Tran, Moorman Ascend to Top of Counts in Day 1 of PokerStars Players Championship

Chris Moorman The long-awaited 2023 PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship in The Bahamas kicked off in specular fashion today and attracted 1,005 runners, 678 of whom found bags after eight one-hour levels of play. Leading the way are Britain’s Chris Moorman and America’s Tony Tran who tied for the chip lead with 356,000, followed by fellow big stacks Josh Arieh (312,500), Bastian Hess (295,000) and Martin Zamani (287,000).

Moorman is known as one of the biggest online crushers of all time but has $6.5 million in Hendon Mob -reported earnings to prove he’s no stranger to success in the live realm. The Brit will look to add seven figures to his lifetime earnings if he can use his big stack to make a deep run in the PSPC.

There were no shortage of big names that made it to the end of Day 1, including European Poker Tour (EPT) champions like Roberto Romanello and Martin Jacobson , as well as Jacobson’s fellow World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champs Chris Moneymaker , Ryan Riess , Espen Jorstad , Greg Raymer and Scott Blumstein and PokerStars Pros Sam Grafton , Andre Akkari , Arlie Shaban , Benjamin Spragg , Lali Tournier and Alejandro Lococo , who won a big pot in one of the final hands of the night to bag a stack of 204,000.

Defending champion Ramon Colillas , who took down the 2019 PSPC for $5.1 million after spinning up a Platinum Pass freeroll, is still alive after a day battling at a table that included chess pro Alexandra Botez . The popular streamer, who has played poker on Hustler Casino Live and other streams, held her own among the poker pros on the feature table and ended the night with 39,000. Alexandra Botez Plenty of Platinum Pass winners are looking to follow in Colillas’ footsteps by taking down the Players Championship. Among the Platinum Pass winners who bagged are Chad McVean , Alexander Herrmann , Dinesh Alt , Xavier Robert Ros and Antonio Ramon Munoz . 2023 PSPC Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts

Day 1 Action

The energy […]

Click here to view original web page at

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *