by Russian Poker Series staff
After nine hours of play, the field of 124 players that started Day 2 has been reduced to 36. Those runners now move on to Day 3 where most will make the money in Sharm-El-Sheikh.
Evgenij Agafonov from Russian Federation began the day with 64,725 chips. He rolled though Day 2 and finished as chip leader with 462,000.
Hot on Agafonov's heels in second place is Patrik Westlin from Sweden with 376,500. In third place is Jose Severino with a healthy stack of 321,100. Not too far behind are Alexander Nudin with 318,500 and Ernst Hermans with 282,500.
Day 2 also had its share of causalities with Vadim Markushevskiy and Angel Guillen finishing out of the money.
Tomorrow the 36 remaining players will play down to the money. The top 24 players will walk away with cash. The €380,434 prize pool up carries a €104,484 first prize that will be awarded in a couple of days.