Adam Geyer Leads PCA Main Event After Day 2Published on January 11th, 2011 10:59 am EST
Of the 1,560 players that signed up to participate in the 2011 PCA main event, 173 were left at the end of Day 2.
Adam Geyer managed to finish as the Day 2 chip leader after accumulating over 900k in chips. Geyer will begin Day 3 with about 110k more in chips than the tournament's second largest stack, which belongs to Ilan Rouah.
Here are the top ten chip stacks heading into Day 3 on Tuesday:
Adam Geyer, 909,000
Ilan Rouah, 795,000
Chris Oliver, 792,500
Harry "Ugotabanana" Kaczka, 687,000
Chris Moneymaker, 650,500
Eric Buchman, 648,500
Oleg Perepletchikov, 641,500
David Sands, 617,000
Josh Bergman, 610,000
Bahback Oboodi, 596,500
Some of the notable names who are still alive in the event heading into Day 3 include:
Eric Froehlich, 595,500
Mike Sowers, 506,000
Dwyte Pilgrim, 489,000
Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka, 447,000
Pieter de Korver, 283,500
JP Kelly, 254,000
Masa Kagawa, 247,000
Olivier Busquet, 185,000
Hoyt Corkins, 148,500
Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, 123,000
Michael Binger, 100,500
Chino Rheem, 88,000
Eugene Katchalov, 87,000
All of the 173 players who have made it this far are guaranteed a minimum of $17,500, as the top 232 spots paid out.
There is a total prize pool of $15,132,000, with $2,300,000 going to the eventual winner and $1,800,000 going to the second place finisher. All eight of the final table participants in this event will be guaranteed a minimum of $202,000.
Day 3 gets underway at 12 pm local time on Tuesday.
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