Wednesday, 18 September 2013
With expectations and a guaranteed prizepool broken over the course of two starting day, yesterday's WPT Borgata action saw a slew of players hit the rail.
After starting the day with 591 players eyeing up the $825,099 top prize, the session saw more than 500 players relinquish their chips as Raj Vohra secured enough ammunition to top the daily leaderboard. The US pro managed to rake in a 580,700 chip haul throughout the day to finish ahead of the Katayon Khaterzai (548,000) and Edwin Torres (544,900). Also making it through the session was the day's initial chip leader, Paul Volpe (337,000), as well as Scott Seiver (304,500), Vanessa Selbst (184,500) and Matt Affleck (100,000). While Day 2's 174 survivors were bagging up their chips ahead of today's session - which will see the 110th place bubble burst - the WPT organisers were making an announcement via Twitter. Owing to the continued success of tournaments in Borgata, the WPT's World Championship will now take place inside the Atlantic City venue. Despite enjoying many years inside the iconic Bellagio Casino, Las Vegas, the team behind the event has decided to move this season's finale to a fresh location. “We’re very pleased to name Borgata -- now home to four of the five biggest tournaments in WPT history -- the host of the Season XII WPT World Championship,” said WPT President Adam Pliska. “With Borgata’s well-deserved reputation for running world-class tournaments and providing unparalleled service to its players, we believe this venue is perfectly suited to host our season-culminating event. We look forward to working with the team at Borgata to bring the WPT World Championship to new heights.” The World Poker Tour also announced PartyPoker as the official sponsor of the Season XII WPT World Championship.
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