Emmanuel Derecho has emerged as the overall chip leader heading into Day 2 of the Treasury Brisbane Poker Festival Main Event.
The Australian is on a hot streak, with five cashes in 2022 so far across the Australian Poker Tour and Treasury Brisbane Poker Festival, including a win in the Six Max Shotclock event at the APT for $10,000 and fifth in the Opening Event here at Treasury. He’ll be looking to round this one out with a huge Main Event win after bagging 770,000 on Day 1B.
Alba Qi, chip leader for most of the day, is second in chips, bagging 665,000. Alba finished 15th in the Marconi Christmas Cup in Sydney in December.
In total there were 42 players who survived Day 1B and they will join the 22 survivors from Day 1A when player resumes at 11.30am AEST (local) time on Sunday.
Our 64 starters for Day 2 will be playing for a massive $364,000 prize pool, with the top 46 players making the money.
Day 1B final chip counts:
|Ching Hsin Hsu||342,000|
|Chun Wei Chang||235,000|