At noon today 224 players will return to the Dusk Till Dawn Casino in Nottingham to do battle on Day 3 of the 2018 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK £5,300 Main Event.
Yesterday saw the entrants total reach 1,015 which meant that once again the MILLIONS Main Event guarantee was exceeded. After eight hours of bets, calls, raises and folds 2018 WSOP Main Event 9th place finisher Antoine Labat bagged the biggest stack worth 15,075,000 or 188 big blinds.
Alexandru Ciureanu (14,555,000), Guillaume Diaz (13,840,000), Ben Jones (12,845,000) and Luke Marsh (12,370,000) complete the top five chip counts.
Well-known British pros Tom Hall and Niall Farrell will return with 9,810,000 and 9,275,000 respectively.
partypoker pros Natalia Breviglieri (5,260,000), Anatoly Filatov (5,000,000), Kristen Bicknell (4,380,000), Roberto Romanello (2,100,000) and Joni Jouhkimainen (1,540,000) will also be in action and hoping for a spot in the 127 money places.
With that in mind, the money-bubble is set to burst during the first half of play today with a minimum cash worth £10,800. At that point, all the remaining players will have their minds solely set on the eye-watering £1,000,000 first-place prize!
The feature table will be live streamed from 12:30 pm exclusively at partypokerlive.com. On the starting table, it includes Anatoly Filatov, Jonathan Proudfoot, Mohsin Charania, Sam Grafton, Richard King and Ivan Deyra.
Some of the tables that stand out right now unclude:
• Table #57 which includes Guillaume Diaz, Luke Marsh, James Mitchell, Tobias Ziegler, John Haigh, Tom Middleton and Usman Siddique.
• Table #65 which includes Antoine Labat, Andreas Olympios and Joao Vieira.
• Table #53 which includes Niall Farrell, Vojtech Skalak, Ioannis Angelou-Konstas, partypoker pro Patrick Leonard, Richard Hoadley,Jonathan Gray and recent Open champion Brandon Sheils.
• Table #44 which includes Dan Shak, Colin Lovelock, Ryan Riess, Paul Newey, Katie Swift and Andrew Mapp.
• Table #24 which includes Dominik Panka, Pavel Gonchakov, Tomas Fara, and Tom Hall.
Join us here at PokerNews at noon for all the coverage on Day 3!