Event #67: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event World Championship

Welcome to Day 2cef of Event #67: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship

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The 2021 Main Event continues today at 11 a.m. with Day 2cef, in which the 1,807 surviving players from Days 1c, 1e, and 1f will meet back at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino to continue their journey toward Main Event glory.

Aleksandr Shevlyakov remains the overall chip leader between Days 1c, 1e, and 1f. The Russia native will sit with 392,600 in chips, or 491 big blinds, at the start of play today.

Shevlyakov's co-leaders include Adam Walton (334,000) and Tung Nguyen (328,200) — both of whom bagged their big stacks on Day 1f. David Gerassi, who was the Day 1f chip leader, will come into Day 2cef fourth in chips overall with 316,100.

Many notables will also be joining the fray in Day 2cef, including former WSOP Champions Qui Nguyen (143,800), Hossein Ensan (84,000), Scott Blumstein (95,000), Joe Hachem (186,100), Chris Moneymaker (75,800), and Phil Hellmuth, who managed to bag 94,500 in chips after making making a grand entrance late in Day 1f.

Players in Day 2cef will play five more two-hour levels, with a 75-minute dinner break after Level 8 (approximately 5:45 pm local time). The surviving players from today will reconvene with the remaining players from Day 2abd, where they will unite into a single field for Day 3 tomorrow at 11 a.m.

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Day 2cef Top 10 Chip Counts

1Aleksandr ShevlyakovRussia392,600491
2Adam WaltonUnited States334,000418
3Tung NguyenUnited States328,200410
4David GerassiUnited States316,100395
5Kenn PluardUnited States307,600395
6Conrad De ArmasUnited States302,800379
7Hannes SpeiserAustria282,100353
8Arkadi OnikoulUnited States266,300333
9James MendozaUnited States255,900320
10Dylan NguyenDenmark252,400316

Tags: Hossein EnsanDavid GerassiConrad De ArmasChris MoneymakerAleksandr ShevlyakovQui NguyenScott BlumsteinPhil HellmuthJoe Hachem