2021 World Series of Poker

Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
Day: 2
Event Info

2021 World Series of Poker

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
500,000 / 1,000,000
Players Info - Day 2
Players Left

Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em

Day 2 Completed

Darryl Ronconi Bags Millionaire Maker Day 2 Chip Lead; Vanessa Kade Among Top Stacks

Level 21 : 10,000/20,000, 20,000 ante
Venessa Kade
Venessa Kade

Day 2 of Event #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker has concluded. A total of 1,174 players had made it to Day 2 out of a field of 5,330 across two starting flights. By the end of the night, the 1,174 hopefuls were whittled down to a mere 170 players remain, all looking to win the gold bracelet and a cool $1,000,000 in cash that awaits the eventual winner of this event.

Darryl Ronconi bagged 2,545,000 chips and is the chip leader going into Day 3. He was on the stone bubble with less than ten big blinds but managed to spin it up to end the day with the chip lead. His biggest career cash was a second-place finish in the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em - Triple Chance event at the 2011 WSOP, which netted him $510,053.

A few former bracelet winners that move on to Day 3 include Ryan Hagerty (1,100,000), Tristan Wade (1,900,000),
Craig Varnell (765,000) and Brett Apter (360,000). Other notables such as Day 1a chip leader Yiming Li (595,000), Day 1b chip leader Stephen Song (1,300,000), and Vanessa Kade (1,590,000) will also move onwards to Day 3.

Day 3 starts at 12 p.m. local time on October 11 in the Amazon Room of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The tournament resumes at level 22 with blinds of 25,000/50,000/50,000.

Stay tuned for more coverage of this event and the entire 2021 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews Live Reporting Team.

Tags: Brett ApterCraig VarnellDarryl RonconiRyan HagertyStephen SongTristan WadeVanessa KadeYiming Li

