Event #7: €10,450 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

Cheong, Hellmuth & Dannenmann Seek Return to a Main Event Final Table

Joseph Cheong

Welcome to Day 4 action from the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event from the luxurious Majestic Barrière in Cannes, France. What stated with 420-players this past weekend has been cut down to the final 24, all of whom will return today to battle it out for a coveted spot at the final table of eight. The man best positioned to capture a spot is no stranger to final tables. Chip leader Joseph Cheong was a member of the 2010 November Nine and emerged as the chip leader late Tuesday night.

Joining him in today’s action are some familiar names in big stacks Paul Tedeschi and Sergii Baranov; 2005 WSOP runner-up Steve Dannenmann; high-stakes legend David Benyamine; former EPT winners Liv Boeree and Toby Lewis; last year’s 8th-place finisher Max Silver; the always-entertaining Scott Seiver; two-time bracelet winner Andy Frankenberger; and 12-time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth, just to name a few

Here’s a look at the top ten counts headed into Day 4:

2012 WSOP Europe Day 4 Top Ten Counts

1Joseph Cheong1,381,000
2Paul Tedeschi1,071,000
3Sergii Baranov1,055,000
4Christopher Brammer956,000
5Jason Mercier824,000
6Phil Hellmuth741,000
7Max Silver656,000
8Curt Kohlberg607,000
9Timothy Adams577,000
10Joe McGowan518,000

The march to the final table will kick off at 12:00 PM local time, which is about an hour from now. Be sure to check back then we bring you all the action and eliminations from the 2012 WSOP Europe Main Event.