Global casino championship is in underway at Harrah’s Cherokee (North Carolina), to which total 122 players participated on first day of the championship, but only 48 remained in the game to play on next day or i.e. Day 2.
Joshua Turner completed his journey being the chip leader of day 1 of the Global casino championship. Turner is the Horseshoe Council Bluffs Casino Champion, who had a total 302,700 chip counts with him on day 1 of the global casino championship.
This is a $10,000 to buy-in championship, which was open for only players, who have either won a gold ring at any WSOP circuit or for players who have qualified through to the WSOP Player of the Year Points.
The next man behind him was David Slaughter, with total 187,600 chip counts. Slaughter is New Orleans Casino champion.
Sean Small was at third place in terms of chip counts and he had 176,200 points, Blake Whittington was at fourth for 130,700, Daniel Weinman, a pro casino player and player of the year qualifier had 124,700 chip counts and was at fifth place.
Brian Senie, the title winner of the prestigious Tbilisi Main Event Championship was at sixth place with total 120,800 points. Seventh place was for DJ Mackinnon (119,800).
Meanwhile Eighth, ninth and tenth places were for Said El-Yousfi (WSOP, Marrakech Casino Champion, with total 112,000 points), Cody Pack with 107,800 points and ninth place and Barry Hutter, another player of the year qualifier completed with total 106,000 points.
Turner was happy guy after being the chip leader on day 1, and said that “I fit in with these people, and I’ve got four rings”.
Anthony Zinno was at 44th place in the list with total 25,100 chip counts.
Some of the Notable players got busted, who either qualified through POY or through by winning a ring were David Peters, Joe McKeehen, 2015 World series of poker Main Event Champ,a top poker pro Antonio Esfandiari, Ari Engel, Woody Moore, Mukul Pahuja, Ankush Mandavia, John Monnette and Shaun Deeb.
This was the end of the Global Casino Championship day 1, will let you know further details about day 2 of the Championship and of course about the winner and runner up.