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Eureka Prague: Day 3, Level 23 updates (blinds 10,000-20,000 ante 2,000)

6pm: Greg Livshits eliminated in ninth place (€9,500)
On just the second hand of nine handed play Greg Livshits was eliminated and the final table is now set.

He moved all-in from the cut-off for 267,000, next to act Mattias Knaapinen re-raised to isolate and everyone else folded.

Knaapinen: A♠K♦
Livshits: K♠J♦

The board came Q♥K♥4♣6♠4♦ and Knaapinen's hand held up. The final eight will return at noon and play down to a winner, there's 14 minutes and 49 seconds left in level 23. A full wrap of the day's play will be on it's way shortly.


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Livshits (centre) bust the unofficial final table


5.45pm: Final table re-draw
The players aren't yet back in their seats, but the re-draw for the final nine has been done, here's how it shapes up.

1. Marcel Buissink, Netherlands, PokerStars Qualifier, 1,068,000

2.Mariusz Klosinski, Poland, 897,000
3. Bogdan Ionescu, Romania, 441,000
4. Greg Livshits, Canada, PokerStars Player, 269,000
5. Matias Knaapinen, Finland, 1,205,000
6. Ioannis Triantafyllakis, Greece, PokerStars Qualifier, 562,000
7. Menikos Panagiotou, Cyprus, PokerStars Player, 1,460,000
8. Robert Vukovic, Croatia, PokerStars Player, 1,863,000

9. Bernd Vogelhuber, Germany, 1,986,000

5.30pm: Andreas Vlachos eliminated in tenth place
After an open to 40,000 from Robert Vuckovic, a short stacked Andreas Vlachos moved all-in for 145,000 total. It passed to Mariusz Klosinski in the small blind and he moved all-in for, back on Vuckovic he passed what he said was pocket sevens.

Vlachos; A♦J♥
Klosinski: K♠K♥

The 4♠8♥K♣ flop all but killed it and the 5♣ turn and 6♦ river completed the board, meaning Vuckovic would've made a straight.

The final nine players will now combine around one table and with one more elimination the final table will be set.

5.20pm: Exits and chip counts of the final of ten
Since the break Florian Kossler (12th) and Petr Targa (11th) have been eliminated meaning there are just 10 left. Most at risk of elimination is Andreas Vlachos of Greece who's clinging on with seven and a half big blinds.

Bernd Vogelhuber, Germany, 1,782,000
Matias Knaapinen, Finland, 1,451,000
Marcel Buissink, Netherlands, PokerStars Qualifier, 1,289,000
Menikos Panagiotou, Cyprus, PokerStars Player, 1,071,000
Robert Vukovic, Croatia, PokerStars Player, 924000

Mariusz Klosinski, Poland, 832,000
Ioannis Triantafyllakis, Greece, PokerStars Qualifier, 615,000
Bogdan Ionescu, Romania, 498,000
Greg Livshits, Canada, PokerStars Player, 275,000
Andreas Vlachos, Greece, 150,000

5.05pm: Final of eight
So with 12 players left, when three more are eliminated the final nine will combine around one table for the unofficial final table. With the loss of one final player the final table of eight will be set.

5pm: Down to a dozen
Just 12 players remain in the Eureka Prague main event, there's been a comprehensive chip count done on the break by staff and I'll get those up as soon as possible. But Bernd Vogelhuber is still the chip leader.

Meanwhile a lot of players busted out in the last hour below is a list of those who've hit the rail recently.

13th. TBC
14th. Richard Larsen, Norway, PokerStars Player, €6,300

15th. Daniel Havlik, Czech Republic, €4,700
16th. Roger Engen, Norway, €4,700

17th, Ana Marquez, Spain, Team PokerStars Pro, €4,100
18th. Khiem Nguyen, Germany, PokerStars Player, €4,100

19th. Jurij Kolesnikov, Lithuania, €4,100
20th. Thomas Pettersson, Sweden, PokerStars Player, €4,100
21st. Tama Ollah, Hungary, PokerStars Qualifier, €4,100
22nd. Andrew Hulme, United Kingdom, €4,100
23rd. Alexandros Kolonias, Greece , PokerStars Qualifier, €4,100
24th. Zoltan Szabo, Hungary, €4,100


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Ollah - out in 21st


PokerStars Blog reporting team in Prague:Nick Wright. Photos by Tomas Stacha.

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