Malec leads the way with 5,640,000, a huge chunk of chips clear of second-placed Uri Reichenstein with 3,870,000.

Tomorrow will see us bring the field from 24 players to the official final table. One of those will be crowned EPT Barcelona Main Event Champion for 2016 and pocket a cool €1,122,800!

Join us as of 12 p.m. noon local time tomorrow for all the action as the PokerNews team continue to bring you all the drama, tension, and excitement until a winner lifts the trophy on Sunday evening.

Day 5 Seat Draw

TableSeatNameCountryChip Count
11Nuno CapuchoPortugal2,150,000
12Alisan HolozluGermany1,615,000
13Uri ReichensteinGermany3,870,000
14Olli AutiöFinland1,495,000
15Konstantin PuchkovRussia2,360,000
16Sebastian MalecPoland5,640,000
17Thomas De RooijNetherlands1,905,000
18Stefan VogtGermany1,100,000
21Michael AddamoAustralia3,245,000
22Jean-Jacques ZeitounFrance2,300,000
23Mikhail MolchanovRussia1,310,000
24Alexandru BaronCanada3,660,000
25Pavel VekslerIsrael2,435,000
26Zorlu ErTurkey1,225,000
27Adam OwenUK2,045,000
28Stephen MaloneIreland1,000,000
31Harcharan Dogra DograSpain2,225,000
32Anthony ChimkovitchBelgium1,075,000
33Andreas ChalkiadakisGreece3,140,000
34Morten MortensenDenmark2,075,000
35Simon LofbergSweden1,930,000
36Pavel PlesuvMoldova745,000
37Vojtech RuzickaCzech Republic2,135,000
38Andrea CortellazziItaly2,925,000

Oznake: Alexandru BaronAnthony ChimkovitchByron KavermanChi Daniel TangDamien LuisEugene KatchalovJason MercierJerome SgorranomalecPadraig O'NeillPavel VekslerSam GraftonSebastian Malec

End-Of-Day Counts (v celoti)

[user38873] • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Sebastian Malec pl
Sebastian Malec
pl 5,640,000 -60,000
Uri Reichenstein il
Uri Reichenstein
il 3,870,000 -530,000
Alexandru Baron ca
Alexandru Baron
ca 3,660,000 60,000
Michael Addamo au
Michael Addamo
au 3,245,000 545,000
Andreas Chalkiadakis gr
Andreas Chalkiadakis
gr 3,140,000 210,000
Andrea Cortellazzi it
Andrea Cortellazzi
it 2,925,000 225,000
Pavel Veksler ua
Pavel Veksler
ua 2,435,000 -115,000
Konstantin Puchkov ru
Konstantin Puchkov
ru 2,360,000 350,000
Jean-Jacques Zeitoun fr
Jean-Jacques Zeitoun
fr 2,300,000
Harcharan Dogra Dogra es
Harcharan Dogra Dogra
es 2,225,000 940,000
Nuno Capucho pt
Nuno Capucho
pt 2,150,000 710,000
Vojtech Ruzicka cz
Vojtech Ruzicka
cz 2,135,000 -500,000
Morten Mortensen dk
Morten Mortensen
dk 2,075,000 -1,025,000
Adam Owen gb
Adam Owen
gb 2,045,000 -55,000
Simon Lofberg se
Simon Lofberg
se 1,930,000 -370,000
Thomas De Rooij nl
Thomas De Rooij
nl 1,905,000 255,000
Alisan Holozlu DE
Alisan Holozlu
DE 1,615,000 365,000
Olli Autiö fi
Olli Autiö
fi 1,495,000 -755,000
Mikhail Molchanov RU
Mikhail Molchanov
RU 1,310,000 -890,000
Zorlu Er tr
Zorlu Er
tr 1,225,000 275,000
Stefan Vogt de
Stefan Vogt
de 1,100,000 60,000
Anthony Chimkovitch be
Anthony Chimkovitch
be 1,075,000 -25,000
Stephen Malone IE
Stephen Malone
IE 1,000,000 -1,100,000
Pavel Plesuv md
Pavel Plesuv
md 745,000 -805,000

Day 4 Finished

[user38873] • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

The remaining 24 players bagged up and will return tomorrow at 12 p.m. local time. All chip counts and a recap of today's action will be available shortly.

Alexandru Baron Cripples and Eliminates Damien Luis

will_shill • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Damien Luis
Damien Luis

Hand 1

It folded to Damien Luis in the small blind who raises to 110,000. Alexandru Baron was in the big blind and three-bet to 300,000. Luis thought before four-betting to 650,000. The action was back on Baron who five-bet all in and Luis called.

Damien Luis: {a-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}
Alexandru Baron: {k-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}

The board ran out {9-Spades}{10-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{7-Clubs}{4-Clubs} and Luis was left with around 300,000 in chips.

