As I left late yesterday two Legends Eskimo Clark and Mike Laing were sat on a bench outside the Bike. I arrived before Noon today Eskimo was still in the same seat.
Vinny Vinh and Zach Hyman were late eliminations yesterday leaving 60 trying for one of the 45 payouts. Ted Lawson, Chris Moore,Oleg Osadtchi,Eric Yilmaz and Alvin Zeidenfeld are the first to visit valet.
Brian Patrick was the bubble.Amit was the first to visit the cashiers cage.
The day ended with seventeen players. The WPT will probably need “rent a crowd” on Wednesday at 4pm. Chip counts here
Today was also the launch, to a skeptical world, of the $250k buy in IPPA event in Monte Carlo. After a launch party the first step, a $1k buy in, saw twenty hopeful players enter a shootout that will see one player win a seat on Friday.The event hopes for 48 players to play for $5m first prize. Online qualifiers are planned and the casino has pledged to buy seats for their high rollers.
Latest updates here.