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World Poker Tour Barcelona Underway

Day 1A of €3,500 Buy In Event Attracts 134 Players to Catalan Capital

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World Poker Tour Spanish Championship underway in BarcelonaThe World Poker Tour Spanish Championship got underway today at Gran Casino, Barcelona with 134 players entering day 1A of the €3,500 buy in event.

Among the participants today are Sorel Mizzi, Antoine Saout, Irish Open champion James Mitchell, and Leo Margets.

Formula 1 racer Jaime Alguersuari will be making an appearance at the PartyPoker sponsored event tomorrow and 24 online qualifiers are in line to win an additional $1 million payout if one of them wins the event with the winner getting $500,000 and the other 23 sharing $500,000.

Last year the event attracted 160 players and was won by American Mark Flowers.