Team partypoker’s Jason Koon is guaranteed to pad his bankroll with at least $510,000 but is only seven eliminations away from securing a $4,080,000 prize, which would be the largest of his illustrious career so far.
Only eight players remain in the hunt for the title of champion and Koon returns to the felt today second in chips, trailing Seth Davies by less than 200,000 chips. Davies soared to the top of the chip counts when he sent Wai Kin Yong to the rail in ninth-place with the unwanted title of bubble boy.
Yong opened to 55,000 with and Davies called in the big blind with . The flop fell , Davies checked, Yong continued with a 60,000 bet and then called when Davies check-raised to 170,000. The turn was the and Davies moved all-in. Yong called off his last 390,000. Davies needed a deuce or a diamond to win the pot and it was the latter, the , that completed his flush and set the final table.
$250,000 Super High Roller Bowl Bahamas Final Table
|2||Jason Koon||United States||2,720,000|
|3||Seth Davies||United States||2,915,000|
|4||Justin Bonomo||United States||1,430,000|
|6||Kathy Lehne||United States||2,100,000|
|7||Wai Leong Chan||Malaysia||1,390,000|
|8||Erik Seidel||United States||885,000|
Play resumes at 20:00 CET with the action unfolding on partypoker LIVE and PokerGO.
Zhang Leads Final 22 in the MILLIONS High Roller; Filatov in Fourth
The $10,300 MILLIONS High Roller saw 102 players registered by the time late registration closed and now only 22 players remain. A cool $280,000 awaits the eventual champion and that champion would be Michael Zhang if the tournament ended right now.
Zhang has 11,560,000 chips when play resumes and only two other players have eight-figure stacks. Chance Kornuth returns with 10,470,000 chips with Germany’s Markus Prinz ending Day 2 with exactly 10,000,000 chips.
Two members of Team partypoker are still in with a legitimate chance of glory. Anatoly Filatov has 9,750,000 chips, enough for fourth place at the restart. Finland’s Joni Jouhkimainen is in the middle of the pack, his 3,970,000 chips placing him 13th overall.
Plenty of other elite pros make up the final 22, including Sam Greenwood, Scott Margereson, Ema Zajmovic, Alex Foxen, and Anthony Zinno.
|1||Michael Zhang||United Kingdom||11,560,000|
|2||Chance Kornuth||United States||10,470,000|
|5||Kristina Holst||United States||9,075,000|
|10||Scott Margereson||United Kingdom||5,130,000|
Sam Miller Leads MILLIONS Mini Main Event; Day Kotoviezy in Top 15
Team partypoker’s Day Kotoviezy finds herself in the top 15 chips counts in the MILLIONS Mini Main Event which has reached Day 3. Kotoviezy has 11,825,000 chips at her disposal. Team Online’s Louise Butler is 24th in chips with 9,875,000 betting tokens in her stack.
Day 3 resumes with 105 players who punched their ticket from Day 2 along with those who made it to Day 3 from the Online Day 1 & 2 at partypoker. Jeff Gross is one such player.
Sam Miller leads the way with 30,225,000 chips, closely followed by another British player in the shape of Christopher Fraser on 28,900,000. Christopher Brammer, a WSOP bracelet winner, is third in chips.
Some of the other well-known players through to Day 3 include Ami Barer, former WSOP Main Event champion Joe Cada and Shannon Shorr. Tom Hall, Vlad Darie, Steven Warburton, Niall Farrell, Team partypoker’s Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier and Mike Sexton are also through.
It’s a star-studded affair and we’ll known more about who could win this $1 million guaranteed event in a few hours time.
MILLIONS Mini Main Event Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Sam Miller||United Kingdom||30,225,000|
|2||Christopher Fraser||United Kingdom||28,900,000|
|3||Christopher Brammer||United Kingdom||21,425,000|
|4||Justin Liberto||United States||20,950,000|
|5||Matthew Humphrey||United States||19,975,000|
|8||Joe Cada||United States||15,200,000|
|10||Jeffrey Kaplan||Czech Republic||14,575,000|
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