On day 2 of the MTS 250, a bang was experienced relatively early. The chip leader after the starting days Josef Schmölz already had to give up in level three. He dropped out against the second in the chip count Pedro Ventura, who took the lead thereby and did not give it up until the end of the day. Ventura is clearly ahead with 22,450,000 chips.
91 players had started at 3 pm, it took almost 12 levels before the final table was reached.
Filipe Goncalves moved up to second place with 16,800,000 of the counts. Oswin Ziegelbecker underlined his good form and also expanded his big stack by the end of the day. He is in place three of the counts with 15,175,000 chips.
The decision at the Montesino will start on Monday at 2 pm, when the last nine players will compete in order to choose the winner of the MTS 250. The blinds start at 125k/250k, all finalists have already won a prize money of at least € 4,120.
You can read about the entire action from the poker floor in our live coverage by Andreas Lettmayer.
You can find all photos from the MTS 250 in our photo gallery.