Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em

Linus Richter Leads Day 1b of Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack

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Event #21: Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em field

After two days of play, 2056 players will return to play Day 2 of Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack. 3561 entered Day 1b of the event at the WSOP 2022, in the series' new home at Bally's and Paris Ballrooms. The 898 that made it through Day 1a will combine with Day 1b players and play through from 10:00 a.m. to Day 3. This all creates a prize pool of approximately $6,500,000.

Linus Richter leads the way from Day 1b with an impressive 788,000.

Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em Day 1b Top 10 Chip Counts

PlacePlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
1Linus RichterUnited States788,000263
2Justin LeeUnited States631,000210
3Andrew RosenUnited States592,000197
4Ricardo EyzaguirreUnited States549,500183
5Tarun GoyalIndia549,000183
6Sergio RamirezUnited States541,500180
7Boris KolevBulgaria504,000168
8Matthew KubaUnited States498,500166
9Nghia LeUnited States498,000166
10Phuoc NguyenUnited States494,500165

Some of the other notable big stacked players that bagged chips are Matt Kuba, who has reported 498,500 chips through the MyStack app, plus WSOP bracelet winners Arash Ghaneian and Boris Kolev.

Multiple big names took to the tables and bagged today, including Allen Kessler, Antoine Saout, Alex Foxen and recent bracelet winner Alex Livingston.

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Day 2 will start at 10:00 a.m. sharp local time Sunday, with the schedule set for ten 60-minute levels, with 15 breaks every two levels. The money bubble will burst at some point tomorrow, so stay tuned to PokerNews for all the live updates from Event #21: $1,500 Monster Stack and every other tournament here at Bally's and Paris Casinos at the World Series of Poker 2022.