One Drop Highlights: Negreanu Tilt Busts!

It was an angry Daniel Negreanu who exited the $1million buy-in Big One for One Drop last night, unhappy that a WSOP floorman cost him what might have been a crucial hand, the PokerStars man exiting the event shortly afterwards – Justin Bonomo and Fedor Holz now leading the chase for the $10million top prize.

By: Andrew Burnett

 

 

The supposedly flagship super high roller in aid of Guy Laliberte’s charitable One Drop Foundation has struggled to spark the imagination of players and public alike, big names such as Gus Hansen, Patrik Antonius, Tom Dwan giving it a miss, Phil Hellmuth preferring the commentary booth and Phil Ivey busting out short of the money along with Negreanu

It wasn’t only Negreanu who had cause for complaint either, Phil Galfond not impressed with Hellmuth’s take on 2018’s hottest runner Justin Bonomo

 

 

On the felt itself, yesterday’s 19 survivors were joined by 3 new faces – still leaving the field well short of the 48-player cap – almost every one of them a top-class high roller expert although Rainer Kempe’s $1million entry fee was gone in under half an hour when found himself barrelling pocket queens into David Einhorn’s aces.

For Negreanu, the final chance of World Series glory after a miserable series ended badly, the wrong break time announced followed by him making a play that many amateurs were aghast at, an obviously angry Dnegs responding curtly…

 

 

Ivey’s run was halted in turn by Justin Bonomo, the latter looking to add another $10million to his $14million in tournament cashes this year in what would be the most ridiculous winning streak of all time…

 

 

It was Bonomo again who ended Nick Petrangelo’s tournament dreams and set the final table of 6 for today, flopping a set of nines and leaving the players one person away from the prizemoney which was announced early on day two…

 

 

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