The day of the inauguration of Event no. 1: $ 50,000 6-hand NLH is complete and Elton Tsang is the leader in chips after 10 levels of play. The first event in the return of the Triton Poker Series attracted 74 runners Merit Crystal Hotel Resort and Casinoand 33 players wrapped up for the Day 2 final at 1 p.m. local time tomorrow.
The play on Sunday will be broadcast live again by Triton Poker on YouTube and Twitch.
Following closely behind Tsang is there Phil Ivey, who built his stack early and kept pace with the top of the standings throughout the day. Completing the first five Artur Martirosian, Rob Yongi Mikita Badziakouski.
Event no. 1: $ 50,000 6-Handed NLH Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts
|Classification||Player||Country||Chip count||Large blinds|
|1||Elton Tsang||Hong Kong||1,030,000||103|
|2||Phil Ivey||United States||1,018,000||102|
|4||Rob Yong||United Kingdom||825,000||83|
|6||Stephen Chidwick||United Kingdom||706,000||71|
Tsang is the chip leader thanks to a late run that saw him break Danny Tang, Mike Watson, Barak Wisbrodi Ali Imsirovic in the late levels of the night at the featured table. Watson was one of those who re-entered and quickly re-entered the top ten in the standings.
The game will continue tomorrow at 13.00 Cyprus time, at Level 11 with blinds at 5,000 / 10,000 with a ante of 10,000. Returning players will receive five additional time extensions, with five more when they reach the final table.
The tournament will be played to a winner on day 2. The draw for seats on day 2 and the final prize will be announced tomorrow at the start of the game, when registration closes out of time.
Be sure to join PokerNews team once again on Sunday for the live action of the Triton Poker Special Edition a Merit Crystal Cove Resort and Casino.