The final day of Event #71: $1,500 Bounty Pot-Limit Omaha has arrived!
This tournament had a total of 860 entries with the final 15 returning on Saturday, November 13rd, at 3 p.m. in the Amazon room at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino where they will play down to a winner.
At this point, they are all guaranteed $5,523 but everyone will have their sights set on the $132,844 first-place prize and the WSOP gold bracelet that goes along with it.
When the players return to their seats for the third and final day of this event, Matt Mamiya will carry the chip lead after bagging an impressive 3,100,00 chips after Day 2. Mamiya already secured his biggest career live cash thanks to his deep run in this event.
Right on his steps his Day 1 chipleader Mourad Amokrane with 2,940,000, who managed to maintain his position among the top stacks throughout all the tournament, while experienced Spanish player Paulo Villena complete the podium with 2,080,000 in chips.
The chase for the title won’t be an easy task as other notables still in the race and looking to grab their first gold bracelet are Gabe Ramos (1,600,000), Jeff Gross (1,070,000), Matthew Humphrey (1,075,000), Nikolay Yosifov (570,000) and Borja Gross (515,000).
Event #71 Day 2 Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Matt Mamiya||United States||3,100,000||62|
|4||Kao Chieng Saechao||United States||2,000,000||40|
|5||Gabe Ramos||United States||1,600,000||32|
|6||Rodney Horton||United States||1,595,000||32|
|7||Todd Jacobs||United States||1,360,000||27|
|8||Ronald Larsen||United States||1,205,000||24|
|9||Ryan Terpstra||United States||1,140,000||23|
|10||Matthew Humphrey||United States||1,075,000||22|
The players will return and play as many 60-minute levels as it takes to get down to the winner beginning with Level 21, blinds of 25,000/ 50,000 with a 50,000 ante with a15-minute break at the end of every two levels.
Stay tuned to PokerNews for continued live updates of this event, or join us live here at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino where the cards will be in the air at 3 p.m. local time .