On April 9, 2011 was given the start of the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun. The $ 5,000 tournament buy-in was concentrated 387 players who generated a prize pool of $ 1,746,330 which will hold a first prize of $ 450,000 to the eventual winner. After 8 levels of play, Chris Tryba has mounted a carpet of 173.400 to win as chip leader.
Tryba is yet stuck in the middle of the table for most of the day 1 and then won a sudden wrench at the end of 8th level that allowed him to seize the chip lead. On a flop , Tryba was confronted with the member of Team PokerStars Pro and Eugene Kachalov Mehrdad Yousefzadeh one temporary day 1 chip leaders. The three players found themselves on the flop. Yousefzadeh favorite found himself with a set of jacks, Kachalov had about him a set of 7 and Tryba was about him on a flush draw with . A brick fell on the turn but fell on the river Tryba propelled the top of the leaderboard.
Vanessa Rousso on fire
The member of Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Rousso finished the day 1 with a carpet of 125.300. The player has made ??a real harvest of tokens at level 7 which defines itself as the level of a tournament the craziest it has known in his day carrière.Le 1 was also auspicious for Victor Ramdin (123.000) Adam Junglen (117.600), Mike “Little Man” Sica (112.700), John D’Agostino (112.500) and Carlos Mortensen (107.400).
Vanessa Selbst to a double?
The champion of the 2010 NAPT Mohegan Sun, Vanessa Selbst, is also still in the race with a carpet of 87.600 and remains a favorite of the competition. Other notable players have qualified for Day 2 at the image Faraz Jaka (54.500), Jason Mercier (30.800), Amnon Filippi (29,000), Jeff Madsen (26.200), or Matt Glantz (12,200).
Other stars have not, however, shone in this stage of NAPT and rejoin the rail early on Day 1. This was the case of Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Negreanu and David Williams, trios eliminated in the first fruits of the day, like Bryn Kenney, Kathy Liebert, Melanie Weisner, Dan Heimiller, Chau Giang, and Erick Lindgren.