WPT Online: Jeppsson Leads Championship Final Table

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Christian Jeppsson
Christian Jeppsson leads the WPT Online Championship final table (photo: PokerStars)

The WPT Online Championship at partypoker is down to its final eight players from the field of 2,130 entries. Sweden’s Christian Jeppsson is the man to catch entering Wednesday’s final day of play and there’s a first-place prize of $1.048 million awaiting the winner.

Jeppsson finished Tuesday with 17.573 million in chips. In second on the leaderboard is Sam Greenwood with 16.087 million. Pascal Hartmann sits third with 14.884 million and he’s bunched up with Alexander Stuart Clark with 14.407 million.

Bubbling the final table was Dmitry Yurasov, and notables Benny Glaser (11th – $51,120), Matthias Eibinger (20th – $28,755), Ema Zajmovic (25th – $21,150.90), and Matas Cimbolas (37th – $18,594.90) all had deep runs.

WPT Online Championship had a buy-in of $3,200 and generated a prize pool of $6.39 million, topping the event’s $5 million guarantee. There is more than a million dollars up top, and the final eight have each locked up $66,775.50. Play is set to resume on Wednesday, May 20, at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT) to crown a World Poker Tour champion.

Event #42: 6-Max Bounty Hunter $400K Gtd is also down to its final eight players. This tournament had a buy-in of $2,100 and a field size of 185 entries. Leading the final eight is Patrik Antonius with 1.644 million in chips. The top two places are set to earn more than $39,000 each in addition to the bounties that are won.

In Event #43: $10,300 High Roller $1M Gtd, the final eight players remain from a 101-entry field. Leading the way is Andras Nemeth with 911,709 in chips. It’s a sizeable lead for Nemeth, as Daniil Kiselev is in second place with 637,468. Dan Smith, who is coming off a victory in Event #37: $25,500 Super High Roller for $555,503, is the shortest stack left with 88,309. The winner of this one is set to take home $247,450 and the final eight are each guaranteed $32,825.

Event #20 – $3,200 WPT Online Championship
2,130 entries
$6,390,000 prize pool

Final Table Chip Counts

Christian Jeppsson – 17,573,926
Sam Greenwood – 16,087,766
Pascal Hartmann – 14,884,499
Alexander Stuart Clark – 14,407,969
Viktor Ustimov – 9,138,972
Jukka Koskela – 5,700,975
Nikolay Ponomarev – 5,132,492
Pascal Teekens – 2,215,627

Event #42 – $2,100 6-Max Bounty Hunter $400K Gtd
185 entries
$400,000 prize pool

Final Eight Chip Counts

Patrik Antonius – 1,644,597 ($11,140.62 in bounties)
Alessandro Valli – 1,003,749 ($4,437.50 in bounties)
Jacob Verloop – 903,717 ($1,000 in bounties)
Gustavo Mastelotto – 620,643 ($4,187.50 in bounties)
Tamas Adamszki – 453,533 ($5,312.50 in bounties)
Pedro Garagnani – 330,001 ($4,125 in bounties)
Istvan Habencius – 322,256 ($6,312.50 in bounties)
Alexandr Trofimov – 271,504 ($6,937.50 in bounties)

Event #43: $10,300 High Roller $1M Gtd
101 entries
$1,010,000 prize pool

Final Table Chip Counts

Andras Nemeth – 911,709
Daniil Kiselev – 637,468
Jorma Nuutinen – 377,651
David Peters – 306,906
Fabrizio Gonzalez – 289,449
David Gent – 228,730
Mark Davis – 189,778
Dan Smith – 88,309