Hand 2

In the very next hand, Damien Luis open shoved from the button for his remaining chips. Alexandru Baron called in the small blind and action was on Adam Owen in the big blind. He asked how much the all in was for and after a couple of minutes elected to fold. The cards were turned over, with Luis holding {q-Spades}{10-Hearts} and Baron {a-Spades}{10-Diamonds}. Meanwhile, Owen had shot to his feet and was shaking his head.

"Sevens?" asked Baron as the board began to be dealt, "Ace-Queen?" It seemed like the focus was on what Owen folded more than what the board was going to run out.

The flop came {6-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{k-Diamonds}, and although the {j-Clubs} on the turn meant that Luis was open-ended, the river was the {5-Diamonds} meaning the Frenchman was eliminated.

Alexandru Baron ca
Alexandru Baron
ca 3,600,000 1,840,000
Damien Luis FR
Damien Luis
FR Izpadel

Oznake: Alexandru BaronDamien Luis

Andreas Chalkadiakis and Anthony Chimkovitch Meet Twice

[user38873] • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

On the three-way flop of {K-Clubs}{J-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}, Andreas Chalkiadakis checked in the big blind and Anthony Chimkovitch bt 115,000. The third player in the hand folded and Chalkiadakis called. The {K-Hearts} on the turn saw Chalkiadakis check, Chimkovitch bet 275,000 and the Greek folded.

Soon after, the two were in a battle of the blinds and Chalkiadakis bet the {7-Spades}{5-Spades}{4-Hearts} flop for 105,000. Chimkovitch called in the big blind and the {7-Hearts} turn went check, check. After the {5-Hearts} river, Chalkiadakis bet 415,000 and Chimkovitch called to see the former turn over {K-Spades}{7-Clubs} and the latter muck.

Andreas Chalkiadakis gr
Andreas Chalkiadakis
gr 2,930,000 1,010,000
Anthony Chimkovitch be
Anthony Chimkovitch
be 1,100,000 -350,000

Oznake: Andreas ChalkiadakisAnthony Chimkovitch

Sebastian Malec Calls Ace on the River to Bust Aram Sargsyan

[user38873] • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Sebastian Malec raised to 90,000 from under the gun and Aram Sargsyan moved all in for 515,000. Malek eventually called and the cards were tabled.

Sargsyan: {Q-Spades}{Q-Diamonds}
Malek: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts}

"The way I run, the ace comes on the river," Malec said in table chat. The flop came {8-Hearts}{6-Spades}{3-Clubs} and the {7-Diamonds} was a blank as well, but as predicted by Malec, the {A-Hearts} appeared on the river and Sargsyan exited in 26th place.

Sebastian Malec pl
Sebastian Malec
pl 5,700,000 1,700,000
Aram Sargsyan am
Aram Sargsyan
am Izpadel

Oznake: Aram SargsyanSebastian Malec

Adam Owen Busts Spyridon Koukouris

• Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Adam Owen
Adam Owen

Koukouris was busted in 27th place when he decided to move all in over the top of Owen's 90'000 opening bet. Koukouris' move all in was for a huge 870,000 with {A-Clubs}{Q-Spades} and Owen made the call with {8-Diamonds}{8-Spades} .

The board of {J-Clubs}{9-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{7-Spades} saw Koukouris depart and Owen leap to a Day 4 high stack of well over two million chips.

Adam Owen gb
Adam Owen
gb 2,100,000 950,000
Spyridon Koukouris GR
Spyridon Koukouris
GR Izpadel

Oznake: Adam OwenSpyridon Koukouris

Jose Quintas Busts to Morten Mortensen

[user38873] • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante
Jose Quintas
Jose Quintas

It had been rather quiet with regards to Jose Quintas as of lately and his stack had plummeted a lot. When Morten Mortensen raised to 90,000 from early position, Quintas shoved the big blind for 560,000 and Mortensen called.

Quintas: {A-Spades}{Q-Hearts}
Mortensen: {9-Hearts}{9-Spades}

The {A-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{8-Clubs} gave Quintas top pair, but Mortensen had a set. It was all over for the Portuguese on the {3-Hearts} turn, and he grabbed his belongings while the {6-Clubs} appeared on the river.

Morten Mortensen dk
Morten Mortensen
dk 3,100,000 800,000
Jose Quintas pt
Jose Quintas
pt Izpadel

Oznake: Jose QuintasMorten Mortensen

Chebli Chebli Busts on the Feature Table

[user38873] • Nivo 25: 20,000-40,000, 5,000 ante

Over on the feature table, Stefan Vogt raised to 90,000 from the hijack and Chebli Cheli shoved for 270,000 from the cutoff. All opponents folded and Vogt called.

Chebli: {9-Hearts}{6-Hearts}
Vogt: {A-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}

The {Q-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{3-Diamonds} flop paired up Vogt, and the {A-Clubs} turn left Chebli drawing dead. An insignificant {K-Hearts} river completed the board and Chebli was eliminated in 28th place.

Stefan Vogt de
Stefan Vogt
de 1,040,000 165,000
Chebli Chebli lb
Chebli Chebli
lb Izpadel

Oznake: Chebli ChebliStefan Vogt