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2011 World Series of Poker

Event #7: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em Championship
Giorni 3
Event Info

2011 World Series of Poker

Risultati finali
Mano Vincente
Event Info
Informazioni livello
25,000 / 50,000

Day 3 Will See 27 Reduce to One . . . Hopefully!

McLean Karr begins the day third in chips.
McLean Karr begins the day third in chips.

Last night we were scheduled to play to a final table in the $10,000 Pot Limit Hold’em Championship; however, the calculated and patient play of the players made is so we just cracked the money at the final 27. Today, those players will return in an attempt to play down to a winner, who’ll claim the first $10K Championship bracelet of the series and the $573,456 first-place prize.

The player best positioned to do just that is Stephen Chidwick, who emerged as the chip leader at the end of Day 2 with 697,000. Joining him are some stiff competition that includes McLean Karr (593,000), Amir Lehavot (628,000), Jarred Solomon (447,000), and Jason DeWitt (447,000), who all sit atop the leaderboard. In addition, notables Nicolas Levi (392,000), Robert Mizrachi (426,000) and Mike Matusow (85,000) all remain on Day 3.

The plan for the day is to play to a winner, but in all likelihood, we’ll probably play ten levels and hit the hard-stop time before that happens. Our best guess is we’ll make it down to five or six players and then return on Monday to play it out, but we’ll have to wait and see if that prove accurate. The PokerNews Live Reporting Team is stationed in the Amazon Room and is ready to bring you all the action and eliminations from the $10,000 Pot Limit Hold’em Championship. Day 3 is set to begin at 3:00 PM PST, so check back then for all the latest.

In the meantime, here is a look at the seating assignments and chip stacks heading into Day 3:

Table 292

SeatPlayerChip Count
1Mike “The Mouth” Matusow89,000
2Jason Somerville301,000
3Thorsten Schafer252,000
4Jennifer Tilly186,000
5Binh Nguyen106,000
6Nicolas Levi392,000
7Gary Rabin116,000
8Chris Moorman382,000
9Robert Mizrachi426,000

Table 286

SeatPlayerChip Count
1Jason DeWitt447,000
2Tommy Vinas385,000
3Noah Schwartz154,000
4Jonathan Jaffe296,000
5Marco Traniello83,000
6Stephen Chidwick697,000
7McLean Karr593,000
8Toby Lewis284,000
9Darren Kramer97,000

Table 280

SeatPlayerChip Count
1Nenad Medic73,000
2Takashi Ogura93,000
3Michael Benvenuti209,000
4Owen Crowe143,000
5Amir Lehavot628,000
6Sam Stein378,000
7Steve Gross60,000
8Jarred Solomon447,000
9Eric Cloutier173,000