$2,500 Championship Event

Day 3 of the Hollywood Poker Open Season 3 Championship Event Ready to Start!

Chip leader Rudy Lucas

Welcome to PokerNews' Day 3 coverage of the Hollywood Poker Open Season 3 Championship Event from the M Resort Spa Casino in Les Vegas.

The starting field of 684 entries is down to just 16 players, each with hopes of getting the victory and capturing the first-place prize of $347,052. On top of the chip counts entering Day 3 is Rudy Lucas with 1,759,000, but he'll have his work cut out for him if he is to seal the deal because a talented bunch is hot on his heels.

World Series of Poker bracelet winner and World Poker Tour World Championship winner Keven Stammen is second in chips with 1,574,000, having just bought into the tournament at the start of Day 2 with just 12.5 big blinds.

Here are the complete Day 3 table and seating assignments:

TableSeatNameChip CountHometown
41Joe Serock581,000Albuquerque, NM
42Rudy Lucas1,759,000Mountain City, TN
44Alex Keating1,470,000San Jose, CA
45Esther Taylor-Brady826,000Havertown, PA
46Andrew Fisher788,000Harrisburg, PA
47Kyle Frey265,000Somerville, MA
48Diogo Cardoso1,051,000Porto, Portugal
49Garrett Greer631,000Hemet, CA
51Keven Stammen1,574,000Coldwater, OH
52Tom Dobrilovic289,000West Nyack, NY
53Jiachen Gong859,000Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
54Paul Vas Nunes540,000Newbury, United Kingdom
55Michael Laake1,255,000Sarasota, FL
56Joe Kuether130,000Elm Grove, WI
58Steve Warburton1,185,000Manchester, United Kingdom
59Pedro Oliveira256,000Coimbra, Portugal

Play is set to kickoff at noon, just a few minutes from now, so be sure to keep it here at PokerNews throughout the day as we provide live updates on all of the exciting action all the way down to the winning hand!