The World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2022 is now close to reaching its conclusion. The biggest attraction of the series, Event #70: $10K No-Limit Hold’em Main Event World Championship saw 380 players return on Monday, and 124 of them advanced to Day 6. Each of the remaining players is guaranteed a minimum $62,500. James Hobbs (12,505,000) is leading the 124 survivors in chips, with Efthymia Litsou (11,675,000), Day 3 chip leader Aaron Mermelstein (10,680,000), PokerStars Ambassador Alejandro Lococo (10,020,000), & Alejandro Lococo (9,775,000) being the other big stacks.
Chip Counts at the End of Day 5
- James Hobbs – 12,505,000
- Efthymia Litsou – 11,675,000
- Aaron Mermelstein – 10,680,000
- Alejandro Lococo – 10,020,000
- Gerald Morrell – 9,775,000
- Jorge Jou – 9,500,000
- Dingxiang Ong – 9,500,000
- Philippe Souki – 9,425,000
- Robert Minor – 9,160,000
From Team India, Sriharsha Doddapaneni ((1,025,000) was the only player to advance Day 5, but the MTT pro exited the event in 249th place for $46,800, ending Team India`s run in the prestigious event.
Out of the 15 Indians who had entered Day 3, only six players advanced to Day 4 of the event, namely Doddapaneni, Aditya Gurunath Systla (620,000), Chiraag Patel (345,000), Arsh Grover (328,000), MPL Poker Pro Siddharth Karia (267,000) & WSOP bracelet winner Kartik Ved (252,000).
While Doddapaneni advanced to Day 5, Aditya Gurunath Systla (575th for $25,500), Chiraag Patel (869th for $17,000), Arsh Grover (803rd for $19,000), MPL Poker Pro Siddharth Karia (747th for $21,000) & WSOP (Online) bracelet winner Kartik Ved (891st for $17,000) fell out on Day 4 itself.