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Day 2c Completed

Jake Daniels Bags Big Stack on Day 2c of 2022 Wynn Millions; Money Bubble Approaches

Chad_Holloway • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante
Jake Daniels
Jake Daniels

The $10,000 buy-in, $10 million GTD Wynn Millions Main Event began with 1,075 runners, but headed into Day 3 just 154 remain in contention for the $1,655,952 first-place prize. All of those players will aim to finish in the top 116 to secure a min-cash of $22,029, and the money bubble will burst on Tuesday.

On Monday, 172 players returned for Day 2c action, but after three 90-minute levels of play just 87 remained with Jake Daniels , who began the day with 160,000, and his stack of 837,000 leading the way. That is a little behind that of Day 2ab chip leader Chad Eveslage, who bagged 939,000.

Others to make it through Day 2c were David Lambard (675,000), Kristen Nyman (525,000), Ben Hamnett (435,000), Alex Livingston (428,000), Athanasios Polychronopoulos (400,000), Jason Wheeler (330,000), Brock Wilson (296,000), Javier Zarco (250,000), Sean Perry (219,000), Shaun Deeb (186,000), Matt Berkey (70,000), Nick Schulman (106,000), and defending champ Andrew Moreno (185,000).

Of course, not everyone was so lucky. Among those to hit the rail on Monday were Chance Kornuth, Ryan Laplante, Tony Dunst, Larry Ormson, Xuan Liu, Noah Schwartz, and 2017 WSOP Main Event champ Scott Blumstein.

The surviving players from both Day 2ab and 2c will return at noon local time on Tuesday, March 8 to battle it out on the felt in Day 3. Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be back to bring you call the action from the 2022 Wynn Millions!

Remember, there is still one more PokerGO Tour High Rollers taking place at the 2022 Wynn Millions, all of which count for the 2022 PGT Leaderboard. There will be a $15,700 High Roller at 2 p.m. on March 8. Click here to see the current PokerGO Tour Leaderboard.

Tags: Jake Daniels

End-of-Day 2c Chip Counts (full)

Chad_Holloway • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante
Jake Daniels US
Jake Daniels
US 837,000 -13,000
David Lambard us
David Lambard
us 675,000 435,000
Kristen Nyman us
Kristen Nyman
us 525,000 349,500
Rok Gostisa si
Rok Gostisa
si 508,000 315,500
David Dowdy us
David Dowdy
us 478,000 304,500
Isaac Kempton us
Isaac Kempton
us 466,000 21,000
Diego Sanchez Serrano mx
Diego Sanchez Serrano
mx 451,000 206,000
Ben Hamnett us
Ben Hamnett
us 435,000 226,000
Alex Livingston ca
Alex Livingston
ca 428,000 392,000
Michael Stembera us
Michael Stembera
us 427,000 157,000
Justin Zaki us
Justin Zaki
us 410,000 197,500
Athanasios Polychronopoulos us
Athanasios Polychronopoulos
us 400,000 20,000
Brian Kim us
Brian Kim
us 394,000 -46,000
Dennis Martin de
Dennis Martin
de 392,000 117,000
Qing Liu us
Qing Liu
us 382,000 82,000
Ryan Hohner us
Ryan Hohner
us 371,000 253,500
Matt Bond us
Matt Bond
us 370,000 248,500
Jesse Sylvia us
Jesse Sylvia
us 367,000 37,000
Niko Koop de
Niko Koop
de 363,000 73,000
TK Miles
TK Miles
359,000 228,000
Giuseppe Pantaleo de
Giuseppe Pantaleo
de 358,000 269,000
Jesse Rockowitz us
Jesse Rockowitz
us 354,000 107,000
Maxwell Young us
Maxwell Young
us 347,000 160,500
Jason Wheeler us
Jason Wheeler
us 330,000 232,500
Joshua Ladines us
Joshua Ladines
us 330,000 185,500

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Perry Cracks Aces to Triple Up

connorrichards • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante
Sean Perry
Sean Perry

Sean Perry was involved in a three-way all-in as the shortest stack against Daniel Moran and another player.

