Day 2 of the PokerStars Player’s No-Limit Hold’em Championship is in the books, with 1,039 players creating a $26,455,500 prize pool, with six people walking away with seven-figure scores, including the winner who will net an astonishing $5.1m.
In September, Facebook launched its dating service in Colombia. It’s a brilliant idea – one that makes Tinder seem like dry hard bread. Colombians have to create a separate account for dating purposes, but the developers have made it simple to transfer data from one account to another with images the key to success.
Imagine one showing you winning $5.1m.
It would take you a month to get through the applicants.
There’s a long way to go in the PokerStars Player’s No-Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), and we don’t know if the Colombian, Farid Jattin, is even single, but right now, he is the man with more chips than anyone else in contention to win that $5.1m first prize.
Day 2 has ended.
26 people skipped day entirely and hopped straight into Day 2 created a total field size of 1,039-entrants. All of that means, the tournament that PokerStars began marketing more than 12-months ago created a prize pool of $26,455,500, making it the 18th wealthiest live tournament of all time, and the wealthiest outside of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event and the Big One for One Drop.
207 survived Day 2, and the money will burst early on Day 3, with 181 players guaranteed a minimum payment of $25,450. But the juiciest fruit is at the top where a final table spot nets you half a million bucks, six people receive seven-figure scores, and then you have that absurd winner check.
Here are the final table payouts in full:
Final Table Payouts
*Includes $1m added by PokerStars
Here are the Top 10 Chip Counts:
Top 10 Chip Counts
1. Farid Jattin – 921,000
2. Mustapha Kanit – 888,000
3. Griffin Benger – 885,000
4. Julien Martini – 832,000
5. Athanasios Polychronopoulos – 797,000
6. Samuel Tsehai – 750,000
7. Martins Adeniya – 748,000
8. Marc Perrault – 725,000
9. Ramin Hajiyev – 720,000
10. Alexandre De Zutter – 700,000
Other stars of the game diving deeper than a two year old’s fingers in a glass of milk include the Day 1 chip leader Talal Shakerchi (691,000), the Global Poker Index (GPI) Female Player of the Year, Kristen Bicknell (631,000), the former Super High Roller Bowl winner Christoph Vogelsang (483,000), the four-time World Poker Tour (WPT) Main Event winner, Darren Elias (411,000), the former WSOP Main Event winner, Ryan Riess (354,000), the two-time Triton Poker Series winner, Mikita Badziakouski (156,000), and the Greenwood brothers Luc (359,000), Max (301,000) and Sam (214,000).