The final 16 players from a total 1,056 entries in Event #64: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Mix return today to Miranda at 2 p.m. to play down to a champion. Also on the line is the first-place prize of $268,555. All returners are guaranteed a payout of at least $9,998 for making it this far.
Bracelet winner Ryan Laplante is looking to add to his collection. After finishing Day 1 as the chip leader, Laplante comes into Day 3 back at the top of the counts with a stack of 1,105,000.
Joining Laplante in the top five stacks to start the final day of play include Esther Taylor (1,057,000), Khorchidian Nichan (895,000), Shannon Shorr (789,000) and Mark Radoja (710,000).
Other notables in the running for WSOP gold today are Sebastian Langrock (404,000), Connor Drinan (392,000), Fernando Brito (287,000), and Bernardo Dias (226,000).
Play will begin in Level 21 with blinds of 6,000/12,000 with a 2,000 ante.
Keep it here at PokerNews to see who among those left will become the Event #64 winner. The seat draw and chip counts at the start of Day 3 are as follows:
|Miranda||600||1||Rick Alvarado||United States||175,000|
|Miranda||600||3||Ryan Laplante||United States||1,105,000|
|Miranda||600||8||Shannon Shorr||United States||789,000|
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|Miranda||601||2||Connor Drinan||United States||392,000|
|Miranda||601||4||Jerry Callahan||United States||451,000|
|Miranda||601||5||Esther Taylor||United States||1,057,000|