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Wynn Millions Day 1A: Negreanu Lags Behind; Peter Braglia Takes The Lead Poker
Donna Amo
Posted on 27 Jun, 2021
By Donna Amo
On 27 Jun, 2021
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By Donna Amo
On 27 Jun, 2021
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Wynn Millions Day 1A: Negreanu Lags Behind; Peter Braglia Takes The Lead


The Wynn Millions poker tournament with a massive $10 million prize pool kick-started on Friday. The first three starting flights of the tournament made way for over 263 entries which were reduced to 90 players after just 10 levels. The event ended with player Peter Braglia leading with a chip stack of 321,500. Cliff Josephy came in second with 317,000 chips.

Following close behind was player Joseph Cheong with 301,500 chips, Alex Foxen with the fourth-highest chip stack of 295,500. Rounding off the top five chip leads was Jerald Saeman with a chip stack of 280,000. Other players with high chip stacks were Jason Koon, Vanessa Kade, Dan Smith, Aram Zobian, Matthew Ploof, Ryan Riess and Tony Dunst.

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Here’s the full list of the chip counts:

  1. Peter Braglia (United States) – 320,500
  2. Cliff Josephy (United States) – 317,000
  3. Joseph Cheong (United States) – 301,500
  4. Alex Foxen (United States) – 295,500
  5. Jerald Saeman (United States) – 280,000
  6. Aram Zobian (United States) – 249,500
  7. Matthew Ploof (United States) – 238,000
  8. Jason Koon (United States) – 236,500
  9. Dylan Smith (United States) – 232,500
  10. James Calderaro (United States) – 211,500

GGPoker’s ambassador Daniel Negreanu, Maria Konnikova, 2020 WSOP champion Damian Salas, Erik Seidel, Chris Brewer didn’t make the cut. These players won’t be advancing to Day 2 of the tournament

Negreanu fired two bullets in the tournament but was unable to make it past the tough competition. He busted his first bullet in level 2 of the tournament and busted again just two levels after. However, all is not lost as he and the other players still have a chance to make it via the starting flights of Day 1B and 1C which will take place this Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

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It looks like this weekend will be a busy one for those competing for the prestigious Wynn Millions title and its enticing prize money. The six-day long poker event is set to run through the entire next week, so stay tuned for more updates on the action.

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