Cunningham In WSOP 2016 An Average

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2016 continued in Las Vegas for $565 Colossus II drawing with the third and fourth of six starting fights.


In the live poker tournament the inaugural Colossus made a record. It drew 22,374 entrants. And to draw even more entries, the organizers did a little tweak in the format and structure of the game this year. This includes adding two more days of starting days. However, it seems that Colossus will not remove its predecessors until they draw more than 10,000 players in combined.

12,271 Colossus II

Of the six starting flight third day Colossus II drew entries of 3,770 in total. This is the biggest flight so far.

After then the game started and out of all the players at the 18th level of the game only 139 players survived. Those who build the contending stacks were Marvin Rettenmaier and Scott Davies On the other hand, Allen Cunningham, Ylon Schwartz and Walter Trecarichi appeared to bag under average.

In the flight Greg Raymer, Phil Hellmuth, Loni Harwood, Andy Bloch, Jeff Madsen, Carlos Mortensen and Antonio Esfandiari all missed the money. At the same time Phil Laak, Jeff Gross and Joe Cada were among the players who squeaked in, however, failed to survive on the day.

After that, in the afternoon flight another 3,099 players entered money starting at 460. It brought entries number total up to 12,271. And still the two flights were present to play.

Speaking about the event Allen Cunningham said, “The event was great, and because of the presence of so many levels it became really challenging. I was most delighted to see, how poker is getting popular in the World.  The event witnessed players from all over the world and it was really overwhelming to play with them.”