Santo “kleinebakker007” Bakker of the Netherlands leads all players into Day 2 of WCOOP 91-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event] with over one million chips more than Mirza "zazano" Muhovic in second place. The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is reaching its climax as the guaranteed prize pool of $10,000,000 attracted 1,692 entrants to the main event and many more are expected before the end of registration at the beginning of Day 2 on Monday.
Bakker was a factor all day in the top ten on the leaderboard and he took a massive lead in the final level of Day 1 when “mmoneyrakerp” shipped over a million chips to Bakker and his full house. Bakker is coming off a win in Event #64-M of the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and looks to build on an already terrific year with a deep run in the WCOOP main event.
WCOOP 91-H: $5,200 NLHE Main Event Top Ten Day 1 Chip Counts
|1||Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker||Netherlands||3,846,895|
|2||Mirza "zazano" Muhovic||Luxembourg||2,592,276|
|5||Guntis "poker@luffyD" Aleskins||Latvia||2,163,742|
|6||Kelvin "kelvin_fp:ar" Kerber||Brazil||2,107,206|
|7||Tyler "Juicy_J_93" Jardine||Canada||2,088,631|
|10||Rinat "Zapahzamazki" Lyapin||Russia||2,013,555|
Other notables making their way into Day 2 include Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov, Mason "Pye_Face21" Pye, and Anton "Bomber&Granater" Wigg.
Monday’s Day 2 will start at 5:10 p.m. GMT on September 13 and will continue until 72 players are remaining. Day 3 will have Tuesday to play down to a final table that will take place on Wednesday September 15.
Players started with 250,000 chips and blinds will resume in Level 16 at 6000/12,000 and a 1,500 ante with an increase every 30 minutes. Re-entry is available for 24 hours after the start of the tournament and the registration period will close at the start of Day 2.
Be sure to keep it here on Monday for Day 2 at 5:10 p.m. GMT while the PokerNews live reporting team provides the updates on the action as it happens.