2017 World Series of Poker

Event #57: $2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Mix
Days: 3

Fourteen Remain on Day 3 of $2,500 OE Mix

Bleznick close on chip leader Luneau's heels
Bleznick close on chip leader Luneau's heels

Welcome back to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the 2017 World Series of Poker for Day 3 of Event #57: $2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Mix!

A total of 405 players took to the felt two days ago to create a prizepool of $911,250 that would see players such as Chris Geroge (58th), Brian Brubaker (51st), Josh Arieh (48th), Shaun Deeb (45th), Yuval Bronshtein (40th), Jeffrey Lisandro (32nd), Lawrence Berg (31st), Kyle Bowker (27th), Matt Grapenthien (23rd), and Jesse Martin (19th) all reach the money but fall by day's end as just 14 players survive into today.

Leading those 14 players is Frenchman Alex Luneau who bagged an impressive 783,000 after scooping a big pot at the end of the play on Day 2. Luneau will looking to use this chip lead as a spring board to capturing his maiden WSOP bracelet. Right on his heels is another player looking to grab his first piece of WSOP gold as Jared Bleznick enters today second in chips with 679,000. The next group of players are all fairly even on the leaderboard and include Barry Greenstein, Jameson Painter, Mikhail Semi, Ester Taylor, and Naoya Kihara.

Play is set to begin at 2 p.m. (PDT) with the PokerNews Live Reporting Team providing continuous live updates of all the Event #57 action. So stay tuned right here to catch every scoop, quarter, and elimination as we look to crown the Event #57 winner, and next 2017 WSOP bracelet winner!

TableSeatPlayerCountryChip Count
7131John SorgenUnited States295,000
7133Abdel HamidUnited States121,000
7134Mikhail SeminRussia249,000
7135Smith SirisakornUnited States548,000
7136Barry GreensteinUnited States417,000
7137Jared BleznickUnited States679,000
7138Bonnie RossiUnited States365,000
7141Chad EveslageUnited States414,000
7143Larry TullUnited States418,000
7144Naoya KiharaJapan185,000
7145Jameson PainterUnited States257,000
7146Esther TaylorUnited States189,000
7147Samoeun MonUnited States165,000
7148Alex LuneauFrance783,000