Event #35: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E.
After three long days of play, the $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. event's field is down to only three players. The remaining players, who have outlasted 373 other players so far, are fighting for a gold bracelet and a $261,774 first-place prize.
Here are the chip counts:
Matt Vengrin, USA, 3,175,000
Kevin Iacofano, USA, 1,390,000
Daniel Idema, Canada, 1,080,000
Event #36: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
A field of 978 entrants has been narrowed down to 19 players over 2 days of play. Thanks to winning a million chip plus pot late in the evening on Day 2, Corrie Wunstel bagged up 1,217,000 in chips and is the chip leader heading into the third and final day of play.
Three players from the final table of this event last year are still alive and kicking: Marcel Vonk (175,000) took second last year, Dmitrii Valouev (470,000) seventh, and Kevin Saul (399,000) eighth.
Event #37: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship
Doug Polk will lead the way into the third day of play of the $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Championship. Polk bagged up 1,443,000 in chips at the end of Day 2. He will be joined at the top of the chip counts by Kenneth Fishman with 1,200,000 and Paul Volpe with 896,000.
Notables who made the money on Day 2 but won't return tomorrow include Phil Galfond, Jeremy Ausmus, Bertrand Grospellier, David Benefield, Jonathan Duhamel, Kyle Julius and Faraz Jaka.
Event #38: $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em
This $3,000 buy-in event attracted 989 entries. Long-time pro Chris DeMaci topped the chip counts at the end of Day 1, building a 15k starting stack to 214,900 in 10 levels of play.
In total, the remaining players are fighting for a prize pool of $2,699,970 - of which the winner will get $546,843, while the runner-up will get $338,414. 117 players will make the money and get a min-cash worth $5,129.
Event #39: $1,500 Ten-Game Mix
380 players showed up for the first day of Event #39: $1,500 Ten-Game Mix and did their utmost to make it through to Day 2, but only 89 players remained at the end of play, including notables Eli Elezra (82,325), Ylon Schwartz (63,750), David Levi (45,700), Mike Watson (45,575), Phil Hellmuth (34,200) and Brian Hastings (26,925).
The chip leader coming back tomorrow will be Eric Wasserson (85,350) who already have five cashes at the WSOP this summer. Wasserson, unlike most of the poker stars mentioned above, still doesn't have a bracelet under to his name.
We will be back with more updates from the 2015 WSOP on Monday morning. Have a nice weekend.