|Blinds||350,000 / 700,000|
On a flop of , there was already a bet of 230,000 and a call from Benoit Galland on the button. Christopher Kruk check-raised all in to 1,700,000 from the big blind and the action was back on Galland. He thought for a moment and then made the call, putting Kruk at risk.
Galland flipped over for two overcards and a flush draw while Kruk held for a pair and straight draw. The turn brought the giving Galland the lead with a pair of tens, but the on the river gave Kruk a straight. Another full double up and Kruk is up to nearly four million chips now.
Meanwhile, David Eldridge has had a hot start to Day 2, as he currently holds the chip lead with almost 10,000,000 chips.
Yuan Jiang raised to 140,000 on the button. Christopher Kruk three-bet all in to 960,000 and the action got back to Jiang who called. The players rolled over their hands.
The board came down an all diamond flop of and Kruk still had the lead with a pair of sixes. The on the turn and the on the river changed nothing as Kruk took down the pot.
Not long after the day began, Niall Farrell started joking around about chopping the prizepool with the remaining 25 players. He was on the short stack and it didn't take long for his chips to get in the middle. Farrell shoved all in for around 700,000 on the button and was called by Michael Del Vecchio in the small blind.
Michael Del Vecchio:
The flop came and Farrell starter cheering for a straight. The turn brought the giving him a two-way straight draw but the on the river left him hanging with just seven-high. Farrell headed for the exit while Del Vecchio stacked his chips.
The action folded to Mohsin Charania in the cutoff who shoved all in for his last 635,000. Sam Chartier was in the big blind and made the call, finding himself in a great position against Charania.
The flop came and Chartier hit a pair of kings leaving Charania drawing slim. The turn was the and it was all over for Charania as the completed the board.
The tournament director has instructed the dealers to shuffle up and deal, as the action of the $10,300 High Roller Day 2 is on the way.
The partypoker MILLIONS North America $10,300 High Roller has 26 runners returning for Day 2 at 12:00 PM EST. After a strong performance on Day 1, Chris Moorman has bagged one of the top stacks of 5,285,000.
Moorman has made his rounds both on the computer and on the felt. He has recently been more recognized as a live poker player, with the results to show for it. The British poker pro has over $5.3 million in live career earnings and has recently captured his first WSOP Bracelet this past summer.
Some tough competition that Moorman will face on Day 2 includes chip leader Darren Elias (6,200,000), Marc MacDonnell (6,135,000), and David Eldridge (6,000,000) who round out the top three stacks. Some other familiar faces still chasing the title include partypoker Sponsored Pro Kristen Bicknell (1,285,000), Parker Talbot (2,850,000), Viktor Blom (2,550,000), and Victor Ramdin (5,900,000).
When the action resumes the blinds will continue on level 13 at 35,000/70,000 with a 70,000 button ante. There will be a total of 11 places being paid, with a min-cash of $20,000 and the winner pocketing a cool $300,000. The blind levels will continue to increase at 40-minute intervals until a winner is crowned.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be at the PLayground Poker Club covering all the live updates.
|66||6||Michael Del Vecchio||2,935,000|