Danny Tang Leads Short Deck At SHRS Europe; Can Koon Catch Him?

Danny Tang leads the general 5 avid gamers into Day 2 of Tournament #5: $50,000 Brief Deck within the Tremendous Top Curler Sequence Europe at Benefit Crystal Cove Lodge and On line casino in North Cyprus.

Tang holds a commanding lead with greater than double that of Lun Loon in 2d, with Jason Koon trailing in 3rd whilst Paul Phua and Seth Davies spherical out the general desk. All 5 returning avid gamers are assured a min-cash of $112,000.

The match drew 32 entrants to generate a prize pool of $1,600,000, from which the winner will take house $640,000.

SHRS Europe Tournament #5: $50,000 Brief Deck Day 2 Chip Counts

*Rank Participant Nation Chip Rely(
1 Danny Tang Hong Kong 5,100,000
2 Lun Loon Malaysia 2,300,000
3 Jason Koon United States 1,165,000
4 Paul Phua Malaysia 625,000
5 Seth Davies United States 500,000

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Phil Ivey jumped in in a while after successful Tournament #4: $50,000 Pot-Restrict Omaha, however his bid to win any other Brief Deck match used to be lower brief early when he were given it in with king-jack and bumped into the pocket aces of Wai Kiat Lee. PokerGO Tour issues chief Ali Imsirovic used to be eradicated at the similar hand when his ten-nine couldn’t give a boost to.

Tang holds the chip lead partially due to Lee’s removing, which got here in 7th when Tang’s ace-king stuck a instantly to crack Lee’s pocket queens. Different avid gamers who were given shut however got here up brief come with Chris Brewer, Stephen Chidwick, and Cary Katz, who busted out at the bubble to finish the day when Loon’s king-jack outdrew his pocket queens.

Playing cards move within the air for the Day 2 finale on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Cyprus time and six p.m. ET.

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