PPWC Main Event: 130 players return for Day 2; Seat draw, chip counts and payouts inside

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.

62 out of 176 players survive Day 1C; Gabriel Carter and Martin Gonzales among the leaders

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.

1st PHP 4,850,000
2nd PHP 2,716,000
3rd PHP 1,649,000
4th PHP 1,261,000
5th PHP 1,067,000
6th PHP 875,000
7th PHP 660,000
8th PHP 446,200
9th PHP 291,000
10th~15th PHP 232,800
16th~20th PHP 155,200
21st~25th PHP 100,800
26th~30th PHP 91,100
31st~35th PHP 85,300
36th~40th PHP 83,400
41st~50th PHP 81,400
51st~60th PHP 79,500

Day 2 entering chip leaders

Chip Leader
PPWC – Alpheus Chan

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).

Day 2 by chip count

Day 2 by Seat draw

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Tricia David

Tricia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits in Asia. She spent one year working part time with Poker Portal Asia then became editor and lead writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live and online events website content writer for the Asian Poker Tour. Currently, she does live events reporting in Asia for online news site Somuchpoker and is also one of their news contributors.

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