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$3,500 NLH Championship
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Highlights

$3,500 NLH Championship
Day 1c Completed

Demosthenes Kiriopoulos Heads 131 Survivors On Day 1c of Wynn Summer Classic $3,500 NLH Championship

Cottrellmkw • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos

Day 1c of the Wynn Summer Classic $3,500 NLH Championship, the last of three starting flights, came to a close after 15-levels and 12 hours of play. Once the dust settled 131 players from a starting field of 756 were able to find a bag for Day 2. Leading those survivors is Canadian Demosthenes Kiriopoulos, sitting on a stack of 773,000. Kiriopoulos recently finished 10th in the 2021 WSOP Main Event for a career high $585,000 and will be looking to build on that success. Second in chips is Thomas Eychenne with 677,000. WSOP gold bracelet winner Barry Hutter rounds out the top three, sitting just behind Eychenne on 675,000.

Several notables were among those players able to secure a seat on Day 2. They include Japan's all time live earnings leader Tsugunari Toma (653,000), four time bracelet winner David Peters (394,000) and BetMGM sponsored pro Darren Elias (263,000).

Other big names fired a bullet or two in this, the last opportunity to take a shot in the tournament, but with no success. They include 2005 WSOP Main Event champion Joe Hachem, three time bracelet winner Chance Kornuth and high roller regular and accused cheat Jake Schindler.

Top Ten Chip Counts

PlacePlayerCountryChips
1Demosthenes KiriopoulosCanada773,000
2Thomas EychenneFrance677,000
3Barry HutterUnited States675,000
4Tsugunari TomaJapan653,000
5Quang VuUnited States555,000
6Adam ToddUnited States521,000
7Marko GrujicSerbia500,000
8Mihai NisteRomania481,000
9Pedro NevesPortugal462,000
10Timothy ChungHong Kong456,000

With all starting flights complete, the total number of entrants has been confirmed at 1,428, generating a prize pool of $4,605,300 and smashing the guarantee of $3,500,000. That prize pool will be divided amongst the top 152 finishers with the eventual winner receiving $696,011. Since 233 players will return for Day 2, the various Day 1 survivors are not yet guaranteed a minimum cash worth $8,013.

The remaining players will combine into one field tomorrow, Monday, June 27th at 12 p.m. PDT at which point they will play out ten 60-minute levels before the survivors bag for Day 3. Be sure to stay tuned to PokerNews as its live reporting team continues to provide comprehensive coverage of the Wynn Summer Classic.

Tags: Barry HutterChance KornuthDarren EliasDavid PetersDemosthenes KiriopoulosJake SchindlerJoe HachemTsugunari Toma

Day 2 Seat Draw

YorkshirePud • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
TableSeatPlayerChipsBig Blinds
301MihaiManole296,000
302MichaelRossitto306,000
303YuliyanKolev127,000
304JoeKuether107,000
305AlbertNguyen266,000
306JulianThomas371,000
307GeorgiosSotiropoulos245,000
308ValerieNovak105,000
309AnthonyMarquez453,000
     
311RyanAnderson181,000
312TobiasSchwecht346,000
313AlNorman156,000
314AnkushMandavia356,000
315JulienSitbon257,000
316JoaoSimao261,000
317DylanSmith127,000
318TimoSchneider221,000
319JoseSeverino160,000
     
331BrandonEisen357,000
332ConnorStuewe99,000
333JamesLushin219,000
334JoeSerock128,000
335DeanGeistlinger758,000
336VanessaKade83,000
337SylvainCisterna136,000
338ChrisFrank287,000
339JunObara288,000
     
341ElliottKampen113,000
342VikentyShegal134,000
343AlexYen273,000
344HyunskikYun69,000
345JavierZarco207,000
346StevenRosen103,000
347TristanBain302,000
348ChristopherPuetz131,000
349Jin HoHong351,000
     
351SlawomirRypinski157,000
352AndrewOstapchenko203,000
353RongWang319,000
354BrandonMeister259,000
355BorisKolev314,000
356BarakWisbrod106,000
357RyanWolfson72,000
358ThomasMuehloecker1,127,000
359ThomasEychenne677,000
     
361GauravMakkar159,000
362MasashiOya136,000
363DanielMoran89,000
364AndyPark141,000
365ChampieDouglas111,000
366MaximeDuhamel278,000
367RobWazwaz120,000
368StephanNussrallah553,000
369NicolasNoguera403,000
     
371DemoKiriopoulos773,000
372ConnorRash78,000
373DragosTrofimov137,000
374JohanSchultz-Pedersen232,000
375TamerAlkamli125,000
376DavidDowdy303,000
377IvanDeyra311,000
378AbrahamKorotki236,000
379MingXi93,000
     
381JoseCatela171,000
382BrandonLulov290,000
383NadyaMagnus395,000
384NikitaLuther90,000
385JoeSchulman104,000
386JackyWang354,000
387AndrewMoreno521,000
388PatrickSacrispeyre28,000
389FaustoTantillo360,000
     
