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$1,000,000 Prizepool Confirmed Through Six Day 1B Levels

$1,000,000 Prizepool Confirmed Through Six Day 1B Levels

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Saturday, January 20, 2024 3:43 PM Local Time

$1,000,000 Prizepool Confirmed Through Six Day 1B Levels

Second break chip leader Paul Chai 

As the entry total continues to grow through the first 4 1/2 hours here on Day 1B of the WSOP Circuit Thunder Valley Main Event, the $500,000 guarantee has officially been doubled.

With entry number 327 of the day, the tournament clock ticked into seven figure territory for the total prizepool, with 342 now in Saturday’s field, making for 676 total through two opening flights with $1,024,140 and growing.

Following the next three levels, the players will head out on their 75-minute dinner break.

As far as the chip counts go, Paul Chai now sits atop the leaderboard with 172,900.

The top five sit as follows:

1. Paul Chai – 172,900
2. Yongqing Yuan – 169,500
3. Cole Chait – 146,000
4. James Ohlweiler – 145,000
5. Robert Demadura – 144,200

Meanwhile on the notable chip counts list…

Rayo Kniep – 106,000
Allyn Shulman – 84,200
Brett Murray – 82,000
Steven Spunt – 80,000
Luis Yepez – 78,500
Jarod Minghini – 71,000
Anthony An – 65,000
Paul Richardson – 64,700
Adam Hendrix – 64,000
Lexy Gavin-Mather – 57,200
Noel Rodriguez – 54,000
Bilguun Odgerel – 52,000
Michael Persky – 40,400
Robbie Jade Lew – 40,000
Nam Le – 40,000

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