Day 1a Completed
Day 1a Completed
Mukul Pahuja Bags Day 1a Chip Lead in Event #68: $1,111 Little One for One Drop
The first of three opening flights of the $1,111 Little One for One Drop drew 490 entries with 143 survivors and with unlimited re-entries allowed not only through the starting flights but also during the first two levels on Day 2, the field can be expected to rise. In 2019 there was a total of 6,246 entries with the winner James Anderson taking home $690,686.
Many charity initiatives that have been established around the globe have been adopted by the gaming industry, and the One Drop Foundation has become one of the most notable ones.
Mukul Pahuja is the chip leader after Day 1a with 518,300 in chips and with over $5.5 million in live earnings, he will be a player to watch throughout the tournament. He was followed by Fernando Ribeiro (428,000), Poorya Nazari (377,500), Steve Stolzenfeld (376,200), and Jorge Briones (319,500) to round off the top five of the players captured at the end of the night.
Day 1a Top 10 Chip Counts
|RANK||PLAYER||Country||CHIP COUNT||Big Blinds|
|1||Mukul Pahuja||United States||518,300||259|
|2||Fernando Ribeiro||United States||428,000||214|
|4||Steven Stolzenfeld||United States||376,200||188|
|6||Osmin Dardon||United States||296,000||148|
|7||Chris Smith||United States||295,400||148|
|8||Wai Kit Lo||United Kingdom||292,300||146|
|9||Richard Weathington||United States||286,000||143|
|10||Michael Weber||United States||270,600||135|
Some notables that that advanced to Day 2 on Thursday, November 11 at 1 p.m. included Daniel Negreanu, Everett Carlton, Donnie Phan, Andres Korn, and Ryan DePaulo.
While some stars can take a break for a couple of days, there are plenty of those who will be in action in the subsequent flights. Day 1b starts Tuesday at 3 p.m. and PokerNews will once again provide live updates from start to finish.
End of Day 1a Chip Counts (full)
Three More Hands
The tournament director has just announced that each table will be dealt three more hands until bagging and tagging for the night.
Big Stacks of the Night
Bonu Gets Away with a Stone-Cold Bluff
The action was picked up on the river with the board showing the .
A player checked to Andrew Bonu who bet 31,000 into the pot of over 40,000.
His opponent went into the tank for a long time and mucked his hand.
Bonu showed the for a stone-cold bluff missed flush and his opponent couldn't believe he folded the best hand.
Weathington Puts Pressure on Jones
According to the table, Steven Jones raised and got called by two players, including Richard Weathington.
The flop brought the . Jones continued for 8,500 and was again called by his two opponents.
The hit the turn and Jones sent another bet for 25,000. Weathington pushed all in, covering Jones's stack worth around 150,000 chips. The latter tanked for some time and eventually folded his hand.
Weathington revealed the for a set of nines.
Briones Busts Weglarek
The was on the board after the turn with three players involved. Gili Prizament checked and Wesley Weglarek bet before Jorge Briones reraised it. Prizament let it go but Weglarek jammed before Briones snap-called.
Briones already had a straight and the completed the board on the river to eliminate Weglarek.
Full House Over Full House Elimination
The action was picked up preflop when a player was all-in and at risk against Max Havlish.
The flop appeared to be great for Havlish as he improved to trip aces but the turn gave his opponent a full house. However, the river would give Havlish a bigger full house and he would eliminate an opponent from the field.
Korn Mucks River
The player under the gun raised to 4,500 and it was called by Andres Korn and the player in the big blind.
The was dealt on the flop and it checked to Korn who bet 5,500. Only the player in the big blind called and both checked on the turn.
The hit the river and the big blind led out for 8,000. Korn took a minute and ended up calling, but mucked his cards when his opponent showed for two pair.