Steen, Newhouse, Blom Move Up on EPT London Day 2

Mark Newhouse
Mark Newhouse: Hunting final table again.

A fascinating group of 107 players remain after Day 2 of the EPT London main event including WCOOP leaderboard winner Yngve Steen, November Niner Mark Newhouse and Sebastian Blom.

Tudor Purice holds down the chip lead at 628,200 but right behind him are an array of notables ready to reel him in.

Second overall is Norwegian Yngve Steen, who recently topped a massive field of runners for the overall WCOOP leaderboard title.

November Niner Mark Newhouse also made his way into the top six, bagging up 380,800 to end the night and position himself for another final-table run.

The "other" Blom brother - Sebastian - took some inspiration from his sibling Viktor to build a top 15 stack of 271,000.

Volpe, Rossiter, Shorr, Smith All Move Forward

As expected at a star-studded event like EPT London the field lined up behind Purice, Steen et al is littered with top talent. Sam Greenwood, Nicolau Villa-Lobos, Thomas Muhlocker, Paul Volpe, Jeff Rossiter and Dave "Devilfish" Ulliott all cracked the Top 30.

Sebastian Blom
The "other" Blom.

Shannon Shorr, Salman Behbehani, Dan Smith, Kyle Julius and Tim Adams sit just behind.

Tom Middleton, Barry Greenstein, Mike "SirWatts" Watson, David Vamplew, Steven Silverman, Max Altergott and Theo Jorgensen also bagged stacks for Day 3.

The top 10 in chips:

  • 1. Tudor Purice 628,200
  • 2. Yngve Steen 576,400
  • 3. Ludovic Geilich 487,100
  • 4. Joey Lovelady 447,500
  • 5. Andy Moseley 436,000
  • 6. Mark Newhouse 380,800
  • 7. Robin Ylitalo 362,200
  • 8. Ruben Velasco 350,900
  • 9. Wai Kin Yong 307,200
  • 10. Daniel Reijmer 305,800

For a full recap of the action, check the PokerStars blog. Tune in for live streaming Day 3 action starting at 1 pm GMT tomorrow right here on

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