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Tournament Spotlight: GGPoker WSOP Online Main Event; Loeliger Among Day 1e Survivors

Tournament Spotlight

Those who are looking to play the WSOP Online Main Event on GGPoker are quickly running out of time to make the tournament's Day 2. Following the completion of Tuesday's Day 1e, just three starting flights remain which play out over today, Saturday and Sunday.

The tournament has a $5,000 buy-in and comes with a huge $20 million guarantee. However players can qualify from as little as $5 or get in on the cheap with GGPoker's new and exciting Express Satellites.

How to Enter $20M GTD WSOP Online Main Event

Head over to the GGPoker Client and click the WSOP tab to easily find the WSOP Online Main Event Day 1 flights.

Whether you pay the $5,000 buy-in or satellite your way into the Main Event, each player receives a 60,000 starting stack, which is good for 300 big blinds. Entrants must then navigate fifteen 30-minute levels to make it through to Day 2. Re-entry is not permitted, however players may enter as many Day 1 flights as they like but only their largest stack will be carried forward to Day 2.

Day 2 will wrap up when the nine-handed final table is determined. Day 3 of the Main Event will also be broadcasted, with cards up coverage available at GGPoker.TV.

Remaining GGPoker WSOP Online Schedule

DateTime (UTC)EventGuarantee
Sep-226:30 p.m.$5,000 WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1F$20,000,000
Sep-246:30 p.m.$5,000 WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1G$20,000,000
Sep-256:30 p.m.$5,000 WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1H$20,000,000
Sep-266 p.m.$5,000 WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 2$20,000,000
Sep-276 p.m.$5,000 WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Final Day$20,000,000

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53 More Players Make Day 2 in WSOP Online Main Event

Linus Loeliger
Linus Loeliger

On Tuesday, Day 1e of the Main Event wrapped up which saw another 356 players take to the virtual felt. After nearly nine hours of play, just 53 of those entries managed to advance to the second stage. As it stands, 2,885 entries have already taken their shot at WSOP glory with only 437 players making over the first hurdle. There is the possibility that the tournament may have an overlay, as currently $13,703,750 of $20 million guarantee has been collected.

More of poker's elite were unable to pilot over a stack from Day 1e and that group of players included the likes of Chris Hunichen, Wiktor Malinowski, Andras Nemeth and Artur Martirosian.

However, online crushers such as Linus Loeliger (501,413), Ioannis Konstas (251,882) and Sergi Reixach (576,582) were able to bag and tag a stack for Day 2.

India's Pulkit Goyal (1,165,881) finished on top of the Day 1e chip counts, with "Leopard Z" (1,117,543) and "xADA" (1,003,060) being the only other players to finish with a seven-figure stack.

Boris Angelov (873,235), Christian Rudolph (816,154), Danilo "Senhor" Demetrio (601,723) and 2019 EPT Barcelona €1,100 National winner Markku Koplimaa (597,012) all finished inside the top ten chip counts.

WSOP Online Main Event Day 1e Top 10 Chip Counts

PLACEPLAYERCOUNTRYCHIP COUNT
1Pulkit GoyalIndia1,165,881
2"Leopard Z"China1,117,543
3"xADA"Israel1,003,060
4Boris AngelovCanada873,235
5"GIAKYRA80"Lebanon828,303
6Christian RudolphGermany816,154
7"bredor"Ukraine791,668
8"NORTH_VILLAGE"Japan636,211
9Danilo "Senhor" DemetrioBrazil601,723
10Markku KoplimaaEstonia597,012

GGPoker Adds Express Satellites to Qualify for Main Event

GGPoker WSOP Online Main Event Current Stats

Pulkit Goyal
Pulkit Goyal
EventEntriesAdvancedChip LeaderPrize pool
WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1a43761Leonard "Sheogorath" Mendes (1,403,424)$2,075,750
WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1b679105Xing "Mai_K_4_Life" He (1,505.388)$3,225,250
WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1c691103Luc "AAlataKK" Bindel (1,341,648)$3,282,250
WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1d716115Angelos "Aggelaras17" Michael (1,290,894)$3,401,000
WSOP Online MAIN EVENT Day 1e35653Pulkit Goyal (1,165,881)$1,691,000
Current Totals2,885437-$13,703,750

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You’ll get $40 in free tickets over the first six days following your eligible deposit, no strings attached! All free tickets awarded as part of this promotion will expire after 30 days

INSTANTLY CREDITED TICKETSEXTRA ALL-IN OR FOLD CHALLENGE
Day 1$9.50 in Spin & Gold Tickets
Day 2$5.00 in Spin & Gold Tickets
Day 3$4.00 in Spin & Gold Tickets
Day 4$5.00 in Spin & Gold Tickets
Day 5$6.50 in Spin & Gold Tickets
Day 6$10.00 in Spin & Gold Tickets

Alternatively, GGPoker can match the amount of your eligible deposit dollar-for-dollar, up to a maximum of $600. This matched amount is credited to your bonus balance, which unlocks into cash as you play. $5 will be unlocked for every $20 paid in net rake/tournament fees. You’ll have 90 days to unlock your bonus balance into cash.

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