The World Series of Poker progresses ahead with its attractive gaming offerings and this is just what the players registering for participation needed. Event #5 of the well-equipped schedule of the poker festival is no other than the High Roller tournament which features an impressive buy-in amounting to some $100,000 and an even more spectacular prize pool estimating to $10,185,000.
Usually, the High Roller event is one of the premium events in the structure of every poker festival around the world and this one is considered to be one of the must-visit events. The 49th edition of the WSOP has a lot on offer and this is clearly visible by the high rates of interest expressed towards the events. Being the most prestigious poker festival on a global scale, the WSOP has a reputation to protect which is why it strives to deliver only the best to every participant willing to register for one or several of the poker tournament available in the rich schedule.
This basic principle is the driving force of this year’s edition of the festival which is going to be hosted by Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino Las Vegas. Over the span of this month and a half or 50 days of live performance on the felt, the guests attending live will have the chance to make a move in the poker world and potentially win some of the big cashes up for grabs during the festival. The chip leader at the end of Day 1 of the High Roller event was Elio Fox who managed to win Event #2: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo Bounty.
Progress of the Poker Action
With his performance during the first day of the premium event, he claimed his spot among the more prominent players on the felt and bagged a total of 2,881,000 in chips. He seems to be well on his way to showcase his poker skills at as many WSOP tournaments as possible. He continues with his good performance through Day 2 as well since he managed to amass some 10,180,000 at the end of the poker action which reserved him the runner-up position on the unofficial leader board.
However, the chip leader at the end of the second day of action was Nick Petrangelo, another renown name in the poker industry. He bagged some 13,460,000 and is determined to add another title to his 2015 winner position at the $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout tournament. During this edition of the High Roller Day 2, he managed to eliminate two of the most popular names on the unofficial leader board to the likings of Paul Volpe and Steffen Sontheimer.
Another excellent player is also present on the felt and this is Fedor Holz who is currently in possession of 3,530,000 in chips and occupying the fifth place. The total number of players registered for action in this tournament amounts to some 105 and as of the end of Day 2, there are only 10 of them left.
Only 16 places will receive cash payouts at the end of the Final Table whereas the minimum cash prize estimating to some $155,378. The survivors will have the chance to meet once again this Sunday and continue the poker action until there are only six of them remaining at the poker table.