The Barcelona EPT Main Event is a €5,300 buy in event over 6 long days. Whether the players have bought in direct or qualified online the goal remains the same today, survival. Make it back to day 2 and take it from there. Chip up where you can, pick your spots, roll with the punches. However you want to describe it you don’t want to risk everything too early.
Alessandro Ielli, an Italian PokerStars qualifier, was unfortunate to run into the nut flush of Abdulaziz Abdulaziz from Canada. Abdulaziz held on a board of . With all the chips going in on the river Ielli was left reeling and out after less than thirty minutes of play while Abdulaziz doubled up early.