€100,000 Super High Roller

Shakerchi Leads After Day 1 of €100,000 Super High Roller

• Level 8: 2,500-5,000, 500 ante
Talal Shakerchi leads after Day 1

The PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final €100,000 Super High Roller has wrapped up Day 1. A total of 38 players came out and plopped down the massive six-figure buy-in, with a few of them tossing in a second bullet after re-entering. All together, there were five re-entries on Day 1 and that made the total number grow to 43.

At the end of the day, 29 players remained and Talal Shakerchi was the man topping the pack. He bagged up a whopping 1.165 million in chips, thanks large in part to busting Team PokerStars Pro Viktor Blom on one of the last hands of the night.

Coming in behind Shakerchi are 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Jonathan Duhamel, Dan Shak and then Tobias Reinkemeier. Other remaining include Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and Daniel Negreanu.

Tomorrow's Day 2 kicks off at 1:00 PM CEST. It's already been made known that both Gus Hansen and Leon Tsoukernik will be firing another bullet into play, so that should account for two more chunks of cash added to the prizepool. We'll keep you posted as to how that plays out and see you tomorrow for another great day of action from the felt.

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