Sean Perry: {a-Spades}{k-Spades}
Opponent: {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}
Daniel Moran: {j-Spades}{j-Hearts}

The flop of {8-Spades}{9-Spades}{5-Hearts} was an action one as it gave Perry a flush draw, and the board finished out {q-Diamonds}{5-Spades} to win him the main pot for a triple-up.

"Let's fu**ing go!" shouted Perry as the river card peeled off to send him the big pot.

"Sean, let's go to the craps table," said Jake Daniels after seeing his table mate's luck. "I don't know why you don't live at the craps table at this point."

Sean Perry us
Sean Perry
us 230,000 -10,000
Daniel Moran gb
Daniel Moran
gb 80,000 1,000

Tags: Daniel MoranJake DanielsSean Perry

Five More Hands

Chad_Holloway • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante

The tournament staff just announced that the remaining players will play five more hands before bagging and tagging on Day 2c. Stay tuned for chip counts and a short recap of today's action.

Deeb Pulls Off Trademark Slowroll with Aces

JonSofen • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante
Shaun Deeb
Shaun Deeb

Shaun Deeb raised in late position to 8,000 with just 65,000 total in his stack. The big blind, Javier Zarco, then moved all in, and after about 10 seconds of pondering his decision, Deeb decided to call off, a decision he had already made.

"I've got a pretty big hand," Deeb said while slowly turning his hand over.

Shaun Deeb: {a-Clubs}{a-Hearts}
Javier Zarco: {6-Clubs}{6-Hearts}

In fairness to Deeb, he acted much quicker than he often does when facing an all-in bet with the nuts. As for the board, it ran out {a-Diamonds}{9-Spades}{k-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{q-Hearts} and the King of Slowrolls took down the pot.

"It's too bad justice wasn't served," Zarco uttered. Deeb's still sitting on a below average stack but he's now back in business.

Javier Zarco es
Javier Zarco
es 260,000 88,500
Shaun Deeb us
Shaun Deeb
us 136,000 61,000

Tags: Shaun DeebJavier Zarco

Deeb Gets a Shove Through

connorrichards • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante

Jake Daniels opened to 9,000 in the hijack and the cutoff flat-called. The action folded to Freddy Deeb in the small blind, who three-bet jammed a stack of around 100,000.

Both of his opponents folded and Deeb took down the small pot, which hardly dented Daniels' massive stack.

Jake Daniels US
Jake Daniels
US 850,000 60,000
Freddy Deeb lb
Freddy Deeb
lb 130,000 -15,000

Tags: Freddy DeebJake Daniels

Polychronopoulos Lays Down Ace-Queen, Gets a Lecture

connorrichards • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante

Athanasios Polychronopoulos opened to 10,000 in early position and the player on the button moved all-in for around 100,000.

"Alright my friends, it's been fun. I'm all-in," he announced before pushing his stack to the middle.

The action folded back to Polychronopoulos, who thought through his decision as his opponent chatted with Freddy Deeb from a few tables over.

"Are you all-in?" Deeb asked his friend.

"Yep," the player told Deeb.

Polychronopoulos took a minute or so before folding ace-queen offsuit face-up on the table. The opponent showed {a-Spades}{k-Spades} and expressed bewilderment over what Polychronopoulos was considering calling with.

"My friend, what are you even thinking about?!" he said. "That's an instant fold. It's not even suited."

"I had a big hand," shrugged Polychronopoulos.

"Not in my book," the opponent countered.

Athanasios Polychronopoulos us
Athanasios Polychronopoulos
us 380,000 119,000

Tags: Freddy Deeb

Kim Wins Flip to Take Out Kornuth

connorrichards • Level 13: 2,000-4,000, 4,000 ante
Chance Kornuth
Chance Kornuth

Chance Kornuth was down to around 60,000 and got all of his chips in the middle in a pot against Brian Kim, who had him covered.

Chance Kornuth: {9-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}
Brian Kim: {a-Clubs}{q-Spades}

The flop came {6-Spades}{j-Spades}{5-Diamonds} to keep Kornuth in the lead with his nines and the {5-Hearts} on the turn didn't change things. However, the {q-Diamonds} on the river gave Kim a better pair and Kornuth was eliminated.

Brian Kim us
Brian Kim
us 440,000 148,000
Chance Kornuth us
Chance Kornuth
us Busted

Tags: Brian KimChance Kornuth