$100,000 NLHE Event #5: Negreanu in Third.
First day of the Event #5 of Poker Masters: $100,000 successfully drew 35 players, and faster-than-anticipated of anyone the field of 35 whittled down to 15 players with opening Super High Roller Bowl (SHRB) champ Brian Rast’s stack of 959,000 leading the way.
The final table will certainly be at least 36 players as according to the information, Byron Kaverman will move into the action tomorrow. The event winner will finally walk away with over $1.5 million (Same prizes and payouts will be announced after the registration comes to a close), which is good enough to offer to the winner of Purple Jacket™ of The Poker Masters.
For example, Steffen Sontheimer with a stack of 696,500 is still alive. This week, he has made three final tables and has even won Event #2. Presently, he is at the top of the Poker Masters leader board with earnings of $1,221,000 million, this means one more cash could lock it up for him possibly.
The upcoming six players on the leader board of earnings busted on the first day, it means only left players close to Sontheimer in terms of earnings are Fedor Holz with $550,000 amount, Jake Schindler with $409,500 amount, and Stefan Schillhabel with the $306,000 amount.
It is also worth noting if Daniel Negreanu with 745,500 can pull out a win, and considerable amount was not added to the Sontheimer total, “Kid Poker” is all set to win more than $1 million his side bets of highly-publicized.
Day 1 chip counts of event #5: $100,000 NLHE
• First Brian Rast from USA with chip count 959,000.
• Second Justin Bonomo, from USA with chip count 780,500.
• Third Daniel Negreanu from Canada with chip count 745,500.
• Forth Steffen Sontheimer from Germany with chip count 696,500.
• Fifth Fedor Holz from Germany with chip count 662,500.