Event #7: €1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better

Alioto Holds Overwhelming Chip Lead on Event #7: €1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Day 2

Dario Alioto

Dario Alio will come into Day 2 of Event #7: €1,640 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo more than 240,000 chips ahead of his nearest rival, a figure which equates to 40 big blinds.

Alioto will be hoping for more confrontations like the ones he had yesterday, including a memorable hand where he flopped top house to eliminate two players, a hand which saw him take over the chip lead.

However, the Italian will not have it all his own way with a wealth of experienced players waiting in the wings. Chris Ferguson, Mike Leah and John Racener will battle it out amongst themselves for bragging rights instalmentst installment of the POY race, while the likes of Phil Hellmuth and Ismael Bojang will also be on the hunt for WSOPE glory.

Just 18 players resume play today at 13:00, and the plan is to play down to a final table of eight. There will be redraws at 16 and 9 players.

Here are is the seat draw ahead of Day 2:

TableSeatNameCountryChip CountBig Blinds
11Artur SojkaPoland19200032
12Igor SharaskinRussia9400016
14Divanshu KhuranaIndia9100015
16Siarhei ChudapalBelarus530009
17Mike LeahCanada12900022
18Chris FergusonUnited States15700026
21Sebastian LangrockGermany350006
23Tobias HausenGermany9700016
24Fabio EspositoUnited Kingdom6800011
26Christopher BackCanada22400037
27John RacenerUnited States20200034
28Phil HellmuthUnited States8000013
31Rex ClinkscalesUnited States10400017
32Ismael BojangAustria10000017
33Dario AliotoItaly51800086
34Eldert SoerNetherlands18800031
36Viatcheslav OrtynskiyRussia15400026
38Stanislav WrightUkraine27500046

Tags: Artur SojkaChris FergusonChristopher BackDario AliotoEldert SoerFabio EspositoIgor SharaskinIsmael BojangJohn RacenerMike LeahPhil HellmuthRex ClinkscalesSiarhei ChudapalViatcheslav Ortynskiy