Tuesday December 15, 2015 at 1:50 pm

The EPT Prague €5,300 buy-in Main Event has reached its penultimate day. Only 23 Players survived the cut at the end of Day 4. They returned to Day 5 with hopes of surviving one more day to advance to the final table. First place pays out €921,540. Ireland's Marc Macdonnell leads the way.

Marc Macdonnell
Marc Macdonnell (Ireland) is the chip leader going into the next-to-last day of action at the EPT Prague

It was another late night in Prague.

 

Originally, the EPT Prague €5,300 buy-in Main Event was scheduled to play down to 18 players and the final three tables. Alas, on Day 4 the action progressed much slower than expected, so play was suspended with 23 players remaining. The original intent for Day 5 was to play down from 18 to 6.

 

Marc Macdonnell from Ireland ended Day 4 as the chip leader with 3.6M. Russia's Gleb Tremzin was not far behind with 3.5M.

 

A trio of Frenchmen were still left in the hunt at the end of Day 4: Ivan Deyra (1.1M), Bruno Lopes (984K), and Olivier Ferrero (589K).

 

Action on Day 5 picked up with a couple of eliminations. At press time, there are 18 players remaining on the final three tables and all three French players are still alive.

EPT PRAGUE Main Event - Final Table Payouts:

Buy-in: €5,300

Prize Pool: €5,063,400

Entrants: 1,044

Places Paid: 151

 

1. €921,540

2. €557,480

3. €391,910

4. €294,180

5. €226,330

6. €166,080

Follow along with the action with live updates from PokerStars Blog.

 

Day 5 at the EPT Prague will be webcast via a Twitch live stream

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