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2019 Card Player Poker Tour World Cup Of Cards Draws 317 Entries

James Allan Werry Leads The Final 64 Players Returning For Day 2

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A total of 317 entries were made in the 2019 Card Player Poker Tour World Cup of Cards $1,100 CAD buy-in main event, blowing away the $250,000 CAD guarantee to create a final prize pool of $307,490 CAD. The top 40 finishers will cash for at least $1,630 CAD, although everyone will have their eyes on the title and the top prize of $66,800 CAD.

A total of 178 entries turned out to the Playground Poker Club in Montreal for day 1B of this event, but after 16 levels of action, just 38 moved on to day 2. With the 26 survivors from day 1A, now only 64 players remain with a shot at becoming the next CPPT main event champion. Day 2 will begin with blinds will be at 2,500-5,000 with a big-blind ante of 5,000. Play resumes at noon on Wednesday, February 6 to play down to a winner.

The chip leader heading into day 2 will be day 1A’s James Allan Werry with 375,000. Other big stacks include Amirpasha Emami (355,000), Luigi Fantigrossi (309,500) and Jaered Besse (296,000).

Samuel ChartierCanadian poker pro Samuel Chartier bagged up 155,000. The 2009 World Series of Poker Circuit Caesars Atlantic City main event winner has more than $2.9 million in career live earnings. Danny Freitas, ended day 1A with 148,000. Freitas topped a massive field of 2,401 entries to win the World Series of Poker International Circuit $1,100 CAD main event right here at Playground Poker Club back in 2018 for $227,096 USD.

WSOP bracelet winner and WPT Fallsview Poker Clasic champion Mike Leah played on day 1B, but failed to survive to day 2.

The remaining 64 players will return at noon on Sunday, Aug. 27.

Here is a look at the 64 players and their chip counts heading into day 2:

Rank First Name Last Name Chip Count
1 James Allan Werry 375,000
2 Amirpasha Emami 355,000
3 Luigi Fantigrossi 309,500
4 Jaered Besse 296,000
5 Marc Lavergne 274,000
6 Nicholas Haddad 263,500
7 Danny Ibrahim 252,000
8 Graham Squires 248,500
9 Carter Swidler 239,500
10 Andrew Macdonald 237,000
11 Amir Babakhani 234,000
12 Philipp Daze 223,000
13 Justin Dale Beers 220,500
14 Michael Khan 220,500
15 Trevor Proch 213,000
16 Jason Clarke 213,000
17 Samuel Barre 211,500
18 Samuel Ferland-Picard 206,000
19 Nimer Ltaif 197,500
20 Xin Qi 186,000
21 Kauvsegan Ehamparam 181,500
22 Dustin Goldklang 180,500
23 Yaseen Siddiqui 179,000
24 James Rubin 176,500
25 Benjaman Chen 175,500
26 Michael Mckinnon 170,000
27 Samuel Chartier 155,000
28 Danny Freitas 148,000
29 Andrew Boujaoude 136,000
30 Jonathan Marrie 135,000
31 William Blais 124,000
32 Duff Charette 123,500
33 Pinto S 121,500
34 Paul Petten 121,000
35 Armand King 116,500
36 Catherine Graves 116,500
37 Christopher Saliba 116,000
38 Stephane Blouin-Verroeulst 115,500
39 David Quang 108,000
40 Victor Artemenko 105,000
41 Medhat Ramzy 104,500
42 Tommy Nguyen 100,000
43 Patrick Braga 99,500
44 Giovanni Massa 99,000
45 Mitcheal Ferguson 92,000
46 Khaly Dang 91,000
47 Rong Xu 90,000
48 Dallis Kerbrat 89,000
49 Stuart Lindsay Linnen 83,000
50 Sebastien Soares 74,500
51 Christine Do 74,000
52 Maxime Chartrand 73,500
53 Thomas Lefort 72,500
54 Vsevolod Malamud 69,500
55 Antoine Sankari 67,500
56 Loai El Ayday 65,000
57 Vincent Benoit 65,000
58 Michael Korovine 62,000
59 Francis Parrott 58,000
60 Omri Moga 56,500
61 Roger Lamia 47,000
62 Arun Kumar Singh 45,500
63 Jonathan B 44,500
64 Chanracy Khun 21,500

A full seat draw for day 2 can be found here.

This is the third edition of the World Cup of Cards, which featured 26 events spread from Jan. 20 – Feb. 6. The series featured over $2 million in guaranteed prize money, with three marquee tournaments including the CPPT main event, the $220 CAD partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Canada $500,000 CAD guaranteed no-limit hold’em event, and the $1,650 CAD WPTDeepStacks $750,000 CAD guaranteed no-limit hold’em event.

All of this incredible action is taking place at the Playground Poker Club, Canada’s premier poker destination, which is conveniently located just minutes south of downtown Montreal in the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake. Built For Players By Players, Playground Poker Club offers unmatched cash game action 24/7 plus a great weekly tournament schedule.

For more information about the Card Player Poker Tour, click here.

Photos and info courtesy of World Cup of Cards blog.