Welcome to Day 3 of EPT London sponsored by PokerStars.com in partnership with The Hippodrome Casino London. There are 127 players returning today from a total number of 675 entrants and it is the Italian player Raffaele Sorrentino who sits on top with 491,400 chips. Two other players have breached the 400k mark with Sebastian Pauli from Germany in second place (419,500) and Spain’s David Cabrera third with (418,500).
Today is the always dramatic bubble day with a min-cash worth £7,750 and they are just 32 eliminations away from that point with 95 places paid. A £2,619,000 prize pool has been generated with the eventual winner walking away with a whopping £499,700.
PokerStars will be represented by Team Pros Johnny Lodden (285,400), Jake Cody (269,400) Liv Boeree (230,300), Bertrand Grospellier (71,900) and Eugene Katchalov (86,100). PokerStars Team Online has Mickey Petersen (141,900) and Marc-Andre Ladouceur (201,400) while Team SportStar Fatima Moreira de Melo is looking for a spin up (56,400).
Cody and Boeree will be looking to win their second EPT Titles to match the achievement of fellow Team PokerStars Pro Victoria Coren Mitchell who was eliminated yesterday, but Kevin MacPhee (277,700) is also nicely placed to make a run at his second title. Other big names that we will be reporting on include Sam Trickett (106,000), Anatoly Filatov (318,400) and Chris Moorman (135,200).
The levels switch to 90 minutes today with the plan to play five of them before we find out who has made it through to Day 4.Those who fail to make it through will have the chance to jump in the High Roller which will also be covered in depth by PokerNews tomorrow.
Stay tuned throughout the day as the PokerNews Live Reporting Team bring you all the drama from another great event from Season 11 of the European Poker Tour. You can also follow the action from the feature table on PokerStars.TV