Day 1 Completed
Day 1 Completed
As the 2 a.m. CEST mark has passed, this also means the end of the Sunday partypoker updates here on PokerNews.
Wiktor Malinowski has won the WPT #42 Super High Roller by defeating Joao Vieira heads-up in the tournament that lasted just over 7 hours.
WPT #42 Super High Roller Final Table Results
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Over in Day 1b of the WPT #20 Main Event, there are 130 players left in the race for 59 of them to make Day 2 on Monday, May 31. David Peters is in the lead over there and joined by Duco ten Haven, Yuri Dzivielevski, Angelo Mirabella, and Rainer Kempe in the top five.
In Day 1 of the WPT #38 High Roller, partypoker Ambassador Kristen Bicknell is still leading the pack. She is ahead of Samuel Vousden, Shawn Daniels, Rok Gostisa, and Sam Greenwood who are sitting in the top five.
Make sure to check back tomorrow to see who has won the Super High Roller and made Day 2 in the High Roller or Main Event.
But for now, PokerNews is done for tonight and will be back next week to bring you all the exciting partypoker updates!
Right now, there are 26 players left in the WPT #38 High Roller with partypoker Ambassador Kristen Bicknell leading the way towards the bubble. She is followed by Samuel Vousden, Rok Gostisa, Shawn Daniels, and Niklas Astedt in the top five of the counts.
Seventeen players will make the money stage and Day 2 while securing a cash for at least $21,490.
Isaac Haxtons is also still running deep in this event but is currently nursing a short stack as he is sitting in 25th place.
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Sam Greenwood was all-in from the big blind and up against Joao Vieira in the small blind who had him covered in the WPT #42 Super High Roller.
The board ran out for Vieira to flop the higher pair of tens to burst the bubble and get the tournament to the final table.
He is joined by Joakim Andersson, Wiktor Malinowski, Chi Zhang, Mark Radoja, Juan Pardo, and Christoph Vogelsang.
There are 168 players left in Day 1b of the WPT #20 Main Event with 59 of them making it through to Day 2 on Monday, May 31.
Canada's Jonah Silverstein is in the lead and joined by Daniel Smiljkovic, Rainer Kempe, Tamas Adamszki, and Yuri Dzivielevski in the top five.
Joni Jouhkimainen is the first partypoker Ambassador to be found in the counts as he is sitting in 46th place with Joao Simao and Dzmitry Urbanovich in the top 100 too.
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There are eight players left in the WPT #42 Super High Roller as Sami Kelopuro, Artur MArtirosian, Ali Imsirovic, and Steve O'Dywer have busted.
Joakim Andersson is still at the top of the counts and joined by Mark Radoja, Wiktor Malinowski, Joao Vieira, Chi Zhang, Sam Greenwood, Juan Pardo and Christoph Vogelsang in this bubble stage as hand-for-hand play has started just before the players were sent into another 5-minute break.
The late registration period of the WPT #38 High Roller has closed with 101 entries in the field to narrowly surpass the $1,000,000 guarantee by 1 entry to get to a total of $1,010,000 in the prize purse.
The 51 remaining players are battling for a spot in the top 17 as those places will get paid at least $21,490 while the winner will walk away on Monday, May 31 with the first-place prize of $252,289.
This is what they are all still battling for as Day 1 will end once the money has been reached:
Day 1b of the WPT #20 Main Event attracted 394 entries which means that $1,182,000 has been collected towards the $3,000,000 guarantee. Together with the 521 entries of Day 1a, the total number of entries has increased to 915 entries and a contribution of $2,745,000 has been collected already.
There is another Turbo flight taking place on Monday, May 31 at 5:05 p.m. CEST where the blind levels will last 10 minutes. Day 2 will commence four hours later at 9:05 p.m. CEST with all surviving players of Day 1a, 1b, and the Turbo flight.
Day 1b currently has 221 players left in the running and play on Day 1b will end once there are 59 players left.
Teun Mulder is in the lead right now and joined by Duco Ten Haven, Marchevici Vladimir, Mike Watson, and Daniel Smiljkovic in the top five.
The first partypoker Ambassador to be found in the counts is Joao Simao in 57th place while Joni Jouhkimainen, Jaime Staples, Kristen Bicknell, and Dzimitry Urbanovich can be found in the top 100 of the chip leader board.