391GregBuonocore79,000
392SelahaddinBedir200,000
393DanielLee46,000
394RickMechammil249,000
395SylvainLoosli246,000
396StevenVeneziano703,000
397AndyPhan323,000
398AlejandroGonzalez-Olaechea384,000
399LuigiD'Alterio389,000
     
401IgorD'Ursel200,000
402PedroNeves462,000
404ZachDonovan212,000
405ThomasBoivin294,000
406AdedapoAjayi613,000
407RobertSpano146,000
408MikeDentale252,000
409ToddPeterson419,000
     
411ArseniiKarmatckii289,000
412IanMatakis329,000
413KarenSarkisyan146,000
414TsugunariToma653,000
415YanChoy130,000
416TonyGargano170,000
417MohammadSiddiqui410,000
418BrianEngland169,000
419ZacharySmiley146,000
     
421CoreyHochman258,000
422MikeAllen591,000
423DarrenElias263,000
424RajRamakrishnan270,000
425JamieO'Connor426,000
426ArianStolt181,000
427RaffaeleSorrentino115,000
428CheangYoo122,000
429KenFishman379,000
     
431AaronMassey140,000
432TomKunze280,000
433YosifNawabi250,000
434PhillipMighall67,000
435BobShao354,000
436AdrianState46,000
437LuisFaria215,000
438StevenRivero480,000
439AnthonyHachem72,000
     
441RabahAit Abdelmalek100,000
442ScottVener165,000
443EshaanBhalla155,000
444SatoruSawada298,000
445GaryCheng258,000
446MarkoGrujic50,000
447BrandonCaputo261,000
448RolandRokita364,000
449JamesRomero160,000
     
451RyanRoeder85,000
452RyanRemington158,000
453ShmuelMadar180,000
454PavelsSpirins292,000
455DanielSmiljkovic819,000
456AlexCondon91,000
457JenniferShahade154,000
458SamyDubonnet103,000
459AdrianBuckley377,000
     
461AlexAras120,000
462MosheReraelowitz200,000
463MatthewPerez64,000
464HaroutGhazarian48,000
465LachezarPetkov92,000
466JonasMackoff159,000
467SimonWiciak159,000
468JonathanLawson568,000
469JimmyGuerrero130,000
     
471MerijnVan Rooij149,000
472AdamTodd521,000
473RafaelMoraes477,000
474KittyKuo142,000
475DavidPeters394,000
476RaminHajiyev206,000
477AaronVan Blarcum171,000
478RajVohra284,000
479DanielHachem100,000
     
481HuabaoChen234,000
482StoyanObreshkov79,000
483IanIvers305,000
484FredGoldberg70,000
485TimothyChung456,000
486EuanMcNicholas231,000
487MartinStausholm150,000
488EkremBozkurt97,000
489SamiShurbaji91,000
     
491CraigMcCorkell169,000
492BrianGreen380,000
493IvanZufic210,000
494BorisBerthomet60,000
495DavidMann58,000
496HanFeng358,000
497JonBorenstein294,000
498CedricSchwaederle179,000
499TerenceReid281,000
     
501AntonWigg306,000
502SethDavies99,000
503JayHarwood224,000
504MihaiNiste481,000
505HarryTouil261,000
506LeonSturm114,000
507DarioDelpiano216,000
508MichaelJozoff158,000
509DiegoSanchez Serrano579,000
     
511MaximilianoGallardo208,000
512YukiKashihara424,000
513KhoaTran124,000
514ChristianLiel182,000
515AndrejSenic184,000
516FabianBernhauser230,000
517StephenSong414,000
518BinWeng370,000
519FilmonGhebreegzabheir68,000
     
521TonyHo89,000
522AdriaDiaz Dalmau445,000
523HowardLo344,000
524BarryHutter675,000
525AramZobian184,000
526LenardAdams208,000
527LeonardSande197,000
528AdrianBertini87,000
529RyanChua91,000
     
531QuangVu555,000
532RenatBohdanov158,000
533LeonardMaue81,000
534AtanasPavlov275,000
535FilippKhavin107,000
536LorenzoLavis125,000
537FabianGumz285,000
538ChrisDa Silva81,000
539DavidEldridge56,000
     
541RenanAziz Alves106,000
542IanBradley318,000
543ChristopherChaudey109,000
544KarinaLima237,000
545JampaDothar414,000
546MariaLampropoulou261,000
547BrekstynSchutten612,000
548QingLiu244,000
549KarimLehoussine106,000
     
551VitalijsZavorotnijs217,000
552JoseJaraiz Lopez137,000
553HyonKim259,000
554KristenBicknell283,000
555JamesCollopy98,000
556SethFischer251,000
557IlyaNikiforov294,000
558BlueRannefeld154,000
559HosseinEnsan170,000
     
