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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Some Chippies From the $550 Session

Blinds: 1,000-2,000 Players Left: 36 Average: 67,000

Randy Holland - 118,000
Massoud Eskandari - 115,000
Dana Kellstrom - 70,000
Shan Jing - 75,000
Ryan Buckholtz - 70,000
Andy Stracuzzi - 68,000
Marcel Sabag - 68,000

Over $400,000 in the Prizepool After the First Weekend

We are only three days into qualifying here in the 16th Mega Millions, and we already have $412,000 in the middle up for grabs. With over a week left in qualifying, we fully expect the prize pool to get to over $1.5 million. The latest session today drew 163 players, meaning eight more Day 2 tickets will be handed out.

Your next chance to qualify is at 11:30 AM tomorrow, so if you haven't secured a Day 2 seat just yet, don't fret!

1-8. Advance to Day 2
9-12. $400
13-16. $300

The Bubble has Burst in the Morning Session!

We are down to the final 22 players in the 11:30 AM session, and all of them have locked up at least $300 for their efforts today. Now, we need to lose half of the remaining field in order to find out which 11 players will be moving on to the finals. Stay tuned to find out who bags the biggest stack!

Final Numbers in the $550 Session

This afternoon's $550 session drew a total of 97 players, adding nearly $50,000 more to the prizepool. The final 10 players will be advancing to the finals in a couple of weeks. Good luck all!

1-10. Advance to Day 2

By the Numbers: Opening Session of the Day

Another 223 players have come out for the opening session of the day here, meaning that 11 more Day 2 tickets will be given out today. Check out the rest of the payouts below, and be sure to stay tuned to find out who bags the big stack from this session.

1-11. Advance to Day 2
12-17. $400
18-22. $300

Final Session of the Weekend Now Underway

The ninth and final starting session of this weekend has just kicked off here at the Bicycle Casino. It should be one of the biggest flights yet, and with players playing down to the final 5%, this could be the perfect opportunity to bag up a monster stack.

Registration is open until 7 PM. Good luck everyone!

Now For Some Photos From the $550 Session

Below you will see some of the players who are here for the afternoon $550 session. Jared Griener is here fresh off a huge WPT final table score. We also spotted another former winner of this event, Duey Duong. Check below for those photos, and a few more, and stay tuned for more updates from these flights.

Ryan Buckholtz

Jared Griener

Duey Duong 

Lawrence Ma

Sameer Aljanedi

A Few Players in the Opening Flight

We spotted a few familiar faces in this Sunday afternoon flight, including two players who have their eyes set on another major title. Dave Banerjee is attempting to become the first person to win the Mega Millions twice, while Nikhil Gera is not far removed from his WSOP Circuit Main Event title run in December. Check out their photos below, along with a few others.

Don Zewin
Carlos Rodriguez
Dave Banerjee
Nikhil Gera

MMXVI Mega Satellite Point Standings

The Third $550 Flight Has Started

It's time for another $550 qualifying flight here at the Mega Millions. Registration for this flight will remain open until 5 PM today, and remember this is your last chance to play this buy-in flight for a few days. The top 10% will make it to the finals, and re-entry is allowed throughout registration!

Cards in the Air: First Sunday Mega Millions Flight

It's time to get back to the Mega Millions action with three more starting sessions. The first one just started here in the tournament room. The buy-in for this one is $160, with an optional $100 add-on that can be cashed in anytime in the first six levels. Registration will be open until 2:30 PM today.

Remember that we have two more sessions today at 2 PM and 4 PM. The first of those two will be a $550 buy-in, while the 4 PM session will be just like this one.

Good luck everyone!