Ronnie Dattani Tops Final Winter Super Stack Main Event Starting Flight

Ronnie Dattani

The final starting day of the 2017 Winter Super Stack $1,500 Main Event has come to an end and Ronnie Dattani led the 24 survivors headed to Day 2.

Sunday was the last chance for players to join the field and 100 entries were added to the tally by the time registration closed for the last time in this event at Deerfoot Inn & Casino. That puts the total at 250 and the prize pool at $332,500, easily surpassing the $250,000 guarantee.

While the snow continued to cover Calgary, players hit the tables while enjoying the Super Bowl on the big screen and 100 entries were reduced to 24 that will continue on to Monday’s Day 2. Ronnie Dattani had the best day, bagging 350,000 chips. Francis Fan had the next-best stack with 230,800, followed by Sunny Lubana with 196,400.

2017 Winter Super Stack Main Event Day 1c Chip Counts

Ronnie Dattani350,000Nick Hrywchyshyn122,600
Francis Fan230,800Azad Ismael113,700
Sunny Lubana196,400Devin Verstraelen102,000
Jon Vo190,000Tony Comely95,500
Jordan Johnstone174,000Raymond Trieu87,500
Bill Thomson148,000Jared Klimosko77,000
Jimmy Lee147,000Tommy Wong65,500
Ryan Cairns146,000Graeme Frank64,900
Toby Wu140,600Cory Warner57,400
Devin Frank140,000Chun Tat40,500
Wayne Bailey126,000Prazakaran Sivabalasundaram36,500
Calvin Haczkewicz124,500Doug Mcginnis30,000

Some of the players who bought in to Day 1c but didn’t survive 12 levels included Thomas Taylor, Jonathan Sanborn, Trevor Norlander, and Sheraz Nasir.

On Monday, the 24 players from Day 1c will join the 24 form Day 1b and the six from Day 1a to play down to a winner. Just 25 players will earn a payout and first place promises an impressive $78,000. PokerNews Canada will be back on the tournament floor live-reporting all of the action. Follow along on our live-reporting page to see who will win the 2017 Winter Super Stack!

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