The fourth Day 1 flight of the WSOP Major Tournament noticed over 2,500 gamers both qualify for or at once buy-in for $10,000 as the largest poker event on the earth noticed its greatest day but. With one of the crucial very best gamers in poker taking their shot at tens of millions on Day 1d, there have been primary casualties and superstars bagging large stacks.
Baker and Shak within the Combine
The chip chief within the Major Tournament is Russian participant Aleksandr Shevlyakov from Day 1c with 392,600 chips, however Day 1d’s best-performing participant, Adedapo Ajayi, shall be pleased with the 340,900 he bagged up by way of shut of play. With David ‘Bakes’ Baker (247,300) and Dan Shak (229,200) additionally grabbing most sensible 5 stacks by way of the top of Day 1d, there used to be numerous gifted festival occurring to Day 2.
Others who thrived on Day 1d incorporated James Chen (209,400), Shyam Srinivasan (206,000), and Cliff Josephy (198,600), who tweeted about his pleasure at enjoying the Major Tournament all over again, the luster of the contest by no means dropping its thrill to probably the most Global Sequence’ most useful regulars.
— Cliff Josephy (@JohnnyBaxPoker) November 8, 2021
Different large names made Day 2 with large stacks too. Yevgeniy Timoshenko (194,800), Nick Petrangelo (180,000), Matt Berkey (179,800), Greg Mueller (176,700), Ben Heath (176,000), Roland Israelashvili (173,700), Jun Obara (169,400), and Melanie Weisner (125,200) all making the minimize.
Newhouse Survives Frightening Get started
Mark Newhouse, famed for completing 9th two years at the trot within the Major Tournament, had a dramatic begin to the day when he used to be all-in and in peril with pocket kings in opposition to two gamers with pocket aces. Newhouse hit a king at the river to treble up, however whilst that pot put him on neatly over two times his beginning stack, he drifted slightly later within the day to finish on 83,000 chips.
A number of others weren’t so lucky to bag up a stack, with Adam Levy, Michael Ruane, Jason Somerville, Joseph Cheong, Greg Raymer, Brandon Shack-Harris, John Esposito, Joe McKeehen, Ryan Laplante, Julien Martini, Phil Laak, and David Williams all out by way of the top of Day 1d.
With over 600 gamers busting and simply 1,939 gamers making it via to Day 2, probably the most gamers to go away used to be Michael Graydon, whose stirring tale has been one who has resonated with such a lot of poker gamers and enthusiasts.
Out of the principle 😔 simply couldn’t get anything else going and bumped into a couple of coolers on a desk that loves to play large pots on day 1. Now not the best way I sought after to tale to finish however I’m in order that extraordinarily thankful for the chance, all of the superb love, strengthen and encouragement. A lot Love!
— Michael Graydon (@michael_graydon) November 7, 2021
Over 4,500 gamers have now performed within the 2021 WSOP Major Tournament, so with two extra Day 1 flights to come back, in all probability the busiest of the development up to now, may we see a file attendance? That’s but to be printed, however what we do know from Day 1d is that one of the crucial very best gamers on the earth are transferring directly to compete on Day 2.
WSOP 2021 Tournament #67 $10,000 Major Tournament Most sensible 10 Chipcounts:
- Adedapo Ajayi – 340,900
- Zachary Grech – 318,400
- Wooram Cho – 252,100
- David ‘Bakes’ Baker – 247,300
- Dan Shak – 229,200
- Jill Sodafsky – 224,500
- Alex Goulder – 218,500
- Taylor Howard – 214,200
- Ivan Galinec – 211,300
- Mike Gao – 210,000
With such a lot of Eu gamers now on their strategy to Las Vegas with the intention to take their seats within the WSOP Major Tournament, one participant from Dublin wasn’t slightly as enthusiastic as others.
18 hours into my 24 hour travel to Vegas and formally oi, can’t imagine I’m doing all this for a 30% roi
— Max Silver (@max_silver) November 8, 2021
After all, with many rumors round Phil ‘The Poker Brat’s Major Tournament front this 12 months, the person himself has dressed up for an image of him as ‘The Biggest Showman’, however apparently that it’s going to neatly had been an early bluff forward of a few authentic ‘White Magic’.
Each time Hellmuth makes a worth wager at the river, we’d be expecting him to utter the immortal line, “You shall no longer go!”
Blackjack and Dinner at Carbone @AriaLV w my son Nick. It’s this kind of excitement to be w Nick: great man, nice middle, and so right down to earth even if he’s the neatest man within the room. Now I’ll relaxation 48 hours, then input @WSOP Major Tournament in gown as “Gandalf the White” pic.twitter.com/ZqapBAm9ty
— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) November 8, 2021