2015 most exciting Grand Final of Monte-Carlo Casino EPT and PokerStars on day 5 had 15 players on the table and by the night’s end it saw six final players remaining from the group. Throughout the day the p lay experienced stream of bustouts resulting into 80 big blinds as chips soared, eventually forming the stage for an exciting final battle.
There is a guaranteed prize money pool of €233,500 awaits the final six players, and with 3,955,000, Hady El Asmar the Lebanese led the group and is just 15,000 chips above the second placed Muhyedine Fares. Johnny Lodden and Ole Schemion the Team PokerStars Pro is still there with 45 big blinds, and with 71 big ones the EPT10 Player of the Year is also alive.
With a short stack Tom Hall was the first one to go and he was eliminated at the 15th place when he shoved his blind at Dmitry Ivanov who had superior cards and was busted for €58,100. Next to go was Anton Astapau, and shoving a big blind against Adrian Mateos who called. When turned over he was behind Adrian and lost from there.
A minimum of €66,500, was assured to the remaining players, and took sometime before the tournament witnessed another fall. It was the turn of Frenchman Romain Paon this time who was also the chip leader for Day 1b, and he lost to Koichi Nozaki when he snap-called him, thus relegating himself to 13th place.
Next two ousting involved Juan Martin, Mateos and Pastor Christopher Frank and it was nerve wracking. The flop came eventually with full of blanks and Mateos was in the forefront scooping it while Frank and Pastor walked out with €66,500 and €78,400 respectively. Lyndon Basha was the unfortunate bubble boy and he was snapped off by El Asmar at the table.