After three starting days, the PPPoker World Championship – Main Event – enters Day 2 with 130 players out of the 383 total entrants returning to the felt. These players are now just one step closer to claiming a share of the enormous PHP 20 Million (US$382,000) guarantee. Cards in the air at 12pm. Live coverage of the action can be found via the link below.
Here’s a look at the numbers, who advanced to today’s round, what they will enter with, the seat draw, and of course most importantly… the payouts.
Main Event rundown:
Day 1A – 22 players out of 64 advanced
Day 1B – 46 players out of 143 advanced
Day 1C – 62 players out of 176 advanced
Day 2: 130 players out of 384 entrants
Day 2: play another 10 rounds of 60-minute blinds
Dinner break: 60-minute dinner break at the end of Level 16
Total chips in play: 11,520,000
Average stack: 88,615
Opening blinds: 1000-2000 ante 300
Main Event payouts:
With each buy-in at PHP 55,000 (US$1,050), the guarantee was not reached. The prize pool stands at PHP 20,000,000. While we are still two days from crowning the first-ever PPWC champion, the money may flow today with payouts starting at 60th place. What everyone will be eyeing though is the PHP 4,850,000 (~US$92,600) top prize.
Day 2 entering chip leaders
Coming in today as the overall chip leader is Alpheus Chan who amassed his 273,500 stack at Day 1B. Here are the top 5 leaders:
Alpheus Chan 273,500
William Ysmael 266,500
Abhinav Iyer 250,400
Denis Cherimisin 209,300
Kalyan Chakravarthy 206,200
There are also two WSOP champions in the field, Aditya Sushant (116,200) and Mike Takayama (108,500).