Five Poker Hall of Famers Among Those to Advance from Day 1c of Wynn Millions

Poker Hall of Famers

The highly-anticipated $10,000 buy-in, $10,000,000 GTD Wynn Millions continued on Sunday with the third and final starting flight. Day 1c 676 runners, which along with Day 1a’s 263 and 1b’s 389 brought the total field up to 1,328 entries.

That easily surpassed the seven-figure guarantee by creating a $12,483,200 prize pool. The top 134 finishers will get a piece of it with a min-cash being worth $25,091 while the eventual winner will walk away with a $2,018,866 first-place prize. They won’t be the only Wynn Millionaire though as the runner-up will receive $1,248,886.

After 10 levels of play, 246 players remained with no fewer than five Poker Hall of Famers advancing to Day 2. John Hennigan is the best position of the group, with Jack McClelland, Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel and Johnny Chan all making their way to Day 2 as well.

John Hennigan120,000
Jack McClelland99,500
Daniel Negreanu77,500
Johnny Chan36,500
Erik Seidel8,000
Johnny Chan
Johnny Chan

Read More: John Hennigan Inducted into Poker Hall of Fame (2018)

Fok Claims Overall Lead on Day 1c

The top three chip stacks on Day 1c were Joseph Zona (347,000), Andrew Heckman (334,500) and Orson Young (326,000). They were joined by players like Matas Cimbolas (235,000), Anthony Zinno (169,000), Maria Konnikova (88,500), and Maria Ho (86,500).

Among those to fall on Day 1c were Phil Laak, Nipun Java, Jean-Robert Bellande, Ben Keeline, Ben Farrell, Nick Rigby, and Chad Alberti, who had won his way into the tournament for $200 via the Wynn Steps satellites.

Wynn Millions Day 1c Top 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip Count
1Joseph ZonaUnited States347,000
2Andrew HeckmanUnited States334,500
3Orson YoungUnited States326,000
4Frank FunaroUnited States313,000
5Dorian RiosVenezuela282,500
6Ignacio Chavero271,500 
7Steve Sarmiento271,000 
8Andrew Moreno270,500 
9Yosif Nawabi267,500 
10Oddie DardonUnited States261,000

The surviving players from Day 1c will return Tuesday at Noon local time on Tuesday. In the meantime, Day 2ab will play out at Noon on Monday.

Andrew Heckman
Andrew Heckman finished the day second in chips.

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