Jim Naifeh Leads Tunica Main Event Going Into Final Day

The second day of the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at Tunica has currently concerned an end, as well as the 639 field has actually winnowed down to simply 8 runners. Blazing a trail right into the final day of the competition is Jim Naifeh.

Day 3 will certainly begin Monday at noontime, with the final eight players battling it out for a chance at the $198,451 starting point prize. Each gamer will certainly be ensured at least a cash of $23,389 for their efforts. The eventual champion will certainly likewise be including a gold WSOP circuit ring to their return to as well as will automatically book a seat into the 2019 Global Casino Championship.

Naifeh finished the day with 5,375,000 in chips, as well as precisely his heels in 2nd is Steve Klein with 5,370,000, falling just short of the lead. Kyle Cartwright will certainly be beginning the day in third with a healthy pile dimension of 2,575,000 and will be the only other person besides the chip leaders that has more than two million.

Johnny Landreth (1,700,000), is a person who has terrific experience in this certain tournament, winning it in the 2014/15 period. He is boasting practically $400,000 in WSOP cash money as well as has three rings to his name. Landreth will certainly be looking to add his second centerpiece win in addition to fourth ring to his highly regarded resume tomorrow in the last day of the tournament.

Day 2 started with 77 runners who advanced from the Day 1A (Friday) and also Day 1B (Saturday) starting trips. The bubble popped during the very first degree of play, when Michael Sanders calls the done in of Robert Pound, defeating his set of women with big glossy and also filling the whole area with exhilaration as everybody was currently in the cash for an assured cash of $2,711.

There were some widely known gamers to cash the event but stop working to have a Day 3 birth and that checklist consists of two-time ring winner Timothy Miles (48th – $3,233), two-time ring victor Cary Marshall (49th – $3,233), two-time ring winner Stanislav Angelov (51st – $3,233), arm band champion Kevin Eyster (53rd – $3,233), and also last years Tunica Main Event Champ Sam Washburn (60th – $2,953).

The final day of the tournament begins Monday at noon, with play continuing until a new circuit main event champion has been crowned.

Here are the chip counts heading into the final day:

1 – Jim Naifeh – 5,375,000
2 – Steve Klein – 5,370,000
3 – Kyle Cartwright – 2,575,000
4 – Darren Martin – 1,965,000
5 – Johnny Landreth – 1,700,000
6 – Jon Bennett – 1,000,000
7 – Joseph Hebert – 680,000
8 – Damjan Radanov – 485,000

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