Leibgorin Leads Main Event Paris Edition Flight

Michel Leibgorin

On Wednesday, Parisian poker stalwart Michel Leibgorin bagged the chip lead in the Unibet Open Paris Main event after finishing top of the Paris Edition starting flight with 532,000. The Paris Edition starting flight was an extra flight added to the Main Event.

Leibgorin, who has live tourney results going back nearly 35 years and has won more than $1.2 million, survived a hectic day at Club Circus Paris with a total of 122 local players taking their seats for the first day of the €1,100 Main Event.

Players to bust on Day 1 Paris Edition included Laurent Polito, Quentin Lecomte, Ekrem Sanioglu, Erwann Pecheux, Mathieu Selides, Smain Mamouni, and Roger Hairabedian.

These players will have the option of reentering on the Turbo Day 1c tomorrow evening.

Michel Leibgorin532,000532,000
Giuseppe Zarbo312,000312,000
Jean Yves Chicheportiche308,000308,000
Arnaud Peyroles307,000307,000
Cedric Boyer259,000259,000
Christophe Charlet234,000234,000
David Pecheur220,000220,000
Yehoram Houri183,000183,000
Phillipe Haddad179,000179,000
Omar Lakhdari170,000170,000
Clemente Carreira170,000170,000
Dong Le Quoc158,000158,000
Idir Haiche131,000131,000
David Jaoui131,000131,000
Karim Abdelmoumene110,000110,000
Hakim Chniyat107,000107,000
Mohamed Mokrani73,00073,000
Tarek Bouchama69,00069,000