Day 2abc of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) 2023 Main Event (ME) ended with 1,877 survivors progressing to Day 3. The highly anticipated event broke the 2006 record by securing 9,000+ entries registering for the coveted tournament.
With late registrations open till Level 7 on Day 2d, the event is expected to hit the 10K entries mark. While United Kingdom’s Christopher Brammer is leading the 1,877 survivors ahead of Day 3, Indian players also made significant headway on Day 2abc.
Leading the Indian contingent is WSOP bracelet winner Nikita Luther. The female pro qualified for Day 3 with the 10th highest stack overall (572,500 chips).
|Rank||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Christopher Brammer||United Kingdom||879,000||139|
|3||Beqir Salihu||United States||801,000||124|
|4||John Sofillas||United States||780,000||111|
|5||Nick Marchington||United Kingdom||716,000||102|
|6||Heitor Saraiva||United States||665,500||100|
|7||Sachin Joshi||United Kingdom||635,500||98|
|8||Andrew Hulme||United Kingdom||610,000||96|
Sebastin Kolman qualified with a stack of 504,000. Gamezy pro Nishant Sharma is next in line with 171,000 chips. Online and live poker dynamo, Sanat Mehrotra has 145,000 chips. Anil Adiani (143,500), Dilip Ravindran (112,000) and Gokul Raj (99,500) have made Day 3 of the WSOP ME.
Day 2d will be played tomorrow, and Indians pros like Aditya Agarwal, Anshul Kulshrestha, Aditya Systla, Kartik Ved, Aditya Sushant, Akshay Nasa, and Rajeevan Poonhath will be grinding.
Talking about the WSOP 2023 Main Event, some notable exits include names like WSOP 2022 ME winner Espen Jorstad, Daniel Negreanu, Adrian Mateos, Alex Keating, Jamie Kerstetter, Jeremy Ausmus, and WSOP 2004 Main Event champ Greg Raymer.
Among the previous ME champions, we have the likes of Johnny Chan (372,000), Jamie Gold (248,000), Joe Cada (241,500), Joe McKeehen (220,000), Damian Salas (147,500), Scott Blumstein (192,500), Martin Jacobson (128,000), Ryan Riess (151,000), and Tom McEvoy (20,000) will be returning on Day 3 of play.
As for the Indians pros hunting a WSOP ME bracelet, we hope this is the year when an Indian grabs the coveted title and bracelet.
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