Good morning and welcome to Day 2 of the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final. There are 394 players still in the hunt for the €1,500,000 first prize and we will start the day with blinds at 400/800 with a 100 ante.
Currently holding the chip lead is Chilean born Nick Yunis who is currently joint fourth in the EPT Player of the Year race. The other notable players in the top ten include Martin Kabrhel (167,800), David "Doc" Sands (160,300), John Eames (157,200) and Alessio Isaia (139,600).
The players will be spread around 44 tables and amongst them will be such luminaries as Team PokerStars Pros Victor Ramdin, Barry Greenstein, Vanessa Selbst, Dario Minieri and Daniel Negreanu. Joining the PokerStars mob will be Phil Ivey, Tom Marchese, Kevin MacPhee, Tobias Reinkemeier, former EPT Grand Final Monaco winner Nicolas Chouity and the recent €100,000 Super High Roller Champion Justin Bonomo.
Action will start at 12:00 (CET) and we will be bringing you all of the action here at Pokernews.