From a total of 191 entries in Event #6, 27 players remain after the first day of play. The prize pool for this event is $98,174 and 18 places will be paid, with a minimum payout of $1,266. The winner will take home $28,472. There are also two CPC Main Event seats up for grabs, and a beautiful CPC trophy.
WSOP Circuit ring winner Carter Myers (pictured) was vying for the chip lead in the levels following the Dinner Break, and at the end of the night, was still in the top three. When he eliminated last year’s CPC Main Event winner William Luciano with A-K suited versus Luciano’s A-J offsuit in the last hand of the night, Myers took the chip lead with a stack of 290,300.
Lei Zhou is right on his heels with 284,600, followed by Jim Juvanic in third with 247,500. Some familiar faces returning for Day 2 include Mike Holm (128,500), WSOP bracelet winner Alex Ziskin (118,700), Garrett Riley (83,000), and Brad Sailor (71,000).
Play resumes tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Level 16 with blinds of 1,500/3,000 and a 300 ante. Day 2 levels will be 50-minutes long and breaks will be approximately every two hours.
Here are the top 10 heading into Day 2: