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European Poker Tour -- San Remo Final Table Set

Maxim Lykov is the Headliner in Italy


Joe Cada Busted in 13th Place and Missed the Final TableDay 5 at the European Poker Tour San Remo no-limit hold’em main event welcomed back the final 24 players and by the end of the night the final table was set. The final eight will return tomorrow to fight for the the tournament title and the top prize of €930,000.

Team PokerStars pro member Maxim Lykov will take 1,495,000 into tomorrow’s final table but Joseph Cada fell today in 13th place, which was good for €35,000. The chip leader at the final table will be Rupert Elder with 8,005,000. Max Heinzelmann is also very close to the top with 7,885,000. Heinzelmann is appearing at his second consecutive EPT final table after he finished as the runner up in Berlin last month. Italians account for half of the final-table contestants and Roberto Spada leads the way amongst his countryman with 4,775,000.

You can follow along with all of the action from the final table on the PokerStars blog feed or you can watch the action as it unfolds on the EPT Live video feed. Check back in for a recap of the final table here on Card Player Europe after a champion is crowned. Here is a look at the tournament statistics from day 5:

Official Final-Table Chip Counts:

Seat 1. Francesco De Vivo, Italy – 1,090,000
Seat 2. Max Lykov, Russia, Team PokerStars Pro — 1,495,000
Seat 3. Rupert Elder, UK – 8,005,000
Seat 4. Max Heinzelmann, Germany – 7,885,000
Seat 5. Xuan Liu, Canada – 1,740,000
Seat 6. Roberto Spada, Italy, 4,775,000
Seat 7. Massimiliano Manigrasso, Italy – 2,000,000
Seat 8. Costantino Russo, Italy – 2,565,000

Final-Table Prize Pool:

1 €930,000
2 €600,000
3 €360,000
4 €290,000
5 €220,000
6 €170,000
7 €125,000
8 €81,950

Day 5 Cashes:

9th Luigi Pignataro, Italy, €50,000
10th. Antonino Venneri, Italy, €50,000
11th. Marco Bognanni, Italy, €40,000
12th. Andrew Teng, United Kingdom, €40,000
13th. Joe Cada, United States, Team PokerStars Pro, €35,000
14th. Diego Bolzoni, Italy, €35,000
15th. Marco Fabbrini, Italy, €30,000
16th. Nicolas Yunis, Chile, €30,000
17th. Kamal Choraria, United Kingdom, €25,000
18th. Luciano Longhitano, Italy, €25,000
19th. Luca Cavecchi, Italy, €25,000
20th. Fabrizio Cataldi, Uruguay, €25,000
21st. David Alexandre Lichentin Rubitin, France, €25,000
22nd. Freddy Darakjian, France, €25,000
23rd. Nicola Grieco, Italy, PokerStars qualifier, €25,000
24th. Nicola Boldini, Italy, €22,500

Hand of the Day:

Joe Cada Eliminated in 13th Place (€35,000)

Joe Cada got the last of his chips into the middle preflop and Max Heinzelmann made the call. Their cards:

Cada: KHeart Suit 9Heart Suit
Heinzelmann: JClub Suit JSpade Suit

Board: AHeart Suit 5Club Suit 4Heart Suit 10Club Suit 4Diamond Suit

Cada was eliminated on the hand in 13th place and he will take home €35,000 in prize money. Heinzelmann grew his stack to 6 million after the hand.