Day 2ab of the 2022 Wynn Thousands and thousands Major Match, a $10,000 buy-in event, kicks off Sunday at midday, and it is putting in place to be an action-packed consultation.
The PokerNews reside reporting group might be following the entire 143 gamers who might be in attendance initially of the day. A number of the high-profile individuals within the box might be Kristen Bicknell, Alex Foxen, Erik Seidel, and Ali Imsirovic. However we’re going to be conserving an additional shut eye at the growth of 5 gamers, all indexed underneath, and one among them is the ex-spouse of Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson.
The $10 million assured no-limit grasp’em event will make one participant a millionaire, a lot adore it did when Andrew Moreno shipped it remaining summer time for over $1.4 million.
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Who to Watch
The chip chief is all the time price tracking intently, particularly when it is a proficient professional like Jonathan Jaffe, who bagged 382,000 chips on Day 1b (Friday). Jaffe already has over $5.5 million in reside event cashes, however this might be his signature win. His earlier biggest rating got here in 2008 on the International Poker Finals, a $670,000 payday.
Daniel Negreanu is contemporary off a large win in a Wynn $15,000 high roller on Thursday, his 3rd event identify since remaining summer time after going 8 years with out successful one. “DNegs” bagged 219,500 chips, smartly above the typical, on Day 1a (Thursday). Any time one among poker’s hottest gamers of all time has a large stack, following intently is a should.
Vanessa Kade is one of the chip leaders and can get started Day 2 with 345,000. The Canadian poker professional has a chance to earn a seven-figure rating for the second one time in lower than a yr. She received the 69,876-player PokerStars Sunday Million remaining March for a whopping $1,514,920.
Landon Tice is without doubt one of the best up-and-coming gamers within the recreation, and he may just turn out that with a deep run within the Wynn Thousands and thousands Major Match. Even higher, if he wins the event, the 22-year-old Floridian will select up a career-defining win at this kind of younger age. Tice already has an excellent event resume that incorporates successful a $1,100 MSPT at Venetian in 2020 for $201,529. He will start Day 2ab with 74,500 chips, and we’re going to see if he can transfer up the leaderboard.
Rick Salomon is without doubt one of the most fun and rich gamers within the box. He performs in one of the vital greatest video games on the planet, however he is not a standard skilled poker professional. Up to now married to actresses Pamela Anderson and Shannon Doherty, Salomon is a loose-aggressive participant who brings motion to any desk. Should you’ve by no means watched Salomon in motion (we are speaking about at the felt, no longer a intercourse tape with Paris Hilton), you have got been lacking out, and now could be the time to take action.
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