WPT Venetian Surpasses $4M Guarantee Halfway Through Final Starting Flight – Agora Poker

WPT Venetian Surpasses $4M Guarantee Halfway Through Final Starting Flight

WPT Venetian Surpasses $4M Guarantee Halfway Through Final Starting Flight

WPT Venetian Day 1c The World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian Main Event entered its third and final starting flight today and surpassed the $4 million guaranteed prize pool with several hours to go until the close of late registration.

Day 1a of the $5,000 buy-in no-limit Hold’em tournament attracted 176 entries, followed by 241 entries on Day 1b. By Level 5 of Day 1c, more than 480 players had entered the tournament to bring the total number of entries up to 897 for a prize pool of $4.1 million. Those numbers will surely climb with players able to register up until 8:10 p.m. local time . Some Early Action

By early afternoon, the field had grown to a few hundred as a line of players waiting to register began wrapping around the poker room. Players in line to register included WSOP bracelet winner Justin Saliba and Dragana Mackelprang , who went deep in the 2021 WSOP Main Event and is looking for another big score.

Most of the tournament action took place in the main area of the Venetian poker room, where dozens of poker tables lined up on top of the patterned red and tan carpet.

At one table, WPT Choctaw runner-up Steven Buckner chewed his trademark unlit cigar as he battled against Kyna England , who finished third in this event last July for $448,755.

As WPT staff walked around handing out complimentary hats, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) 2021 Player of the Year told the table she wanted one to get a hat to give to her mom.

“If I win a hat, I’m giving it to her for sure,” England said. “My mom loves those! She wears them around and tells everyone ‘My daughter’s a poker player!’” Kyna England Sorry, no real money games are currently available in your region, but you can play these Free Online Games Global Poker Unfortunately, there won’t be another deep run for England as she was eliminated in the middle of the day when her top pair was no good against the set of Eugene Todd , according to WPT live updates . And, […]

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