The 975-entry field in the Card Gamer Casino Poker Tour Venetian $2,500 main event is down to its last 15 players as well as Tibor Nagygyoergy has the inside track to the $417,004 first-place prize as he brings a large chip introduce the 3rd as well as last day of the event.
The staying gamers will return Sunday at 11 a.m. to downplay to a winner and also will certainly go back to blinds of 30,000-60,000 with a 60,000 large blind ante. Degrees will last 60 mins until heads-up play, at which point degrees will be cut in half. Everyone is guaranteed a cash money of at least $20,850.
The Hungarian chip leader is returning with a 5,680,000-chip stack and is the only player even remotely near 100 big blinds. Kevin O’Donnell is his closest rival and also will certainly start Sunday with 4,750,000. The only various other player above the 4 million-chip mark is Ezeqiel Waigel, that will certainly begin the day third in chips with 4,120,000. To start Sunday, Waigel has positional benefit on the chip leader, resting on his straight left.
Other notables to make the last day consist of World Series of Casino poker arm band victor and Globe Casino poker Trip Champ Keven Stammen, who has greater than $6 million in occupation competition revenues, recent WSOP Online bracelet champion Justin Saliba, and also young promising professional Michael Rossitto, who currently has accumulated a return to worth seven-figures and is still in his 20s. German Fabian Gumz also has more than $1 million in job tournament revenues.
Day 2 started at 11 a.m. Saturday morning with 163 players wanting to a minimum of finish in the top 99 to make the cash. Every one of those gamers were going after Donovan Dean, that started the day as the chip leader as well as hugged the top of the pack for a lot of the day and also comes back with 3,265,000 in chips Sunday.
It was Dean himself who burst the bubble in the 3rd degree of the day when he wager all 3 streets with top set, including a river push, as well as obtained his opponent to cancel with 2nd set.
As soon as the bubble bursts, removals started to accumulate and also the line at the cashier’s cage grew. In the almost 7 degrees between the bubble bursting and the end of the day, there was lots of top texas hold’em ability that broke.
Shankar Pillai (99th– $5,324), Kyle Cartwright ($ 5,324), Matas Cimbolas (92nd– $5,324), Sohale Khalili (84th– $5,545), 2016 WSOP centerpiece fifth-place finisher Vojtech Ruzicka (75th– $5,767), Elio Fox (73rd– $5,767), Aaron Massey (70th– $5,989), three-way crown champion Adrian Mateos (49th– $7,098), 2014 WSOP main event champion Martin Jacobson (46th– $7,098), WSOP arm band victor Alan Percal ($ 7,985), Joe Serock (41st– $7,985), as well as John Phan (24th– $12,200) were all removed before the final hand of the day.
There was a flurry of bustouts at the end of the day, including one on the day’s last hand, which saw Lokesh Garg bust in 16th to Ezeqiel Waigel, to leave the field with 15 hopefuls.
Card Player will certainly have total insurance coverage of Sunday’s action as the CPPT crowns its next champ.
Here is a look at the seat draw and chip counts for Sunday’s 15 players:
Seat 1: Keven Stammen – 2,950,000
Seat 3: Simeon Spasov – 1,035,000
Seat 4: Marco Bognanni – 2,440,000
Seat 5: Tibor Nagygyoergy – 5,680,000
Seat 6: Ezeqiel Waigel – 4,120,000
Seat 7: Gergely Kulcsar – 1,475,000
Seat 8: Fabian Gumz – 2,710,000
Seat 9: —Empty—
Seat 1: Alexander Villa – 3,385,000
Seat 2: Matthias Auer – 1,575,000
Seat 3: Michael Rossitto – 965,000
Seat 4: Kevin O’Donnell – 4,750,000
Seat 5: Justin Saliba – 1,075,000
Seat 6: Donovan Dean – 3,265,000
Seat 7: Ryan Dodd – 2,175,000
Seat 8: —Empty—
Seat 9: Vahan Sudzhyan – 1,450,000