Day 3 of the World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star saw a field of 44 players play down to a final table of 6. Paul Volpe finished second in the WPT L.A. Poker Classic main event last week and now has another chance to lay hands on his first WPT title.
The fact is that Volpe has joined Matt Salsberg as the only player on the tour to make back-to-back final tables this season. Volpe will be the chip leader on tonight's final table (just like WPT L.A. Poker Classic final table last week) with 5.5 million chips, and Erik Seidel, the last standing Shooting Star, will bring the second largest stack (3.4 million).
Official Chip Counts and Prize Pool of the final table:
Seat 1. Joe Nguyen - 2,175,000 (72 bb)
Seat 2. Erik Seidel - 3,435,000 (114 bb)
Seat 3. Chris Johnson - 2,740,000 (91 bb)
Seat 4. Paul Volpe - 5,525,000 (184 bb)
Seat 5. WeiKai Chang - 2,590,000 (86 bb)
Seat 6. Joe Kuether - 2,830,000 (94 bb)
1st: $1,138,350 (includes $25,500 seat into WPT World Championship)