Dia 1 Terminado
Dia 1 Terminado
Hungary's "uzzy993" Bags Day 1 Chip Lead in the 2020 WCOOP Low Main Event at PokerStars
Day 1 of the four-day WCOOP-72-L: $55 NLHE 8-Max NLHE Main Event at PokerStars was a monumental success with 34,426 entrants generating a $1,721,300 prize pool.
This not only already crushed the $1.25 million guarantee but the prize pool will continue to grow with late registration open until near the start of Day 2 on Monday, Sept. 21 at 3:05 p.m. EDT / 7:05 p.m. CEST.
A total of 8,336 players survived the opening day battle led by Hungary's "uzzy993" with 671,549 in chips. This places him more than 80 big blinds ahead of his nearest competitors in Panama's "yayo8422", Austria's "roman1607", and Germany's "Hering CNG" all bagging slightly more than 500,000 in chips.
WCOOP-72-L: $55 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event], $1.25M Gtd Day 1 Leaderboard
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A total of eight PokerStars Ambassadors joined the action with half that making it through to Day 2. Felix "xflixx" Schneiders was the most successful of the pack after growing his 25,000 starting stack into 90,517 in chips using a single entry.
Mason "Pye_Face21" Pye and Georgina "GJReggie" James also both advanced to Day 2 on a single bullet while it took Arlie "Prince Pablo" Shaban three tries before he got through as well.
Meanwhile, Fintan "easywithaces" Hand, Ben "Spraggy" Spragg, and 2019 PSPC Champion Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas were all on unable to advance but it wasn't for a lack of trying with the trio each firing the maximum four bullets.
Tom “MajinBoob” Hayward also didn't advance for Day 1 but called it a day after two bullets. Hayward may still be witnessed back in the field as he like many others can still re-enter until the start of Day 2.
Stay Tuned for Day 2
The action will resume for Day 2 on Monday, Sept. 21 at 1:05 p.m. EDT / 7:05 p.m. CEST and should prove to be an action-packed day. Not only will the big field be trimmed down past the 4,863 players or so that will get paid but deep into the money with the action concluding with just 160 players remaining.
Blind levels will be trimmed down from 20 minutes per level to 15 minutes the rest of the way.
Stay tuned at PokerNews as we bring you the highlights of the WCOOP Low Main Event at PokerStars.
Assorted Day 1 Chip Counts
Top Ten Stacks on Day 1
Day 1 Concludes
Day 1 is now in the books. There were 34,426 entrants with 8,336 survivors when the break for the day was announced to bring the total prize pool to $1,721,300 and growing.
The prize pool will continue to grow with late-registration open until the start of Day 2.
Stay tuned at PokerNews for the recap of Day 1 of the WCOOP-72-L: $55 NLHE [8-Max NLHE Main Event], $1.25M Gtd.
Colillas Exits the Low Main Event
Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas three-bet jammed for about 22,000 with and was called by "VIgnasPokerV" with .
The ran out on the board and Colillas lost his fourth and final bullet.
Shortly after, Arlie "Prince Pablo" Shaban lost all his chips. He went back in for a second bullet and lost that as well. Shaban is now onto his third bullet with time clicking away on Day 1.
Spragg Hits the Rail
"SkgalgMSO" opened to 3,200 from under the gun. Ben "Spraggy" Spragg three-bet jammed for 34,050 and "SkgalgMSO" called.
Ben "Spraggy" Spragg:
The came on the flop to give Spragg a better pair than his opponent hit. The followed on the turn to give Spragg two pair. However, the spiked the river to give "SkgalgMSO" trips and Spragg was ousted for the fourth and final time.
Shortly after, Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas dusted off his third bullet and is now onto his fourth and final bullet.
Third Bullet for Colillas
Just before the blinds increased, Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas opened to 2,926 from middle position and got calls from both players in the blinds.
"lissssss246" open-jammed for a huge stack after the came on the flop. Colillas called off for 29,074 and the other player folded.
Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas:
Colillas' opponent hit their flush after the came on the turn and Colillas bought in for his third bullet after the on the river was unable to give him a better flush.
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