Gabe Patgorski Will Take Chip Lead Into Final Table on Thursday

Published on October 27th, 2010 11:20 pm EST

World Series of Poker - Circuit Events - LogoGabe Patgorski will begin play on Thursday as the chip leader when the final table of the Hammond WSOP Circuit Regional Championship gets underway.

Despite entering the final table with a sizable chip lead (nearly a million chips more than the next closest competitor), Patgorski will have his work cut out for him as there are a number of excellent players who are also still alive in the event.

Here are the chip counts heading into the final table on Thursday:

Gabe Patgorski, 2,263,000
Dave Sands, 1,360,000
Shannon Shorr, 905,000
Curt Kohlberg, 863,000
Bernard Lee, 401,000
James Anderson, 345,000
Mark Owens, 270,000
Anthony Hartmann, 194,000
Brandon Adams, 155,000

As you can see, there is certainly a wealth of talent at the final table.

Some of the recognizable names that were knocked out on Wednesday included:

Steve Zolotow, 10th, $39,346
David Paredes, 11th, $39,346
David Baker, 14th, $32,305
Chris Klodnicki, 15th, $32,305
Justin Smith, 19th, $22,678
Adam Levy, 20th, $22,678


All nine of the remaining players in the tournament are guaranteed a minimum of $48,615 for making it to the final table. The eventual winner will take home $525,449, while the runner-up will walk away with $324,770.

The final table will begin at 2:00 pm local time on Thursday afternoon.


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