Calvin Anderson Bags the Overall Chiplead in the Harrah’s Cherokee Main Event


The Day 1 trips of the Harrah’s Cherokee Main Event are currently in the books as well as leading the way after the initial 17 levels of play is two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Calvin Anderson. Anderson already has over $1,000,000 in WSOP incomes but has yet to discover a WSOPC ring yet. He might include that to his collection with a win below in this event. Anderson started grabbing steam early in the day and he never let off the gas pedal, getting rid of several gamers near the end of the night to do with simply under a million chips with 959,000.

Anderson will certainly sign up with Day 1A chip leader Mike Vanier atop the chip counts. Vanier got 773,000 which was good sufficient for second area overall. Both will certainly be adhered to by previous World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Greg Raymer that bagged the third largest stack in the competition with 723,000 chips.

Various other notables that will be returning for Day 2 activity include Allen Kessler, Jared Jaffee, Dapo Ajayi, Lakisha Slaughter, Timothy Burden, Michael Perrone, Blake Whittington and also Brett Apter who all landed on Day 1B. Several remarkable players will certainly be joining from Day 1A too with the likes of Damjan Radanov, Nitis Udornpim, T.K. Miles, Tyler Patterson, Marshall White, Ryan Van Sanford, Krzysztof Stybaniewicz, Warren Sheave and also Ralph Massey all making it via to Day 2.

For every single notable who did make it with though, there were 2 who fell. Amongst those that weren’t able to hike on Day 2 were Maurice Hawkins, Justin Harvell, Ryan Phan, Aaron Massey, David Bach, Max Young, Brock Wilson, Loni Harwood, Brett Murray, Ben Keeline, and Roland Israelashvili just among others. Hamid Izadi was one more circuit routine to fall on Day 1B. Izadi obtained most of his stack in with a straight versus Ben Diebold who turned 2 pair with a flush draw. The flush was available in on the river which was completion for Izadi who was gotten rid of.

Ultimately, an overall of 136 gamers advanced to Day 2 with 50 players making it through from Day 1A and 86 survivors from Day 1B. This puts gamers simply 21 places away from the money. A mincash will certainly be worth $2,701 for the occasion but players will undoubtedly be trying to find the starting point prize of $300,536 along with the seat to the Global Casino Championship. Any individual that makes the last table in case will take residence a minimum of $29,807 for 9th location.

Activity is readied to return to on Sunday, April 21 at 12 p.m. with the final 136 players going back to play 10, one-hour levels. Gamer will return in level 18 with blinds of 3,000/ 6,000 and also an ante of 1,000.