2020 WSOP Main Event: Indian-Origin Senthuran Vijayaratnam Leads 75 Day 1C Survivors

The third and final starting day for the international portion of the 2020 WSOP $10,00 Main Event wrapped up with a grand success, pulling in an impressive 257 entrants and making it the biggest of the three flights. After accounting for the 257 entries from its final flight Day 1C, the prestigious tourney registered 674 entries, resulting in $6,470,400 prizepool. Day 2 is slated to be played on Monday, December 7 and will see the 62 survivors of Day 1A, the 42 remaining players from Day 1B and the 75 survivors from Day 1C return together to grab their share of the $6,470,400 prize pool.

The Indo-Canadian pro Senthuran “Prodigal Sen” Vijayaratnam has bagged the end of Day 1C chip lead with a stack of 966,714. He is followed by UK’s Jesse “sabor_de_mar” Wigan with 642,276 chips, while Russia’s Viacheslav Buldygin (480,671), Norway’s Ruben “Sjokomelk” Gravlien (459,031) and Lithuania’s Gediminas “NeverGambol” Uselis (433,859) round out the top five stacks of the day.

Some other notables who advanced from Day 1C include Daniel Smiljkovic (405,085), Christopher Puetz (394,051), Carter Swidler (324,651), Jonas Lauck (299,372), and Damian Salas (266,036) along with WSOP bracelet winners in Jonas Lauck (299,372), and Sung Joo “ArtePokerTV” Hyun (150,564).

Top 10 Chip Counts From Day 1C

1- Senthuran “Prodigal Sen” Vijayaratnam – 966,714
2- Jesse “sabor_de_mar” Wigan – 642,276
3- Viacheslav Buldygin – 480,671
4- Ruben “Sjokomelk” Gravlien – 459,031
5- Gediminas “NeverGambol” Uselis – 433,859
6- Daniel Smiljkovic – 405,085
7- Fazel “waterproo” Dawood -404,092
8- Robin “HWXR_1” Hegele – 398,192
9- Christopher Puetz – 394,051
10- Oleg “WhiteBaron” Ustinovich – 377,123

Day 2 Play

Day 2 will resume with 179 players at the virtual tables at 6 p.m. GMT, with 80 players to be paid out with a min-cash worth $15,277. The tourney’s final table will be played live at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov on December 15. Making the final table will earn those nine players at least $75,360. The eventual champion of the international portion of the Main Event will walk away with $1,550,969.