USOP Danang 2024: Mystery Millions – Day 1C

Nishant Sharma bags overall chip lead at Day 1C

Nishant Sharma at USOP Danang 2024
Nishant Sharma

Indian player Nishant Sharma outshined at Day 1C building a massive arsenal to secure the overall chip lead entering Day 2. Sharma was already commanding the felt when he delivered the bubble with AsAc defeating KsJs on a board that completed 4c9s6sJd3d.

Day 1C was the final flight of the Mystery Millions and it determined its ultimate size. Adding in another 190 entries, the total count came to 753 for a prize pool just under VN₫ 11 Million. 24 players from this heat advanced, and will join the 70 from the earlier heats.

Date: March 23, 2024
Buy in: VN₫ 16,500,000 (~USD 679)
Guarantee: VN₫ 4,000,000,000 (~USD 161,400)
Day 1C: 190 (149 unique)
ITM: 24 players
Chips in play: 5,700,000

Rank Player Flag Stack BB
1 Nishant Sharma India 857,000 107
2 Le Manh Cuong Viet Nam 492,000 62
3 Younghee Park Korea 422,000 53
4 Shen Zhan Bo China 373,000 47
5 Nguyen Phuong Ngoc Viet Nam 336,000 42
6 Bi Haisheng China 300,000 38
7 Tiger Ong Malaysia 294,000 37
Joseph Talamayan
248,000 31
9 Matthew Bevin Australia 243,000 30
10 Dang Minh Dat Viet Nam 233,000 29
11 Terence Stevens Australia 201,000 25
12 Tommy Zhang UK 183,000 23
13 Cankai Zhang China 181,000 23
14 Qing Ye Australia 177,000 22
15 Zhang Cheng China 171,000 21
16 Trung Dinh Giang Viet Nam 161,000 20
17 Scott Shore Canada 143,000 18
18 Oliver Biles UK 118,000 15
19 Lee Wang Hee Korea 116,000 15
20 Lee Min Woo Korea 112,000 14
21 Litasov Vladimir Russia 100,000 13
22 Xichen Li China 96,000 12
23 Xiaohu Liu China 96,000 12
24 Isaac Phua Malaysia 77,000 10

21:55: Mystery Millions registration closed! Day 1C draws 190 entries
Level 11: 1000-1500 ante 1500

Mystery Millions registration closes at 190 entries (149 unique). That brings the total entries to 753 for a prize pool just under VN₫ 11 Million. We will have the offfcial results once it has been made available. Remaining players are now gunning for a spot in the money round which is at 24 remaining.

21:15: Last level to enter the Mystery Millions!
Level 10: 600-1200 ante 1200

The last level to join the Mystery Millions is underway which means fence-sitters only have until 10pm to make a bid for the massively brewing pot. There are currently 176 entries on record.

18:30: Top 5 leaders at the break
Level 4: 200-300 ante 300

120 entries and rising…. plenty of time to jump in. Registration close at the start of Level 11, approximately 10pm. Here are the current chip leaders:

Lee Minh Woo – 65,000
Lee Jihoon – 60,000
Tommy W – 56,000
Tanja Vujanic – 52,000
Che Wei Rong – 48,000

16:30: Cards in the air for Day 1C!
Level 1: 100-100

Here we go! The last flight to enter the Mystery Millions is underway. Players have until the start of Level 11 to sign up, that’s approximately 10pm. Buy in is VN₫ 16,500,000 (~USD 679) , VN₫ 6,000,000 of that will go to the bounty pool.

If you haven’t yet heard, the VN₫ 4 Billion guarantee has been shattered. Day 1A drew 226 entries, Day 1B registration is still open. At this time that flight has 310 entries. The prize pool is nearing VN₫ 8 Billion.

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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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