Hristivoje Pavlovic Bags Big in WPTDeepStacks Main Event; Carl Froch Makes Day 2

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The WPTDeepStacks Online festival is nearing it’s conclusion on partypoker but there is still plenty of action to follow as the $1 million guaranteed Main Event is currently underway. Three Day 1 flights have been completed with the fourth and final starting flight, operating under a turbo format, started today at 4:05 p.m. BST.

The WPTDeepStacks Main Event: $1M Gtd is a three day tournament with a buy-in of $1,100. Players begin Day 1 with a 250,000 starting stack and to make the second day of play, entrants have needed to survive 12×20 minute levels. So far, there have been a total of 912 entries in the first three starting flights with only 137 players making the cut for Day 2. With $912,000 already in the prizepool and one more Day 1 flight still to play out, the seven-figure guarantee is sure to be smashed.

Day 2 also gets underway today, kicking off at 8:05 p.m. BST. Play resumes with blinds at 17,500/35,000 and will end when just 9 players remain. A winner will be crowned on Tuesday, 26 October with the final day of action beginning at 7:05 p.m.

WPTDeepStacks Main Event Day 1A

Michael Sklenička topped the 238 entries in the opening starting flight. The Czech national, who has $1,278,330 in live earnings, ended the day with 4,688,721 chips and goes into Day 2 as one of the top ten chip stacks.

Notable names joining him on the second day of Main Event action include former boxing Super-Middleweight World Champion and current partypoker ambassador Carl Froch (546,316), as well as Andrew Black and Canadian poker pro Guillaume Nolet (1,343,547).

Entries 238
Buy-in $1,100
Prizepool $238,000
No. of Players Through to Day 2 36

WPTDeepStacks Main Event Day 1B

Day 1B saw an increase entrants, with 317 players battling it out on this occasion. Swedish player Henning André (3,919,128) ended the flight with the biggest chip stack and secured his place for Day 2.

He’ll be joined by 47 other entries which includes the likes of partypoker ambassador Patrick Leonard (2,819,015) and Paul Vas Nunes (3,512,438)

Entries 317
Buy-in $1,100
Prizepool $317,000
No. Players Through to Day 48

WPTDeepStacks Main Event Day 1C

Hristivoje Pavlovic (5,464,813) goes into the second day of the Main Event as the current chip leader, his performance in the third day of Day 1 flights has put him in a great position with a chip stack of 156 big blinds.

Ole Schemion (3,352,108)), Sam Greenwood (2,823,427), Christoph Vogelsang (718,888) and Vladimir Minko (638,512) round out the list of top names who also made it to the second day of the Main Event.

Entries 357
Buy-in $1,100
Prizepool $357,000
No. Players Through to Day 53

WPTDeepStacks Main Event Day Top 10 Chip Counts

Name Country Chip Count Big Blinds
Hristivoje Pavlovic New Zealand 5,464,813 156
Dylan Glen Rowe New Zealand 4,862,922 138
Michael Sklenička Czech Republic 4,688,721 134
Ramiro Petrone Argentina 4,275,095 122
Henning André Sweden 3,919,128 112
Stefan Byrne United Kingdom 3,709,059 106
Christian Rudolph Austria 3,621,586 103
Paul Vas Nunes United Kingdom 3,512,438 100
Dániel Koloszár Hungary 3,372,523 96
Manuel Koschmieder Germany 3,295,223 94

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