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Leo Fernandez Leads WPT Online Championship Day 1b

Another flight of the $5,000,000 GTD WPT Online Championship Main Event on partypoker is complete, with another 127 players securing their place in Day 2 later tonight.

The total number of entrants on Day 1b was 782 which, coupled with the 808 from Day 1a, means the tournament is within touching distance of its lofty guarantee.

Two further flights take place today (May 18th) including the Turbo flight which represents players last chance to make it through to the WPT Online Championship Main Event Day 2.

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Leo Fernandez

Leading the survivors from Day 1b is Argentinian Leo Fernandez (pictured) who bagged 620,258. He is joined by Brock Wilson (604,616) and Aram Zobian (602,449) as the only other players over 600,000.

There are several familiar faces at the top of the chip counts, including Nicholas Palma, Max Silver and Ognyan Dimov.

Top 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip Count
1Leo FernandezArgentina620,258
2Brock WilsonMexico604,616
3Aram ZobianCanada602,449
4Nicholas PalmaCanada593,622
5Max SilverUnited Kingdom573,037
6Tobias AnttilaAustria556,747
7Aaron BeenMexico538,322
8Shawn KjetlandCanada535,939
9Simon PedersenDenmark515,991
10Ognyan DimovBulgaria510,263

Other notables include Lucas Reeves, Niklas Astedt, Kristen Bicknell (pictured), Mike Watson, Matthias Eibinger, Tom Middleton, Andras Nemeth, Martin Jacobson, Sylvain Loosli, Rui Ferreira, Kahle Burns, Jaime Staples, Koray Aldemir and Ema Zajmovic.

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Players who failed to make it through to Day 2 include Patrik Antonius, Roberto Romanello, Ludovic Geilich, Toby Lewis, Steve O'Dwyer, Natasha Barbour, Kenny Hallaert and Mikita Badziakouski.

WPT Online Championship Schedule

Players' final chances to get through to Day 2 of the WPT Online Championship Main Event take place later tonight, with Day 2 scheduled for 8pm (GMT+1)

DateTime (GMT+1)EventBuy-inGuarantee
18th May12:00WPT Online Championship Day 1c$3,200$5,000,000
18th May17:00WPT Online Championship Day 1d [Turbo]$3,200$5,000,000
18th May20:00WPT Online Championship Day 2  
19th May19:00WPT Online Championship Day 3  
20th May19:00WPT Online Championship Final Table  

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