Last Chance to Enter WPT Online Championship Main Event; 1,590 Entries So far
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.
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
|5||Max Silver||United Kingdom||573,037|
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.
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)
|18th May||12:00||WPT Online Championship Day 1c||$3,200||$5,000,000|
|18th May||17:00||WPT Online Championship Day 1d [Turbo]||$3,200||$5,000,000|
|18th May||20:00||WPT Online Championship Day 2|
|19th May||19:00||WPT Online Championship Day 3|
|20th May||19:00||WPT Online Championship Final Table|