The MPNPT at the Battle of Malta Main has been a major success. The Tournament has generated a huge €1,850,750 prize pool and a another great record has been created as it has attracted 3,815 entrants in the tournament.
The number of entrants is double of the previous record for a tournament in Malta. The Eden arena at the Intercontinental hotel was Jam Packed on Saturday, Oct 27 with 1,548 entries competing alone on Day 1 and another 412 joining in on the action during the turbocharged Day 1.
570 players bagged chips on Day 2. On Day 1, Chip Leader was Poland’s Ondrej Jacubcik with 632,000 in chips but he was eclipsed by Italy’s Flaviano Cammisuli, who bagged a massive stack of 808,000. While these two players are in the driver’s seat for the €300,000 top prize.
The final table featured, Mad Harper (10th place-€240) and Ana Marquez (Second- €1,715). It was Sviska Madara winning the trophy along with the €2,533 top prize.
It also featured the €165 PLO Double Chance event. Daniel Hoyseiveen outlasted a field of 125 entrants to win the event for €5,092.50
Eligible MPNPT qualifiers were treated to air hockey, Play Station and Complimentary refreshments in the VIP chill out area adjacent to the Casino Malta.
The Side Events and Entertainment continues on Sunday Starting off with the €245 NLH seige of Malta at 3:00 pm
MPNPT qualifiers are also invited to enjoy the free bar in the VIP area at the official Battle of Malta Party Sunday night no matter how things go at the tables.
All the actions will be reported live as it happens from the tournament floor over the MPNPT blog.