Freddy Deeb Leads The Way At partypoker MILLIONS Europe Main Event

The opening two flights of partypokers MILLIONS Live Europe Main Event ended last night with a familiar face at the top of the leaderboard – the legendary Freddie Deeb looking to match his big score at MILLIONS Vegas this summer…

By: Andrew Burnett

The €10,300 buy-in flagship partypoker tournament at Kings Casino in Rozvadov featured a number of big names battling in a field of close to 500, WSOP Main Event winner Hossein Ensan among them and looking forward to a party in his name…

partypoker’s own team of pros were in the mix, with varied fortunes – Joao Simao and Josip Simunic reaching day two but Kristen Bicknell and Team Online’s Jeff Gross hitting the rail, the latter in a ‘gross’ river spot…

Orpen Kisacikoglu, who took down the Triton €100k SHR a few days ago at Kings also made it through the early minefield, as did the English trio of Charlie Carrel, Sam Grafton and Jack Sinclair.

It was Freddy Deeb who made the headlines, though, the 63-year old Lebanese-born pro who has close to $9million in tournament winnings, as well as two WSOP gold bracelets.

Appearances on High Stakes Poker also helped to make him a household name and earlier this year he finished 4th in the MILLIONS Vegas, partypoker’s first live adventure in the USA.

With late registration until level 10 today, we’ll be back later with the best of the action, but in the meantime here’s Bertrand ElkY Grospelier’s take on things…

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