561VaskenDemlakian214,000
562RichardAnthony203,000
563YannickCardot338,000
564VladimirAlexandrov84,000
565DanielReijmer270,000
566MichaelBrinkenhoff122,000
567QasemJamhour347,000
568PavloVeksler266,000
569KrasimirYankov344,000

End of Day 1C Chip Counts (full)

BrandonBloom • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos ca
Demosthenes Kiriopoulos
ca 773,000 773,000
Thomas Eychenne fr
Thomas Eychenne
fr 677,000 677,000
Barry Hutter us
Barry Hutter
us 675,000 340,000
Tsugunari Toma jp
Tsugunari Toma
jp 653,000 -47,000
Quang Vu us
Quang Vu
us 555,000 555,000
Adam Todd us
Adam Todd
us 521,000 521,000
Mihai Niste ro
Mihai Niste
ro 481,000 481,000
Pedro Neves pt
Pedro Neves
pt 462,000 462,000
Timothy Chung hk
Timothy Chung
hk 456,000 456,000
Anthony Marquez us
Anthony Marquez
us 453,000 453,000
Stephen Song us
Stephen Song
us 414,000 79,000
Mohammad Siddiqui us
Mohammad Siddiqui
us 410,000
Nicolas Noguera fr
Nicolas Noguera
fr 403,000
David Peters us
David Peters
us 394,000 269,000
Luigi D'Alterio it
Luigi D'Alterio
it 389,000
Alejandro Gonzalez-Olaechea
Alejandro Gonzalez-Olaechea
384,000
Brian Green us
Brian Green
us 380,000
Adrian Buckley us
Adrian Buckley
us 377,000
Bin Weng us
Bin Weng
us 370,000 45,000
Fausto Tantillo it
Fausto Tantillo
it 360,000 307,000
Brandon Eisen us
Brandon Eisen
us 357,000
Ankush Mandavia us
Ankush Mandavia
us 356,000
Jacky Wang us
Jacky Wang
us 354,000
Tobias Schwecht at
Tobias Schwecht
at 346,000 346,000
Krasimir Yankov bg
Krasimir Yankov
bg 344,000

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Bag and Tag

BrandonBloom • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante

Players are now bagging and tagging and will return for Day 2 with the rest of the field on Monday, June 27 at noon. Stay tuned for some chip counts and a recap of the day.

Toma Holds to Win Massive Pot

Cottrellmkw • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
Tsugunari Toma
Tsugunari Toma

A player in middle position opened to 11,000 and Tsugunari Toma called on the button.

The flop came {3-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{8-Diamonds} and the middle position player continued for 8,000. Toma responded with a raise to 25,000 only to see his opponent move all in for 150,000. Toma went deep into the tank but eventually found a call to put the middle position player at risk.

Middle Position Player: {j-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}
Tsugunari Toma: {8-Clubs}{7-Clubs}

Toma had made the correct call but would need to fade diamonds as well as his opponent's two overcards in order to win the pot. The {a-Hearts} turn was safe and the {k-Clubs} river bricked out for the middle position player to end his tournament and send the large pot Toma's way.

Tsugunari Toma jp
Tsugunari Toma
jp 700,000 422,000

Tags: Tsugunari Toma

Six More Hands

BrandonBloom • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante

The tournament director has announced that players will play six more hands before bagging and tagging for the night.

Weng Gets Caught Bluffing

Cottrellmkw • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante

A player opened to 12,000 on the button and Bin Weng three-bet to 44,000 out of the small blind. The button called to send the two players heads-up to the flop.

Weng continued for 34,000 on the {j-Spades}{6-Clubs}{9-Hearts} flop but it was not enough to get rid of his opponent who called.

Action checked through the {10-Clubs} turn to the {4-Clubs} river where Weng announced all in. The button player did not take long to make the call and Weng mucked as his opponent flipped over {k-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds} for top pair and the double. Weng, meanwhile, is still sitting on a large stack.

Bin Weng us
Bin Weng
us 325,000 109,000

Tags: Bin Weng

Kornuth Gets Value

BrandonBloom • Level 15: 3,000-5,000, 5,000 ante
Chance Kornuth
Chance Kornuth

Before the blinds went up, on a {q-Spades}{6-Clubs}{2-Spades}{a-Clubs} board with roughly 50,000 in the pot, a player checked. Chance Kornuth was sitting one seat to his opponent's left and bet 32,000. His opponent thought about it and called after facing Kornuth's signature stare.

The {6-Diamonds} completed the board and Kornuth's opponent checked. Kornuth slid out a bet of 80,000, leaving only 4,000 behind. His opponent put in the calling chips.

"Ace-king," said Kornuth as he tabled {a-Hearts}{k-Clubs} and collected the pot to chip up when his opponent mucked.

Chance Kornuth us
Chance Kornuth
us 280,000 120,000

Tags: Chance Kornuth

Level:
15
Blinds:
3,000/5,000
Ante:
5,000