Event #8: $10,300 Main Event, $10m GTD
Event #8: $10,300 Main Event, $10m GTD
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Benjamin Rolle Bags Day 1b Chip Lead in WPT World Online Championships Main Event

Benjamin Rolle
Benjamin Rolle

Day 1b of the World Poker Tour World Online Championships Main Event on partypoker kicked off yesterday with 490 players getting into the action.

Combined with the 521 players entering on Day 1a, the event attracted a total of 1,011 entrants to generate a $10,110,000 prize pool to squeeze past the event's lofty $10 million guarantee.

A total of 76 players advanced to Day 2 on Day 1b including partypoker ambassadors Jason Koon and Isaac Haxton. They will be joined by the 80 players that advanced on Day 1a including partypoker ambassadors Philipp Gruissem and Dzmitry Urbanovich.

Benjamin Rolle virtually bagged the biggest stack on Day 1b and will bring a hefty stack of 3,604,241 to Day 2. Also bagging big on Day 1b were Daniel Szymanski (3,375,987), Victor Simionato (3,181,776), Almedin Imsirovic (2,984,524), and Nicolay Motsenko (2,953,222).

WPT WOC Main Event Day 1b Top 10 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip Count
1Benjamin RolleGermany3,604,241
2Daniel SzymanskiPoland3,375,987
3Victor SimionatoBrazil3,181,776
4Almedin ImsirovicUnited States2,984,524
5Nicolay MotsenkoRussia2,953,222
6Srikant VedutlaUnited Kingdom2,951,776
7Felix BleikerSwitzerland2,853,043
8Dan SmithUnited States2,735,368
9Niklas AstedtSweden2,522,280
10Daniel Sternald PetersenDenmark2,278,672

This group of players sits well behind the overall chip leader thanks to Slovenia's Blaž Žerjav ending Day 1a with a massive stack of 4,400,082.

Notable players to advance to Day 2 from the Day 1b field included Christian Rudolph (2,183,550), Timothy Adams (1,931,454), Joao Baumgarten (1,734,083), Jake Schindler (1,251,744), Anton Wigg (1,087,925), Maria Lampropulos (1,007,634), Jans Arends (897,367), Ankush Mandavia (878,449), and John Duthie (475,954).

WPT WOC Main Event Schedule

Day 2 of the World Poker Tour World Online Championships Main Event takes place on Monday, Sept 14 at 7:05 p.m. BST.

The 156 remaining players will begin the action with blinds at 15,000/30,000 along with an ante of 3,750. The action will conclude on Day 2 after a dozen 30-minute blind levels are in the books with Day 3 kicking off around the same time the following day.

A cash prize will be there for the top 136 players, with a min-cash of $23,253 awarded to those who eek into the money. The top prize awarded at the end of the event is a massive $1,715,667.

WPT WOC Main Event Top Payouts


WPT World Online Championships Winners

DateEventFieldPrize poolWinnerPayout
7/21/20Event #1: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship145$500,000Paul Tedeschi$92,105
7/28/20Event #2: $3,200 Pot Limit Omaha Championship342$1,026,000Alex Manzano$176,132
8/4/20Event #3: $3,200 8-Max Championship1,062$3,186,000Gavin Cochrane$540,664
8/11/20Event #4: $3,200 6-Max Championship999$3,000,000Nick Petrangelo$494,550
8/18/20Event #5: $3,200 Knockout Championship1,035$3,105,000Daniel Smyth$413,391
8/25/20Event #6: $3,200 Mix-Max Championship989$3,000,000Andrey Kotelnikov$488,508
9/1/20Event #7: Micro Main Event Championship8,465$1,000,000Luiz Antonio Silva$488,508

Play in the WPT World Online Championships on partypoker

In order to play in the WPT WOC you need to sign up for a partypoker account. Download partypoker via PokerNews and receive up to $30 worth of SPINS jackpot sit & go tickets when you make your first deposit.

Deposit $10 to receive $10 worth of free play, made up of:

  • Day 1 = 1 x $5 SPINS ticket + 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 2 = 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 4 = 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets
  • Day 6 = 5 x $0.25 SPINS tickets

Up your initial deposit to $20 and $30 worth of free play is yours, made up of:

  • Day 1 = 1x $5 SPINS ticket + 5 x $1 SPINS tickets
  • Day 2 = 1 x $5 SPINS tickes + 5x $1 SPINS tickets
  • Day 4 = 4 x $1 SPINS tickets
  • Day 5 = 2 x $3 SPINS tickets

Tags: Almedin ImsirovicAnkush MandaviaAnton WiggBenjamin RolleChristian RudolphDzmitry UrbanovichIsaac HaxtonJake SchindlerJans ArendsJason KoonJoao BaumgartenJohn DuthieMaria LampropulosPhilipp GruissemTimothy Adams

Day 1b Chip Counts

Benjamin Rolle de 3,604,241
Daniel Szymanski PL 3,375,987
Victor Simionato BR 3,181,776
Almedin Imsirovic us 2,984,524
Nicolay Motsenko RU 2,953,222
Srikant Vedutla GB 2,951,776
Felix Bleiker ch 2,853,043
Daniel Steven Smith us 2,735,368
Niklas Astedt se 2,522,280
Daniel Sternald Petersen DK 2,278,672
Christian Rudolph de 2,183,550
Julian Stuer at 2,124,172
Boris Kolev bg 1,951,325
Timothy Adams ca 1,931,454
Maxim Kolosov 1,894,778
Soenke Jahn de 1,892,157
Michael Watson ca 1,816,269
Claas Segebrecht de 1,785,170
Joao M Baumgarten 1,734,083
Ian Modder ca 1,689,521
Karl Johan Bjorklund 1,669,463
Dmitry Yurasov ru 1,653,107
Jason Koon us 1,583,158
Mikalai Vaskaboinikau by 1,577,214
Diego Cuellar pe 1,465,498

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