Michael ‘pl4yonlynuts’ Khan Leads 45 Survivors of WPT500 Montreal Day 1 (Online) Flights

Oct 26, 2018

By Tim Duckworth

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Sunday, October 21, saw the first of the three online starting flights hosted on partypoker for WPT500 Montreal, featuring a C$550 buy-in and C$1 million guarantee before live play will take center stage at the Playground Poker Club on Friday, October 26. Players have the opportunity to partake in any of the flights with one re-entry allowed per Day 1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will see two Day 1 flights on each day commencing at 12 p.m. (EDT), and 6 p.m. (EDT). There will also be a turbo flight beginning on Monday, October 29, at 10 a.m. (EDT), before Day 2 begins at 3 p.m. (EDT) and will continue until the WPT500 Montreal final table is reached.

Across the three online Day 1 flights of WPT500 Montreal, a total of 213 entrants took a seat throughout the opening days. Day 1A (Online) saw Robert ‘nutsonly89’ Petronio lead the remaining 15 players from 81 entrants with 329,064. Day 1B (Online) saw Pierre-Marc ‘Chaz1515’ Chadi top the final 11 players from 56 entrants with 226,958 in chips. Day 1C (Online) saw just 19 players survive the 76 entrants, and it would be Michael ‘pl4yonlynuts’ Khan leading with 364,099 in chips. A total of 45 players survived into Day 2, with the top ten chip counts as follows:

WPT500 Montreal Day 1 (Online) Top 10 Chip Counts
1. Michael ‘pl4yonlynuts’ Khan – 364,099
2. Robert ‘nutsonly89’ Petronio – 329,064
3. Chanracy ‘T1gerVincent’ Khun – 285,348
4. Charles ‘PassTiltNoir_72’ La Boissonniere – 239,847
5. Pierre-Marc ‘Chaz1515’ Chadi – 226,958
6. Cheng ‘torontocc’ Chen – 221,391
7. Melanie ‘RhymeAndReason’ Weisner – 218,016
8. Phong ‘pga87’ Bui – 202,081
9. Tommy ‘tg_17’ Nguyen – 197,050
10. Mike ‘GOLEAFSGOEH’ Leah – 193,332

Several WPT Champions Club members qualified into Day 2 with Season XI WPT Barcelona Champion Chanracy ‘T1gerVincent’ Khun bagging an impressive 285,348 on Day 1A (Online) which puts him third overall on the online counts. Season XVI WPT Fallsview Champion Mike ‘GOLEAFSGOEH’ Leah and Season VI WPT Mandalay Bay Poker Championship Winner Shawn ‘buck82’ Buchanan both bagged 193,332 and 148,954 respectively on Day 1B (Online). Season XI WPT Canadian Spring Championship winner Amir ‘de_maarr’ Babakhani ended Day 1C (Online) with 71,897 in chips. Also surviving into Day 2 is Season XII WPT Player of the Year Mukul ‘ACNB24’ Pahuja who collected 108,140 in chips on Day 1A (Online).

Robert ‘nutsonly89’ Petronio collected the title of Day 1A (Online) chip leader after ending the day with 329,064 in chips, while it would be Season XI WPT Barcelona Champion Chanracy ‘T1gerVincent’ Khun (pictured) sitting second overall with 285,348 in chips. Here are the official chip counts for the 15 players who survived Day 1A (Online), and will return on Monday, October 29 at 3 p.m. (EDT) for Day 2 play:

