Sami Rustom Leads Heading Into Day 6 on SundayPublished on July 14th, 2013 12:39 pm EST
After five full days of play in the 2013 World Series of Poker main event, just 68 of the original 6,352 entrants remain.
Leading the way into Day 6 on Sunday will be Sami Rustom, who managed to finish Day 5 with a tournament leading chip stack of 7,005,000. Here are the top 10 stacks heading into Day 6:
Sami Rustom, 7,005,000
Marc McLaughlin, 6,695,000
Jason Mann, 6,580,000
Maxx Coleman, 6,260,000
George Wong, 5,740,000
Sylvain Loosli, 5,690,000
Ryan Riess, 5,570,000
Keanu Tabali, 5,435,000
Matthew Reed, 5,255,000
Chris Lindh, 4,070,000
All 68 of the players who have made it to Day 6 are guaranteed a minimum of $102,102. The eventual winner of the event will take home $8,359,531 and the bracelet, while the runner-up will walk away with $5,173,170.
Some of the notable names who are still alive in the event include:
Yevgeniy Timoshenko, 4,065,000
Jackie Glazer, 4,045,000
David Benefield, 3,675,000
JC Tran, 3,280,000
Carlos Mortensen, 2,665,000
Carlos Mortensen took down the 2001 main event and would join a very exclusive club if he managed to take down this year's event as well.
Day 6 gets underway at 12 pm on Sunday afternoon. There are two more days of play before the main event goes on a multi-month hiatus.
Filed Under: The World Series of Poker