Jamie O'Connor Runaway Chip Leader in partypoker MILLIONS Main Event Day 1C

Jamie O'Connor

The third starting flight of the MILLIONS Online Main Event on partypoker played out on Sunday, December 26 with a host of notable names making it through the next stage of the event. Day 1c saw a total of 237 entrants with just 36 players advancing to Day 2. The United Kingdom's Jamie O'Connor accumulated the most chips on the day with Kevin Rabichow and Laszlo Bujtas rounding out the top three chip stacks.

In total, the tournament has seen 841 entrants which has added $4,205,000 into the prizepool. The event comes with a $5 million guarantee and that is expected to be surpassed after the conclusion today's, Monday, December 27, Day 1d and Day 1 Turbo flight. The final Main Event flights kick off at 4:05 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. GMT respectively, blinds will be 5-minutes in duration and the day will close once 15% of the field remains. Day 2 gets underway shortly after and starts at 9 p.m. GMT.

partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1c Tp 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip Count
1Jamie O'ConnorUnited Kingdom20,280,655
2Kevin RabichowCanada15,481,601
3Laszlo BujtasHungary14,992,202
4Joshua McCullyAustralia13,362,081
5Andreas SamuelssonSweden11,296,068
6Tamas CserepesHungary10,936,029
7Michail ManolakisGreece10,454,836
8Orpen KisacikogluTurkey9,825,062
9Kevin MacdonaldCanada9,424,080
10Fahredin MustafovBulgaria9,304,367

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partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1c Recap

Some of the biggest names in poker progressed to Day 2, the likes of Orpen Kisacikoglu (9,825,062), Stephen Chidwick (6,564,743) and player of the year contender Michael Addamo (6,042,203) were all able to virtually bag and tag a chip stack.

Patrick Leonard
Third time's a charm for partypoker's Patrick Leonard.

partypoker ambassadors Patrick Leonard (5,792,738) and Mikita Badziakouski (3,735,887) were also among the Day 1c survivors. The pair made it through on the third time of asking after having unsuccessful attempts in both Day 1a and Day 1b.

Jeffrey Gross, Isaac Haxton and Joao Simao, who all play under the partypoker umbrella, were unable to secure their seat to Day 2.

partypoker MILLIONS Online Schedule

Dec 12-30MILLIONS Online #04 Main Event: $5M Gtd$5,300
Dec 12-30MILLIONS Online #05 partypoker Championship: $1M Gtd$1,050
Dec 20-27MILLIONS Online #07 Super 500 PKO: $500K Gtd$530
Dec 20-27MILLIONS Online #08 Grand Prix PKO: $300K Gtd$109
Dec 23-30MILLIONS Online #09 6-Max PKO Championship: $1M Gtd$2,100
Dec 23-30MILLIONS Online #10 Closer: $250K Gtd$320
Dec 27MILLIONS Online #11 Second Chance Turbo: $200K Gtd$2,100
Dec 27MILLIONS Online #12 Mini Second Chance Turbo: $50K Gtd$320
Dec 30MILLIONS Online High Roller: $500K Gtd$10,300

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