The World Poker Tour (WPT) EveryOne for One Drop Tournament is seeing incredible participation the following days after it kicked off. The second starting flight, Day 1B, amassed an impressive 440 entries, with 137 players making it through to Day 2. The chip leader for the day was Joey LeBrun, who had an exhilarating end to the day, doubling up in the penultimate hand of the night against Martin Stausholm to bag a staggering 614,000 in chips, equivalent to 307 big blinds.
THE ROOM IS PACKED @WYNNPOKER!— World Poker Tour (@WPT) July 11, 2023
Today is the LAST CHANCE to get in on the action in our $10,500 @WPT EveryOne for @onedrop @WynnLasVegas!
The tournament clock currently shows 703 entries with late registration open until the start of Level 9!https://t.co/CnusFesWpN pic.twitter.com/hEWihsUVFp
Among the other notable survivors are Noah Schwartz with 257,000 chips, Aleksejs Ponakovs bagged 235,000 chips, and FaZe Clan pro gamer and Twitch streamer Nate Hill with a 192,500 chip stack. In addition to his gaming prowess, Hill is proving his merit at the poker table, making it through to Day 2 of the $10,500 World Poker Tour event after cashing in his first ever $10,000 2023 WSOP Main Event.
World Poker Tour EveryOne for One Drop $10,000,000 Top 5 Day 1B Chip Stacks
As the tournament transitioned to Day 1C, the total number of entries had already reached 705. A further 326 players would be needed to surpass the guarantee. This figure was comfortably crushed in the first few levels of the day, pushing the total number of participants to a remarkable 1676. This huge turnout resulted in a prize pool exceeding $16.2 million, with part of each buy-in going to the One Drop Foundation.
With the tournament clock showing 970 entries just seconds before the close of late registration, guess who showed up as #971?— World Poker Tour (@WPT) July 12, 2023
Good luck @WPT Ambassador @philivey!
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The last entry of Day 1C was none other than Phil Ivey, WPT Global ambassador, who quickly made his mark by doubling up early in the day and made it through Day 2 with 142,500. However, the chip leader of Day 1C was Yifu He, who claimed the position with a successful beat against Alex Foxen in the closing hand of the day.
Other notable players included Robbi Jade Lew with 162,000 and 2015 WSOP Main Event Winner Joe McKeehen with a solid 245,000.
World Poker Tour EveryOne for One Drop $10,000,000 Top 5 Day 1C Chip Stacks
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Day 2 begins on Wednesday at noon PDT with 537 survivors from the three starting flights. The final 210 players will finish in the money, with the 1st place prize being a stunning $2,561,480.
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