Sbrzesny, Staszko Motor On to Day 2 at WPT Baden

bodo sbreszny
Bodo Sbrzesny

Day 1b at WPT Baden is done with 136 players on to Day 2 including Party Poker pro Bodo Sbrzesny and WSOP runner-up Martin Staszko.

A bustling 254-player field hit the tables for Day 1b today, beefing up the prize pool to over $1m and locking in $271,258 for the winner.

Party Poker pro Sbrzesny, third-place finisher at WPT Prague in December, was one of the few notables to get off to a good start.

Sbrzesny bagged up 124,800 to end the night in fifth overall - just 10k back of chip leader Senadin Cosic. Italians Daniele Scatragli (135,700) and Paolo Compagno (133,800) and Brit Mitchell Johnson (132,200) round out the top 5.

Staszko, who has kept a pretty low profile for a WSOP runner-up but pops up here on there on the European circuit, also made it through to Day 2 with a decent stack of 61,500.

Mizrachi, Luske Hit the Bricks

The biggest name to hit the felt yesterday, Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi, didn't last long before hitting the exit.

Rolling in with an impressive entourage, the heavily-patched Mizrachi juiced up his table's action immediately, got it in on a draw shortly after and bricked to end his day.

Michael Mizrachi
All or nothing for Grinder.
 

Decidedly less patched, Flying Dutchman Marcel Luske also hit the felt but met the same fate in the last level of the day.

Dane Mickey "mement_mori" Petersen managed to hang on to see Day 2 with 19,400

The top 10 in chips from Day 1b:

  • 1. Senadin Cosic 135,800
  • 2. Daniele Scatragli 135,700
  • 3. Paolo Compagno 133,800
  • 4. Mitchell Johnson 132,200
  • 5. Bodo Sbrzesny 124,800
  • 6. Attila Zab 110,000
  • 7. Samuel Guilabert 102,400
  • 8. Fedor Holz 102,000
  • 9. Gerald Brandlmayer 100,000
  • 10. Paul Berende 98,900

For a full recap of the day's action, check the WPT Live Updates. Tune in for Day 2 tomorrow at 2 pm local time.

You May Also Like

assets/photos/_resampled/croppedimage12580-LogoEAPT.png

Lessons from WPT Kazakhstan: Central Asia "Easy Money" for Poker Pros

Artur Voskanyan has been in the Russian poker business from its very first days in the late 90s.

03 June 2014
assets/photos/_resampled/croppedimage12580-20130410WSOPHWA3690.jpg

Oleksii Kovalchuk: While Kiev Burned, Poker Players Just Played On

At just 24 years old, Ukrainian poker player Oleksii Kovalchuk already has two WSOP bracelets and two titles on the Italian Poker Tour (IPT).

02 June 2014 1
assets/photos/_resampled/croppedimage12580-2507-Andrey-Pateychuk.jpg

Andrey Pateychuk: Sochi Could Become Russian Las Vegas

Back in 2011, when Andrey Pateychuk just missed making the WSOP November Nine and then took down EPT and WPT titles within a matter of...

30 May 2014
assets/photos/_resampled/croppedimage12580-MariaLavrentyeva.jpg

Wild Luxury & Cinemascope Karaoke: Welcome to WPT Kazakhstan

Who needs the WSOP when you can go to Kazakhstan and play poker?

29 May 2014

Please fill the required fields correctly!

Error saving comment!

You need to wait 3 minutes before posting another comment.

Comment added. Thank you!

No Comments