The numbers are in for the ‘Internation Tournament’ phase of the 2020 World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in predominant occasion. A complete of 674 entries had been made throughout three beginning flights, making a prize pool of $6,470,400.
The 2020 WSOP $10,000 predominant occasion options an unprecedented live-and-online hybrid mannequin, and can basically play out as two separate occasions that every start on-line and can play till two separate reside remaining tables are set. The two eventual champions decided at these remaining tables will then sq. off to find out which can win the championship WSOP gold bracelet and an added bonus prize of $1,000,000 to go together with no matter they gained at their preliminary remaining desk.
The high 80 finishers will make the cash within the ‘International Tournament’, with a min-cash being value $15,277. The remaining 9 gamers will all earn at the least $75,360, with the eventual champion set to take residence $1,550,969 together with their likelihood on the title and the bonus million that’s up for grabs.
A complete of 179 gamers survived the three beginning flights to make Day 2, which resumes at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, December 7. Play will proceed till the nine-handed remaining desk is ready. Those gamers will then reconvene in individual to play all the way down to a winner at King’s Casino in Rosvadov, the location of the WSOP Europe for a number of years now.
The total chip chief heading into day 2 is Senthuran Vijayaratnam, who bagged up 966,714 on the finish of the third and largest beginning flight. Day 1C drew 257 entries, with 1A including 246 and 1B one other 171.
Plenty of completed gamers have made it by way of to day 2 with wholesome stacks, together with day 1B chief Blaz Zerjav (639,394), Viacheslav Buldygin (480,671), Preben Stokkan (446,677), Christopher Puetz (394,051), Laurynas Levinskas (389,628), Damian Salas (266,036), and Toby Joyce (243,195).
2020 WSOP Online predominant occasion champion Stoyan Madanzhiev was eradicated from this occasion on Day 1C. Madanzhiev voiced his frustration with this match being marketed because the ‘main event’ after he had already gained a match that was described as such earlier this yr. In a Twitter publish he stated, “Looking back, If I had known I wasn’t playing the ‘actual’ world series of poker, I probably wouldn’t have reentered. Or maybe even played.”
The counterpart to the ‘International Tournament’ phase of this hybrid occasion is the ‘Domestic Tournament’. That will start on Dec. 13 with a single beginning flight. The remaining desk can be set the next day, with the in-person finale happening on Dec. 28. The winners of the 2 tournaments will then meet on Dec. 30 for a remaining battle for the bracelet and the added $1,000,000 in prize cash.