WPT500 Montreal Day 1A (Online) Survivors
1. Robert ‘nutsonly89’ Petronio – 329,064
2. Chanracy ‘T1gerVincent’ Khun – 285,348
3. Charles ‘PassTiltNoir_72’ La Boissonniere – 239,847
4. Melanie ‘RhymeAndReason’ Weisner – 218,016
5. Phong ‘pga87’ Bui – 202,081
6. Sergei ‘katyperryomg’ Gurin – 170,836
7. Garrett ‘ExploitedurMOM’ Dansereau – 165,651
8. Kliment ‘pumpsterche’ Tarmakov – 139,835
9. Alexandre ‘axelnl131’ Nadeau-Levesque – 128,770
10. Rayan ‘WinAKing’ Chamas – 117,143
11. Mukul ‘ACNB24’ Pahuja – 108,140
12. Timothy ‘golfer2012’ Deering – 98,168
13. Christian ‘djbarb’ Barbeau – 84,926
14. Rodney ‘number_10’ Ramalho – 80,151
15. Amir ‘soskin3soot’ Tehrani – 62,024

Pierre-Marc ‘Chaz1515’ Chadi collected the title of Day 1B (Online) chip leader after ending the day with 226,958 in chips, while two WPT Champions Club members would also qualify into Day. Season XVI WPT Fallsview Champion Mike ‘GOLEAFSGOEH’ Leah (pictured) sits third overall with 193,332 in chips, while Season VI WPT Mandalay Bay Poker Championship Winner Shawn ‘buck82’ Buchanan finished with 148,954 in chips. Here are the official chip counts for the 11 players who survived Day 1B (Online), and will return on Monday, October 29 at 3 p.m. (EDT) for Day 2 play:

WPT500 Montreal Day 1B (Online) Survivors
1. Pierre-Marc ‘Chaz1515’ Chadi – 226,958
2. Tommy ‘tg_17’ Nguyen – 197,050
3. Mike ‘GOLEAFSGOEH’ Leah – 193,332
4. James ‘trollshow’ Gall – 172,432
5. Foad ‘ALLYOURLOOT’ Larki – 158,382
6. Shawn ‘buck82’ Buchanan – 148,954
7. David Francis ‘Bluffer1414’ McMann – 141,764
8. Michael ‘Moneyclip01’ Mellor – 135,437
9. Bradley ‘birdley05’ Smith – 123,312
10. Danny ‘Textbook_88’ Freitas – 109,122
11. Steve ‘KiLLerKoWaLsKi’ Tripp – 73,257

Michael ‘pl4yonlynuts’ Khan collected the title of Day 1C (Online) chip leader after ending the day with 364,099 in chips; which is also good for the overall chip lead from the online flights. WPT Champions Club member and Season XI WPT Canadian Spring Championship winner Amir ‘de_maarr’ Babakhani (pictured) ended the day with 71,897 in chips. Here are the official chip counts for the 19 players who survived Day 1C (Online), and will return on Monday, October 29 at 3 p.m. (EDT) for Day 2 play:

WPT500 Montreal Day 1C (Online) Survivors
1. Michael ‘pl4yonlynuts’ Khan – 364,099
2. Cheng ‘torontocc’ Chen – 221,391
3. Ian ‘momotown87’ Modder – 176,443
4. Martin ‘marlin5555’ Raus – 142,543
5. Martin ‘martymcfly2106’ Nguyen – 134,410
6. Ljubomir ‘Bossat’ Josipovic – 132,664
7. Shane ‘slb699’ Brotherwood – 129,976
8. Jonathan ‘freedom011414’ Gottlieb – 126,571
9. Omid ‘Zo65So’ Azadpeyma – 119,012
10. Samuel ‘pocketnenette’ Chartier – 106,366
11. Raymond ‘TheFutureOne’ Latinsky – 106,224
12. Francois ‘propagandhi1812’ Sauve – 99,222
13. Eric ‘gohabs11111’ Benhamron – 97,933
14. Amir ‘de_maarr’ Babakhani – 71,897
15. Samuel ‘Jokerstarsdegen’ Tsehai – 64,689
16. Steven ‘SkinnySteve01’ Kerr – 64,408
17. Richard ‘Moral Hazard’ Mask – 49,885
18. Thomas ‘Donovan117’ Lefort – 42,175
19. Shawn ‘whereswallace’ Busse – 30,092

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