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Paddy Power Poker Irish Masters -- Day 2

Sole Survivor Crowned on Day 2; 18 Players Remain on Day 3


Sole Survivor Tomaz KogovsekDay 2 of the Irish Winter Festival main event, the Irish Masters, played out until nearly 3 a.m. this morning as it made its way from 110 players to 18, all in the money.

Day 1’s chip leader, Rory Rees Brennan managed to stay in the top 10 with a strong end of day finish of third place on the leader board. Leading the pack on day 3 however is Irishman Seamus Quinn.

Of the 347 who turned up for the €1,650 buy-in main event, 105 had qualified via meaning they were competing with each other to be the €20,000 Sole Survivor. Day 2 saw Slovenian Tomaz Kogovsek crowned the Sole Survivor and he goes home with €10,000 in cash, and €10,000 in tournament buy-ins.

Here are the top 10 going into the final day:

Seamus Quinn 525,000
Adrian Reynolds 501,500
Rory Rees Brennan 487,500
Charlie Harvey 447,000
Thomas Finneran 427,500
Zoltan Purak 387,000
Dorlan Schick 352,000
Nicholas Verkaik 345,500
Stuart Brownson 299,000
Nicholas Newport 241,000

Yesterday, 47 players turned out for one of the many side events taking place over the weekend, the Blind Man’s Bluff World Championships. Pavel Pravdukhin left this unique event with the Blind Man’s Bluff trophy and a €1,985 cash prize. readers can watch all the action from the Irish Masters on the live stream from 2 p.m. until a champion is crowned later today.

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