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Amsterdam Master Classics Main Event Underway

Dutch Event Attracts 341 Players Creating €2 Million Plus Prize Pool


Last year's Amsterdam Master Classics main event winner Jan SorensenThe annual Amsterdam Master Classics main event got underway yesterday attracting 342 players to the €6,000 + €200 buy-in event at Holland Casino, Amsterdam.

At the end of play on day 1 just 156 players remained in the four day event.

The top ten chip leaders going into day two were:

1: Michael Fosco (US) 115,500
2: Andras Nemeth (Hungary) 81,825
3: Jorryt van Hoof (Netherlands) 81,375
4: Benham Petros 80,200
5: Gerard Dreskens (Netherlands) 77,000
6: Taskiner 73,225 (Finland)
7: Leclerc 60,875 (France)
8: Robbert Wilbrink (Netherlands) 60,300
9: Kristoffer Thorsson (Sweden) 60,075
10: Jan McDonald (UK) 54,050

Still in the running are players such as Noah Boeken, Andrew Teng, Antony Lellouche, Bruno Fitoussi, Juha Helppi and last year’s winner Jan Sorensen.

The prize pool for this event is €2,050,000.