Team partypoker’s Patrick Leonard is safely through to Day 2 of the 2021 WPTDeepStacks Main Event with 2,819,015 chips, enough for 13th place when the cards are in the air at 19:05 BST on October 26. Time is rapidly running out if you want to join him in the hunt for the title of champion.
Leonard progressed from Day 1B and is now guaranteed to see a return on his $1,100 investment. Some 19 Day 1B players also progressed to Day 2 after winning one of the 50 seats guaranteed in the WPTDeepStack Main Event Mega Sat. The Day 1C Mega Sat is your best route into this $1 million guaranteed tournament.
The WPTDeepStacks #03 Main Event Day 1C Mega Sat kicks off at 16:05 BST on October 24, and has another 100x $1,100 seats guaranteed to be won. You can buy yourself into this Mega Sat for $109, or play your way through the various phases from as little as one cent.
Some 33 Mega Sat winners have made it through to Day 2 so far, will you add to that impressive number this weekend? Make it through to Day 2 and you lock in at least a min-cash. bag up a big stack like Jerry Odeen (3,126,615) did on Day 1A and you could be set for a potentially life-changing score.
Current WPTDeepStacks Main Event Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Michael Sklenicka||Czech Republic||4,688,721|
|4||Paul Vas Nunes||United Kingdom||3,512,438|
|9||Joao Manuel Gonclaves De Silva||Brazil||3,097,620|
Day 1C shuffles up and deals at 19:05 BST on October 24 with the turbo-structured Day 1 starting at 16:05 BST on October 25. Day 2 commences at 20:05 BST on October 26.
Marques is the Man to Catch in the $500,000 Gtd High Roller
Brazil’s Adriano Dias Marques is the man to catch in the WPTDeepStacks #07 High Roller where only 31 players have managed to play their way into the $5,200 final phase on October 24. Marques has 2,278,498 chips, the only player to have broken through the two million barrier.
Others who have punched their Day 2 tickets include high roller regulars Aki Virtanen (1,724,363), Andreas Berggren (1,345,788), Sergei Denisov (1,042,335), Jans Arends (918,698), Aliaksei Boika (772,753), and Andrey Pateychuk (730,081).
Current WPTDeepStacks High Roller Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Adriano Dias Marques||Brazil||2,278,498|
|6||Dylan Glen Rowe||New Zealand||1,369,405|
|8||Vitalie Ursu||United Kingdom||1,118,256|
You do not have to pay $5,200 to play in this massive event because the High Roller is a phased tournament. Phases cost $5.50, $55, and $530, opening the door to High Roller glory for everyone regardless of their bankroll’s size.
Check out the partypoker tournament lobby for details about the remaining phases.
Big Bounties Await in the $300K Gtd Closer
The Closer is the tournament for you if you want to end the WPTDeepStack festival with some big bounty action. Costing $320 and having $300,000 guaranteed, the Closer awards you at least $150 for each opponent you eliminate.
Alexander Petrov of Russia is the chip leader going into Day 2. Petrov has 1,801,855 chips in his stack, and has already banked $562.50 worth of bounty payments, so is freerolling towards one of the bigger payouts.
We have to doff our cap to Lewis Hunter. The British grinder is currently third in chips with 1,589,021 chips, but he has $1,050 worth of bounty payments already in his partypoker account thanks to eliminating eight opponents during his Day 1.
others through to Day 2 include Espen Jorstad (1,444,723), Francois Billard (1,326,049), Ole Schemion (807,289), Steven Van Zadelhoff (446,820), and WSOP bracelet winner Ben Dobson (164,061).
Current WPTDeepStacks Closer Top 10 Chip Counts
|3||Lewis Hunter||United Kingdom||1,589,021|
|6||Espen Jorstad||United Kingdom||1,444,723|
Several Day 1s remain for the Opener and the $33 buy-in $150,000 guaranteed Mini Opener. Head to the partypoker tournament lobby for all the start times.
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