Day 1 completed
Day 1 completed
Andorra's "#Naktro91" tops the remaining 201 players at the end of Day 1 in the WCOOP-92-M: $1,050 PLO [6-Max, PLO Main Event]. So far, the tournament has seen a total of 688 entries with less than a third of the field remaining. However, these numbers could change as 16 hours of late registration remain.
"#Naktro91" is in pole position to win his second WCOOP title of the year, taking down WCOOP 05-H: $2,100 PLO [6-Max], $275K Gtd last month which netted him a five-figure score of $72,203. Other players who survived to make Day 2 include Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle who was the only PokerStars Ambassador to progress after both Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis and Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot fell at the final hurdle. The likes of Ka Kwan "kaju85" Lau and Ola "Odd_Oddsen" Amundsgard also made it through to tomorrow's actions as top 10 chip stacks.
Day 1 ended after 15x20 minute levels, with Day 2 resuming on Monday, September 13 at 5:10 p.m. GMT. Monday will see the tournament play down to the final 18 players, before a winner is crowned on Day 3 which starts on Tuesday, September 14.
Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be back tomorrow to bring you Day 2 updates.
Top 10 Chip Stacks heading into Day 2
"Lokfable" called the button raise from "_Thejds_" in the small blind and three-bet jammed on the flop.
"Lokfable" flopped the better out of the two, but still needed to dodge his opponents better flush outs and gut-shot straight draw. However, the turn ended any sweat and the river confirmed a Day 2 place for "Lokfable"
Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle in the cutoff raised and the called the 37,250 raise preflop from "pokerteenpro" in the small blind.
The board turned saw "pokerteenpro" bet 45,000 which was called, leaving Rolle with 90,478 behind. Rolle was then put all-in on the turn which he called.
Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle:
Rolle was still alive with an open-ender but the river gave his opponent the full house. Rolle, now on his third bullet just needs to survive a few minutes to make Day 2.
Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis and Parker "tonkaaaa" talbot were both eliminated on the last level of the day and will not be able to re-enter.
"ShipitFTW911" ended the WCOOP hopes of "Oledjan" who found themselves ahead preflop, after getting it all in, with versus their opponents .
The aces were holding on the flop and "Oledjan improved to a straight on the turn. However, a cruel river gave "ShipitFTW911" the checkmark with the nine-high straight.
The tournament is now in the final level of the day. Currently 232 players remain out of 663 entries. Will there be an overlay ahead of tomorrow's Day 2?
Sebastian "p0cket00" Sikorski three-bet to 36,800 in the big blind following the button raise from "ShipitFTW911" and call from "frimataube" in the small blind. Despite the raise, all three players saw the flop which checked around and brought in the turn. "frimataube" bet 26,496 and was only called Sikorski.
The river prompted "frimataube" to check-call Sikorski's river bet for their tournament life, Sikorski had flopped three of a kind and bettered the top two pair held by his opponent.
The aces of "rickv17" held against Victor "Tu Ta Tenso?" Talamini's kings in a situation where all the money went in before the flop.
Victor "Tu Ta Tenso?" Talamini:
The board ran out which ousted the Brazilian from the event.