Bertrand Grospellier Leads $111,111 One Drop Event at 2017 WSOP

Antonio Esfandiari is one of the remaining former One Drop champions.

French pro Bertrand ”ElkY” Grospellier is leading the final 23 players after Day 2 of the 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $111,111 buy-in One Drop High Roller event.

Grospellier has just over 7 million in chips and he is closely trailed by players like Dario Sammartino (6,080,000), Scott Seiver (4,920,000) and former One Drop winners Dan Colman (4,100,000) and Antonio Esfandiari (2,105,000). Other notables still left in the field include Doug Polk (3,500,000), Phil Hellmuth (2,870,000) and Phil Galfond (1,685,000).

2017 One Drop Top 10 Chip Counts After Day 2

Player Chips
Bertrand Grospellier     7,040,000
Dario Sammartino     6,080,000
Scott Seiver     4,920,000
Chris Moore     4,315,000
Dan Colman     4,100,000
Andrew Robl     4,080,000
Rainer Kempe     3,950,000
Martin Jacobson     3,805,000
Doug Polk     3,500,000
Phil Hellmuth     2,870,000

Only the top 20 players will receive money with the min. cash being $166,666. Money bubble is expected to burst early on Day 3 tomorrow when the final 23 players return to tables.

The event suffered a big drop in attendace this year after only 130 players registered - down considerably from last year's 183 entries. However, the first-place prize will still be a whopping $3,686,865.

2017 One Drop Final Table Payouts

Place Prize (USD)
1 $3,686,865
2 $2,278,657
3 $1,608,295
4 $1,158,883
5 $852,885
6 $641,382
7 $493,089
8 $387,732
9 $312,006

See for full chip counts and payouts.


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