A pared-down six levels of play were fought through today as the final five-figure buy-in event of the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS UK 2020 in Nottingham began. There were 25 entries in total, leaving the lion's share of the $1,000,000 guarantee still to be accounted for. Leading the 13 players returning tomorrow
Here's how the surviving baker's dozen from Day 1 in the $10,300 High Roller Finale stack up. Their numbers are sure to be swelled by late registrants tomorrow (registration closes after four levels, at 6:30pm). Play restarts at 2pm, one hour earlier than scheduled.
The pace of entry is slowly picking up. Current line-up: Table Seat Player 56 1 56 2 Joni Jouhkimainen 56 3 Lawrence Bayley 56 4 Fahad Althani 56 5 Alexandros Kolonias 56 6 Govert Metaal 56 7 Sirzat Hissou 56 8 Dimitar Danchev 45 1 Christoph Vogelsang 45 2 Tibor Nagygyorgy 45 3 Kahle Burns 45 4 Martin Mathis 45 5 Ryan Riess 45 6 John Duthie 45 7 Max Silver 45 8
With about 3,000,000 in the pot and the flop reading [2cTc3d], Dimitar Danchev bet 1,700,000 from the big blind and Martin Zamani raised all in with a covering stack. Danchev used four time extensions before he called all in for about 6,500,000. Danchev: [Kc6c] Zamani: [Qc7c] The turn was the [Qh], giving Zamani the
Dimitar Danchev opened to 260,000 on the button and Lee Markholt moved all in from the small blind for 950,000. Danchev called. Danchev: [KhJs] Markholt: [KsTs] The board ran out [Qs2c3h5d6h] and Markholt was eliminated.
With about 1,500,000 in the pot and the board reading [7c6h9sKd], partypoker pro Philipp Gruissem bet 700,000 from the big blind and Dimitar Danchev called from the button. The river was the [4c], Gruissem bet effectively 1,390,000 and Danchev called all in. Gruissem showed [QhJd], while Danchev tabled [7h7d] for a set
With about 620,000 in the pot and the board reading [TsJc7s7cJs], Dimitar Danchev checked from under the gun and partypoker pro Anatoly Filatov bet 185,000 from the hijack. Noah Schwartz called from the button before Danchev used a time extension and raised to 655,000. Filatov folded and Schwartz used two time