Event #24: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E.
Mike Watson will lead the remaining 31 players into Day 3 of the $1,500 HORSE event with 634,000 in chips. His closest rival is Arash Ghaneian with 601k, then David Levi in third place with 481k.
Although many big names hit the rail in Day 2 (Daniel Negrean, Barry Greenstein and Mike Matusow - just to mention 3), there are some notables left in the competition, including Ted Forrest, Brandon Cantu and Phil Hellmuth, who is looking to win yet another bracelet!
The remaining players are guaranteed to take home $5,388 each; the winner will get $239,750.
Event #25: $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed
This event attracted a field of 493 entries, which means that a prize pool of $2,317,100 is up for grabs. Tyler Cornell has the lead (1.4 million chips) heading into the third day of play. Right behind him is Dan O'Brien with 1.3 million in chips. Cornell and O'Brien are the only players who bagged up over 1 million chips at the end of Day 2.
Notables such as Joseph Cheong(559,000), Jonathan Jaffe(527,000), Shaun Deeb(844,000) and Anthony Zinno (906,000) also made it through Day 2. The plan for Day 3 is to play down to a final table of eight.
A gold bracelet and $567,724 are awaiting the winner.
Event #26: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
144 players secured a payday in Day 1 of this event, but only 129 of them will return for the second day of play and have the chance of taking home a massive $225,000 score!
Mo Khan finished Day 1 as the chip leader with 263,1000. Further down in the chip counts one can find WSOP veterans John Racener (71,900), Mike Leah (62,000), Matt Brady (50,100), Allen Kessler (36,800) Matt Stout (22,600) and Greg Merson (15,400).
Event #27: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
This event attracted 91 entries, creating a $855,400 prize pool. 51 players still had chips in from of themselves when the first day concluded, and Bryn Kenney was the chip leader with 155,000.
Apart from Kenney, Andre Akkari (117,900), Brian Hastings (112,600), Justin Smith (111,800) and Daniel Negreanu (104,700) were the only players to survive Day 1 with over 100k in chips.
More WSOP news will follow on Monday. Have a nice weekend until then!