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EPT: Barcelona Open Kicks Off Season Five Tomorrow

EPT Barcelona Preview


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 for live updates, chips counts, photos, and player interviews from Spain until the champion is crowned on Sunday, Sept. 14.