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Moneymaker among former champs still in WSOP Main Event

11 November 2021

For the first time in Event #67: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event World Championship all of the remaining hopefuls will take their seat at the same time. There are 2,362 players returning for Day 3 which begins at 11 a.m. local time throughout the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Leading the way will be Conrad De Armas who bagged up a whopping 744,000 chips on Day 2cef. De Armas edged out Rameez Shahid who finished Day 2abd with an impressive 731,700 chips. Rounding out the top three stacks is Adam Walton who finished Day 2cef with 673,100. Walton also finished Day 1f as the chip leader and has continued his momentum through the first two starting days.

There will be a few former World Series of Poker Main Event champions to keep an eye on heading into Day 3. Chris Moneymaker will be entering with the largest stack of them all, returning with 531,600 chips. Qui Nguyen, Martin Jacobson, Joe Hachem, Scott Blumstein, and Phil Hellmuth will also be in action to begin the day.

A total of 6,650 entries were recorded over six starting flights and the first two levels on each of the Day 2 flights. That built a total prizepool of $62,011,250 that will be spread out amongst the final 1,000 players with a min-cash being worth $15,000. The money bubble is expected to be reached at some point on Day 4.

Everyone that makes the final table will become a poker millionaire, while the eventual winner will walk away with an $8,000,000 first-place prize.

Another five two-hour levels are on the schedule for Day 3 with the action getting underway around 11 a.m. and wrapping up around 12 hours later. The blinds will resume on level 11 at 1,200/2,400 and a 2,400 big blind ante. There will be 20-minute breaks after every level and a 75-minute dinner break after level 13.

(Article courtesy of World Series of Poker)

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