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WPT Spanish Championship Ends Today

253 Players Showed Up in Barcelona for Event

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The World Poker Tour’s Spanish Championship has its final six players and play is set to begin at 11 a.m. ET, which is 5 p.m. local time at Casino Barcelona. This event, which attracted 253 players, will not be televised.

All entrants paid €5,000 (approximately $7,800) to generate a prize pool of $1.99 million. The winner will receive $655,720.

After this event is complete, the WPT takes a break until after the World Series of Poker with its Bellagio Cup IV July 11-17. The final six, seating assignments and the chip counts of the Spanish Championship are:

  1. Casper Hansen - 604,000
  2. Stefan Mattsson - 1,253,000
  3. Andres Vidal - 140,000
  4. Guy Sitbon - 351,000
  5. Martin Lundenius - 421,000
  6. Thiago Nishijima - 1,031,000

 Nishijima is a columnist for Card Player Brazil.