At 2 p.m. local time, the final table of Event #16: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship will resume play with ten players remaining to battle it out for a bigger share of the $857,900 prize pool. They have all secured at least $18,506 but are all targeting the first-place prize of $245,680 and the gold WSOP bracelet that comes with it.
Many stars of the poker world came to play but in the end it would beJohn Racener to lead the pack into the final day. He bagged 1,090,000 in chips last night and was the only player to cross the 1-million mark. Following him is Day 1 chip leader Eric Kurtzman with 975,000 while Jason Somerville rounds out the top three with 670,000.
This is a stacked final table, so be sure to follow the action, with Scott Tuttle, Kevin Song, Nate Silver, Terrence Chan, Ray Dekharghani, John Monnette, and Christopher Chung joining the aforementioned chip leaders in today's battle. Silver may be the most well-known player for the general audience, he is a well-known author, statistician, and poker aficionado. The FiveThirtyEight.com founder will be one to watch on the final day.
Event #16: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship Final Table Seats & Chip Counts
|1||Scott Tuttle||United States||650,000|
|2||John Monnette||United States||270,000|
|3||Ray Dehkharghani||United States||315,000|
|4||Nate Silver||United States||440,000|
|5||Jason Somerville||United States||670,000|
|6||Christopher Chung||United States||250,000|
|7||Eric Kurtzman||United States||975,000|
|8||Kevin Song||United States||515,000|
|10||John Racener||United States||1,090,000|
The PokerGO platform will be providing a stream of the final table from 5 p.m. PST and the PokerNews live reporting team will be right here to provide all the live updates throughout the day.