A total of 1,079 remaining players of the 3,212 entrants have advanced onto Day 2 of Event: #68 $1,111 Little One For One Drop with action to kick off at 2 P.M.
Leading the way of the remaining players is Oscar Alache who bagged up 518,800 as well as the chip lead on Day 1c. Alache, who is fifth on Chile’s all-time money list, is looking to take home the first bracelet for South America this series, as well as his very first bracelet. The field is still large and he faces quite a lot of competition, even with the chip lead.
The second and third in chips for today are the chip leaders from Day 1a and Day 1b respectively. Mukul Pajula bagged the Day 1a chip lead with 518,300 and Trent Wilt bagged the Day 1b chip lead with 516,200. Both of them will also be hunting for their first bracelet.
Some other notables still in the field include five-time bracelet winner Brian Rast (459,500), recent bracelet winner Scott Ball (302,600), Athanasios Polychronopolous (266,300), Scott Bohlman (193,700), 2019 Main Event Champion Hossein Ensan (185,000) and six-time bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu (93,000).
The players come back at 2 p.m. in level 11, with blinds at 1,000/2,000 and a 2,000 big blind ante. Players are scheduled to play 10 levels of 60-minutes each, with 15-minute breaks in between every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after level 16. The remaining players will bag up after level 20 and come back the following day.
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