$25,500 MILLIONS World and $5,300 Main Event are underway at the CPP

The Main Event continues today with Day 1C, while the High Roller reaches Day 3.

Partypoker's most popular live tournament festival, the Caribbean Poker Party has kicked off with the $25,500 MILLIONS World event, which generated a total of 394. The event has already got down to 59 for Day 3, only 20 places away from the 39th place, which is the first one to pay, the min-cash $60,000.

Steve O'Dwyer will return with the biggest stack, he accumulated 25,650,000, putting him in a comfortable spot, as current second Chance Kornuth is more than 7 million behind with 18,245,000. However, the remaining field is filled with top-notch players so we can certainly expect world-class play during the upcoming days.

One of the biggest winners' in online poker history, considered by many as the sharpest poker mind ever, Ben Tollerene is currently in 3rd position, with 17,210,000. The trio is followed by Hungarian online crusher, András Németh, who will return with 14,525,000.

Other well-known players to return with massive stacks are Benjamin Pollak (5th; 14,510,000), Leon Tsoukernik (6th; 12,890,000), Manig Loeser (7th; 11,915,000), Nick Petrangelo (13rd; 8,800,000) or Niall Farrell (15th; 8,300,000). The shortest stacks belong to Sam Soverel, who will only have 11 big blinds on the 50K/100K/100K level, while German wunderkinds Koray Aldemir (2,290,000) and Rainer Kempe (2,510,000) also have a lot to do if they want to hang in.

Chino probably has plenty of people rooting for him

$5,300 Main Event

Day 1A and Day 1B have completed at the Main Event, a total of 522 players entered so far, but the number will on the third starting flight. Ireland's Jason Tompkins bagged the biggest stack, he will return with 4,570,000. Jason is followed by Anton Nocera (4,030,000), Eric Afriat (4,005,000) and Ami Alibay (3,780,000).

Even though the top players are busy, playing the $25K, there are still a number of long-time pros, battling it out in the $5,300 event. Mike Leah, Freddy Deeb, Andy Black or Chino Rheem will all return with decent stacks and as the field reduces in the MILLIONS World event, some of the high-roller regulars are also expected to jump in.

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