Day 3 Seat Draw - Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em

Level 21 : 10,000/20,000, 20,000 ante
RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4241Dien LeUnited States1,300,00052
Amazon4242Tri DaoUnited States1,045,00042
Amazon4243Leonard SandeUnited States415,00017
Amazon4244Philip JacksonUnited States870,00035
Amazon4245Adam ReynoldsUnited Kingdom1,390,00056
Amazon4246Bart LybaertBelgium1,270,00051
Amazon4247Adrien DelmasUnited Kingdom130,0005
Amazon4248Ryan WinceUnited States925,00037
Amazon4249Jose MontesUnited States1,380,00055
Amazon4251Kevin PalmerUnited States655,00026
Amazon4252Ian CramptonUnited States570,00023
Amazon4253Daniel LipszycUnited States10
Amazon4254Joey SpanneUnited States330,00013
Amazon4255Justin ArnwineUnited States410,00016
Amazon4256Benjamin ThomasUnited States1,050,00042
Amazon4257Balakrish PaturUnited States630,00025
Amazon4258Rich WuUnited States490,00020
Amazon4259Blaise HomUnited States515,00021
Amazon4261Bryan NgoUnited States435,00017
Amazon4262Robert LenhartUnited States985,00039
Amazon4263Luis ZedanUnited States1,570,00063
Amazon4264Sanjay MayekarUnited States550,00022
Amazon4265Jeffery WakamiyaUnited States1,555,00062
Amazon4266Bruce HermanUnited States360,00014
Amazon4267Thomas EychenneFrance2,275,00091
Amazon4268Landen LucasUnited States1,140,00046
Amazon4269Michael WangUnited States1,310,00052
Amazon4271Johnson NguyenUnited States735,00029
Amazon4272Zachary PeayUnited States760,00030
Amazon4273Ignacio MoronMexico1,320,00053
Amazon4274Christopher ConradUnited States790,00032
Amazon4275Clement RichezFrance1,110,00044
Amazon4276Antoine GoutardFrance735,00029
Amazon4277Yong KimUnited States630,00025
Amazon4278Brian MetterUnited States870,00035
Amazon4279Peter CrossUnited States1,350,00054
Amazon4281Joseph SteurUnited States470,00019
Amazon4282Sejin ParkSouth Korea825,00033
Amazon4283Anthony DenoveUnited States855,00034
Amazon4284Robert LeeUnited States880,00035
Amazon4285Abraham SaksUnited States855,00034
Amazon4286Christian DresslerGermany1,340,00054
Amazon4287Apolinario LuisUnited States2,345,00094
Amazon4288Gabriel NastasaUnited States300,00012
Amazon4289Paul NettoUnited States565,00023
Amazon4291Aleks DimitrovBulgaria600,00024
Amazon4292Jacob BaumgartnerUnited States550,00022
Amazon4293Aleksandras RusinovasLithuania720,00029
Amazon4294Daniel SepiolUnited States670,00027
Amazon4295Orson YoungUnited States280,00011
Amazon4296Ryan JonesUnited States540,00022
Amazon4297Kristy BeckerUnited States755,00030
Amazon4298Shmuel HadaUnited States1,200,00048
Amazon4299Steven JonesUnited States835,00033
Amazon4301Ryan D'AngeloUnited States370,00015
Amazon4302Richard GressUnited States495,00020
Amazon4303Ren LinUnited States555,00022
Amazon4304Craig VarnellUnited States765,00031
Amazon4305Paul PurmanUnited States820,00033
Amazon4306Sergio MartinezUnited States395,00016
Amazon4307David KasubowskiUnited States400,00016
Amazon4308Brad AndersonUnited States455,00018
Amazon4309Philip VerelUnited States295,00012
Amazon4341Alexander FernandezUnited States320,00013
Amazon4342George DietzUnited States1,300,00052
Amazon4343David PhamUnited States655,00026
Amazon4344Vanessa KadeCanada1,520,00061
Amazon4345Steven SheinfieldUnited States340,00014
Amazon4346Ray Medlin Jr.United States405,00016
Amazon4347Rishi MakkarCanada185,0007
Amazon4348Anuj KwatraUnited States575,00023
Amazon4349Justin ZagarUnited States365,00015
Amazon4351Sergio BensoItaly645,00026
Amazon4352Sonny FrancoFrance460,00018
Amazon4353Nicholas HowardUnited States410,00016
Amazon4354Todd RiversUnited States540,00022
Amazon4355Peter CharalambousSUFFOLK, , GB395,00016
Amazon4356William NguyenUnited States830,00033
Amazon4357Jeremy PekarekUnited States325,00013
Amazon4358Patrick EskandarUnited States1,035,00041
Amazon4359Sammy LafleurCanada390,00016
Amazon4361Benjamin LudlowUnited States595,00024
Amazon4363Andrew JenkinsUnited States565,00023
Amazon4364Austin ReillyUnited States1,325,00053
Amazon4365Kyle CartwrightUnited States450,00018
Amazon4366Cody WiegmannUnited States745,00030
Amazon4367Young Sik EumUnited States1,100,00044
Amazon4368David SiegelUnited States670,00027
Amazon4369Shahar LeviIsrael1,955,00078
Amazon4371Tristan WadeUnited States1,500,00060
Amazon4372Ryan HaasUnited States390,00016
Amazon4373John GorsuchUnited States465,00019
Amazon4374Yiming LiChina595,00024
Amazon4375Li ZhouUnited States610,00024
Amazon4376Artem SloitsevRussia195,0008
Amazon4377Daman OrestadUnited States220,0009
Amazon4378Raul MartinezUnited Kingdom1,270,00051
Amazon4379Matthew WantmanUnited States760,00030
Amazon4381Jeffrey GencarelliUnited States460,00018
Amazon4382Francois PiraultFrance640,00026
Amazon4383Sonia ShashikhinaRussia1,275,00051
Amazon4384Boris KolevBulgaria1,275,00051
Amazon4385Tom McCormickUnited States980,00039
Amazon4386Krempler ZacharyUnited States330,00013
Amazon4387Daniel NguyenUnited States535,00021
Amazon4388Cody DragooUnited States555,00022
Amazon4389Raymond SingsonUnited States895,00036
Amazon4391Ye YuanChina450,00018
Amazon4392Evan CutlerUnited States775,00031
Amazon4393Matthew IsherwoodUnited States535,00021
Amazon4394Michael McnicholasUnited States1,670,00067
Amazon4395Donovan DeanUnited States450,00018
Amazon4396Amos WalshUnited States450,00018
Amazon4397Mark SmithUnited States440,00018
Amazon4398Arin YoussefianUnited States180,0007
Amazon4399Stephen SongUnited States1,385,00055
Amazon4431Vijay ParaUnited States1,335,00053
Amazon4432Maksim PisarenkoRussia650,00026
Amazon4433Kip JonesUnited States505,00020
Amazon4434Brett ApterUnited States360,00014
Amazon4435Tsz ShingUnited States810,00032
Amazon4436Jonathan SandersUnited States365,00015
Amazon4437Darryl RonconiUnited States2,545,000102
Amazon4438Dan DumontUnited States295,00012
Amazon4439Anne BuiUnited States860,00034
Amazon4441Jared LawrenceUnited States555,00022
Amazon4442Sherwin BastiUnited States1,100,00044
Amazon4443Mats UllerengNorway355,00014
Amazon4444Arman GaladzhyanUnited States915,00037
Amazon4445Kenny HallaertBelgium640,00026
Amazon4446Travis Cochran-KilmanUnited States1,180,00047
Amazon4447Christian RobertsUnited States1,290,00052
Amazon4448Jeremiah BolahoodUnited States460,00018
Amazon4449Gregory FishbergUnited States1,500,00060
Amazon4451Xiang LinUnited States520,00021
Amazon4452Manuel RuivoPortugal955,00038
Amazon4453Michael GathyUnited States745,00030
Amazon4454Ryan HagertyUnited States1,170,00047
Amazon4455Andrew CooperUnited States985,00039
Amazon4456Matthew StoneUnited States760,00030
Amazon4457Robert MorenoUnited States600,00024
Amazon4458Daniel LazrusUnited States600,00024
Amazon4459John FaggUnited States1,970,00079
Amazon4461Alexandru MasekUnited States395,00016
Amazon4462Justin LeedsUnited States350,00014
Amazon4463Manas GandhiUnited States570,00023
Amazon4464Gytis BernataviciusUnited States545,00022
Amazon4465Dennis RodriguezUnited States760,00030
Amazon4466James RomeroUnited States700,00028
Amazon4467Kao SaechaoUnited States300,00012
Amazon4468Atanas PavlovUnited Kingdom95,0004
Amazon4469Everett CarltonUnited States700,00028
Amazon4471Faraz JakaUnited States1,625,00065
Amazon4472Todd SaffronUnited States380,00015
Amazon4473Michael PearsonUnited States570,00023
Amazon4474Nabil CardosoSpain1,160,00046
Amazon4475Jerry UtkeUnited States700,00028
Amazon4476Jacek PustulaPoland1,085,00043
Amazon4477Cole FerraroUnited States430,00017
Amazon4478Eric BlairUnited States710,00028
Amazon4479Terrence SchehenUnited States455,00018
Amazon4481Preston RobertsUnited States510,00020
Amazon4482Adam ShermanUnited States590,00024
Amazon4483Roee ShalomIsrael505,00020
Amazon4484Arie KliperIsrael1,615,00065
Amazon4485Richard PetersonUnited States310,00012
Amazon4486Rahul DeevaraUnited States1,005,00040
Amazon4487Sertac TurkerTurkey870,00035
Amazon4488Ryan RiessUnited States540,00022
Amazon4489Jonathan Wil PardyCanada770,00031

