Thursday, 17 June 2010
Day two of the World Championship Limit Hold'em event is in the book with just 13 players still in the hunt for the $425,969 first prize.
American Kyle Ray is in front with a stack of 643,000 just ahead of Canada's Daniel Idema on 634,000. Lincolshire's Darren Woods is still very much in with a shout for the title, ending the day fifth on the leader board with over half a million chips. The 888 pro has two previous cashes at the WSOP and is already in line for his biggest tournament payout.There are some big names hovering at the bottom of the chip counts too with David Chiu, multiple bracelet winner Brock Parker and 2010 Mixed Game Champion Michael 'The Grinder' Mizrachi all still in contention. The chip counts going into the final day are as follows:Kyle Ray 643,000Daniel Idema 634,000Jameson Painter 574,000Dave Baker 542,000Darren Woods 529,000Matt Keikoan 418,000Simon Morris 364,000Brock Parker 351,000Zvi Groysman 278,000Anh Van Nguyen 274,000Michael Mizrachi 256,000Mark Klecan 169,000David Chiu 144,000The action resumes at 11pm tonight UK time. Join us to see who has won the coveted title tomorrow.
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