Big WPT Global Field in Day 1B of WPT World Championship


Opening day of the $15 Million Guarantee WPT World Championships at Wynn Las Vegas produced a huge 615-entry field with a number of WPT Global qualifiers competing.

Sihao Wang bagged the biggest Day 1A stack among WPT Global qualifiers moving on to Day 2 in the World Championship. Wang's 440,000 is the No. 30 stack among who advance to Day 2 from the opening tournament flight.

WPT Global Ambassador Xuan Liu - at 300,000 - and qualifier Conor Bergin at 111,000 are the other players with WPT Global ties who advanced from Day 1A on to Day 2.

Justin Bonomo bagged a monster 1,011,000 stack, leading the 234 players moving on to Thursday's Day 2. The WPT reporting team has a full slate of live updates for the entire tournament. Follow all the action here.

Day 1B Players from WPT Global

A large number of players who qualified direct from WPT Global Qualifiers are in the field for Day 1B of the $15 Million Guarantee World Championship, including:

  • Timothy Ulmer
  • Andrew Grimason
  • Benjamin Grandmont
  • Chris Dowling
  • Mateo Ciglar
  • Felipe Balaban
  • Brigitte Korak
  • Elliot Smith
  • Scott Wellenbach
  • Jonathan Kozel
  • Jason Smith
  • Romain Bremond
  • Marcus Bell
  • Daniel Cameron
  • Robert McMurren
  • Jonas Mackoff
  • Lyle Feeney
  • Giedrius Brieve
  • Jose Roberto Secches
  • Nicholas Lee

Ambassadors send large field to play today

There's also a large number of players in the Day 1B field receiving entries via WPT Global Ambassadors who won entries and then offered drawings for tournament entries.

Among the list of players in via WPT Global Ambassadors is Josef Strazinsky, Jesse Fullen, Devin Sweet, Thomas Elder, Stephane Barrabes, Dayanna Ciabaton, Mark Winchell, Sarah Stefan, William Toole, Marc MacDonnell, Adam Edgerley, Julian Hemmingsen, Daniel Parsons, Thomas Merighi, Derek Hellenga, Nicolas Yunis, Nakia Pesicka, Jonathan Mayo, Evan Gach.

Sam Dobbins, Daniel Sanson, Justin Golding, Nick Degasperis, Hayley Hanna, Stephen Kehoe, Nicholas Betbese, Shih-Kai Lin, Steven Moores, Chirs Dowling, Xuming Qi, Adam Bobrovich, Colette Murphy, Andrea Morsillo, Dave Jorgensen, Robbery Gray, Daniel Lee, Kevin Lee and Eric Liu.

We'll update this list on Wednesday with all the WPT Global qualifiers moving on to Day 2.