Official End of Day Chip Counts (full)

Level 21 : 10,000/20,000, 20,000 ante
Player Chips Progress
Darryl Ronconi us
Darryl Ronconi
Day 2 Chip Leader
Apolinario Luis us
Apolinario Luis
2,345,000 2,280,500
Thomas Eychenne fr
Thomas Eychenne
2,275,000 125,000
John Fagg us
John Fagg
1,970,000 1,896,000
Shahar Levi il
Shahar Levi
1,955,000 1,275,000
Michael Mcnicholas us
Michael Mcnicholas
1,670,000 1,566,000
Faraz Jaka us
Faraz Jaka
1,625,000 1,050,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Arie Kliper il
Arie Kliper
1,615,000 1,421,500
Luis Zedan us
Luis Zedan
1,570,000 840,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Jeffery Wakamiya us
Jeffery Wakamiya
1,555,000 1,355,000
Vanessa Kade ca
Vanessa Kade
1,520,000 -105,000
Gregory Fishberg us
Gregory Fishberg
1,500,000 1,357,500
Tristan Wade us
Tristan Wade
1,500,000 1,462,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Adam Reynolds gb
Adam Reynolds
1,390,000 1,292,500
Stephen Song us
Stephen Song
1,385,000 -140,000
Day 1B Chip Leader
WSOP 1X Winner
Jose Montes us
Jose Montes
1,380,000 1,304,000
Peter Cross jp
Peter Cross
1,350,000 1,206,500
Christian Dressler de
Christian Dressler
1,340,000 1,211,000
Vijay Para us
Vijay Para
1,335,000 1,090,000
Austin Reilly us
Austin Reilly
1,325,000 590,000
Ignacio Moron mx
Ignacio Moron
1,320,000 -230,000
Michael Wang us
Michael Wang
1,310,000 920,000
WSOP 2X Winner
Dien Le us
Dien Le
1,300,000 1,143,000
George Dietz us
George Dietz
1,300,000 1,175,000
Christian Roberts ve
Christian Roberts
1,290,000 1,213,500
WSOP 1X Winner

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Moron Wins Big Stack Battle With Lucas

Level 21 : 10,000/20,000, 20,000 ante

A pair of one-million chip stacks just did battle as the night winds to a close.

With about 250,000 in the pot already on a board of {8-Clubs}{a-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{q-Spades}, Landen Lucas fired out a bet of 150,000 into Ignacio Moron who called. Lucas showed {j-Clubs}{3-Clubs}, which fell to Moron's {a-Spades}{q-Hearts}.

Moron is now among the chip leaders with under 200 players left in the field.

Player Chips Progress
Ignacio Moron mx
Ignacio Moron
1,550,000 1,448,000
Landen Lucas us
Landen Lucas
1,150,000 -468,000

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Level 21 : 10,000/20,000, 20,000 ante
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