Players had been discussing a deal with just four players left in the 2016 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona Main Event. Uri Reichenstein, Adam Owen, Sebastian Malec and Thomas De Rooij went through everything and all the other players had a serious look at the numbers under the guidance of Tournament Director Toby Stone.
The rough 'chip-chop' pay-outs would have payed out thus:
1st - €820,000
2nd - €788,000
3rd - €708,000
4th - €695,000
The players asked for ICM numbers instead, so Toby and his team fetched them.
In the end, EPTLive commentator Joe 'Stapes' Stapleton's gut instinct at the start of discussions was correct, as the American called the situation right off the bat. The players discussed a deal but could not come to an arrangement to suit all parties, so will play on.