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Jetten Claims Day 1b Chip Lead in the partypoker MILLIONS Online $5,300 Main Event

Peter Jetten

Day 1b of the 2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event has come to an end after more than nine hours of play. The second and last starting flight attracted 493 entries which can be added to the 591 entries which were collected on Day 1a to get to a total number of 1,084 buy-ins. The $5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool was easily surpassed as a total prize purse of $5,420,000 had been created.

Out of all the Day 1b entries, 74 players made it through to Day 2 with Canada's Peter Jetten leading the pack with 26,423,338. Jetten is followed in the counts by Aleksei Barkov (18,158,570), Pavel Veksler (15,854,702), Viktor Zsemlye (14,593,338), and Sosia Jiang (14,323,488). Other familiar names in the top ten include Christian Jeppsson, Christopher Brewer, and Brock Wilson.

2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online $5,300 Main Event Day 1b Top 10 Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Peter JettenCanada26,423,338189
2Aleksei BarkovRussia18,158,570130
3Pavel VekslerUkraine15,854,702113
4Viktor ZsemlyeAustria14,593,338104
5Sosia JiangNew Zealand14,323,488102
6Yurii SenchyloUkraine13,885,38099
7Christian JeppssonSweden13,652,91298
8Christopher BrewerUnited States13,584,45797
9Brock WilsonUnited States12,256,52088
10Andrei ChernokozRussia11,661,18183

partypoker Ambassadors Mikita Badziakouski (5,716,808) and Kristen Bicknell (2,461,804) have made it through to Day 2 while things didn't go well for Matt Staples, John Duthie, Isaac Haxton, Joao Simao, Joni Jouhikimainen, and Patrick Leonard won't be returning to try and win their share of the prize pool.

Mary Pudmoreff won her Main Event seat when she was selected by Kristen Bicknell on Twitter and even though she took out Timothy Adams and stayed alive a few times, her run came to an end when her stack went in on the turn with pocket kings. Unfortunately for her, Dean Arsenie had hit a set of tens to send the Canadian out of the tournament without cashing either.

When play resumes on Day 2, the level duration will be increased to 30 minutes each. The first level of the day features a small blind of 70,000, a big blind of 140,000, and a running ante of 17,500. Ten levels of play are on the menu before the remaining players will break for Day 3.

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MILLIONS Online Main Event Prize Pool Details

PlacePrize PlacePrize PlacePrize
1$892,275 10-11$54,542 72-87$13,931
2$614,523 12-15$43,335 88-103$12,872
3$422,422 16-23$35,084 104-119$12,131
4$276,128 24-31$27,724 120-135$11,490
5$189,320 32-39$22,796 136-151$10,912
6$146,300 40-55$18,818 152-160$10,695
7$115,425 56-71$15,864   

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