Bally's and Paris Las Vegas held the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Day 34. It had four events, including a $10,000 Main Event. Two players got a bracelet each, one in the latest online tournament round and another one in a live poker event.
Young Sik won $593,985 in Event No. 66: $1,000 Mini Main Event No-Limit Hold'em and a gold bracelet. He was at the bottom of the chips standing before making an incredible comeback and beating Cosmin Joldis to win the tournament.
Ooohwee213 won the Online $500 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack event. He took home $149,729 and a gold WSOP bracelet after beating 1,508 opponents.
Trevino Leads in the 2022 WSOP Main Event
Many poker enthusiasts anticipated Event No. 70:$10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event World Championship. It was held on the 2022 WSOP's Day 34.
Day 1a had 900 entrants who were reduced to 631 players after the first five levels. Cedrric Trevino topped the chips standing with 317,800 chips after cracking an opponent's pocket aces and improving a set of kings on a river.
The player hopes that luck will still be on his side for the rest of the tournament. Wesley Fei, a Hustler Live cash game regular player, signed up for the 2022 WSOP Main Event for the first time.
Notable players who had the biggest stacks at the end of Day 1 included Chanracy Khun, Andrew Moreno, Dylan Linde, Erick Lindgren, Kevin Gerhart, Brian Rast, Daniel Alaei, and Freddy Deeb. Qui Nguyen, Martin Jacobson, John Cynn, and Ryan Riess advanced to Day 2ab. Eric Goldstein got 91,700 chips after winning the 2022 WSOP Main Event while sleeping.
The following were the championship's chip counts:
- Cedrric Trevino from the U.S.-317,800 chips equal to 397 big blinds
- Wesley Fei from the U.S.-300,000 chips equal to 375 big blinds
- Suhaag Gandikota from the U.S.-269,700 chips equal to 337 big blinds
- Chanracy Khun from Canada-267,800 chips equal to 335 big blinds
- Thomas Eychenne from France-255,800 chips equal to 320 big blinds
- Andrew Moreno from the U.S.-238,200 chips equal to 298 big blinds
- Yusef Yusufov from the U.S.-230,000 chips equal to 288 big blinds
- Wendy Bowers from the U.S.-219,400 chips equal to 274 big blinds
- Kenneth O'Donnell from the U.S.-217,600 chips equal to 272 big blinds
- Jimmy D'Ambrosio from the U.S.-213,500 chips equal to 267 big blinds
Figueroa Has the Most Chips in the Million Dollar Bounty Day 1b
Armando Figueroa got 3,150,000 chips when the 22nd level of Event No. 68:$1,000 Million Dollar Bounty Day 1b and had the stack lead. The tournament had 3,936 entrants, and those who would proceed to Day 2 would get an opportunity to draw a $1 million mystery bounty.
Yet, only 207 players got Day 2 tickets, including Dalibor Dula, Koray Aldemir, David "Bakes" Baker, Ryan Laplante, and Ravid Garbi.
These were the event's top chip counts:
- Armando Figueroa from the U.S.-3,150,000 chips equal to 79 big blinds
- Gabriel Moura from Brazil-2,530,000 chips equal to 63 big blinds
- Freddy Granados from Costa Rica-2,405,000 chips equal to 60 big blinds
- Fabian Foster from the U.S.-2,130,000 chips equal to 53 big blinds
- Kyung Lee from the U.S.-2,090,000 chips equal to 52 big blinds
- Brian Ray from the U.S.-2,053,000 chips equal to 51 big blinds
- Kristopher Templeman from the U.S.-2,050,000 chips equal to 51 big blinds
- Ben Farrell from the United Kingdom-1,950,000 chips equal to 49 big blinds
- Wojciech Barzantny from Austria-1,945,000 chips equal to 49 big blinds
- Yu Tang from the U.S.-1,925,000 chips equal to 48 big blinds