There are only 12 remaining players who can claim the biggest share of $1,370,000.800 in the partypoker LIVE MILINIONS North Cyprus 2,200 Warm-Up, which attracted 745 entries.
The final 12 hopefuls won $18,370 at the Merit Crystal Cove Hotel Casino & Spa, Girne, North Cyprus. The trophy and $240,265 top prizes are what all eyes are focused on.
Jim Sue Pan from the Netherlands, is the only player to have a stack that exceeds 50 big blinds. His total was $12,750,000 at the end of the last day. Georges Hanna and Ionel Anton are the other five players within five of these big blinds. Fahredin Mustafov and Mantas Nagartavicius are also included.
After ten levels lasting 60 minutes, the money bubble burst and nine players missed out on the final table. Johan “YoH ViraL”, a French poker streamer and rising star Artur Martirerosian, are two of the last dozen players.
Assignments for seating during the final $2,200 Warm-Up
On Monday, September 20th at noon local time, the last day of play will start. The partypoker Twitch channel and YouTube channels will stream the table with commentary and cards-up coverage. The starting blinds for two 6-handed tables will range from 100,000 to 200,000, with an ante big of 200,000.
The Action of the Day
The money bubble was reached quickly, and there were 94 players returning to the game. There were also 89 paid spots. He was able to run with the queens and into Nicolas Chouity’s aces. The last player who left empty handed was Elie Hage Youssef, a Lebanese-based player. The eliminations proceeded at an accelerated pace. Dmitry Gromov and Wael Sarkis were among early losers. Eimantas Amavicius was also present.
Piotr Swinski was run over by Artur Martirosian after he revived an entire house of pocket nines. As others vied to be the first on the leaderboard, the stack of Martirosian was on an emotional rollercoaster ride all day. Gregoire Auzoux, a Frenchman, won the tournament after knocking off several of his opponents at the last four tables.
After six levels of play, only 29 players remained at the dinner break. When the action resumed Kacper Pyzara, WSOP Online bracelet winner, was the first one to go. Zorlu Er rose briefly to the top after knocking out Job Greben, Bassel Alanaz and before paying off Kush Vinod Kataria’s full house to make him a short stack. Jim Sue Pan assumed control at this point with great vigor and never lost his place among the top three chips players.
Lachezar Petkov and Kasparas Klezys were eliminated before the tables were set. Viktor Ustimov had a reduced stack in the last hand of the redraw, when he four-bet stuffed sixes into Johan Guilbert’s queens. Ustimov was not able to recover from this and was among many people eliminated quickly. Zorlu Er, Stefan Fabian and a dozen other contenders were still alive when a less-suited ace appeared.
After a restful night, they will return to play for the winning player on September 20th. PokerNews will provide live, up-to-the minute coverage of the event until a winner is announced.