2017 WSOP Europe: Markus Dürnegger on First Position

Both beginning flights of the 2017 WSOP Europe are in the books. While the later beginning flights for the most part overshadow the prior ones, the two flights of this competition were genuinely even; Day 1B was as yet bigger, yet it was not a staggering distinction. An aggregate of 490 players have agreed to accept the occasion, however the official prize pool won’t be resolved until the point that Monday, as enrollment stays open until the begin of Day 2. Not at all like the customary WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas, this occasion is additionally a reentry competition, so players who busted on Day 1A or Day 1B can enroll again before Day 2 starts.

Austria’s Markus Dürnegger risen as the general chip pioneer, hoarding 246,200 chips amid Day 1A. As indicated by TheHendonMob.com, he has about $1.2 million in live competition profit. By far most of that figure came this late spring, when he completed second in the €10,300 No Limit Hold’em PokerStars Championship High Roller occasion, useful for $860,570.

Additionally of note close to the highest point of the pioneer board is Henry Tran, who was the chip pioneer of Day 1B with 224,700 chips, 2015 WSOP Main Event seventh place finisher Pierre Neuville (239,000 chips), Mustapha Kanit (177,100), 2009 WSOP Main Event third place finisher AND 2017 fifth place finisher Antoine Saout (144,400), and 2013 WSOP Main Event champ Ryan Riess (150,400).

This is the tenth 2017 WSOP Europe Main Event. Annette Obrestad broadly won the principal WSOP Europe Main Event in 2007, turning into the most youthful player in history to win a WSOP arm ornament, only a day short of her nineteenth birthday celebration. She would not have the capacity to play the conventional World Series of Poker for an additional couple of years, as the lawful betting age in Nevada is 21.

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There was no 2017 WSOP Europe a year ago and there won’t be one year from now, as in November 2013, it was chosen that the WSOP Europe and WSOP Asia Pacific (APAC) would be held in exchanging years, likely on the grounds that having real World Series of Poker celebrations in Las Vegas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific district (read: Australia) gambled spreading players and their bankrolls too thin.

The current year’s 2017 WSOP Europe is being held out of the blue at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. Some way or another, this town of less than 1,000 individuals in the extraordinary western piece of the nation on the German fringe has the clubhouse with the biggest poker room in Europe, with 160 tables.


2017 World Series of Poker Europe – Day 1A Chip Leaders

  1. Markus Dürnegger – 246,200
  2. Pierre Neuville – 239,000
  3. Laszlo Bujtas – 216,500
  4. Asi Moshe – 203,600
  5. Gilbert Diaz – 188,900
  6. Razvan-Andrei Dumea – 170,700
  7. Piotr Franczak – 169,800
  8. Dejan Pustoslemšek – 162,100
  9. Markus Ross – 157,400
  10. Jan-Peter Jachtmann – 154,100


2017 World Series of Poker Europe – Day 1B Chip Leaders

  1. Henry Tran – 224,700
  2. Josip Simunic – 189,100
  3. Marc MacDonnell – 182,500
  4. Parker Talbot – 179,500
  5. Mustapha Kanit – 177,100
  6. Norbert Madaras – 155,800
  7. Hans Thumann – 150,500
  8. Dominik Panka – 149,600
  9. Farid Yachou – 146,700
  10. Diego Ventura – 145,200


2017 World Series of Poker Europe – Combined Day 1 Chip Leaders

  1. Markus Dürnegger – 246,200
  2. Pierre Neuville – 239,000
  3. Henry Tran – 224,700
  4. Laszlo Bujtas – 216,500
  5. Asi Moshe – 203,600
  6. Josip Simunic – 189,100
  7. Gilbert Diaz – 188,900
  8. Marc MacDonnell – 182,500
  9. Parker Talbot – 179,500
  10. Mustapha Kanit – 177,100

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