Just 35 Remain in WPT Online Championship; Sam Greenwood Leads
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With 35 players remaining in the WPT Online Championship on partypoker, it's Sam Greenwood who leads the way in pursuit of the $1,048,088 first-place prize that awaits the winner.
By the time registration closed on the final flight of the WPT Online Championship, there had been a total of 2,130 entries generating a prize pool of $6,390,000, comfortably beating the $5,000,000 guarantee.
Day 2 Recap
398 players made it through to Day 2, with only 312 of them making the money. Reigning WSOP Main Event champion Hossein Ensan, Anthony Zinno, Adrian Mateos and Joao Vieira were all eliminated short of the money before Fabio Sperling was eliminated on the bubble, with the remaining players all guaranteed $5,943.
Notable eliminations in the money included Ludovic Geilich (282nd - $5,943), Sergio Aido (276th - $6,134), Conor Beresford (243rd - $6,326), Liv Boeree (251st - $6,134), Jordan Drummond (239th - $6,326), Niklas Astedt (189th - $6,965), Day 1B Chip Leader Leo Fernandez, Dan Shak (128th - $9,521), Mike Watson (111th - $10,160), Day 1C Chip Leader Dominik Nitsche (109th - $10,160) and Gianluca Speranza (64th - $14,186).
Day 1A Chip Leader Abdelhakim Zoufri (60th - $14,186), Kristen Bicknell (43rd - $16,742) and Matas Cimbolas (37th - $18,595) were among the last few eliminations
Greenwood Leads 35 Survivors
The top of the chip counts is packed with talent, with just over 10 big blinds separating the top five in chips. Sam Greenwood leads from Pascal Hartmann and Max Silver.
Other players still in contention include Ami Barer (2,565,406), Benny Glaser (2,387,788), Orpen Kisacikoglu (2,244,109), Matthias Eibinger (1,824,308) and Martin Jacobson (1,135,335).
Vlad Darie (2,065,388) (pictured) and Ema Zajmovic (1,155,290) are the only WPT Champions Club members remaining.
WPT Online Championship Top 10 Chip Counts
|3||Max Silver||United Kingdom||4,340,422|
WPT Online Championship Remaining Payouts
The remaining 35 players are all guaranteed $18,595 but they will all be looking at the more than $1 million that awaits the winner of the WPT Online Championship.
Here are some short recaps on yesterday's final two starting flights of the WPT Online Championship.
WPT Online Championship Day 1c Recap
There were 197 entries on Day 1c of the WPT Online Championship with 34 players surviving. The chip leader was Dominik Nitsche with 679,259.
Other survivors included Max Greenwood, Hossein Ensan, Adrian Mateos, Orpen Kisacikoglu, Jordan Drummond, Anthony Zinno and Toby Lewis.
Top Five WPT Online Championship Day 1c Chip Counts
|1||Dominik Nitsche||United Kingdom||679,259|
WPT Online Championship Day 1d Recap
There were 343 entries on the Turbo Day 1d of the WPT Online Championship with 97 players surviving. The chip leader was Manfred Hermann with 491,106.
Other players to make it through Day 1d included Sam Greenwood, Ludovic Geilich, Dan Shak, Justin Bonomo, Jack Sinclair, Liv Boeree, Mohsin Charania, Daniel Dvoress, Viktor Blom, Christoph Vogelsang and Mustapha Kanit.
Top Five WPT Online Championship Day 1d Chip Counts
|4||Christopher Brammer||United Kingdom||338,033|
In this Series
- 1 Hakim Zoufri Leads WPT Online Championship After Day 1a
- 2 WPT Online on partypoker Extended to May 31st; Overall Guarantee Doubled
- 3 Huge Scores in WPT500 Online on partypoker, Fabio Sperling Wins
- 4 Last Chance to Enter WPT Online Championship Main Event; 1,590 Entries So far
- 5 Just 35 Remain in WPT Online Championship; Sam Greenwood Leads
- 6 Christian Jeppsson is the Man to Catch in the WPT Online Championship
- 7 Christian Jeppsson Wins WPT Online Championship for $923,786 After Heads-up Deal