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EPT: Barcelona Open Kicks Off Season Five Tomorrow

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Day 1A at the opening stop of the fifth season on the European Poker Tour will begin in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. local time. The no-limit hold’em tournament features an €8,000 buy-in, and there will be two day-one flights. The final table will take place on Sunday, Sept. 14, and it begins at 4 p.m. local time. Players will begin with 10,000 starting stacks and registration is capped at 600 entrants.

Here is a look at the schedule for the Barcelona Open:

Wednesday, Sept. 10: day 1A -- eight levels (3 p.m. start time for all preliminary days)
Thursday, Sept. 11: day 1B -- eight levels
Friday, Sept. 12: day 2 -- eight levels, or down to 32 players
Saturday, Sept. 13: day 3 -- play down to eight players
Sunday, Sept. 14: day 4 -- final table (4 p.m.)

Past Champions:

Season I: Alexander Stevic
Season II: Jan Boubli
Season III: Bjorn-Erik Glenne
Season IV: Sander Lylloff

Gran Casino at Night2007 EPT Barcelona Open

Number of entrants: 543
Prize pool: $5,644,485
First-place prize: $1,557,031
Places paid: 56

2007 Final-Table Results

1st — Sander Lylloff
2nd — Mark Teltscher
3rd — Gregory Dyer
4th — Mika Paasonen
5th — Trond Erik Eidsvig
6th — Adam Junglen
7th — Nikolaus Jedlicka
8th — Patrick Bruel

Card Player
will be at Casino Barcelona all week, beginning tomorrow at 3 p.m., when live action begins at EPT Barcelona. Check out CardPlayer.com for live updates, chips counts, photos, and player interviews from Spain until the champion is crowned on Sunday, Sept. 14.