Just 10 players out of the 2,419 entries that tried their luck in Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha at the 2018 World Series of Poker will return for Day 3 action at 2:00 p.m. local time, all chasing the top prize of $181,790 and WSOP gold. Canada's Maxime Heroux is leading the way with 2,430,000, but with the likes of Craig Varnell (1,950,000) and Jonathan Duhamel (1,570,000) still in the hunt, the path to victory won't be easy for anybody.
Here's a look at the unofficial final table:
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Amazon||423||2||Seth Zimmerman||United States||920,000||15|
|Amazon||423||3||Christopher Trang||United States||1,280,000||21|
|Amazon||423||4||Craig Varnell||United States||1,950,000||33|
|Amazon||423||5||Ilian Li||United States||1,080,000||18|
|Amazon||423||6||Conway Frankenheimer||United States||820,000||14|
|Amazon||423||7||Omar Mehmood||United States||655,000||11|
|Amazon||423||9||Shaome Yang||United States||735,000||12|
|Amazon||423||10||Jason Lipiner||United States||645,000||11|
Quite a few familiar faces made deep runs in this event but failed to survive to the end of Day 2, including Orlando Romero (19th - $5,830), Ryan Laplante (20th - $5,830), Millard Hale (21st - $5,830), John Racener (51st - $3,495), and Vivian Saliba (54th - $3,495).
Blinds will be 30,000/60,000 when play resumes. Day 3 play will consist of one-hour levels with 15-minute breaks every two levels and a one-hour dinner break after six levels are in the books (at approximately 8:30).
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