One Drop High Rollers: Brandon Steven keeps the chiplead
Currently, the One Drop High Rollers is undoubtedly the most followed event in Las Vegas, within the framework of the 44th edition of the World Series of Poker (WSOP). 166 players took on Wednesday, the departure of this event at $ 111,111 of buy-in, but after two days of competition, the field was reduced to 64 players, among whom only 24 will be able to share the prizepool of almost $ 18 million. Already chipleader at the end of the Day 1, Brandon Steven consolidates his domination by taking possession of the head of the classification, in terms of chipcount, at the end of the Day 2. Brandon Steven counts 2,135,000 chips at the end of the day, but other players such as Ben Lamb, Shaun Deeb, Nick Schulman, Andrew Robl, Steve Gross and the champion of the Big One for One Drop 2012, Antonio Esfandiari, are also at more than one million chips.
Among the less fortunate players, during the day, even if they know well to play poker, we can quote the case of Jason Mercier, Marvin Rettenmaier, Vanessa Selbst, Toby Lewis, Steve ODwyer, Joseph Cheong, Cary Katz, Jeff Gross, Layne Flack or Tuan Le. They garnish the list of the eliminated of the Day 1, consisted among others by Phil Ivey, Sam Trickett, Tom Dwan, Scott Seiver, Michael Mizrachi, Isaac Haxton, Dan Smith, Erick Lindgren, Faraz Jaka, Philipp Gruissem, Bryn Kenney, Alexey Rybin, Ben Tollerene or David Benyamine. The players who will manage to raise themselves in the 24 paid places will pocket a minimum earning of $ 173,723, while the winner will go back with a check of $ 4,830,619.
Tuesday, 02 July 2013
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