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Massive Value Awaits in the 888poker ChampionChip Main Event

888poker ChampionChip Main Event

Head to 888poker if you are the kind of player who loves added value because there is plenty of it in the $500,000 guaranteed ChampionChip Main Event. Only two flights remain on the schedule, and it looks highly likely the tournament will overlay.

Some 7,758 players have bought into the ChampionChip Main Event so far, which includes 902 rebuys. That field has put a $352,989 dent into the $500,000 guarantee, but there is still a long way to go before that princely sum is hit.

"king.abdullIV" of the United Kingdom is the 888poker player who leads the Day 2 field at the time of writing. The British grinder turned their 10,000 chips starting stack into a tournament-leading 405,775.

Three other players return to the 888poker virtual felt with more than 300,000 chips each. Canadian "mikeydeg" (338,476), "fsahkian" of Russia (314,118), and "Electroserv" from Romania (311,887) are that deep-stacked trio.

Follow all the ChampionChip Main Event action right here at PokerNews

888poker ChampionChip Main Event Top 10 Chips Counts

PlacePlayerCountryChips
1king.abdullIVUnited Kingdom405,775
2mikeydegCanada338,476
3fsahakianRussia314,118
4ElecrtoservRomania311,887
5marauder1801Denmark256,773
6Limone12345United Kingdom243,827
7capsenseUnited Kingdom242,127
8Ca1ss1eCanada240,310
9sergeo64Russia235,982
10Webobeey14United Kingdom233,155

Your Last Chances To Enter the ChampionChip Main Event

The final two ChampionChip Day 1s take place at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. BST on August 16. Both cost $50 to enter, which is made up of $45.50+$4.50.

Day 1 players sit down with 10,000 chips and play to 10-minute levels where the blinds start at only 25/50/5a. Each flight concludes at the end of the 12th level, and anyone with chips in front of them at this time progresses to Day 2 at 7:00 p.m. BST on August 16.

Satellites for this final brace of ChampionChip Main Event Day 1s are available for as little as $0.50.

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Follow The Day 2 Action Right Here at PokerNews

PokerNews' live reporting team is on the ground from 7:00 p.m. BST on August 16 to bring you all the action, as it happens, from the ChampionChip Main Event.

Some 1,250 players have punched their Day 2 tickets, a figure that will increase once the final Day 1s are done and dusted. We are looking at a first-place prize in excess of $60,000 right now, which is a very healthy return on a $50 investment, less if any of the players won their way in via 888poker's satellites.

You can also tune into the excellent 888pokerTV Twitch channel throughout Day 2 and watch the action unfold in front of your very eyes while you read PokerNews' updates. August 16 is going to be a great day of poker!

Ireland's COsmyn11 Wins ChampionChip Mini Main Event

Ireland's "COsmyn11" is a ChampionChip champion after they outlasted a field of 1,778 players in the Mini Main Event. Some 1,284 unique players re-entered 494 times to create a guarantee-busting $26,670 prize pool. The champion secured the lion's share of that sum, namely $3,684.

Each of the nine players who navigated their way to the final table did so safe in the knowledghe they locked in no less than $349 for their $16.50 investment.

"forzaital14," "Bongoal," "b1la1," and "Artur165" were the first casualties of the final table. The surviving five players were now guaranteed to take home a four-figure prize.

Russian grinder "metelomdberg" busted in fifth, and collected $1,082. "Dr_Lefties" of Estonia was the next player to exit, they did so with $1,464 in prize money in tow. heads-up was set when "IproninI" saw their tournament end in a third-place finish worth $1,976.

COsmyn11 and Russia's "karach0909" locked horns heads-up for the title and the tournament's largest payout. The one-on-one battle went the way of the former, and they padded their bankroll with $3,684, resigning the runner-up to a $2,688 consolation prize.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1COsmyn11Ireland$3,684
2karach0909Russia$2,688
3IproninIRussia$1,976
4Dr_LeftiesEstonia$1,464
5metelindbergRussia$1,082
6Artur1965Lithuania$808
7b1la1Romania$605
8BongoalUnited Kingdom$458
9forzaital14Germany$349

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Vamos! Brazil's pok3rm3t4l Triumphs in ChampionChip Micro Main Event

Brazilians are on fire around the online poker world with the Brazil flag being displayed at the top of the payout lists on every poker site. The famous flag is showing at the top of the ChampionChip Micro Main Event after "pok3rm3t4l" came out on top of a 1,708-strong field to secure the $1,381 top prize.

Only one other player saw their $5.50 investment swell to more than $1,000. That was runner-up "AG9412" of the United Kingdom who walked away with $1,008 to show for their efforts.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1pok3rm3t4lBrazil$1,381
2AG9412United Kingdom$1,008
3NJFraser1987United Kingdom$741
4mitch2708United Kingdom$549
5Carta1990United Kingdom$406
6TheKingPrawnUnited Kingdom$303
7OpreaGixy99Romania$227
8xoroshiy777Russia$172
9Loiky101Philippines$131

Get Involved in the 888poker ChampionChip Main Event

You will need an 888poker account if you want to jump into the final two ChampionChip Main Event flights. Those of you with an account can head to the 888poker lobby right now and register for the last two Day 1s. If you do not have an account, download 888poker via PokerNews, create your free account, to receive $88 worth of cash and tickets for free (this is a free £20 in the United Kingdom). Make your first deposit, and you will receive a 100% up to $400 welcome bonus.

Here is to seeing you at the final table of the $500,000 guaranteed 888poker ChampionChip Main Event.

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