WSOP Day 40 Digest

During the heat of the Main Event, an online event has discreetly ended:

76$ ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed🇨🇦 Shawn “bucky21” Buchanan$223,119

Shawn Buchanan has just won his first bracelet in this event attracting 1,560 participants. Shawn Buchanan, a regular of the live circuit, has $2,704,724 in earnings and 56 cashes in the since 2004 in the world series.

In the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT, day 2C has ended, and the field has been reduced to 2,880 players. The separated fields will merge when play resume on day 3.

The payouts have been announced as the total prizepool of $80,548,600 have been announced! The minimum cash is $15,000 and all players reaching the final table will be millionaires, but maybe not so much after taxes and shares distribution!


The current chip leader Julian Milliard has now 947,900 chips.

Also in the top 100:

  • Sam Greenwood: 535,800
  • Mike McDonald: 516,700
  • Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier: 428,200
  • David “ODB” Baker, winner of Event #66: 418,700
  • Our dear user Chad Power: 401,300
Joseph Cheong, 141st and 354,500 chips

Play will resume later today as we advance quickly towards the bubble!