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WSOP 2022: Who Is Robert Cowen, The Tournament Of Champions Chip Leader Poker
Amarylisa Gonsalves
Posted on 19 Jul, 2022
By Amarylisa Gonsalves
On 19 Jul, 2022
By Amarylisa Gonsalves
On 19 Jul, 2022

WSOP 2022: Who Is Robert Cowen, The Tournament Of Champions Chip Leader

Day 1 of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tournament of Champions concluded earlier today, with United Kingdom’s Robert Cowen bagging and tagging the highest stack for the day. Out of the 463 entries on the day, the top 144 players have progressed to Day 2.

Cowen won his second bracelet during this year’s edition at Event #28: $50,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha. The UK-based player bagged 428,000 chips and will resume with his 214 big blinds on Day 2. 

The event, which is a freeroll tournament, had an exclusive entry for all players who have won a bracelet or a circuit ring during the ongoing 2022 edition of WSOP. Day 1 saw 463 entries, and the event could see more entries on Day 2 as the late registrations will remain open till the start of the day. 

The million-dollar freeroll offered exclusively to the bracelet and Circuit ring winners during the 2022 WSOP season, drew 463 entrants on Day 1 and could see more of the 575 eligible players enter on Day 2 as late registration remains open to the start of the day.

Tournament of Champions Top 10 Chip Counts

  1. Robert Cowen – 428,000 chips
  2. Ali Eslami – 305,000 chips
  3. Daniel Sepiol – 285,000 chips
  4. Aleksejs Ponakovs – 247,500 chips
  5. Zachary Seymour 241,000 chips
  6. Daniel Strelitz – 235,000 chips
  7. Cheryl Svenson – 221,500 chips
  8. Carlos Loving – 203,000 chips
  9. Fred Li – 183,500 chips
  10. Erik Bauer – 183,000 chips

Cowen won his first bracelet in 2021 WSOP at Event #80: $3,000 6-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha, for $280,916. He returned this year and successfully claimed his second bracelet, which made him eligible for the Tournament of Champions. This year he also finished third at Event #63: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship and pocketed $271,219. Last year he also shipped €10,300 EPT High Roller at the PokerStars EPT Prague in 2021. 

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