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.