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Troy Quenneville Goes One Further, Wins partypoker $2 Million Guaranteed Event in Punta Cana

Rare is it when the World Poker Tour holds a tournament and there is another event on that calendar that actually bests it not only as far as entries but also tops it with the prize pool. That happened at the end of the week as partypoker, the sponsor for the WPT Caribbean event held in Punta Cana last week (and won by Niall Farrell over Troy Quenneville) concluded that schedule with their partypoker Millions $ 2 Million Guaranteed event. Over two Day Ones that were conducted while the WPT event was in its Day Two and Three action, the partypoker Millions drew in 526 entries, more than what came out for play in the WPT Caribbean itself. Although such players as Farrell, Tony Dunst and Martin Jacobsen came out for the tournament, only Jacobsen was around by the last day of the event. Leading the way was Quenneville, who

2016 WPT Caribbean Main Event Day 2: Troy Quenneville Surges to Lead Late

Troy Quenneville leads the remaining 75 players at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Caribbean Main Event after Day 2; with 302,000 chips, he is the only player to finish Monday’s action above the 300,000 mark. Alexander Denisov is not far behind with 280,500 chips. After Day 1A’s miniscule turnout, about another 210 entries were paid on Day 1B, bringing the field up to a small, but not insulting, level. All players were permitted one initial entry and one re-entry per day; registration and another re-entry were also allowed on Day 2 until after the dinner break. Thus, the tournament saw about another 50 entries yesterday, bringing the total field to 323 entries. Of those 323 entries, 224 were players’ initial buy-ins and 99 were re-entries. The total prize pool for the WPT Caribbean Main Event is $ 1,456,892, with 36 players seeing a payday. The winner will receive $ 335,000,