There are currently 17 players remaining in the WPT Championship at the Bellagio. All 17 players have their eyes on the first place prize of $3.38 million dollars. Amir Vahedi is the current chip leader with a stack of 3.9 million in chips. Gus Hansen, chip leader after Day 3, currently sits in second place with 2.92 million in chips, and Tom "durrrr" Dwan is in third with 2.87 million.
All 17 remaining players are guaranteed at least $105k in prize money. The remaining 17 players will play down to 6 on Thursday, with the final table taking place on April 26th.
The two remaining tables are absolutely stacked with talent. Table 54 will include David Chiu, Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Andrew Black, Gus Hansen, David Tran, Robert Mizrachi and Michael Gracz. How's that for a Murderer's Row? Whoever wins this tournament will certainly earn it.
The remaining 17 players and their approximate chip counts (courtesy of Cardplayer.com):
1. Amir Vahedi, 3.907 million
2. Gus Hansen, 2.929 million
3. Tom "durrrr" Dwan, 2.874 million
4. David Tran, 2.543 million
5. Jeff King, 1.903 million
6. David Chiu, 1.742 million
7. Michael Gracz, 1.674 million
8. Karga Holt, 1.500 million
9. Kenny Tran, 1.442 million
10. Cory "UGOTPZD" Carroll, 1.346 million
11. Tommy Le, 1.095 million
12. Robert Mizrachi, 1.079 million
13. Bryan Devonshire, 984k
14. Nick Binger, 701k
15. John Roveto, 556k
16. Jeff Shulman, 473k
17. Andrew Black, 411k
There were a number of notable eliminations on Wednesday, including:
Mark Newhouse, Steve "mrsmokey1" Billirakis, Men "The Master" Nguyen, T.J. Cloutier, Carlos Mortensen, Isabelle Mercier and J.C. Tran
Action will pick up again at 12 pm Pacific on Thursday, as they play down to the final TV table.
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