A wonderful day: Peter Peeters bags chip lead after Day 1A of WPT Australia Opening Event Mystery Bounty

Peter Peeters‘ WPT Australia series has gotten off to a flying start after bagging the chip lead after Day 1A of the $1,350 buy-in Opening Event Mystery Bounty.

The Brisbanite sealed up 764,000 in chips, and was amongst the 30 players advancing through to Saturday’s Day 2 from the 194-strong field. Wing Men Tan (640,000), Yiteng Ge (481,000), Dan Smiljanic (477,000) and Mishel Anunu (472,000) rounded out the top five.

“It’s been a wonderful day!” Peeters exclaimed in his interview with PokerMedia Australia. “A culmination of a lot of cards just going my way … and I was getting good hands!”

Having played other Mystery Bounty events in the past, Peeters remarked that from what he experienced at The Star Gold Coast today, this event was “in a different class.”

Peeters now plans to rest up before returning on Day 2 with one goal: “Just knock everyone out and grab one of those boomerang trophies!”

WPT AUSTRALIA OPENING EVENT MYSTERY BOUNTY – DAY 1A CHIP COUNTS

Peter Peeters764,000
Win Meng Tan640,000
Yiteng Ge481,000
Dan Smiljanic477,000
Mishel Anunu472,000
Yang Lei416,000
Vincent Huang383,000
Meer Hussaini364,000
Hsiang-Po Feng313,000
Ali Zebarjad277,000
Alex Andrejev266,000
Johnny Rodden242,000
Josh Hutchins230,000
Mike Ivin221,000
Michael Clair193,000
Robert Damelian191,000
Kerry Chambers182,000
Michael Hornstein168,000
Karsten Kobbing164,000
Martin Ward164,000
Ryan Stevenson161,000
Antonie Follet150,000
Ricky Kroesen150,000
Paul Pedersen122,000
Suraj Kara120,000
Peter Brasile119,000
Luke Martinelli102,000
Craig Blight97,000
Janet Wyvill70,000
Taner Durst40,000

PMA‘s Live Reporting coverage continues from 2:30pm AEST tomorrow (Friday), with Day 1B of the WPT Australia Opening Event Mystery Bounty; for more information, including the full schedule of events, visit starpoker.com.au or worldpokertour.com.

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